Opening Statements

Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Chairman [full text of 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]

Panel II

The Most Reverend Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia
Roman Catholic Bishop of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Mike Jobbins
Senior Programme Manager, Africa
Search for Common Ground
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Philippe Bolopion
United Nations Director
Human Rights Watch
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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