H.Res.416 - Condemning Communist China's discrimination, harassment, imprisonment, torture, and execution of its prisoners of conscience, and supporting the Tuidang movement whereby Chinese citizens renounce their ties to the Chinese Communist Party.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] (Introduced 09/23/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.|
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Summary: H.Res.416 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/23/2011)
Condemns China's imprisonment, torture, and execution of its prisoners of conscience.
Calls upon China to: (1) cease harassment and discrimination against all unregistered religious organizations and individual practitioners, (2) release its prisoners of conscience, (3) release information about the number of detained prisoners of conscience and the extent of organ harvesting among such prisoners, and (4) allow the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom or international humanitarian organizations access to current and former prisoners of conscience.
Expresses sympathy to the families of prisoners of conscience who have been imprisoned, tortured, and murdered by the Chinese government.
Urges the Administration to raise the issue of the prisoners of conscience in diplomatic meetings with China.
Supports the Tuidang movement.