Lebanon

July 5, 1992

The 25th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 1-6 July 1992 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia:

In view of the sufferings of the Lebanese civilians in the south of Lebanon, the effects of which are catastrophic for the whole of Lebanon economically, socially, and politically, leading to a feeling of insecurity,

1. The 25th International Congress of WILPF urges all sections, especially the US, UK and French sections *, to put pressure on their respective governments for the implementation of resolution 425 of the Security Council,

2. Urges that our government put great pressure on Israel to stop its inhuman attacks and invasion of the skies of Lebanon and bombing its civilians by air, sea and land, taking appropriate measures against Israel, including economic pressure, prevention of all kinds of aid and strong diplomatic messages.

3. Urges sections to write to their Members of Congress, Parliament members and/or members of any other legislative bodies and to organize rallies, protests and any other means of pressure for the implementation of points 1 and 2 above.

(*The countries mentioned are permanent members of the Security Council.)

Access to Justice Disarmament Explosive Weapons Extraterritorial Obligations Human Rights Militarisation Participation to Peace Talks Political and Civil Rights Political Participation Right to Peace Small Arms United Nations Lebanon Resolution

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