Saturday 11 Nov 2023

India has voted in favour of the resolution in the UN General Assembly condemning settlement activities in “the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan”. .

Last month, India abstained in the UN General Assembly from voting on a draft resolution submitted by Jordan, that called for an immediate humanitarian truce in the Israel-Hamas conflict, as it did not make any mention of Hamas. The resolution titled “Protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations” was overwhelmingly adopted with 120 nations voting in its favour, 14 against it and 45 abstaining.

The resolution on Saturday 11 Nov 2023 was passed by overwhelming majority, with 145 countries supporting it, while seven

— US, Canada, Hungary, Israel,

—- Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru — voted against it, and 18 abstained from voting.

Fourth Committee Approves Six Draft Resolutions, All by Recorded Vote, Addressing Middle East Situation and Palestinian Question

The resolution was passed on Saturday 11 Nov 2023, two days after its draft was approved on Thursday.

“By its terms, the Assembly would condemn settlement activities in the occupied Syrian Golan and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, as well as any activities involving the annexation of land, whether de facto or through national legislation, the disruption of protected persons’ livelihoods, the forced relocation of civilians, and the confiscation of land.”


Full text:

Resolution Israeli practices and settlement activities N2333205.pdf