Summary: H.Res.545 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/26/2004)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) a specific statement should be included in the Iraqi Transitional Administrative Law guaranteeing `the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion' as affirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and specified in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which Iraq is a party; (2) a statement should be included in the Transitional Administrative Law identifying the principles of democracy, pluralism, rule of law, and Iraq's international obligations as fundamental sources for legislation, in addition to the mention of Islam that is alone currently cited in publicly available drafts of the Transitional Administrative Law; and (3) an explicit commitment should be made in the Transitional Administrative Law that Iraq will respect and ensure such rights.