Legislative resolutions on genocide

The U.S. House and legislative bodies in Colorado, Georgia, and South Dakota have passed resolutions recognizing genocide against religious minorities in the Middle East. Similar resolutions are pending in the U.S. Senate and five other states.

In the persecution section, I’ve complied the recent legislative resolutions, in the United States and around the world, recognizing genocide against religious minorities in the Middle East.genocide resolutions map

  • The U.S. House of Representatives and legislative bodies in three states — Colorado, Georgia, and South Dakota — have passed or adopted resolutions recognizing genocide.
  • Similar resolutions have been introduced but not yet passed in the U.S. Senate and the legislative bodies of five states (Arizona, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio).
  • Legislative bodies in four states — Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee — have introduced or passed resolution related to persecution (though not genocide) of religious minorities in the Middle East.
  • Four foreign legislative bodies — the Council of Europe, European Parliament, Iraqi Parliament, and UK House of Commons — have passed or adopted resolutions recognizing genocide.

My compilation links to the various bills at Open States, where you can read the text and subscribe to updates.

[Updated to include the map, courtesy of Jeff Hinson.]

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