Foreign assistance legislation for fiscal years 1980-81: hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session ....

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Page 197 - Because we are free, we can never be indifferent to the fate of freedom elsewhere. Our moral sense dictates a clearcut preference for those societies which share with us an abiding respect for individual human rights.
Page 175 - If the Secretary of Agriculture determines that rinderpest or foot-and-mouth disease exists in any foreign country, he shall officially notify the Secretary of the Treasury and give public notice thereof, and thereafter, and until the Secretary of Agriculture gives notice in a similar manner that such disease no longer exists in such foreign country, the importation into the United States of...
Page 68 - No assistance may be provided under this part to the government of any country which engages in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, including torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, prolonged detention without charges, or other flagrant denial of the right to life, liberty, and the security of person, unless such assistance will directly benefit the needy people in such country.
Page 68 - ... Treasury shall instruct each Executive Director of the above institutions to consider in carrying out his duties: (1 ) specific actions by either the executive branch or the Congress as a whole on individual bilateral assistance programs because of human rights considerations; (2> the extent to which the economic assistance provided by the above institutions directly benefit the needy people in the recipient country...
Page 658 - States qualified for service abroad and willing to serve under conditions of hardship, if necessary, to help the peoples of such countries and areas in meeting their needs for trained manpower, and to help promote a better understanding of the American people...
Page 69 - The President shall direct the United States Executive Directors of such international financial institutions to take all appropriate actions to keep the salaries and benefits of the employees of such institutions to levels comparable to salaries and benefits of employees of private business and the United States Government in comparable positions.
Page 442 - MR. CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE: I an pleased to be here today...
Page 109 - Constitution of 1973 provides that the rights of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects from unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated and that search warrants shall be issued only upon probable cause as determined by a judge or such other responsible officer as may be authorized by law.
Page 69 - Weapons or both; and (4) in relation to assistance for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, and Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia), the responsiveness of the governments of such countries in providing a more substantial accounting of Americans missing in action.

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