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S.CON.RES.32: Immediate Establishment of Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Resolution

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 6 (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

Immediate Establishment of Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Resolution - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should urge the government of Syria and other groups involved in civil war in Syria to implement an immediate cease fire and engage in negotiations to end the bloodshed; (2) the United States should declare that war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide committed in Syria should be investigated and prosecuted; (3) the President should direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations (U.N.) to promote the establishment of a Syrian war crimes tribunal; and (4) the United States should urge other interested states to apprehend and deliver into the custody of a Syrian war crimes tribunal persons indicted for war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide in Syria, and urge such states to provide relevant information to the tribunal.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1050)