In 2012, Saeed Abedini, a U.S.-Iranian pastor, traveled to Iran to visit his family and continue building an orphanage there. Detained by government forces for establishing home-based Christian churches, he remained in Iranian government custody and was allegedly tortured. This resolution called for his immediate release.
15 cosponsors (11R, 4D).
See also: S. Con. Res. 16 of 5/7/15 and H. Res. 233 of 4/29/15.
Last major action: 3/20/15 referred to House Subcomm. on the Middle East and North Africa.