Summary: H.Res.139 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/03/2015)

Condemns violence against religious minorities in the Middle East and actions that limit their practice of faith.

Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to promoting religious freedom around the world and protecting religious minorities facing persecution.

Calls on the governments of the Middle East to uphold the internationally recognized human right to freedom from religious persecution and to end violence and discrimination against religious minorities.

Urges the Obama Administration to appoint a Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia.