Opening Statements

Rep. Edward R. Royce, Chairman
[full text of opening statement]

Statement of Deborah Peter, 15-year-old survivor of Boko Haram attack
[full text of Ms. Peter’s statement entered into hearing record]

Chairman Royce Questions Witnesses:


The Honorable Sarah Sewall
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Ms. Amanda J. Dory
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]

Hearing transcript (PDF)