PACE recognizes Holodomor famine as genocide of Ukrainians
On Thursday, October 12, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution recognizing the Holodomor man-made famine as genocide of the Ukrainian people
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reported on it.
Today, the PACE adopted two resolutions at once – on support for Ukraine and on the recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
Ukrinform reports that both were adopted by an absolute majority of votes (70 in favor, 1 against, and 73 in favor, 1 against).
Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the PACE on social media.
“I am grateful to Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for recognizing the 1932-1933 Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people. Restoring historical justice and paying tribute to Holodomor victims sends a message that justice is inevitable for all past and present Moscow’s crimes,” he wrote.
On June 28, Croatia’s parliament recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
On July 7, the Netherlands recognized the Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainian people.
Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Slovenia, France, Australia, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Germany, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the United States, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Iceland, Croatia, Slovakia, the European Parliament and the Baltic Assembly also did so.