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外国の地方議会「慰安婦」決議

【アメリカ合衆国】ニューヨーク州議会上院決議(2013.1.29 採択)


BILL NO??? J00304

SPONSOR:
AVELLA

COSPNSR:
ADAMS, ADDABBO, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, DEFRANCISCO, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPAILLAT, FARLEY, FELDER, FLANAGAN, FUSCHILLO, GIANARIS, GIPSON, GOLDEN, GRISANTI, HANNON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, KLEIN, KRUEGER, LANZA, LARKIN, LATIMER, LAVALLE, LIBOUS, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY, NOZZOLIO, O’BRIEN, O’MARA, PARKER, PERALTA, PERKINS, RANZENHOFER, RIVERA, ROBACH, SAMPSON, SANDERS, SAVINO, SERRANO, SEWARD, SKELOS, SMITH, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, TKACZYK, VALESKY, YOUNG

01/25/2013 REFERRED TO FINANCE
01/29/2013 REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
01/29/2013 ADOPTED

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing a Memorial Monument in the State of? New York? that pays tribute to those who have become known to the world as ‘Comfort Women’

WHEREAS, During the Japanese colonial and wartime occupation of Asia and the Pacific Islands from the 1930s through the duration of World War II, approximately 200,000 young women were coerced into? the? Comfort? Women? system of forced military prostitution; and

WHEREAS,? On? June? 16,? 2012, the Comfort Women Memorial Monument was established in the Veterans Memorial at Eisenhower Park in Westbury, New York, to honor and commemorate the victims of the Comfort Women? system; and

WHEREAS,? The Memorial Monument, being the second memorial of its kind in the United States, symbolizes suffering endured by comfort women? and serves as a reminder of the crime against humanity committed through the Comfort Women system; and

WHEREAS,? It? is? the? custom? of? this? Legislative Body to recognize historical monuments within the State of New York that? are? established to? increase awareness of serious events that have taken place in history; and

WHEREAS, The United Nations reports that 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and? 80? percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED,? That? this? Legislative? Body pause in its deliberations to memorialize a Memorial Monument in the State of New York that pays tribute to those who have become known to the world as ‘Comfort Women’;? and be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be transmitted? to the Korean American Public Affairs Committee, the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Korean American Civic Empowerment.

〔原文:ウェブサイト New York State Assembly Public Information Office

 



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