H.Res.1303 - Calling on the Egyptian Government to respect human rights and freedoms of religion and expression in Egypt.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] (Introduced 06/24/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/24/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Res.1303 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/24/2008)
Recognizes that respect for human rights is a fundamental value and that the bilateral relationship between the United States and Egypt should be a platform for promoting the rule of law and fundamental freedoms.
Calls on the Egyptian government to: (1) respect human rights, minority rights, and freedoms of religion and expression; and (2) release Ayman Nour and all political activists.
Welcomes Egypt's efforts to secure the border with Gaza and fight smuggling.
Urges the President and the Secretary of State to put human rights and religious freedom developments in Egypt very high on the U.S. government's agenda during meetings with Egyptian officials.