H.RES.532: Calls on the Government of Turkey to allow free expression and Internet freedom.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 28 (22 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced April 1, 2014
Latest Major Action June 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Calls on the government of Turkey to lift restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet, including social media.

Recognizes the role of technology and social media in helping independent journalists and the general public to communicate, access information, and support accountability.

Reaffirms the importance of Internet freedom to promote democracy and good governance around the world.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
June 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
April 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.