Congressional Testimony

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
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com CHAIRPERSON GAER: I would like to invite the panelists for the second panel to come to the front table. The moderators of this panel on implementing human rights protections are Commissioner Richard Land and Commissioner Firuz... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com COMMISSIONER YOUNG: I'm now delighted to introduce Mavis Leno, who is the chair of the Feminist Majority's Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls, a role she assumed in 1997, just shortly after the... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com COMMISSIONER YOUNG: It's a great honor to introduce Judge Tunheim, who is District Court judge from Minnesota and has been such since 1995, after a very distinguished and successful legal career... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com COMMISSIONER YOUNG: Now, we will have the opportunity over the next few minutes of hearing from three different speakers, and let me start with the first, whom we are absolutely delighted and honored to... Read More
January 29, 2003 CHAIRPERSON GAER: I want to thank all of our featured speakers this morning. We are now turning to our first panel. The format, as I described, will be question-and-answer style, and I'd like to invite the participants on the first panel to come to the podium, and... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com CHAIRPERSON GAER: It's my pleasure to introduce the next speaker. Our next speaker is Mr. Andrew Natsios, who serves as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, USAID... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com CHAIRPERSON GAER: Thank you very much, Dr. Natsios. I'm very pleased to introduce Senator Chuck Hagel, who is now joining us. Chuck Hagel is the senior Senator from Nebraska, and he sits on five... Read More
January 29, 2003 Copyright 2003 WPPI.com AMBASSADOR KHALILZAD: Thank you very much. It's a great pleasure and honor for me to be here and to see such a distinguished group of Americans and Afghans. I would like to commend the United... Read More

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