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S.J.Res. 98 (99th): A joint resolution condemning the passage of Resolution 3379, in the United Nations General Assembly on November 10, 1975, and urging the United States Ambassador and United States Delegation to take all appropriate actions necessary to erase this shameful resolution from the record of the United Nations.


The text of the resolution below is as of Aug 15, 1985 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 99-90—AUG. 15, 1985                                          99 STAT. 385
Public Law 99-90
99th Congress
                              Joint Resolution
C!ondemning the passage of Resolution 3379, in the United Nations General Assembly       ^ ^ „ ^5 ^935
  on November 10, 1975, and urging the United States Ambassador and United              —        '—--—
  States delegation to take all appropriate actions necessary to erase this shsimeful    [SJ- Res. 98]
  resolution from the record of the United Nations.

Whereas, on November 10, 1975, the thirtieth session of the United
  Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 3379 which sought
  to legitimize the lie, first perpetrated at the United Nations
  General Assembly by representatives of the Union of Socialist
  Soviet Republics in 1963, that Zionism is a form of racism; and
Whereas Resolution 3379 of the thirtieth United Nations General
  Assembly directly contravenes the most basic principles and pur-
  poses of the United Nations Charter and undermines universal                           59 Stat. 1031.
  human rights values and principles; and
Whereas that infamous resolution threatens directly the integrity
  and legitimacy of a member state by singling out for slanderous
  attack the national movement which gave birth to the State of
  Israel; and
Whereas the adoption of Resolution 3379 by the thirtieth United
  Nations General Assembly constituted one of that organization's
  darkest moments and may fuel the flames of antisemitism and
  anti-Zionism; and
Whereas the United States Congress sharply condemned the pas-
  sage of Resolution 3379 ten years ago "in that said resolution
  encourages antisemitism by wrongly associating and equating
  Zionism with racism": Now, therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled. That the Congress—                                Antisemitism.
       (1) soundly denounces and condemns any linkage between
     Zionism and racism;
       (2) considers UNGA Resolution 3379 to be a permanent smear
     upon the reputation of the United Nations and to be totally
     inconsistent with that organization's declared purposes and
     principles;

99 STAT. 386 PUBLIC LAW 99-90—AUG. 15, 1985 (3) unequivocally states that the premise of UNGA Resolution 3379 which equates Zionism with racism is itself clearly a form of bigotry; and (4) formally repudiates UNGA Resolution 3379, and calls upon the Parliaments of all countries which value freedom and democracy to do the same. Approved August 15, 1985. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 98: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 131 (1985): July 9, considered and passed Senate. Aug. 1, considered and passed House.