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A bill to promote freedom of the press around the world.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 17, 2010
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1739 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1739
“S. 1739 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1739>
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