H.Res.229 - Calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and others to be tried before the International Criminal Court for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] (Introduced 05/21/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/21/2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Res.229 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2013)
Condemns the ongoing violence and the systematic human rights violations carried out by Syrian government forces under President Bashar al-Assad's direction, as well as abuses committed by opposition forces.
Supports the people of Syria seeking peaceful democratic change.
Calls on the United Nations Security Council, based on evidence that war crimes and crimes against humanity have been perpetrated in Syria, to refer the situation to the International Criminal Court.