H.Con.Res.206 - Regarding the protection and promotion of democracy and basic human rights in the Republic of Korea.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] (Introduced 10/03/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/18/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.206 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/03/1989)
Calls upon the President to: (1) communicate forcefully to the President of the Republic of Korea during their summit the concerns of Congress regarding the deterioration of respect for human rights in South Korea; and (2) urge the South Korean Government to release all persons imprisoned solely for their nonviolent political activities, provide for independent investigations into reports that political detainees have been mistreated by police and members of the Agency for National Security Planning, that the restrictions on freedom of expression (including and end to the banning and confiscation of books), and implement faithfully the democratic reforms pledged by President Roh Tae Woo on June 29, 1987.
Calls upon the Secretary of State to direct the U.S. diplomatic mission in South Korea to meet with all sectors of Korean society to communicate continuing concern about human rights and democratic reform in South Korea.