H.Res.1091 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that atrocities committed against the Rohingya by the Burmese military and security forces since August 2017 constitute crimes against humanity and genocide and calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by the Burmese military and security forces, and for other purposes115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Introduced 09/27/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/13/2018 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.1091 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2018)
Condemns the attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces.
Considers the actions by the Burmese military against the Rohingya in northern Rakhine State in 2017 to be genocide.
Calls on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint to pardon Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo and other journalists and political prisoners.