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Property Restitution and Compensation in Post-Communist Europe: A Status Update

Members

Hon. Benjamin Cardin

Ranking Member

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Hon. Alcee Hastings

Commissioner

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Hon. Anne Northup

Commissioner

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Witnesses

Ambassador Randolph Bell

Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues

Department of State

Sen. Jerahmiel Grafstein

Member

Senate of Canada

This briefing was the fourth hearing held by the Helsinki Commission held on restitution and compensation for property seized during the Second World War and in Communist-era Central and Eastern Europe.  The goal of the briefing was to discuss developments since the CSCE’s July 2002 hearing relating to the return of wrongfully confiscated properties in the region.

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