FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2005
Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523-3240 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (202) 523-3240 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, ext. 27
WASHINGTON - U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Vice Chair Felice D. Gaer will testify on Wednesday, July 13, before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus Members' Briefing titled, "The Human Rights Situation in Egypt: An Overview." Commissioner Gaer, who participated in a Commission trip to Egypt, will testify on the situation of freedom of thought, conscience, and religion or belief in Egypt and implications for U.S. policy, including findings and recommendations that were detailed in the Commission's recently-released Policy Focus: Egypt.The hearing will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200, at 3:30 p.m.
What: Congressional Human Rights Caucus Members' Briefing, "The Human Rights Situation in Egypt: An Overview"
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2005, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Rayburn House Office Building , Room 2200
Policy Focus: Egypt is available on the Commission's web site atwww.uscirf.gov. If you would like a hard copy, please contact Caroline McIntyre at 202-523-3240 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-523-3240 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, ext. 24, or by e-mail at
Michael Cromartie, Chair
Felice D. Gaer, Vice Chair Nina Shea,Vice Chair Preeta D. Bansal Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Khaled Abou El Fadl Elizabeth H. Prodromou Bishop Ricardo Ramirez Michael K. Young Ambassador John V. Hanford III,Ex-Officio Joseph R. Crapa, Executive Director