S.Res.138 - A resolution relating to the conflict in Kashmir.104th Congress (1995-1996)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC] (Introduced 06/21/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/21/1995 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
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Summary: S.Res.138 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/21/1995)
Condemns the use of excessive force by Indian military and paramilitary forces in Kashmir and acts of violence by Kashmiri militants.
Welcomes: (1) the release from detention of Kashmiri political leaders; (2) the expiration of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act; and (3) steps taken by the Government of Pakistan to reduce its support for Kashmiri militants.
Urges: (1) the Government of India to take further steps to respond to human rights concerns and to safeguard the Kashmiri people's right to due process; (2) the Government of Pakistan to take further steps to stop acts of intimidation and violence by Kashmiri militants; (3) both Governments to enter into negotiations with legitimate representatives of the people of Jammu and Kashmir to resolve the conflict peacefully; and (4) the Administration to work to facilitate negotiations for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Kashmir.