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Transcript of the Srebrenica Remembrance Day Motion receiving unanimous consent in the House of Commons

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Published: October 22, 2010  

Transcript of the Srebrenica Remembrance Day Motion receiving unanimous consent in the House of Commons


40th PARLIAMENT, 3rd SESSION


EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 082

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Time: 15:05

Srebrenica Remembrance Day


Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP):

Mr. Speaker, there has been consultation among the parties and if you seek it you will find there is unanimous consent to adopt the following motion:

“ That, in the opinion of the House, the day of July 11 should be recognized as Srebrenica Remembrance Day in memorial of the Srebrenica Massacre of July 1995, in which more than 7,000 Bosniak men and boys were executed, declared an act of genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Court of Justice, and 25,000 others were forcibly removed from their homes by Bosnian Serb forces.”


The Speaker:

Does the hon. member for Windsor West have the unanimous consent of the House to propose this motion?
Some hon. members: Agreed.
The Speaker: The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?
Some hon. members: Agreed.

(Motion agreed to)

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