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Senator Sam Brownback, Chairman
Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Co-Chairman
For Immediate Release
www.csce.gov
June 23, 2005

HELSINKI COMMISSION TO HOLD HEARING ON
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN UZBEKISTAN CRISIS


(Washington) – Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), Chairman of the United States Helsinki Commission, announced that the Commission will hold a hearing to discuss the ongoing crisis in Uzbekistan and its implications for the United States.
 
THE UZBEKISTAN CRISIS:  ASSESSING THE IMPACT AND NEXT STEPS
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
124 Dirksen Senate Office Building
 
The featured panelists will be:
Panel I
 
Mira Ricardel
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy
Department of Defense
 
Panel II
Muhammad Salih
Chairman
Erk Party
 
Holly Cartner
Executive Director, Europe & Central Asia Division
Human Rights Watch
 
Robert Templer
Director, Asia Program
International Crisis Group
 
Galima Bukharbaeva
Correspondent
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, is a U.S. Government agency that monitors progress in the implementation of the provisions of the 1975 Helsinki Accords.  The Commission consists of nine members from the United States Senate, nine from the House of Representatives, and one member each from the Departments of State, Defense and Commerce.
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