World Freedom Day, 2006, 65363 [06-9132]

Download as PDF 65363 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 71, No. 215 Tuesday, November 7, 2006 Title 3— Proclamation 8081 of November 2, 2006 The President World Freedom Day, 2006 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall was torn down by the desire of a people to be free. On World Freedom Day, we commemorate this historic event and reflect on liberty’s power to change lives and raise societies. After decades of oppression, the fall of the Berlin Wall brought the light of liberty to the people of East Berlin, and the events that followed set the course for a new era of freedom in Germany and in much of Central and Eastern Europe. Today, we again face an ideological struggle with the enemies of freedom, democracy, and moderation. In this struggle, America will continue to stand with those who seek to build societies where people live in freedom and at peace with each other and the world. The collapse of the Berlin Wall demonstrated that when liberty flourishes, nations become more tolerant, hopeful, and secure. On World Freedom Day, we celebrate the power of freedom and democracy. We are also reminded that free countries have the responsibility to work together to protect the fundamental rights of all people and help others realize the blessings of liberty. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim November 9, 2006, as World Freedom Day. I call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities, reaffirming our dedication to freedom and democracy. [FR Doc. 06–9132 Filed 11–6–06; 8:45 am] Billing code 3195–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:31 Nov 06, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\07NOD0.SGM 07NOD0 GWBOLD.EPS</GPH> sroberts on PROD1PC70 with RULES IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this second day of November, in the year of our Lord two thousand six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-first.

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Proclamation 8081--World Freedom Day, 2006


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 7, 2006 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 8081 of November 2, 2006

                
World Freedom Day, 2006

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall was torn down by 
                the desire of a people to be free. On World Freedom 
                Day, we commemorate this historic event and reflect on 
                liberty's power to change lives and raise societies.

                After decades of oppression, the fall of the Berlin 
                Wall brought the light of liberty to the people of East 
                Berlin, and the events that followed set the course for 
                a new era of freedom in Germany and in much of Central 
                and Eastern Europe. Today, we again face an ideological 
                struggle with the enemies of freedom, democracy, and 
                moderation. In this struggle, America will continue to 
                stand with those who seek to build societies where 
                people live in freedom and at peace with each other and 
                the world.

                The collapse of the Berlin Wall demonstrated that when 
                liberty flourishes, nations become more tolerant, 
                hopeful, and secure. On World Freedom Day, we celebrate 
                the power of freedom and democracy. We are also 
                reminded that free countries have the responsibility to 
                work together to protect the fundamental rights of all 
                people and help others realize the blessings of 
                liberty.

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the 
                United States of America, by virtue of the authority 
                vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United 
                States, do hereby proclaim November 9, 2006, as World 
                Freedom Day. I call upon the people of the United 
                States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies 
                and activities, reaffirming our dedication to freedom 
                and democracy.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                second day of November, in the year of our Lord two 
                thousand six, and of the Independence of the United 
                States of America the two hundred and thirty-first. 
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

[FR Doc. 06-9132
Filed 11-6-06; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P