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Resolution Number: 1991-D203
Title: Call to Release Assets of Refugees of the Gulf Crisis
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 70th General Convention of the Episcopal Church call upon the Secretary General of the United Nations to bring pressure to bear on the Governments of Iraq and Kuwait to unfreeze the financial assets of Palestinians and other migrant workers who have become refugees as a result of the Gulf crisis, so that they may have access to their earnings and savings deposited in Iraqi and Kuwaiti banks.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 376.