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S.RES.364: A resolution expressing support for the internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that are necessary to ensure a lasting peace.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||James M. Inhofe, R-Okla.|
|Total Cosponsors||26 (1 Democrat, 25 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 27, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 27, 2014|
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Calls upon the President to develop a policy towards Sri Lanka that reflects U.S. interests, including respect for human rights and democracy, as well as economic and security interests.
Calls on the United States and the international community to assist Sri Lanka in establishing domestic mechanisms to deal with grievances arising from actions committed by both sides during and after the civil war in Sri Lanka.
Encourages Sri Lanka to put in place a truth and reconciliation commission similar to the one adopted by South Africa.
Urges Sri Lanka to improve religious and media freedoms and to bring to justice those responsible for attacks on journalists and places of worship.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 27, 2014||Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1237)|