The following chart has been compiled by UN Watch. 

2017 UNGA Resolutions
Condemning Countries

Resolutions on Israel: 21
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Resolutions on all other countries: 7

1. “Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran” (A/C.3/72/L.41)
Extract: “Strongly urges the Islamic Republic of Iran to eliminate, in law and in practice, all forms of discrimination and other human rights violations against women and girls…”

Committee Vote83 Yes – 30 No – 68 Abstain

Plenary Vote: 81 – 30 – 70


2. “Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic” (A/C.3/72/L.54)
Extract: “Strongly condemns any use of any chemical weapons, such as chlorine, sarin and sulphur mustard, by any party as a weapon in the Syrian Arab Republic…”

Committee Vote108 Yes – 17 No – 58 Abstain

Plenary Vote: 109 – 17 – 58


3. “Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea” (A/C.3/72/L.40)
Extract: “Condemns the long-standing and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea…”

Committee VoteAdopted by consensus

Plenary Vote: Adopted by consensus


4. “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine” (A/C.3/72/L.42)
Extract: “Condemning the ongoing temporary occupation of part of the territory of Ukraine — the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (hereinafter “Crimea”) — by the Russian Federation, and reaffirming the non-recognition of its annexation”

Committee Vote: 71 Yes – 25 No – 77 Abstain

Plenary Vote: 70 – 26 – 76


5. “Situation of human rights in Myanmar” (A/C.3/72/L.48)
Extract: “Further alarmed by the disproportionate and sustained use of force by the Myanmar forces against the Rohingya community and others in northern Rakhine State”

Committee Vote135 Yes – 10 No – 26 Abstain

Plenary Vote: 122 – 10 – 24


6. “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” (A/Res/72/4)
Extract: “Once again urges States that have and continue to apply such laws and measures to take the steps necessary to repeal or invalidate them as soon as possible in accordance with their legal regime”

Plenary Vote: 191 Yes – 2 No – 0 Abstain

[Vote went straight to plenary, therefore there was no committee vote]


*7. “Status of Jerusalem” (A/ES-10/L.22)
Extract: “Expressing, in this regard, its deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem… calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem”

Plenary Vote: 128 Yes – 9 No – 35 Abstain

*This vote took place during the 10th Emergency Special Session of the General Assembly, and not in the 72nd Session of the General Session, as the other six resolutions did. When viewed in context, this resolution is condemnatory towards the United States. This resolution is also counted as one of 21 resolutions from the General Assembly in 2017 that condemns Israel.



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