A resolution calling on the Government of Iran to immediately release Saeed Abedini and all other individuals detained on account of their religious beliefs

February 13, 2015
March 20, 2015
Referred to House (sub)committee

In 2012, Saeed Abedini, a U.S.-Iranian pastor, traveled to Iran to visit his family and continue building an orphanage there. Detained by government forces for establishing home-based Christian churches, he remained in Iranian government custody and was allegedly tortured. This resolution called for his immediate release.

15 cosponsors (11R, 4D).

See also: S. Con. Res. 16 of 5/7/15 and H. Res. 233 of 4/29/15.

Last major action: 3/20/15 referred to House Subcomm. on the Middle East and North Africa.

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