H.Con.Res.87 - Observing the 15th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and calling on all responsible nations to uphold the principles of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 03/30/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/30/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.87 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/30/2009)
Observes the 15th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide which claimed the lives of an estimated 800,000 people.
Remembers those who were lost and honors those who sought to stop the genocide.
Recognizes that genocidal forces have again been unleashed in Darfur, Sudan.
Commends the Rwandan peacekeepers' efforts to protect civilians in Sudan.
Urges all nations to uphold the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and seek to halt genocide wherever it may occur.