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111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 579


Expressing support for all Iranian citizens who embrace the values of freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and rule of law, and rescinding the invitation to Iranian officials to attend July 4th celebrations at United States embassies and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2009

Mr. Burton of Indiana submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


RESOLUTION

Expressing support for all Iranian citizens who embrace the values of freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and rule of law, and rescinding the invitation to Iranian officials to attend July 4th celebrations at United States embassies and for other purposes.

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) expresses its support for all Iranian citizens who embrace the values of freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and rule of law;

(2) condemns the ongoing violence against demonstrators by the Government of Iran and pro-government militias, as well as the ongoing government suppression of independent electronic communication through interference with the Internet and cellphones;

(3) affirms the universality of individual rights and the importance of democratic and fair elections; and

(4) strongly urges the President of the United States in a show of solidarity with Iranian citizens fighting for freedom to immediately rescind the invitation to Iranian officials to attend July 4th celebrations at United States embassies and consulates around the world.