Resolution S-19/1 (Syria and El-Houleh) A/HRC/RES/S-19/1

4 June 2012

On 4 June 2010 the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution S-19/1 on the situation in Syria at its 19th Special Session. Resolution S-19/1 condemns the killings of civilians in el-Houla, Syria by pro-regime forces and a series of government artillery and tank shellings, calls upon the Syrian government to uphold its Responsibility to Protect its population, and requests the Commission of Inquiry to conduct an investigation into the events.

The resolution was adopted with 41 in favor, 3 against and 2 abstentions.

United Nations Human Rights Council

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