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Armored vehicle from the UN World Food Program

An armored vehicle from the United Nations (UN) World Food Program (WFP) leads a convoy of UN vehicles in procession carrying the remains of bombing victims from the UN Office of Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq (UNOHCI), as the arrive at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The bombing victims remains will be airlifted to their respective home countries for repatriation. Date: July 10th, 2003.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 666, was adopted on September 13, 1990, after recalling resolutions 661 (1990) and 664 (1990) and considering the legal impact of humanitarian situation in Iraq and Kuwait in accordance in relation to international post-war humanitarian laws. They were upset and concerned over both the lack of food and medicine in Iraq and Kuwait.

Cuba's rep' said that despite of official disclaimers it amounted to "using starvation as a weapon of war", which banned under Protocol 1 of the Geneva Conventions.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 666.
Nation. For. Against. Abstain.
China. *
France. *
United Kingdom. *
United States. *
Soviet Union. *
Canada. *
Cote d'Ivoire. *
Colombia. *
Cuba. * They accused the UN of starving Iraq in to surrender, which is a war crime.
Ethiopia. *
Finland. *
Malaysia. *
Romania. *
Yemen. *
Zaire. *
Sources. [1], [2] and [3].
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