MOTION -- BRUTAL AND HORRIFIC KILLING OF ELEVEN GUYANESE CITIZENS



WHEREAS eleven Guyanese citizens, including five children, all from the village of Lusignan, East Coast Demerara, were brutally and horrifically killed by gunmen in their homes in the wee hours of the morning of Saturday, 26th January, 2008;

AND WHEREAS these brutal and horrific killings have caused untold pain, grief, anger and despair to the surviving family members, fellow villagers and the entire Guyanese community;

AND WHEREAS these brutal and horrific killings have evoked unequivocal condemnation from all political parties, religious organizations, business organizations, civic organizations and all Guyanese living in Guyana and in the Diaspora;

AND WHEREAS CARICOM and the Diplomatic Community have also unequivocally condemned these brutal and horrific killings;

AND WHEREAS these brutal and horrific killings have forcefully reminded all Guyanese how tenuous the security situation in Guyana continues to be;

BE IT RESOLVED:
That this National Assembly condemns the brutal and horrific killings of eleven of our citizens;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That this National Assembly extends deepest and sincerest sympathy to the families of our eleven citizens and the corporal of the Guyana Defence Force who were murdered;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That this National Assembly calls on the Government of Guyana to implement a definite plan of action to arrest the downward spiraling of our country�s security.
(Notice Paper No. 231 (M66 Opp19) published on 2008-03-17)

Date for Order Paper: 2008-03-31

NINTH PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA � FIRST SESSION (2006-2008) NATIONAL ASSEMBLY NOTICE PAPER NO. 231 Date Received: 2008-02-11 Member Giving Notice: Mr. Robert Corbin, M.P., Leader of the Opposition MOTION BRUTAL AND HORRIFIC KILLING OF ELEVEN GUYANESE C