H.Con.Res.156 - Concerning the emancipation of the Baha'i community of Iran.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Owens, Wayne [D-UT-2] (Introduced 05/21/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/08/1992 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.156 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/02/1992)
Urges the Government of Iran to extend to the Baha'i community the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the international covenants on human rights.
Calls upon the President to continue to: (1) urge the Government of Iran to emancipate the Baha'i community by granting such rights; (2) emphasize that the United States regards the human rights practices of Iran, particularly its treatment of the Baha'is and other religious minorities, as a significant element in the development of U.S.-Iranian relations; and (3) cooperate with other governments and international organizations in efforts to protect the religious rights of the Baha'is and other minorities in Iran.