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Introduced in House (07/10/2008)

Recognizes the 25th anniversary of "Black July" and mourns its victims and the victims of the ongoing violence in Sri Lanka.

Condemns attacks on civilian populations by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and urges the cessation of violence and the recruitment of child soldiers.

Urges the government of Sri Lanka to pursue a political resolution, rather than a military solution, to the conflict.

Calls upon the President to urge Sri Lanka to accept an international human rights monitoring presence.

Supports U.S. efforts to work with the government of Sri Lanka, other relevant stakeholders to the conflict, and the international community to facilitate humanitarian operations, hold accountable violators of human rights and international humanitarian law, and promote conditions for a lasting peace.