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Canada House of Commons Resolution

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April 23, 1996

House of Commons Resolution -- Canada

April 23, 1996

That this House recognize, on the occasion of the 81st anniversary of the Armenian tragedy which claimed some 1.5 million lives that took place on April 24, 1915, and in recognition of other crimes against humanity, the week of April 20 to 27 of each year as the week of remembrance of the inhumanity of people toward one another.

The question was put on the main motion, as amended, and it was agreed to.

Read the official record of the debate on the resolution in the Canadian House of Commons.


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