Summary: S.Con.Res.77 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Senate disagreed to House amendment (11/27/1991)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the President should reassess immediately the International Military Educational Training Program for the Indonesian Government to ensure that such program is advancing human rights; (2) an American ambassador to Indonesia should seek to visit East Timor to investigate reports of the atrocity and of additional repression by Indonesian authorities; (3) the President should request a report by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the massacre to the General Assembly and support the introduction of a resolution in the General Assembly instructing the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to appoint a Special Rapporteur for East Timor; (4) the President should request the Indonesian Government to permit an investigation by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Summary and Arbitrary Executions of the situation in East Timor and elsewhere in Indonesia and to establish an independent commission to investigate the cause of the atrocity and to assist the prosecution of those responsible for the massacre; and (5) the President should encourage the United Nations Secretary General and the Governments of Indonesia and Portugal and the East Timorese to arrive at an internationally acceptable solution to address the causes of conflict in East Timor.