H.Res.16 - Calling on the State Department to list the Socialist Republic of Vietnam as a "Country of Particular Concern" with respect to religious freedom.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-40] (Introduced 01/05/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/01/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.16 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/2011)
Encourages the Department of State to place Vietnam on the list of "Countries of Particular Concern" for particularly severe violations of religious freedom.
Condemns the ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedom in Vietnam, including the detention of religious leaders and the long-term imprisonment of individuals engaged in peaceful advocacy.
Calls on Vietnam to lift restrictions on religious freedom and implement necessary legal and political reforms to protect religious freedom.