Congressional Testimony

The year 2008 marks the tenth anniversary of the passage of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA), legislation that threw a spotlight on the importance of religious freedom around the world and on the need to promote this freedom as a key component of U.S. foreign policy... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2008 Contact: Judith Ingram, Communications Director (202) 523-3240, ext. 127 WASHINGTON--Commissioner Nina Shea of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom discussed religious freedom violations in China at a... Read More
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2008   Contact: Judith Ingram, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 127   WASHINGTON- Commission Leonard Leo of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom joined Representatives Chris... Read More
CONGRESSIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAUCUS HEARING TESTIMONY BY USCIRF COMMISSIONER LEONARD LEO: HUMAN RIGHTS IN VIETNAM: CURRENT CONDITIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE U.S-VIETNAM HUMAN RIGHTS DIALOGUE MAY 14, 2008   Congresswomen Lofgren and Sanchez, members of the Congressional Vietnam... Read More
CONGRESSIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAUCUS HEARING Dec. 6, 2007 USCIRF TESTIMONY by COMMISSIONER LEONARD LEO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN VIETNAM: OBSERVATIONS AND CONCERNS AFTER RECENT USCIRF TRIP TO VIETNAM Congresswoman Sanchez, members of the Human Rights Caucus, thank... Read More
Testimony on anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region by Felice D. Gaer, Commissioner United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing on "U.S. and Civil Society Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism" Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe... Read More
2/4/08: 2006 Testimony
December December 21, 2006 Testimony by Felice D. Gaer, Chair Before the House International Relations Committee July July 27, 2006 Testimony by USCIRF Chair Felice Gaer at a U.S.... Read More
Hearing on the U.S. Refugee and Asylum Programs Before the House International Relations Committee of the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations May 10, 2006 2pm 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Mr. Chairman and... Read More
"Vietnam: The Human Rights Dialogue with Vietnam: Is Vietnam Making Significant Progress?" Wednesday, March 29, 2006 A Strategic Opportunity: Linking Human Rights & Bilateral Interests Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, let me begin by thanking you on behalf of the U.S. Commission... Read More
2/4/08: 2005 Testimony
November November 16, 2005 Remarks by Commissioner Prodromou Briefing on "Religious Freedom in Egypt" November 15, 2005 Congress: USCIRF Chair to testify on State Department's... Read More

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