H.Res.461 - Calling for the immediate and unconditional release from prison of certain Kurdish members of the Parliament of the Republic of Turkey and for the prompt recognition by the Government of the Republic of Turkey of full cultural and language rights for the Kurdish people within its borders.106th Congress (1999-2000)
||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] (Introduced 04/05/2000)
||House - International Relations
||04/05/2000 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)
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Declares that: (1) the immediate and unconditional release from prison in Turkey of the Kurdish Democracy Party parliamentarians Leyla Zana, Hatip Dicle, Orhan Dogan, and Selim Sadak is a vital step in upholding due process in Turkey and facilitating Turkey's integration into the European Union; and (2) the prompt recognition by the Government of the Republic of Turkey of full cultural and language rights for the Kurdish people within its borders, including the right of education and broadcasting in Kurdish, is a vital step in promoting tolerance and cultural diversity in a manner consistent with Turkey's commitment as a participating state of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.