United Nations Security Council Resolution 618
|UN Security Council
Lieutenant-Colonel William R. Higgins
|Date||29 July 1988|
|Vote||For: 15 — Abs. 0 — Against: 0|
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 617, adopted unanimously on 29 July 1988, after recalling Resolution 579 (1985) on hostage-taking, the Council condemned the abduction of Lieutenant-Colonel William R. Higgins and demanded his immediate release. It also urged Member States to use their influence to promote the implementation of the current resolution.
The resolution was not implemented, and Higgins was later murdered by his captors.
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