GENEVA / HRC SYRIA VOTE

29-Apr-2011 00:01:32
The Human Rights Council in Geneva voted today to condemn Syria's use of force against peaceful protestors and launched a probe into the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators. UNTV
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STORY: GENEVA / HRC SYRIA VOTE
TRT: 1.32
SOURCE: UNTV
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGE: ARABIC / ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 29 APRIL 2011, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
SHOTLIST
1. Wide shot, exterior Palais des Nations.
2. Wide shot, HRC
3. SOUNDBITE: (Arabic) H.E. Faysal Khabbaz-Hamoui, Permanent Representative of Syriato the United Nations Office at Geneva:
“We’re in the presence of an unbalanced text which does not really send the right message to the peoples and in particular to those extremist individuals who have always believed in violence and believed in destruction as a means to achieve their ends.”
4. Cutaway, delegates
5. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Madam Bente Angell-Hansen, Vice President Human Rights Council:
“With this we have concluded the voting process. The resolution has been adopted with 26 votes in favour, 9 against and 7 abstentions. This brings us to the end of this special session.”
6. Pan left, delegates voting out load

STORYLINE.

The Human Rights Council in Geneva has condemned Syria's use of force against peaceful protestors and launched a probe into the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators.

The 47-member forum endorsed
STORYLINE
EVA / HRC SYRIA VOTE
TRT: 1.32
SOURCE: UNTV
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGE: ARABIC / ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 29 APRIL 2011, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

SHOTLIST:

1. Wide shot, exterior Palais des Nations.
2. Wide shot, HRC
3. SOUNDBITE: (Arabic) H.E. Faysal Khabbaz-Hamoui, Permanent Representative of Syriato the United Nations Office at Geneva:
“We’re in the presence of an unbalanced text which does not really send the right message to the peoples and in particular to those extremist individuals who have always believed in violence and believed in destruction as a means to achieve their ends.”
4. Cutaway, delegates
5. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) Madam Bente Angell-Hansen, Vice President Human Rights Council:
“With this we have concluded the voting process. The resolution has been adopted with 26 votes in favour, 9 against and 7 abstentions. This brings us to the end of this special session.”
6. Pan left, delegates voting out load

STORYLINE.

The Human Rights Council in Geneva has condemned Syria's use of force against peaceful protestors and launched a probe into the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators.

The 47-member forum endorsed a United States-sponsored resolution by 26 votes to nine, with seven abstentions. Five delegations - including Jordan, Qatar and Bahrain - were absent for the vote.
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