H.Con.Res. 121: Expressing the sense of the Congress condemning the gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Government of Syria, its allies, and other parties to the conflict in Syria, and asking the President to direct his Ambassador at the United Nations to promote the establishment of a war crimes tribunal where these crimes could be addressed.

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Mar 1, 2016


Passed House on Mar 14, 2016

This resolution passed in the House on March 14, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016
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Mar 1, 2016

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Mar 2, 2016
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Mar 14, 2016
Passed House

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H.Con.Res. 121 is a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

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