H.Con.Res.88 - Remembering the victims of the genocide that occurred in 1994 in Rwanda and pledging to work to ensure that such an atrocity does not take place again.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 03/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/10/2005 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended). (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.88 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/2005)
Remembers the victims of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and pledges to work to ensure that such an atrocity does not take place again.
Acknowledges: (1) that the international community, including the United States, failed the people of Rwanda while hundreds of thousands of civilians were being killed; and (2) the heroic work of many individuals and human rights organizations for their campaign to help stop the genocide.
Supports assistance to the survivors of the Rwandan genocide.
Urges political and financial support for the Gacaca courts.
Expresses deep appreciation to General Romeo Dallaire for his efforts to stop the genocide and for helping many Rwandese civilians.
Urges the creation of a bi-partisan Commission of Inquiry for Rwanda to investigate the role of the United States prior to and during the Rwandan genocide.