United States Volunteers in Nicaragua and the Death of Benjamin Linder: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, May 13, 1987, Volume 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987 - 175 pages
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Page 142 - Parties to the conflict shall ensure that burial or cremation of the dead, carried out individually as far as circumstances permit, is preceded by a careful examination, if possible by a medical examination, of the bodies, with a view to confirming death, establishing identity and enabling a report to be made.
Page 145 - No physical or mental torture, nor any other form of coercion, may be inflicted on prisoners of war to secure from them information of any kind whatever. Prisoners of war who refuse to answer may not be threatened, insulted, or exposed to unpleasant or disadvantageous treatment of any kind.
Page 141 - At all times, and particularly after an engagement, Parties to the conflict shall without delay take all possible measures to search for and collect the wounded and sick, to protect them against pillage and ill-treatment, to ensure their adequate care, and to search for the dead and prevent their being despoiled.
Page 28 - I am pleased indeed to have the opportunity to be here today, to share with you some of my thoughts, concerns, and experience in the area of human suffering.
Page 76 - Alaska, there is a great deal of work that needs to be done right now.
Page 67 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It is an honor to be here. Before...
Page 170 - Honorable Cyrus R. Vance Secretary of State US Department of State Washington, DC 20520 Dear Mr. Secretary, The staff investigation of Congressman Ryan's murder in Guyana has reached the point where it may be necessary to interview, both here and abroad, a number of Guyanese officials. This effort will require the cooperation of the Department. I would, therefore, appreciate...
Page 87 - We are a guerrilla organization. We are communist women and men, underground in the United States for more than four years.
Page 175 - With best wishes, Sincerely, J. Edward Fox Assistant Secretary Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs g.
Page 142 - Parties to the conflict shall, without delay, take all possible measures to search for and collect the shipwrecked, wounded and sick, to protect them against pillage and ill-treatment, to ensure their adequate care, and to search for the dead and prevent their being despoiled.