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Official Title as Introduced

Calling on the Government of Bangladesh to protect the human rights of all its citizens, particularly vulnerable minorities, strengthen democratic institutions and rule of law, and prevent the growth of extremist groups.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/29/2015Introduced in House

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Date
08/20/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
08/20/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
07/29/2015Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
07/29/2015Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5609)
07/29/2015Introduced in House

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs07/29/2015 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations08/20/2015 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific08/20/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/29/2015)

Acknowledges the victims of the 1971 Bangladesh war of independence.

Calls on the government of Bangladesh to: (1) adhere to internationally recognized norms for elections, rule of law, and for due process in the conduct of the domestic International Crimes Tribunal investigating and prosecuting suspects of crimes committed in 1971 during the Bangladesh Liberation War; (2) stop radical organizations, such as Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir, which pose an ongoing threat to the country's stability and secular democracy; and (3) protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all its citizens, particularly vulnerable minorities.