S.Con.Res.31 - A concurrent resolution concerning the emancipation of the Iranian Baha'i community.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT] (Introduced 06/17/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/19/1994 MODIFICATION TO THE APPOINTMENT OF CONFEREES - The Speaker announced the following modification in the appointment of conferees on the bill: In the second panel from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Diaz-Balart is appointed in lieu of Mr. Roth only for consideration of sec. 755 of the Senate amendment. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.31 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/17/1993)
Condemns the repressive anti-Baha'i policy adopted by the Government of Iran.
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 such Government to emancipate the Baha'i community by granting such rights; (2) emphasize that the United States regards the human rights practices of such Government, particularly its treatment of the Baha'is and other religious minorities, as a significant factor in the development of U.S.-Iranian relations; and (3) encourage other governments to continue to appeal to the Government of Iran and to cooperate with other governments and international organizations in efforts to protect the religious rights of the Baha'is and other minorities in Iran.