June 19, 2007

House Action on Charging Ahmadinejad with Genocide Postponed

From House Action on Charging Ahmadinejad with Genocide Postponed:

H.Con.Res.21, cosponsored by 103 members of the House of Representatives, which calls on the UN Security Council to charge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Genocide Convention, was not voted upon after the Chair announced on June 18 that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. The House Foreign Affairs Committee agreed on May 23 to have this legislation considered by the full House of Representatives.
Why has progress towards the ethical silencing of a murderous madman been postponed?