S.Res.62 - A resolution calling upon the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Union, and human rights activists throughout the world to take certain actions in regard to the human rights situation in Cuba.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] (Introduced 02/24/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/27/2003 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.62 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (06/27/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced in the Senate. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Calls upon the Organization of American States Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to: (1) continue its reporting on the human rights situation in the Republic of Cuba; and (2) request a visit to Cuba to review and report to the international community on the human rights situation there.
Calls upon the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and his newly appointed personal representative to vigorously pursue the implementation of the 2002 Resolution regarding the situation of human rights in Cuba.
Calls upon the European Union to: (1) build upon its recognition of Cuban dissidents; and (2) request to visit Cuba to review the human rights situation there and report on it to the international community.
Calls upon human rights organizations throughout the world to issue statements of solidarity with the Cuban human rights activists, political dissidents, prisoners of conscience, independent journalists, and other Cubans seeking to secure their internationally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms.