S.Res.406 - A resolution urging the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to overturn the sentence of the "Girl of Qatif".110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 12/14/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||12/14/2007 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S15653) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.406 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/14/2007)
Welcomes the commitment of the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reform its judicial system.
Condemns sexual violence in all forms.
Urges the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to: (1) address the problem of violence against women in Saudi society, to promote equal treatment of women in the country's legal system, and to ensure that victims of sexual violence are not punished for the crimes committed against them; and (2) overturn the sentence of the "Girl of Qatif."