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See How They May Vote on The Sri Lankan Resolution, sponsored by the US
(COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) - India will vote in support of a resolution sponsored by the United States against Sri Lanka at the upcoming 22nd session of the United Nations Human Right Council that is scheduled to commence Monday in Geneva.
The announcement comes on the heels of revelations of rape and torture of former Tamil Tiger militants.
For Resolution / Against SL - (31)
Austria, Benin, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Guatemala, India, Italy, Libya, Peru, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, United States and Uruguay, +
(This time) Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Malaysia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Republic of Korea. United Arab Emirates, Venezuela
Against Resolution / With SL - (11)
Estonia, Maldives, Mauritania, Philippines, Thailand and Uganda, +
(This time) Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Montenegro, Pakistan,.
Floating/Absenting (5) – (Can change stand either way)
Angola, Djibouti, Gabon, Kenya, and Sierra Leone.
Present UNHRC Members with Year of Membership Expiration-
African States (13)
Angola (2013) ; Benin (2014) ; Botswana (2014) ; Burkina Faso (2014) ; Congo (2014) ;
Asian States (13)
India (2014) ; Indonesia (2014) ; Japan (2015) ; Kazakhstan (2015) ; Kuwait (2014) ;
East European States (6)
Czech Republic (2014) ; Estonia (2015) ; Montenegro (2015) ; Poland (2013) ; Republic of Moldova (2013) ; Romania (2014)
Latin American & Caribbean States (8)
Argentina (2015) ; Brazil (2015) ; Chile (2014) ; Costa Rica (2014) ; Ecuador (2013) ;
Western Europe & Other States (7)
Austria (2014) ; Germany (2015) ; Ireland (2015) ; Italy (2014) ; Spain (2013) ; Switzerland (2013 ); United States of America (2015)
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