War in Yugoslavia

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Resolution number: 
May 1999

The CCR has been traditionally been concerned with the root causes of mass exoduses;

Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR call on:

  1. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia to investigate, and, where justified, prosecute any and all substantial allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the former Yugoslavia, whether the allegations are made against the Yugoslav government forces or paramilitary groups, the Kosovo Liberation Army or the NATO forces and whether the allegations are made against the leadership of those forces or the rank and file;
  2. The Government of Canada: a) to withdraw from and cease its participation in the NATO military action against Yugoslavia;b) to seek a peaceful negotiated solution to the crisis in Yugoslavia through the United Nations;
  3. The Government of Yugoslavia: a) to stop any repressive action against the civilian population of Kosovo; b) to stop attacks by its security forces on the civilian population; c) to withdraw all security units used for civilian repression; d) to cooperate fully with international efforts to improve the humanitarian situation in Kosovo; e) to allow all refugees and displaced persons to return to their homes in safety; f) to cooperate fully with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement