It was imperative that the Council addressed all forms of violence and discrimination against people.
All were called on to vote against the no-action motion.
Voting for the motion was tantamount to avoiding the responsibility that States had accepted when they became members of the Council and it would ignore the suffering of thousands.
All were encouraged to reaffirm their support for the mechanisms of the body they had decided to be a part of. rejected the no-action motion and said that it was clear that what was sought was an escape route.
took the floor on a point of order to request a no-action motion, saying this was a last attempt to make co-sponsors understand the consequences of this deeply divisive proposal that failed to recognize cultural differences.