H.Res.396 - Calling on the Government of Bangladesh to protect the human rights of all its citizens, particularly vulnerable minorities, strengthen democratic institutions and rule of law, and prevent the growth of extremist groups.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] (Introduced 07/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/20/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.396 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2015)
Acknowledges the victims of the 1971 Bangladesh war of independence.
Calls on the government of Bangladesh to: (1) adhere to internationally recognized norms for elections, rule of law, and for due process in the conduct of the domestic International Crimes Tribunal investigating and prosecuting suspects of crimes committed in 1971 during the Bangladesh Liberation War; (2) stop radical organizations, such as Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir, which pose an ongoing threat to the country's stability and secular democracy; and (3) protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all its citizens, particularly vulnerable minorities.