H.RES.334

Calling on the Government of Vietnam to release from prison, end the detention without trial, and cease the harassment and house arrest of the people who signed the Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Vietnam, and expressing the sense of Congress that the President should encourage Vietnam to release such people from prison and to direct the Secretary of State to establish a Countries of Particular Concern list to condemn countries like Vietnam, which engage in "particularly severe violations" of human rights.

4/21/2009--Introduced.

Calls on the government of Vietnam to release from prison, end the detention without trial, and cease the harassment and house arrest of the people who signed the Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Vietnam.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should: (1) request that the President of Vietnam release nonviolent, peaceful supporters of democracy; and (2) direct the Secretary of State to establish a Countries of Particular Concern list to condemn countries like Vietnam which engage in "particularly severe violations" of human rights, parallel in structure to the Countries of Particular Concern list for countries with "particularly severe violations of religious freedom."

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