H.Res.584 - Urging the President to seek an independent investigation into the death of Tibetan Buddhist leader and social activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and to publicly call for an end to the repressive policies used by the People's Republic of China in Tibet.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 01/11/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.584 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2016)
Urges the President to: (1) seek an independent inquiry into Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death, and (2) publicly call for an end to China's repressive policies in Tibet each time the President meets with Chinese officials.
Urges China to halt suppression of the religious, cultural, social, economic, and environmental rights of the Tibetan people in Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's home regions of Lithang and Nyagchu and across all areas of traditional Tibet.
Declares that violations of human rights in general and the persecution of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, his family, and his supporters are matters of worldwide concern.