Dominican Republic

July 29, 1965

The 16th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 26-31 July, 1965 in The Hague, Holland:

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, considering

1. That the Organization of American States created 20 years ago incorporated in the Charter the principle of non-intervention in the internal affairs of the American Republics (Articles 15, 17, 20, 102)

2. That the United States intervention in the internal affairs of other American republics has been a great obstacle to inter American harmony,

3. That the non-intervention clauses of the OAS Charter were violated by the United States of America on the 28th April, 1965 when US marines landed in the Dominican Republic; requests the United States Government to withdraw their remaining troops so that the people of the Dominican Republic may freely elect a Government without external pressure.

Decolonization and Independence Militarisation Political and Civil Rights Social and Economic Rights Dominican Republic North America United States Resolution

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