H.Res.1457 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the one-year anniversary of the Government of Iran's fraudulent manipulation of Iranian elections, the Government of Iran's continued denial of human rights and democracy to the people of Iran, and the Government of Iran's continued pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.Res.1457 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Passed House without amendment (06/24/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reaffirms: (1) support for all Iranian citizens who struggle for freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and the rule of law; and (2) the universality of individual human and political rights.
Condemns: (1) the violence and human rights abuses against the people of Iran by the government of Iran and pro-government militias, as well as the ongoing government suppression of independent electronic communication; and (2) the government of Iran's pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability and unconventional weapons and ballistic missile capabilities.
Urges the release of all political prisoners detained by the government of Iran and the end of harassment and violence against the people of Iran.
Calls for freedom and democracy for the people of Iran, including democratic and independent elections in Iran.