Summary: S.Res.310 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (12/16/2015)

Condemns the sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, and other religious communities.

Calls on the Attorney General to begin the investigation and prosecution of any U.S. citizens alleged to be perpetrators of or complicit in these crimes.

Calls on the government of Iraq and the governments of other countries to arrest and prosecute individuals involved in these crimes.

Defines "complicit'' as having knowingly and willingly supported, promoted, enabled, aided, or encouraged crimes involving sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, or other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants, including actions to deny, cover up, or alter evidence of such crimes.