Hearings

FREEDOM DENIED: BELARUS ON THE EVE OF THE ELECTION

March 9, 2006 - 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Official Transcript:



Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Hon. Sam Brownback Chairman Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hon. Christopher H. Smith Co-Chairman Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hon. Benjamin Cardin Ranking Member Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hon. David Kramer Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Department of State
Iryna Vidanava Editor-in-Chief Students' Thought
Stephen Nix Regional Program Director, Eurasia International Republican Institute
Patrick Merloe Director of Programs on Election Processes National Democratic Institute
Rodger Potocki Senior Program Officer for East Central Europe National Endownment for Democracy
Celeste Wallander Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program Center for Strategic and International Studies

Countries

Belarus
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Russian Federation
Ukraine

Issues

Elections
Freedom of Association
Freedom of Speech and Expression
Freedom of the Media
Right of Peaceful Assembly
Rule of Law/Independence of Judiciary


   
 

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Commission staff meet with ODIHR staff. From left: David Kostelancik, Jean Pierre Froehly (ODIHR), Erika Schlager, Georg Link (ODIHR), David Killion, Kyle Parker, Paul Massaro, Mischa Thompson