Preventing Atrocities—and those who enable them
Over 300,000 killed in Darfur; 2.5 million displaced. 8,000 men and boys killed in a matter of days in Srebrenica in 1995. 20% of the population of Rwanda erased in 1994.
What if we could have prevented these mass killings, or at least stopped them earlier?
Two senators have introduced a resolution that would enhance U.S. capacity to prevent and respond to mass atrocities. It breaks new ground by tackling third-party actors that enable these crimes—an issue Human Rights First has been raising for months in meetings with policy makers.
On August 5, Senators Feingold (D-WI) and Collins (R-ME) introduced S. Con. Res. 71, a bipartisan resolution that would be a step forward in preventing mass atrocities.
Ask your Senators today to co-sponsor this critical resolution!