Condemning continuing violations of religious freedom in the Middle East

October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009
Referred to House (sub)committee

13 cosponsors.

This resolution lists assertions of violations of religious freedom in the Middle East including, inter alia, the publishing of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic materials in government controlled media in the Middle East, anti-Semitic remarks by Arab leaders; Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s remarks against Israel and denials of the Holocaust; Iran’s persecution of Baha’is as Israeli spies, an increase in harassment and violence against Christians in Gaza since the Hamas take-over in 2007, and the failure of the Palestinian Authority to stop the same in Bethlehem.

See also: similar measure H. Res. 33 of 1/8/09; and related measures S. Con. Res. 11 of 3/19/09, H. Res. 364 of 4/27/09, and H.R. 3832 of 10/15/09.

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