H.Res.992 - Expressing the sense of the House that the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran should halt the widespread and brutal repression of the peaceful reformist protestors, opposition supporters, human rights defenders, students, and journalists following the disputed Iranian presidential election of June 12, 2009.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 12/16/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/16/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.992 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/16/2009)
Condemns the gross abuses of the rights of Iranian citizens by the government of Islamic Republic of Iran and calls on the government to immediately honor its obligations under its own constitution and International Human Rights Laws.
Supports the rights of Iranian citizens to peacefully protest.
Urges the government of Iran to release all those peaceful protectors and opposition supporters it has detained, stop the harassment and violent acts against these Iranian citizens committed by security forces and the Basij militias, and bring to justice the government authorities responsible for such unlawful acts of violence.