Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma.
Democratic Representative Joseph Crowley from the state of NY, along with thirty-one cosponsors, introduced bill H.CON.RES.90 on Nov 07, 2017. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Human rights, United Nations, Congressional tributes, Bangladesh, Burma, Asia, Racial and ethnic relations, Foreign aid and international relief, Refugees, asylum, displaced persons, Sanctions and International Affairs.
Here is a short summary of the bill:
“Condemns the attacks against civilians by Burma’s security services and calls on Burma’s Commander-in-Chief, Min Aung Hlaing, to end such attacks in the state of Rakhine. Expresses appreciation to the government of Bangladesh for providing refuge to those fleeing violence. Condemns the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army attacks but warns that these attacks do not justify the response that has resulted in severe human rights violations and atrocities against civilians. Calls on Burma’s governme…”
The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 11 Republicans and 20 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.
Joseph Crowley Information
Joseph Crowley was born on a Friday March 16, 1962 in New York City.
Joseph Crowley has held a number of positions, including United States representative and member of the New York State Assembly. He was educated at the Queens College.