Three more U.S. states recognize Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians
Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova says three more states have recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people
She wrote about this on her Facebook page.
"Three more states - Washington, Maryland and Arizona - have joined the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-33 as genocide of the Ukrainian people and proclaimed November as the month of the Ukrainian Holodomor-Genocide remembrance," the Ambassador said.
As of today, 31 U.S. states have issued proclamations recognizing the Holodomor as genocide.
"The Embassy of Ukraine in the United States, together with the U.S. Holodomor Genocide Recognition Committee, is actively working to expand the geography of the recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. We invite the Ukrainian community in all states to join the campaign to commemorate the Holodomor victims by organizing educational events about the terrible Soviet regime crime against Ukrainians committed 90 years ago," Markarova said.
She also thanked Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, Maryland Governor Wes Moore, and Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs for their solidarity with Ukraine.
Earlier in October, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. Countries and organizations that have recognized the Holodomor as the Ukrainian people's genocide include: Italy, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Slovenia, France, Australia, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the United States, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Iceland, Croatia, Slovakia, Wales, the European Parliament and the Baltic Assembly.