H.Con.Res.141 - Calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to change the venue of the 2008 Olympic Games unless the People's Republic of China makes significant progress in ending human rights abuses.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] (Introduced 04/28/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/16/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.141 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/28/2005)
Recognizes the ongoing abuse by the People's Republic of China of the most basic of human rights.
Urges the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to change the venue of the 2008 Olympic Games unless China makes significant progress to end human rights abuses, including by: (1) ending its one-child policy; (2) halting its persecution of North Korean refugees and releasing humanitarian workers that it has jailed; (3) discontinuing its intimidation of Taiwan's citizens; (4) making public the number of execution that are carried out each year; (5) halting the practice of parading prisoners through the streets prior to executing them; and (6) no longer holding public executions in stadiums filled with spectators.