H.Res.427 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the courageous leadership of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam and the urgent need for religious freedom and related human rights in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47] (Introduced 10/30/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/19/2003 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/19/2003 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.427 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/19/2003)
Congratulates the new leadership of the Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam.
Urges the Government of Vietnam to: (1) respect the right of all independent religious organizations to freely practice their faith; and (2) release all Vietnamese citizens imprisoned for doing so, especially the Most Venerable Thich Huyen Quang and the Very Venerable Thich Quang Do.
Urges the United States Embassy in Vietnam to closely monitor cases of abuse of religious belief and practice and report to the Congress on specific measures taken to protect and promote religious freedom in Vietnam.