Summary: H.Res.728 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/12/2016)

Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia.

Condemns political violence in Cambodia and urges cessation of human rights violations.

Calls on the government of Cambodia to respect freedom of the press and the rights of its citizens to freely assemble and protest against the government.

Supports electoral reform efforts in Cambodia and free and fair elections in 2018.

Urges Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Cambodian People's Party to: (1) end harassment of Cambodia's opposition, (2) drop politically motivated charges against opposition lawmakers and allow them to return and freely participate in the political process, and (3) foster a democratic environment.