G-d bless Harper. Shame, shame shame on us.
Thirty-three of the UN Human Rights Council's 47 members voted in favour of the resolution.
Canada was the only country to oppose the resolution outright.
Thirteen mostly European countries abstained, citing the one-sided wording of the text.
The resolution says the Israeli offensive has "resulted in massive violations of human rights of the Palestinian people and systematic destruction of the Palestinian infrastructure."
Israel's ambassador in Geneva, Aharon Leshno-Yaar, dismissed the vote as irrelevant, saying the resolution would provide no tangible relief to the Palestinians and did not reflect realities in Gaza.
Israel, like the United States, is not a member of the council."
In Canada besides Prime Minister Stephen Harper, even our new (Liberal) leader of the Opposition is supporting Israel and keeping (so far) a lid on the anti-Israel sentiments of some members of his caucus.
UPDATE: Sigh the Petition to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The UN Can No Longer Be Silent About The Abuse of Children in the Gaza Strip
Video evidence now leaves no doubt that countless children in the Gaza Strip are being abused and exploited by radical Muslims associated with Hamas. Children as young as one year old dressed in suicide belts and paraded about; kindergarten children being taught to kill; children being used as human shields to protect terrorists from opposing fire. The following three minute and thirty second video, posted on YouTube, provides dramatic evidence that children in the Gaza Strip are being brainwashed, trained for terrorist activities, and used as human shields.