S.Con.Res.31 - A concurrent resolution expressing the outrage of Congress at the treatment of certain American prisoners of war by the Government of Iraq.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] (Introduced 03/27/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations | House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||04/10/2003 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||04/09/2003 : Passed Senate|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.31 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Expresses the outrage of Congress at the flagrant violations by the Government of Iraq of the customary international law of war and the Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, dated at Geneva August 12 1949, and entered into force October 21, 1950.
Passed Senate without amendment (04/09/2003)
Supports in the strongest terms the President's warning to Iraq that the United States will hold the Government of Iraq, its officials, and military personnel involved accountable for any and all such violations.
Expects Iraq to comply with the requirements of the international law of war and the explicit provisions of the Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, which afford prisoners of war the proper and humane treatment to which they are entitled.
Expects that Iraq will afford prisoners of war access to representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, as required by the Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.