Opening Statements

Chairman Smith's Opening Statement: Chairman Ros-Lehtinen's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Smith Questions Witnesses:

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen Questions Witnesses:

Panel I

The Honorable Tom Malinowski
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Anne Richard
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Mr. Thomas Staal
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator
Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance
U.S. Agency for International Development
[full text of statement]

Panel II

His Excellency Ibrahim N. Ibrahim
Bishop Emeritus
Chaldean Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle
[truth in testimony form]

The Honorable Peter Galbraith
(Former Advisor to the Kurdistan Regional Government)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Her Excellency Pascale Esho Warda
President
Hammurabi Human Rights Organization
(Former Minister of Immigration and Refugees in the Iraqi Government)
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Thomas Farr, Ph.D.
Director, Religious Freedom Project
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
Georgetown University
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)