Posts Tagged ‘resolution’

RNC to consider resolution condemning Kanye West, Fuentes and antisemitism writ large

Republican National Committee members are set to vote on a resolution this week condemning not just antisemitism, but Ye, better known as Kanye West, and other conservative provocateurs who have made antisemitic remarks. The resolution was filed by California national committeeman Shawn Steel, an Orange County attorney and past California Republican Party chair who said […]

GOP Congressman Introduces Resolution to Place a ‘Permanent’ Bust of Zelensky in the U.S. Capitol

Republican Rep Joe Wilson of South Carolina wants the US capitol to have a bust of Ukrainian president Vladimir Zelensky on permanent display. From The Washington Times, “House Republican proposes putting a bust of Ukraine leader in U.S. Capitol”: Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina filed a resolution earlier this week directing the Fine Arts Board […]

The foundation for a resolution to the Syrian crisis has been laid

In mid-December, Turkish President R.T. Erdoğan, returning from a trip to Turkmenistan, sent a clear signal that the Syrian conflict could be resolved within the Syria-Turkey-Russia trio. For this, the Turkish leader suggested, representatives of the intelligence organizations of the three countries and the defense ministers should meet first, and then the foreign ministers. The […]

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

Image Credit: Peace Action A coalition of more than 100 advocacy, faith-based, and news organizations on Wednesday urged members of Congress to adopt Sen. Bernie Sanders’ War Powers Resolution to block U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, where the recent expiry of a temporary cease-fire has renewed suffering in one of the world’s […]

China’s CPC Congress Passes Resolution To Boost Armed Forces, Speed Up ‘Taiwan Reunification’

A final Congress resolution issued Saturday by the Communist Party of China spelled out that the national armed forces will continue to be modernized and expanded with an eye toward preventing Taiwan independence. While praising efforts over the past half-decade of Beijing devoting “great energy to modernizing” its “national defense and armed forces”, the CPC called […]

US says Iran supplying drones to Russia violates UN Resolution

The United States agrees with British and French assessments that Iran supplying drones to Russia would violate a UN Security Council Resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six powers, US State Department spokesman, Vedant Patel, said on Monday, Reuters reports. "Earlier today, our French and British allies publicly offered the assessment […]

House Democrats Kill Resolution to Investigate Hunter Biden

House Democrats on the Oversight Committee on Tuesday voted against a Republican resolution that would have ordered President Joe Biden’s administration to turn over documents about Hunter Biden’s business deals. The “resolution of inquiry,” led by Rep. James Comer (R-KY), the top Republican on the Oversight Committee, would have ordered Biden’s administration to provide a […]

Uganda condemns EU resolution slamming oil pipeline

By 2025, Uganda will have its oil coming out of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) as planned. Those were the comments of president Yoweri Museveni, who reaffirmed his determination to have the project completed. His reaction came Friday following a resolution by the European Union’s Parliament urging the international community “to exert maximum […]

Minneapolis joins Los Angeles and Long Beach to pass resolution on international ocean cargo shipping industry

Minneapolis joined Los Angeles and Long Beach, California to pass a Ship It Zero resolution, which calls on the international ocean cargo shipping industry to make all imports to the United States on 100 percent zero-emission ships by 2030. The resolution asks large retailers such as Target, Walmart, Amazon and IKEA to make the transition […]

United Nations adopts ‘historic’ resolution on justice for rape survivors

The UN has adopted a text aimed at combating sexual assault and providing access to justice for victims of such abuse. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution aiding access to justice for survivors of sexual violence on Friday, in a vote which was welcomed by cries of joy and applause from those in […]

More than 120 Anglican bishops affirm resolution upholding ‘a man and a woman’ lifelong union

Photo Credit: StockSnap/Pixabay (The Christian Institute) — Over 120 Anglican bishops have reaffirmed the denomination’s adherence to the Bible’s teaching on marriage and sexuality. The Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches (GSFA) urged bishops at the Lambeth Conference 2022 to reaffirm the Lambeth 1.10 resolution from 1998. The resolution… Source

US Senators introduce resolution to end US involvement in Yemen

July 16, 2022 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English  One of the Senators details how millions of innocent Yemenis have endured untold suffering and a humanitarian catastrophe since the war on Yemen began. Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) filed a bipartisan resolution in the Senate on Thursday to direct the […]

Texas GOP Passes Resolution Declaring Biden ‘Not Legitimately Elected’

Texas Republicans passed a resolution on June 18 stating that President Joe Biden was “not legitimately elected,” and that “substantial” election fraud in key metropolitan areas influenced the results of the 2020 presidential election in favor of Biden.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin Introduces House Resolution to Expunge Trump’s ‘Politically Motivated’ 2nd Impeachment

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), a Senate candidate in the upcoming state primary to fill the vacated seat of Sen. Jim Inhofe, is leading a House GOP resolution to expunge the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump in the wake of last year’s Capitol Hill attack.

MESA and BDS: Why I voted for the resolution

The general membership of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) is voting on a resolution that would align it with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.  That movement has been catalyzed by a Palestinian civil society call for international support against systematic Israeli discrimination against Palestinians, political disenfranchisement of Palestinians, and the prolongation of […]

Foreign Ministry: No UN resolution bans Iran’s space research program

Foreign Ministry: No UN resolution bans Iran’s space research program – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — No UN Security Council resolution has banned Iran from conducting a space research program and related tests including in the field of satellite carriers, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a statement on Saturday. Khatibzadeh made the remarks in […]

UNSC adopts resolution to facilitate humanitarian aid in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Wednesday that exempts sanctions against the Taliban to ease humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, Anadolu Agency reported. The resolution introduced by the US was unanimously approved by the 15-member council. According to the resolution, humanitarian assistance and other activities that support basic human needs in Afghanistan, processing and […]

Iran’s proposals in Vienna talks in full conformity to JCPOA, Resolution 2231: envoy

Iran’s proposals in Vienna talks in full conformity to JCPOA, Resolution 2231: envoy – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran is firm to make every effort to restore the 2015 nuclear deal in its original form but it demands verifiable guarantees that the other parties will not again violate their obligations, Iran’s ambassador to the UN said […]

Resolution 194 and the Palestinian call for justice — thoughts for Florida’s Jewish communities

I wrote the piece below in response to — and offering a different perspective from — opinion pieces that have appeared in South Florida’s Jewish newspaper. I am always anxious to engage with Florida’s Jewish communities about these issues and how we can most meaningfully participate in seeking and pursuing justice. The Jewish press has not published […]

Compliance, mandating the world to honor Resolution 2231 vital to revive, sustain JCPOA: analysis

Compliance, mandating the world to honor Resolution 2231 vital to revive, sustain JCPOA: analysis – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – In a commentary on December 7, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists proposed two steps to revitalize and of course “sustain” the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). It says first, all […]

Middle East Studies Association to vote on BDS resolution next year

On December 2 the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) overwhelmingly voted to advance a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution at the beginning of 2022. “Since Palestinian civil society first called on the international community to engage in boycotts, divestment, and sanctions in order to pressure Israel to end its military occupation and other rights […]

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – At a UN General Assembly meeting on Thursday, 157 countries voted in favor of a draft resolution on the permanent sovereignty of Palestine over the occupied territories. The United Nations approved the draft resolution on “Permanent sovereignty of Palestine over […]

A Resolution of the Taiwan Issue Looks Increasingly Imminent

In 1949 when the Communist Party succeeded in the Civil War in China the nationalist regime fled to the island then called Formosa. They did not however, forsake their seat on the United Nations Security Council and continue to represent China in that body until 1972. This history is too readily forgotten in the current […]

BDS Resolution Blocked in Vermont

A Battle in Burlington Let’s start in Vermont, the small state that’s dominated much of our U.S. coverage for the past couple months. Vermonters for Justice in Palestine (VTJP) is the organization that kicked off the campaign targeting Ben & Jerry’s over a decade ago, but that’s certainly not the only issue they organize around. […]

Vermont BDS resolution gets sent back to committee after pro-Israel backlash

Burlington, Vermont’s city council was scheduled to vote on a resolution endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) this week, but the sponsor sent the measure back to committee after backlash from pro-Israel groups. Burlington City Council member Ali Dieng had introduced the resolution in response a campaign waged by Vermonters for Justice in Palestine […]

GOP Senators Introduce Resolution to Update Federal Mask Mandate Rules

Republican senators this week introduced a resolution aimed to urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to update the federal mask mandate requiring face coverings to be worn on modes of public transportation. The resolution, offered by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), […]

US Congress Resolution 413: Option for Sri Lanka to choose either Confrontation or Conciliation

The recently tabled US 413 Resolution in the US Congress led by Ms. Ross breathes fresh air, confidence and hopes for the Tamils, particularly the victimized Tamils whose grievances which commenced in 1948 reached the climax with the genocidal war crimes committed during the war [2006-2009] However, structural genocide has now taken a strong hold […]

Georgia Education Board Passes Resolution Opposing Critical Race Theory, Kemp Applauds

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday applauded the State Board of Education’s decision to pass a resolution that says students should not be taught the quasi-Marxist critical race theory (CRT) in schools. “I applaud the State Board of Education voting today to prevent Critical Race Theory (CRT) from being taught in our classrooms,” Kemp said […]

China and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East

The recent escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has taken center stage in the global arena and politicians from various countries are vociferously calling for its immediate resolution. During a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on May 16, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Vershinin urged the opposing sides to cease […]

Georgia School District Approves Resolution to Prohibit Critical Race Theory

A school district in Georgia this week voted to approve a resolution that would prevent certain divisive concepts of race from being taught in the classroom. A divided Cherokee County School Board on Thursday voted to not adopt critical race theory as part of its curriculum following a heated debate. The board voted four in favor […]

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