J-0.1.1.1 - Act to proclaim Memorial Day for Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Cambodia Between 1975 and 1979

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Act to proclaim Memorial Day for Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Cambodia Between 1975 and 1979
MEMORIAL DAY FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY COMMITTED IN CAMBODIAJune 2 2016June 2 2016
AS the Khmer Rouge regime, which ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, was responsible for the deaths of some 1.7 million people;
AS the atrocities committed during this period forced many Cambodians into exile and as over 10,000 of them took refuge in Québec in 1979 and the decade that followed;
AS a Cambodian community is present in Québec;
AS Québec society is committed to promoting human rights and freedoms;
AS commemorating the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge seeks to write the horrors experienced by its victims into Quebecers’ collective memory;
THE PARLIAMENT OF QUÉBEC ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
LE PARLEMENT DU QUÉBEC DÉCRÈTE CE QUI SUIT:
1. The nineteenth day of September is proclaimed Memorial Day for Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Cambodia Between 1975 and 1979.
2016, c. 112016, c. 11, s. 1.
2. (Omitted).
2016, c. 112016, c. 11, s. 2.