S.Con.Res.88 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Helsinki Final Act, as well as international law, guarantees the right of the members of the Public Groups to Promote Observance of the Helsinki Agreement in the U.S.S.R. to pursue their lawful activities and urging the President to continue to express United States opposition to the imprisonment of Group members.95th Congress (1977-1978)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Pell, Claiborne [D-RI] (Introduced 05/18/1978)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/18/1978 Referred to Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.88 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/18/1978)
Expresses the sense of Congress that, in conformity with the Helsinki Final Act, the Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and basic standards of justice, the unjustly imprisoned members and affiliates of the Soviet Helsinki Group should be granted their freedom and allowed to pursue their lawful activities in behalf of basic human rights.
Urges the President, the Secretary of State, and other appropriate executive branch officials to continue to express at every suitable opportunity and in the strongest terms the opposition of the United States to the imprisonment of the Helsinki Group members.