S.Res.541 - A resolution condemning the Government of Vietnam for human rights violations.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 08/02/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2012 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5989-5990) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.541 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/02/2012)
Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to democracy, human rights, civil liberties, and the rule of law.
Condemns the ongoing human rights violations committed by the government of Vietnam against the Vietnamese people.
Urges the President, the Secretary of State, and all other appropriate U.S. government officials to ensure that U.S.-Vietnam relations include robust discussion on Vietnam's troubling human rights record.
Encourages the Secretary to place Vietnam on the list of Countries of Particular Concern with regard to religious freedom.
Urges the President, the Secretary, and other world leaders to support the human rights of the people of Vietnam and to call on the President of Vietnam to: (1) release all political and religious prisoners; and (2) protect freedom of expression, assembly, association, or religion.