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Tuesday, 17 September 1974
Page: 1110

Senator YOUNG (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - I present the following petition from SO citizens of the Commonwealth:

To the Honourable the President and Members of the Senate in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of the undersigned citizens of the Commonwealth respectfully showeth:

Whereas the six million people of the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, occupied and unlawfully annexed by the Soviet Union, have been deprived of freedom, Human Rights and civil liberties and are therefore unable to express their will, we the undersigned Australian citizens of Baltic origin humbly petition the Senate to express its moral support to the rights of the Baltic States to freedom and self-determination.

And your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray.

Petition received.

Senator YOUNG - As a petition similarly worded has already been presented by Senator Baume I do not propose to move that the petition be read.

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