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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.