Congressional Testimony

USCIRF Vice Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified on Friday, April 4 before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission during a hearing entitled, "The Plight of Religious Minorities in India." Click here to view the full written testimony.  ... Read More
USCIRF Commissioner Eric P. Schwartz testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing entitled "The Persecution of Religious and Indigenous Communities in Vietnam." Click here to view the full written testimony.
February 11, 2014 USCIRF Commissioner Elliott Abrams testified before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled "The Persecution of Christians as a Worldwide Phenomenon". Click here... Read More
January 16, 2014 USCIRF Chair Dr. Robert P. George testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing entitled "Defending Freedoms: Highlighting the Plight of Prisoners of Conscience around the World." Click here to view the full written testimony.
December 12, 2013 USCIRF submitted for the record, a statement, "Assylum: Credible Fear and Parole Processes," for the House Judiciary Committee hearing entitled “Asylum Abuse: Is it Overwhelming our Borders?” Click here to view the full written testimony. Click here to view USCIRF special... Read More
December 12, 2013 USCIRF Co-Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled “Iran’s... Read More
December 10, 2013 USCIRF Commissioner Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser testified before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled... Read More
June 25, 2013 USCIRF Commissioner Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser testified before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizationsand theSubcommittee on the Middle East and North Africaof the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled "Religious... Read More
June 13, 2013 USCIRF Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified on June 13, 2013 before the National Security Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Examining the Government's Record on Implementing The International Religious Freedom Act. Click... Read More
March 15, 2013 USCIRF Chair, Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified on March 15, 2013 before theTom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing on "The Worsening Plight of Religious Minorities in Iran." Click here to view the full written testimony.

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