February 18, 2009

Violating opinion freedoms by Iran government has made bad situation in Iran

H. RES. 33
Whereas a number of senior Shi’a religious leaders who have opposed various Iranian government policies on political or religious grounds have also been targets of state repression, including house arrest, detention without charge, trial without due process, torture, and other forms of ill treatment; Whereas the Iranian Parliament is considering a new law that would impose serious punishments, including the death penalty, on converts from Islam, as although the Government of Iran has applied the death penalty for apostasy in the past, it has not been explicitly codified; ....

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