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Can the Tyranny of the Majority rule be applied to the UN's General Assembly?

Looking at this question, and previous year's UNGA resolutions, it seems there's a certain bias in UNGA resolutions. They seem disproportional: 2022 UNGA Resolutions on Israel: 15 2022 UNGA ...
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Did the UN[GA] ever declare Israel to be a colonizer (state) or to have engaged in colonization projects?

I know of the later revoked UNGA resolution that "Zionism is racism". But did the UN, especially the UNGA, ever declare Israel to be a colonizer, apart from that, and if so to what extent? I'...
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Why were some important countries such as Japan, Britain, and India absent from the recent UNGA?

This question may not be answerable but I am curious to know Question: Why were some important countries such as Japan, Britain, and India absent from the recent UNGA? Was their absence deliberate and ...
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Have past UNGA investigations without the cooperation of the host/target country achieved anything?

VOA/AP wrote back in June: The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Thursday [Jun 29] that will establish an independent body to determine what happened to more than 130,000 people missing ...
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Have there been any UNGA votes regarding the US presence in Syria?

Relating to a couple of other questions here: it appears that while Russia and Syria object to the US presence in Syria, they've not brought up the case at UNSC even for pure protest purposes. However,...
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Which were the 55 countries that voted against condemning Hamas at the UN?

The Times of Israel reports on the recent UNGA resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza (which was adopted by 120-14-45): Canada sought to have an amendment added to the resolution to ...
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