H.Res. 687 (112th): Calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to be tried before the International Criminal Court for committing crimes against humanity.
Jun 15, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on June 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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- 6/15/2012--Introduced.Condemns the violence and human rights violations carried out by Syrian government forces under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad.Supports the people of Syria seeking peaceful democratic change.Calls on the ...
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 687” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
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