S.Con.Res.113 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that Elena Bonner should be allowed to emigrate from the Soviet Union for the purpose of seeking medical treatment, urging that the President protest the continued violation of human rights in the Soviet Union, including the rights of Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner, and for other purposes.98th Congress (1983-1984)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Tsongas, Paul E. [D-MA] (Introduced 05/10/1984)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/16/1984 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.113 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/10/1984)
Expresses the sense of the Congress that, in accordance with the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe and other specified human rights agreements, the Soviet Union should permit Elena Bonner to obtain medical treatment outside of that country and allow her and Andrei Sakharov to live in the country of their choice.
Urges the President to: (1) protest the detention of and charges against Elena Bonner and the continued refusal of an exit visa to her, and to call upon the Soviet Union to meet Doctor Sakharov's hunger strike demands; and (2) call upon other signatory nations of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe to join in such protests and urge that the Sakharovs be allowed to emigrate to the country of their choice.