House Bill 5665
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Combating International Islamophobia Act
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Passed House on Dec 14, 2021
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Oct 21, 2021
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Dec 15, 2021
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5665
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117
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International Affairs
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Passed
December 15, 2021
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Summary

Combating International Islamophobia Act

This bill establishes within the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia and addresses related issues.

The office shall monitor and combat acts of Islamophobia and Islamophobic incitement in foreign countries. The bill establishes the position of Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Islamophobia, who shall head the office.

The bill also requires certain existing annual reports to Congress about human rights and religious freedom in foreign countries to include information about Islamophobia, such as information about (1) acts of physical violence or harassment of Muslim people, (2) instances of propaganda in government and nongovernment media that attempt to justify or promote hatred or incite violence against Muslim people, and (3) actions taken by a country's government to respond to such acts. The office shall coordinate and assist in preparing these portions of the reports.

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December 15, 2021
December 14, 2021
December 13, 2021
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