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January 22, 2012 2:00 pm

U.S. Senators Introduce Syria Sanctions Bill

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Senator Charles Schumer (NY). Photo: wiki commons.

Huffington Post – ALBANY, N.Y. – The United States would hit Syria with sanctions against trade as long as it continues a violent crackdown on protesters under sanctions proposed by two U.S. senators.

The bill, to be released Sunday by Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, would require President Barack Obama to identify violators of human rights and call for reform and protection of pro-democracy demonstrators. It would also block any financial aid and property transactions in the United States involving Syrian leaders involved in the crackdown on protests.

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