Subcommittee Hearing: Developments in Rwanda

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations | 2200 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | May 20, 2015 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Statements

Chairman Smith's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Panel I

The Honorable Robert P. Jackson
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Mr. Steven Feldstein
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Panel II

Mr. David Himbara
Coordinator for the USA and Canada
Democracy in Rwanda Now
(Former Aide to the President of Rwanda)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Major Robert Higiro, RDF, Retired
Coordinator for Belgium
Democracy in Rwanda Now
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Willis Shalita
Photojournalist and Blogger
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Ms. Sarah Margon
Washington Director
Human Rights Watch
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)