S.Res.711 - A resolution condemning the tragic and senseless death by stoning of a 13-year old girl from Somalia.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 11/20/2008)|
|Latest Action:||11/20/2008 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S10772; text as passed Senate: CR S10772; text of measure as introduced: CR S10752) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.711 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (11/20/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns the tragic and senseless death by stoning of Aisha Ibrahim Duhulow.
Urges the international community to join the Senate in speaking out against this brutal act.
Urges the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia to: (1) undertake efforts to protect women and children in Somalia; (2) work to strengthen the rule of law as part of efforts to establish its authority; (3) promote equal and fair treatment of women; and (4) end the culture of impunity in Somalia.