Like Countable?

Install the App
TRY NOW

simple resolution Progress


  • The senate Passed June 19th, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
    IntroducedJune 19th, 2009

Log in or create an account to see how your Reps voted!

Bill Details

Official information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.

Official Title

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression in Iran.

Summary

Respects: (1) the sovereignty, history, and culture of the Iranian people; and (2) the universal values of freedom of speech and freedom of the press in Iran and throughout the world. Supports: (1) the Iranian people as they take steps to peacefully express their voices, opinions, and aspirations; (2) journalists who take great risk to report on political events in Iran, including those surrounding the presidential election; and (3) efforts of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to provide credible news within Iran through the Voice of America's (VOA) Persian News Network, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's (RFE/RL) Radio Farda. Condemns: (1) the detainment and intimidation of journalists in Iran and elsewhere throughout the world; and (2) restrictions on freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression in Iran and throughout the world.

    There are currently no opinions on this bill, be the first to add one!