Summary: H.Con.Res.24 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/26/1993)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) hostilities, war crimes, and human rights violations in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Bosnia) should cease immediately; (2) in the event of continued Serbian attacks on Bosnian civilians, the United States and the European Community (EC) should persuade the United Nations (UN) Security Council to lift the arms embargo against Bosnian Muslims; (3) the UN should promptly authorize the enforcement of the "no-fly" zone over Bosnia; (4) the U.S. Government and EC members should propose and support decisive international efforts to achieve a prompt cessation of hostilities and alleviate the suffering of the Bosnian civilian population; (5) UN Security Council Resolution 770 (authorizing the use of all measures necessary to deliver humanitarian relief whenever it is needed to Bosnia) should be fully implemented; (6) the conclusions of the London Conference, including agreements between the parties of the conflict to collaborate in delivery of humanitarian relief in Bosnia, should be fully implemented; (7) the U.S. Government should implement the emergency provisions of the Refugee Act of 1980 to admit Bosnian refugees to the United States while encouraging EC members to initiate reciprocal action; (8) the UN and relevant international relief organizations should be given unrestricted access to all prisoners of war in the former Republic of Yugoslavia to monitor human rights conditions in the camps; and (9) the U.S. Government should support and encourage the formation and development of an international war crimes commission.