Expressing the Sense of Congress that the United States Should Condemn the Practice of Execution by Stoning as a Gross Violation of Human Rights, and for Other Purposes ; and Calling for an End to the Sexual Exploitation of Refugees: Markup Before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session on H. Con. Res. 351 and H. Con. Res. 349, July 25, 2002, Volumul 4

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Pagina 7 - Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment...
Pagina 18 - Strike all after the resolving clause and insert the following: 1 That the Congress— 2 (1...
Pagina 15 - A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA Madame Chair: Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to appear before your Subcommittee and to offer this testimony on behalf of H.
Pagina 3 - ... the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; Whereas women around the world continue to be...
Pagina 7 - Whereas the brutal sentence of death by stoning is applied to women who have been accused of adultery, some of whom are coerced into prostitution, or even raped; Whereas execution by stoning is an exceptionally cruel form of punishment that violates internationally accepted standards of human rights, including those set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the...
Pagina 6 - Obviously, things like this should never be allowed and it is our responsibility to do what we can to protect people in situations like that.
Pagina 9 - The question occurs on the motion to report the bill, H. Con. Res.
Pagina 9 - Committee, as amended by the amendment in the nature of a substitute. Mr.
Pagina 5 - Then, the stoning begins. The stones are specifically chosen, so they are large enough to cause pain, but not as large as to kill the condemn immediately.

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