H.Res.147 - Calling for the release of United States citizen Saeed Abedini and condemning the Government of Iran for its persecution of religious minorities.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA-6] (Introduced 04/10/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||11/20/2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.|
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Summary: H.Res.147 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/10/2013)
Condemns the government of Iran for its persecution of religious minorities, including Saeed Abedini (a U.S. citizen sentenced to prison in Iran after being tried for his religious beliefs and convicted for undermining the government of Iran).
Calls on: (1) Iran to release Saeed Abedini to the United States; and (2) the U.S. government to work aggressively for his release by designating appropriate Iranian officials for human rights abuses pursuant to the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010.