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H.RES.121: Honoring Yoani Sanchez, a courageous blogger and activist for freedom in Cuba.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||March 15, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 6, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Honors Yoani Sanchez, a blogger and activist for freedom in Cuba, for her ongoing efforts to challenge political, economic, and social oppression by the Castro regime.
Supports the first amendment rights of all people in the United States and commends those individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting and strengthening these rights in the face of adversity.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.|
|May 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.|
|March 15, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|March 15, 2013||Referred to House Foreign Affairs|