Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (11/14/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes that freedom of religious belief and practice is a universal human right and a fundamental freedom of every individual, regardless of race, sex, country, creed, or nationality, and should never be arbitrarily abridged by any government.

Recognizes that governments have a responsibility to protect the fundamental rights of their citizens.

Calls on Iran to immediately release Saeed Abedini and all other individuals detained on account of their religious beliefs.