simple resolution Progress
- The house Passed January 20th, 2010Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Foreign AffairsIntroducedJanuary 13th, 2010
- house Committees
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Condemning the violent suppression of legitimate political dissent and gross human rights abuses in the Republic of Guinea.
Condemns the violent suppression of legitimate political dissent and gross human rights abuses perpetrated by forces under the command of the National Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD) in Guinea and demands that these perpetrators be brought to justice. Expresses concern about the further deterioration of security and rule of law in Guinea. Calls on China to cease its material support for the CNDD. Urges all member states of the United Nations to join the United States, the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU), and the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) to impose sanctions against the regime until constitutional order and rule of law has been restored in Guinea. Supports ECOWAS and AU efforts to resolve the political crisis in Guinea. Expresses solidarity with the people of Guinea and regret for the victims of the September 28, 2009, crackdown.