Summary: H.Con.Res.523 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/18/2004)

States that Congress: (1) denounces the killings of Margaret Hassan, the Iraqi head of CARE International's Iraq operations, and Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh as acts of terrorism and condemns all such acts committed in the name of Islam; (2) strongly urges Muslim countries and leading clerics and practitioners of the Islamic faith to take the lead in denouncing and thwarting violence committed in the name of Islam against helpless victims; (3) calls on people of all faiths to denounce such barbarous acts committed against Muslims; and (4) strongly encourages the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to deny access to Islamic holy sites in Saudi Arabia to members of organizations that have taken credit for, and to individuals who have committed, any crime or act of terrorism, barbarism, or mutilation in the name of Islam.