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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 13, 2006
President's Statement on H.R. 3127, the Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006
On Friday, October 13, 2006, the President signed into law:
H.R. 3127, the "Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006," which imposes sanctions against persons responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity; supports measures for the protection of civilians and humanitarian operations; and supports peace efforts in the Darfur region of Sudan.
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