Summary: S.Res.368 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/04/2018)

Supports the right of all Iranian citizens to have their voices heard.

Calls on the government of Iran to respect the rights of the people of Iran to freedoms of speech, press, religion, association, and assembly.

Condemns Iran's human rights violations.

Warns Iran against any violence or retribution targeting peaceful protestors.

Objects to acts of censorship, intimidation, and other restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, and expression.

Encourages the President, the Department of State, and the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (U.N.) to work to convene emergency sessions of the U.N. Security Council and the U.N. Human Rights Council to condemn Iran's ongoing human rights violations and establish a related Security Council monitoring mechanism.

Calls on Iran to cooperate with and allow visits of the U.N. Special Rapporteurs for Human Rights and the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Urges the President and State Department to work with the international community to ensure that human rights violations are part of all multilateral or bilateral discussions with and regarding Iran.