S.Res.139 - A resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 04/25/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.139 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/25/2017)
Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
Urges the President and the Department of State to: (1) condemn the Iranian government's continued violation of human rights and demand the immediate release of prisoners held solely on account of their religion; and (2) impose sanctions on Iranian officials and other individuals directly responsible for serious human rights abuses.