H.Res.435 - Condemning the persecution of political opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko as well as other political prisoners, among them former internal affairs minister Yuri Lutsenko.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 10/13/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.435 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/13/2011)
Condemns the verdict against Yulia Tymoshenko and requests that she be released from custody while the verdict is appealed.
Demands that the government of Ukraine release all political prisoners and provide medical care to those that have been imprisoned.
Demands that Ukraine adhere to the principles of democracy and rule of law by respecting human rights, freedom of the press, and the protection of free speech and the right to peaceful assembly.