H.Res.1008 - Condemning the persecution of Baha'is in Iran.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Introduced 02/28/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.1008 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (08/01/2008)
Condemns the government of Iran for its: (1) state-sponsored persecution of Baha'is and continues to hold the government of Iran responsible for upholding all the rights of its nationals, including members of the Baha'i community; and (2) continued imprisonment of individuals without due process and fair trial.
Calls on: (1) the government of Iran to immediately release 10 Baha'is: Ms. Raha Sabet, Mr. Sasan Taqva, Ms. Haleh Roohi, Mrs. Fariba Kamalabadi, Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani, Mr. Afif Naeimi, Mr. Saeid Rezaie, Mr. Behrouz Tavakkoli, Mrs. Mahvash Sabet, and Mr. Vahid Tizfahm; and (2) the government of Iran and the Iranian Parliament to reject a draft Islamic penal code which violates Iran's commitments under the International Covenants on Human Rights.