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House passes POW resolution, refers antiquities measure

[JURIST] According to press reports, the US House of Representatives Thursday passed a resolution calling on Iraq to respect the terms of the Geneva Conventions concerning treatment of prisoners of war (the actual text of the resolution, H.Con.Res. 118, is not yet available from THOMAS [official website]). And in other Iraq-related legislative action, the House has referred to committee a resolution calling on Coalition forces to avoid damage to Iraq's cultural antiquities.

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