H.Res.1335 - Calling on the Government of the Republic of Malawi to respect the fundamental human rights of its citizens, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Introduced 05/06/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/06/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1335 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/06/2010)
Calls for the immediate release from prison by Malawi of Mr. Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Mr. Steven Monjeza, citizens of the Republic of Malawi, who were imprisoned on the basis of sexual orientation.
Urges the government of the Republic of Malawi to address the violation of human rights in Malawi and the criminalization of conduct by consenting adults.
Encourages the Secretary of State to monitor human rights abuses in Malawi that occur based on sexual orientation and encourages the release of those individuals detained solely on the basis of sexual orientation.