The UN First Committee overwhelmingly passed a resolution urging member states to re-examine the health hazards posed by the use of uranium weapons.
Late last night the UN First Committee passed, by an overwhelming majority, a resolution highlighting concerns over the military use of uranium.
1 November 2007 – ICBUW
The resolution entitled ‘Effects of the use of armaments and ammunitions containing depleted uranium’ was passed by 122 votes to six at the UN First Committee in New York; with 35 abstentions.
Guess who abstained? Yup! Canada! Doesn’t that just make you feel warm all over? Our gutless UnNew Government of Canada sitting on the fence on an issue that’s harming humans for many generations to come
Oh, and our neighbour to the south voted against it. Abstaining would at least keep them happy with Harpy for a while.