Human Rights in Burma: Fifteen Years Post Military Coup : Joint Hearings Before the Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Human Rights and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, October 1 and 2, 2003, Том 4
United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Human Rights
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Стр. 74 - Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group as such: (a) Killing members of the group ; (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group ; (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part...
Стр. 75 - Faleomavaega. [The prepared statement of Mr. Leach follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF THE HONORABLE JAMES A. LEACH, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF IOWA, AND CHAIRMAN, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ASIA AND THE PACIFIC On behalf of the Subcommittee, I would like to welcome our distinguished witness to our hearing this afternoon.
Стр. 11 - Americans are a free people, who know that freedom is the right of every person and the future of every nation. The liberty we prize is not America's gift to the world; it is God's gift to humanity.
Стр. 73 - UAE to the third tier, including it among "countries whose governments do not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and are not making significant efforts to do so.
Стр. 59 - Craner. Mr. Craner was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for democracy, human rights, and labor on June 4, 2001.
Стр. 33 - The conduct of the Iraqi regime is a threat to the authority of the United Nations, and a threat to peace. Iraq has answered a decade of UN demands with a decade of defiance. All the world now faces a test, and the United Nations a difficult and defining moment. Are Security Council resolutions to be honored and enforced, or cast aside without consequence? Will the United Nations serve the purpose of its...
Стр. 60 - SPDC's disregard for human rights and democracy extends to every conceivable category of violation. The junta suppresses political dissent by censorship, persecution, beatings, disappearances, and imprisonment. It harasses ethnic minorities through brutal campaigns against civilians. It sharply curtails religious freedom. It subjects its people to forced labor. It recruits children to serve in the military, and then brutalizes them. The litany of abuses in ethnic minority regions is especially deplorable:...
Стр. 61 - ... rule of law, and the right to be heard. Together with the international community, we have pressed for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners at every opportunity. We will continue to do so until every prisoner is released to live a life in freedom and peace. We will also continue to report honestly and accurately on the crimes of the SPDC in our reports on human rights, religious freedom, and trafficking in persons and drugs. The truth will not be hidden. The oppression...