UN Human Rights Council – Russia: Resolution to investigate violations in Ukraine adopted

A resolution in favour of an international commission of enquiry into violations of human rights and humanitarian law in Ukraine following the Russian invasion was adopted by an overwhelming majority. The resolution was passed with 32 votes in favour, 2 against (Russia and Eritrea) and 13 abstentions, including those of Venezuela, Cuba, China, India and Pakistan. This is the first time that the UN Council has adopted a resolution directly concerning Russia.

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