H.Con.Res.87 - Concerning Iranian persecution of the Baha'is.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Yatron, Gus [D-PA-6] (Introduced 04/05/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/17/1990 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||02/27/1990 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.87 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/05/1989)
Urges the Government of Iran to uphold the human rights of all its nationals, including members of the Baha'i faith, and to extend the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Calls upon the President to continue to: (1) emphasize human rights improvements as an important factor in the development of relations between the U.S. and Iranian Governments; (2) cooperate with other governments to initiate and support actions by the United Nations and its agencies to promote the protection of the religious rights of the Baha'is; and (3) provide, and urge others to provide, for refugee and humanitarian assistance for those Baha'is fleeing their homelands to escape religious repression.