Calling on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi

July 6, 2016
July 14, 2016
Ordered to be reported

Siamak Namazi was a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a consultant working in the oil industry in Dubai when he traveled to Tehran in 7/2015. He was arrested, interrogated, and detained by Iranian forces.Months later, his father, Baquer, was arrested as well. This resolution urged the president to take appropriate measures to secure their release.

19 cosponsors (13D, 6R).

See also: S. Res. 529 of 7/12/16.

Last major action: 7/14/16 ordered measure to be reported from House Comm. on Foreign Affairs.

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