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File #: 22-0876    Version: Name:
Type: City Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/26/2022 In control: Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency/City Council
On agenda: 1/31/2023 Final action: 1/31/2023
Title: Subject: ‘Women, Life, Freedom’ A Resolution Supporting Iranian And Kurdish Women And Protesters In Iran From: Council President Bas And President Pro Tempore Kalb Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution 1) Condemning The Ongoing Violence The Government Of Iran Is Carrying Out Against Iranian And Kurdish Women And Against Peaceful Protestors, And 2) Commending And Urging The Expansion Of United States Media Coverage To Highlight The Struggles Of Iranian And Kurdish-Iranian People Within Iran, And 3) Calling For The Emergency Removal Or Easing Of Specific Sanctions In Order To Facilitate Foreign Aid And Communication Technology To Be Directly Provided To Iranians And To Victims’ Families, And 4) Calling On The Immediate Freezing Of Assets And Visas For Perpetrators Of State Sanctioned Violence In Iran, And 5) Calling On United States Department Of State To Immediately Create Emergency Immigration Opportunities And Reform Immigration Processes For Iranian Citizens, Kurdish Residents Of Ira...
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Subject:                     ‘Women, Life, Freedom’ A Resolution Supporting Iranian And Kurdish Women And Protesters In Iran                     

From:                                          Council President Bas And President Pro Tempore Kalb                     

Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution 1) Condemning The Ongoing Violence The Government Of Iran Is Carrying Out Against Iranian And Kurdish Women And Against Peaceful Protestors, And 2) Commending And Urging The Expansion Of United States Media Coverage To Highlight The Struggles Of Iranian And Kurdish-Iranian People Within Iran, And 3) Calling For The Emergency Removal Or Easing Of Specific Sanctions In Order To Facilitate Foreign Aid And Communication Technology To Be Directly Provided To Iranians And To Victims’ Families, And 4) Calling On The Immediate Freezing Of Assets And Visas For Perpetrators Of State Sanctioned Violence In Iran, And 5) Calling On United States Department Of State To Immediately Create Emergency Immigration Opportunities And Reform Immigration Processes For Iranian Citizens, Kurdish Residents Of Iran, And Those In Danger Of Political Persecution To Obtain Emergency Humanitarian Visas To Enter Into The United States