H.Res.673 - Expressing concern over attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] (Introduced 12/21/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||01/11/2018 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.673 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/21/2017)
Acknowledges: (1) the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership in advancing common interests, and (2) Egypt's regional role as a partner in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
Recognizes the necessity for Egypt's leaders to take steps toward education reform that prioritizes impartial instruction of all religions and political reform that prioritizes human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.
Urges the government of Egypt to: (1) enact reforms to ensure that Coptic Christians are given the same rights and opportunities as all other Egyptian citizens; (2) end the culture of impunity for attacks on Christians; and (3) arrest, prosecute, and convict individuals who carry out such attacks.