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Passed House without amendment (04/09/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Calls on the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to: (1) end its crackdown on nonviolent Tibetan protesters and its continuing cultural, religious, economic, and linguistic repression inside Tibet; (2) begin a dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to address the legitimate grievances of the Tibetan people and provide for a long-term solution in Tibet; and (3) release all Tibetans who are imprisoned for nonviolently opposing Chinese government policies in Tibet.

Calls on the U.S. Department of State to: (1) reconsider its decision not to include the PRC among the group of countries described as "the world's most systematic human rights violators"; and (2) implement the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002.