Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Religious Minorities in Syria: Caught in the Middle

Opening Statements

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Chairman
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
[full text of opening statement]

Witnesses

Panel I

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

Panel II

Zuhdi Jasser, M.D.
Commissioner
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Rev. Majed El Shafie
Founder
One Free World International
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

John Eibner, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Christian Solidarity International, USA
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Ms. Nina Shea
Director
Center for Religious Freedom
Hudson Institute
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)