S.Res.284 - A resolution calling on the Government of Iran to immediately release Saeed Abedini and all other individuals detained on account of their religious beliefs.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID] (Introduced 10/31/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/14/2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8070) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.284 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (11/14/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes that freedom of religious belief and practice is a universal human right and a fundamental freedom of every individual, regardless of race, sex, country, creed, or nationality, and should never be arbitrarily abridged by any government.
Recognizes that governments have a responsibility to protect the fundamental rights of their citizens.
Calls on Iran to immediately release Saeed Abedini and all other individuals detained on account of their religious beliefs.