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FAAE Committee Report

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Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), and based upon the witness testimony of Mr. Mustafa Dzhemilev on May 16, 2019, and of Mr. Vladimir Kara-Murza on June 10, 2019, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development immediately report to the House the following:
That, in support of the historic truth and as requested by Mustafa Dzhemilev, the Crimean Tatar deportation of 1944 be recognized as a genocide perpetrated by Soviet dictator Stalin, and that May 18 be designated a day of remembrance for the Crimean Tatar deportation (Sürgünlik).
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 142) in relation to the briefing on the human rights situation in Crimea and (Meetings 147 and 149) in relation to the study of the human rights situation in Russia is tabled.