Congressional Testimony

Before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus Of the United States House of Representatives Wednesday, November 16, 2005 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Caucus: On behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, I wish to thank you, Mr. Chairman, and the Caucus for... Read More
Before the House International Relations Committee of the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations Tuesday, November 15, 2005 Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Subcommittee, let me begin by thanking you for the... Read More
"The Human Rights Situation in Egypt: An Overview" Wednesday, July 13, 2005 Mr. Chairman and Members of the Caucus: On behalf of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on which I am honored to serve as Vice Chair, I wish to thank you, Mr. Chairman, and the... Read More
"Unrest in Uzbekistan: Crisis and Prospects" Thursday, May 19, 2005 Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for inviting me to testify here today. As you know, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is an independent government agency created by the International Religious... Read More
2/4/08: 2004 Testimony
November November 18, 2004 "Protecting Human Rights and Religious Freedom For a Stable and Prosperous China." October October 6, 2004 "Annual... Read More
Michael Young, Chair The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Protecting Religious Freedom in Vietnam: Balancing Interests and Principles February 12, 2004 Introduction Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the Senate, I want to commend you for holding this... Read More
Testimony by Michael K. Young, Chair The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Before the House International Relations Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Non-Proliferation and Human Rights of the United States House of Representatives February 10, 2004 Mr. Chairman... Read More
2/4/08: 2003 Testimony
October October 1, 2003 - "A People Silenced: The Vietnamese Government's Assault on the Media and Access to Information." July July 24, 2003 - "Will Religion Flourish Under China's New Leadership." June June 6, 2003 - "Life Inside North Korea." May May 13, 2003 - "Reviewing the... Read More
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs Hearing on "Life Inside North Korea" Statement by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom June 5, 2003 Introduction The people of the Democratic People's... Read More
CHAIRPERSON GAER: Ladies and gentlemen, our third panel is entitled "The United States' Role in Promoting Human Rights in Afghanistan." Our panelists include Minister Karimi, again, Mr. Maroofi, Ms. Baha and Mr. Hamidi. In addition, we have Ambassador Wendy Chamberlin,... Read More

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