S.Res. 385 (112th): A resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its continued persecution, imprisonment, and sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy.


Mar 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Vitter

Senior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Condemns Iran for its systemic violations of the human rights of the Iranian people, including the state-sponsored persecution of religious minorities in Iran, and its continued ... Read more >

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Mar 1, 2012

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Jun 19, 2012
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 385”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


11 cosponsors (10R, 1D) (show)
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Related Bills
H.Res. 556 (Related)
Condemning the Government of Iran for its continued persecution, imprisonment, and sentencing of Youcef ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 1, 2012

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