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    Conflict in Eastern Congo

    Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged…

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    Human Rights Issues in China

    Witnesses testified on ongoing developments concerning Chen Guancheng case, the blind Chinese human rights activist seeking asylum in the United States after trying to escape persecution in…

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    Global Efforts to End Malaria

    Witnesses testified on the future of drug and vaccine development, as well as the challenges to ensuring the availability, affordability and safe distribution of anti-malarial medicines.

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    Human Rights in North Korea

    North Korean prisoner camp survivors testified before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights. The hearing took place as U.S. Special Envoy for North Korea Robert King…

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    Ethnic Cleansing and Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

    Witnesses testified at an emergency hearing about a growing humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Bradford Phillips said that between 70,000 to 90,000 people would die in the Sudan region if…

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    Somalia Outlook, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the refugee situation, and the…

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    Somalia Outlook, Panel 1

    Current and former State Department officials testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism,…

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    Global Autism Awareness

    Officials from domestic and international groups testified about autism. Among the topics they addressed were international efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the…

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    International Child Abduction

    International law and child custody attorneys and parents whose children were abducted to Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, Turkey, Japan and Russia testified at a hearing on American children who…

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    Situation in Kenya

    Mr. Swan and Mr. Gottlieb testified about the December 27, 2007 parliamentary elections in Kenya. When President Kibaki was announced as the winner, supporters of opposition…

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    HIV/AIDS and Nutritional Aid

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health held a hearing titled “The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Is It Fulfilling the Nutrition and Food…

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    African Water Resources

    Witnesses testified about a water crisis in Africa, international environmental policy, and efforts to provide relief. Among the issues they addressed were the lack of safe drinking…

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