East Asia Security Act of 2005; Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2005; Condemning the DPRK for the Abductions and Captivity of Citizens of the ROK and Japan; Acknowledging African Descendants of the Transatlantic Slave Trade; Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Conclusion of the War in the Pacific and Honoring Veterans of WWII; Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Workers' Strikes in Poland; Supporting the Goals and Ideals of a National Weekend of Prayer and Reflection for Darfur, Sudan; and Commending Kuwait for Granting Women Certain Important Political Rights: Markup Before the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 3100, H.R. 2017, H. Con. Res. 168, H. Con. Res. 175, H. Con. Res. 191, H. Res. 328, H. Res. 333 and H. Res. 343, June 30, 2005, Volumul 4
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Pagina 44 - Acknowledging African descendants of the transatlantic slave trade in all of the Americas with an emphasis on descendants in Latin America and the Caribbean, recognizing the injustices suffered by these African descendants, and recommending that the United States and the international community work to improve the situation of Afro-descendant communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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