S.Res.250 - A resolution condemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 09/07/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/07/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.250 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/07/2017)
Condemns: (1) the violence and displacement inflicted on Burma's (Myanmar's) Rohingya civilians, and (2) the attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army militant group.
Calls for an immediate halt to all hostilities by Burmese authorities.
Urges the government of Burma to allow access to the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and delivery of field work and humanitarian aid.
Calls on the government of Burma to implement the August 2017 recommendations of its Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, including: (1) ending restrictions on Rohingya movement, and (2) providing the Rohingya with citizenship.
Encourages Aung San Suu Kyi to: (1) live up to her inspiring words upon receiving the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize with respect to ethnic reconciliation in Burma, and (2) address Rohingya repression.