H.Con.Res.415 - Condemning the repression of the Iranian Baha'i community and calling for the emancipation of Iranian Baha'is.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Introduced 05/24/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/20/2006 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.415 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/19/2006)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Calls on the government of Iran to cease repressive activities aimed at the Iranian Baha'i community and holds the government of Iran responsible for upholding the rights of its nationals, including the Baha'i community.
Requests the President to: (1) call for the government of Iran to emancipate the Baha'i community by granting those rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights covenants; (2) emphasize that the United States regards the government of Iran's human rights practices as a significant factor in U.S.-Iran foreign policy; and (3) initiate a consistent dialogue with other governments and the European Union (EU) in order to persuade the government of Iran to rectify its human rights practices.