The USA vetos a number of United Nations resolutions which are approved by the vast majority
of the world's nations. These are some that were vetoed or voted against by the USA in 2008.
On the rights of children.
against Racial Descrimination. Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic,
Denmark, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland,
Romania and the United Kingdom also vote against.
Affirming the sovereignty of the Palestinian people over the occupied territories and their resources. Australia,
Canada and Israel also vote against. Another resolution calling for self determination of the Palestinian people.
Calling on Israel to pay compensation for an oil slick caused by its bombing of Lebanese facilities. Australia,
Canada and Israel vote with the USA.
Calling for a new and fairer economic order.
Calling on the right of nations to development. Ukraine also votes against.
Calling for a right to food.
Respect for the right to universal freedom of travel and the vital importance of family reunification. Israel also votes
On Information Technology developments for international security.