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Here it is SUNY Oswego Resolution


    Enjoy.   Again, this was a mix of liberal and conservative students so 
some stuff such as the Terrorist Elimination Act  may not be hooah for some 
but the sanctions here are the key.  As a veteran, I love my nation immensly 
and would answer the call..but our policy in Iraq is an utter failure.

    Thanks to all who s resolutions I copied some stuff from.  Im grateful..

Yours in Peace and Brotherhood

36th Legislative Session
29th Meeting
10 April 2001

Student Association Resolution [SLE.36.23] 
Condemnation of Iraqi Sanctions

WHEREAS,    the United Nations, particularly the United States, has enforced 
the most extensive embargo in history on the people of Iraq for ten years 
which have had the reverse effect of harming the people it was supposed to 

WHEREAS,    the sanctions have caused the death of over 1.4 million Iraqi 
citizens and are killing children under the age of five at the rate of 5000 a 
month according to the United Nations   

WHEREAS,    the Iraqi people have suffered more than enough for the crimes of 
an unelected dictator and do not deserve to be "living from hand to mouth."  
(The Economist 12-12-98)

WHEREAS,    the sanctions clearly violate the Universal Declaration of Human 
Rights (established December 10, 1948 by the U.N. General Assembly)  
Specifically, these articles of the Preamble: Article 5, "No one shall be 
subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or 
punishment."  Article 25 declares, "(1) Everyone has the right to a standard 
of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his 
family, including food, clothing, housing, and medical careā€¦"

WHEREAS,    this resolution DOES NOT condemn the brave American and Allied 
servicemen and women who diligently answered their nation's call nor condone 
the despicable rule of Saddam Hussein

WHEREAS,    this issue directly concerns us as the sanctions are turning 
Iraqis or our generation against the United States and it Allies which sows 
the seeds of more conflict in the region in our lifetimes even after Hussein 
is out of power.

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Student  Association Senate of Oswego 
State University that the we commit ourselves to the attached 

Chrystina Hubbell, Funnelle Hall
Larry Provost, Off Campus


1-We publicly support the lifting of the economic sanctions on Iraq with 
special conditions for military technology and machinery, and expanded 
humanitarian efforts to help the Iraqi people recover from the crushing 
defeat of the sanctions

    2-We commit ourselves, COPE, and other interested campus groups to an 
educational project informing students about the effects of the sanctions.

    3-We call on local religious, political, and civic groups to respond to 
the needs of the Iraqi community in bringing an end to this unnatural 

    4-We call upon the administration of SUNY Oswego to provide financial and 
academic resources in conjunction with the Student Association in bringing an 
end to this unnatural disaster.

    5-We will submit press releases concerning this resolution to the 
Palladium Times, the Herald Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today.

    6-We authorize the End the Sanctions Against Iraq Signature Ad Campaign 
to include the name of the SUNY Oswego Student Association Senate in the list 
of signatories to appear in advertisements to be taken out by the party 
mentioned above in newspapers and other forms of media.
    7-We will give copies of this resolution to the Bishop of Syracuse, Mayor 
John J Gosek, the Oswego and National Headquarters of the Veterans of Foreign 
Wars and the American Legion, Congressman John McHugh, Congressman Jim Walsh, 
Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State 
Hon. Colin L. Powell and President George Bush asking their support.

    8-We also need to express our heartfelt gratitude to our American and 
Allied brethren who sacrificed to do a job that Allied governments chose not 
to finish whether it be because of media images or "balance of power" 


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