H.Res. 1335 (111th): Calling on the Government of the Republic of Malawi to respect the fundamental human rights of its citizens, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
May 06, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Kirk
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 06, 2010
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on May 6, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 06, 2010
Referred to Committee May 06, 2010
 
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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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House Foreign Affairs

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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5/6/2010--Introduced.
Calls for the immediate release from prison by Malawi of Mr. Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Mr. Steven Monjeza, citizens of the Republic of Malawi, who were imprisoned on the basis of sexual orientation.
Urges the government of the Republic of Malawi to address the violation of human rights in Malawi and the criminalization of conduct by consenting adults.
Encourages the Secretary of State to monitor human rights abuses in Malawi that occur based on sexual orientation and encourages the release of those individuals detained solely on the basis of sexual orientation.

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