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  • Political Situation in Congo
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    Political Situation in Congo

    The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commissionhosted a panel discussion on the current political and security situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Speakers also discussed…

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  • News Briefing on Joseph Kony and the Lords Resistance Army
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    Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army

    The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hosted a congressional staff briefing on U.S. efforts to counter Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a militant group in central Africa…

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  • Presentation of Lantos Human Rights Prize
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    Presentation of Lantos Human Rights Prize

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi presented the Lantos Human Rights Prize to the Dalai Lama. The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice established the Lantos Human Rights Prize to raise…

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  • Life and Death of Raoul Wallenberg
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    Life and Death of Raoul Wallenberg

    The Congressional Human Rights Caucus hosted a discussion of the latest developments in the research for the truth about the imprisonment and death of Raoul Wallenberg. Mr. Wallenberg was a…

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  • Tiananmen Square and Human Rights in China
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    Tiananmen Square and Human Rights in China

    Witnesses testified about the Tienanmen Square crackdown in 1989. They talked about the events leading up to the crackdown, the actual crackdown, and the trends of human rights and…

    327 views
  • Religious Freedom in China
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    Religious Freedom in China

    The Task Force for International Religious Freedom held a briefing for congressional staff on religious liberties in China and the impact of preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games on…

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  • Freedom of Speech in Russia
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    Freedom of Speech in Russia

    Participants talked about freedom of the press in Russia, antagonism toward the media by government officials, and the recent murder of a journalist in Moscow. They also spoke about…

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  • Human Rights Issues
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    Human Rights Issues

    At an event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, His Holiness the Dalai Lama talked about human rights and praised the caucus for its concerns for…

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  • Human Rights in Liberia
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    Human Rights in Liberia

    Witnesses talked about human rights and humanitarian concerns in Liberia resulting from a violent civil war. They also talked about possible U.S. intervention with peace keeping forces and…

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  • Human Rights in China
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    Human Rights in China

    The Congressional Human Rights Caucus sponsored a rally in front of the U.S. Capitol to observe the second anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in China, when a student demonstration for…

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  • Soviet Crackdown on Baltic States
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    Soviet Crackdown on Baltic States

    The Congressional Human Rights Caucus, a bipartisan organization concerned with human rights violations around the world, heard testimony on the recent occupation of Vilnius, Lithuania by…

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  • Human Rights Violations in Kuwait
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    Human Rights Violations in Kuwait

    The Congressional Human Rights Caucus conducted a hearing to investigate alleged Iraqi human rights violations in occupied Kuwait. Cases of rape, execution, imprisonment and the destruction…

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