H.Con.Res.102 - Urging the appropriate representative of the United States to the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to introduce a resolution calling upon the Government of the Republic of Belarus to cease its human rights violations, and for other purposes.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 03/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/07/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.102 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/16/2005)
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Government of the Republic of Belarus should: (1) cease its violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including persecution of political opponents and independent journalists; (2) release political opponents, including Mikhail Marynich, Valery Levonevskiy, and Aleksandr Vasilev; and (3) investigate the disappearance of Victor Gonchar, Anatoly Krasovsky, Yuri Zakharenka, and Dmitry Zavadsky.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Government should continue to insist that Belarus respect its citizens' fundamental human rights, and should pursue such insistence at international fora, including the United Nations (UN) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).