H.Con.Res.102 - Concerning the emancipation of the Iranian Baha'i community.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] (Introduced 09/20/1995)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/27/1996 Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/27/1996 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.102 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/1995)
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) assert the U.S. Government's concern regarding Iran's violations of the rights of its citizens, including members of the Baha'i community, along with expressions of concern regarding the Iranian Government's support for international terrorism and its efforts to acquire weapons of mass destruction; (2) emphasize that the United States regards the human rights practices of the Iranian Government, particularly its treatment of the Baha'i community and other religious minorities, as a significant factor in the development of U.S.-Iranian relations; (3) urge the Iranian Government to emancipate the Baha'i community by granting those rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the international covenants on human rights; and (4) 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.