H.Res.650 - Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and permitting use of their own assets to assist in their resettlement.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 03/17/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/2016 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.650 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2016)
Condemns the attacks against the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq.
Urges the government of Iraq to: (1) bring to justice those responsible for the attacks; and (2) ensure access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity and other necessary supplies and equipment.
Calls on the United States to work with Iraq to: (1) bring Camp Liberty/Hurriya to the same level of protection as that of the Baghdad International Airport to ensure the security of the residents, and (2) facilitate the residents' ability to sell their property and assets in order to fund their costs of living and resettlement out of Iraq.
Urges the United States to work with Iraq and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to ensure that Camp Liberty/Hurriya residents, without exception, are safely resettled outside of Iraq and Iran according to the terms of the December 2011 Memorandum of Understanding.
Calls on the United States to work with Albania and UNHCR to provide suitable housing for the remaining Camp Liberty/Hurriya residents in Albania.