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BRIEFING: U.S. POLICY IN CENTRAL ASIA AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS

March 7, 2002 - 2325 Rayburn

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Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Lawrence Uzzell Director Keston Institute
Wayne Merry Senior Associate American Foreign Policy Council
Nina Shea Commissioner Commission on International Religious Freedom

Countries

Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Issues

Citizenship and Political Rights
Combating Corruption
Elections
Freedom of Association
Freedom of Speech and Expression
Freedom of the Media
Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion or Belief
Military Aspects of Security
Prevention of Torture
Right of Peaceful Assembly
Rule of Law/Independence of Judiciary


   
 

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