H.Res.125 - Expressing deep concern over the use of civilians as "human shields" in violation of international humanitarian law, including Hezbollah's tactic of embedding its forces among civilians to use them as human shields during the summer of 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the State of Israel.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 02/05/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2007 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.125 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (04/25/2007)
Condemns the use of innocent civilians as human shields, including Hezbollah's recent use of this brutal and illegal tactic during the 2006 summer conflict with Israel.
Calls on: (1) responsible nations to condemn the use of civilians as human shields as a violation of international humanitarian law; and (2) responsible nations and experts in the area of international humanitarian law to focus particular attention on the use of human shields in violation of international humanitarian law and make recommendations for its prevention.