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HEARING: UZBEKISTAN: STIFLED DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS IN DECLINE

June 24, 2004 - 2203 Rayburn House Office Building

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Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Hon. Christopher H. Smith Chairman Helsinki Commission
Hon. Lorne W. Craner Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor U.S. Department of State
Lynn Pascoe Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs U.S. Department of State
H.E. Abdulaziz Komilov Ambassador Republic of Uzbekistan
Dr. Fred Starr Chairman Caucasus-Central Asia Institute, SAIS
Dr. Martha Olcott Senior Associate Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Dr. Abdurahim Polat Chairman Birlik Party
Veronika Leila Szente Goldston Advocacy Director Human Rights Watch

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From left, Rep. Smith, Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner, Chairman Cardin, and Ranking Member Hastings hear testimony on threats to media freedom at a hearing June 9, 2010