This resolution lists assertions of violations of religious freedom in the Middle East including, inter alia, the publishing of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic materials in government controlled media in the Middle East, anti-Semitic remarks by Arab leaders; Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s remarks against Israel and denials of the Holocaust; Iran’s persecution of Baha’is as Israeli spies, an increase in harassment and violence against Christians in Gaza since the Hamas take-over in 2007, and the failure of the Palestinian Authority to stop the same in Bethlehem.
See also: similar measure H. Res. 33 of 1/8/09; and related measures S. Con. Res. 11 of 3/19/09, H. Res. 364 of 4/27/09, and H.R. 3832 of 10/15/09.