H.Res.175 - Condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] (Introduced 02/13/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/22/2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||10/22/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.175 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (10/22/2009)
Condemns the government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
Calls on the government of Iran to release the seven leaders and all other prisoners held on account of their religion, including: Mrs. Fariba Kamalabadi, Mr. Jamaloddin Khanjani, Mr. Afif Naeimi, Mr. Saeid Rezaie, Mr. Behrouz Tavakkoli, Mrs. Mahvash Sabet, Mr. Vahid Tizfahm, Ms. Raha Sabet, Mr. Sasan Taqva, and Ms. Haleh Roohi.
Calls on the President and Secretary of State, in cooperation with responsible nations, to condemn Iran's continued violation of human rights and demand the release of prisoners held on account of their religion, including the above-named individuals.