H.Res.447 - Calling upon the President to use the United States' voice and vote in the United Nations Security Council to condemn the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, and other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants as crimes against humanity, to prosecute all perpetrators and those complicit in these crimes, and to support other United Nations member states prosecuting these perpetrators and those complicit.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 09/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/05/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.447 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2015)
Condemns the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, and other religious communities as crimes against humanity.
Calls on the Attorney General to investigate and prosecute any U.S. citizens alleged to be perpetrators of or complicit in these crimes.
Calls: (1) on the President to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations to use U.S. influence to present a Security Council resolution condemning the actions of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Iraq and Syria as crimes against humanity, and (2) for the arrest and prosecution of individual perpetrators responsible for these crimes.
Calls on Iraq and other nations to identify individual perpetrators and individuals complicit in these crimes and take measures for their arrest and prosecution.