S.Res.138 - A resolution calling on the United Nations to rescind the Goldstone report, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 04/08/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||04/14/2011 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.138 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (04/14/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Calls on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) members to reflect the author's repudiation of the Goldstone report's central findings, rescind the report, and reconsider further Council actions with respect to the report's findings.
Urges United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to work with United Nations (U.N.) member states to reform UNRHC so that it no longer unfairly, disproportionately, and falsely criticizes Israel.
Requests Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to do all in his power to redress the damage caused by the Goldstone report to Israel's reputation.
Urges the United States to take a leadership role in getting the U.N. and its bodies to prevent any further action on the report's findings and limit the damage that this libelous report has caused to Israel and to the reputation of the U.N.