H.Con.Res.165 - A concurrent resolution calling for an impartial international tribunal to investigate the Aquino assassination and calling for democracy in the Philippines.98th Congress (1983-1984)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA-6] (Introduced 09/14/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/06/1983 Executive Comment Requested from State. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.165 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/14/1983)
Urges the President to: (1) use every diplomatic and political tool to ensure that those responsible for the death of Benigno Aquino are brought to justice; (2) cancel his trip to the Philippines; and (3) propose the convening of an impartial international tribunal to investigate the Aquino assassination.
States that the Congress expects: (1) democracy to be restored to the Philippines; and (2) free elections to be held there in May 1984 with a free press and the full participation of the opposition parties.
States that if the Marcos government refuses such tribrunal and elections, the United States should reevaluate its relations with the Marcos government, including the status of military and economic aid.
Expresses congressional condolences to the Aquino family and the Filipino people.