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MEDIA ADVISORY: Rubio To Hold Hearing On U.S.-Cuba Policy (Updated Witness List)

Feb 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Hearing titled “Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba”

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, February 3, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, will preside over a hearing titled, “Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba.”

The hearing will include testimony from Obama administration officials and leading advocates for political change and protections for civil, political and human rights in Cuba.

The following event will be live-streamed here.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
10:00am ET
Rubio to Hold Hearing on U.S.-Cuba Policy
Senate Dirksen 419
Washington, D.C.

Panel One
The Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson
Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
U.S. Department of State

The Honorable Tom Malinowski
Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
U.S. Department of State
Panel Two
Ms. Rosa Maria Payá
Cuban Christian Liberation Movement and daughter of slain dissident Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas

Mrs. Berta Soler
President, Cuban Ladies in White

Mrs. Miriam Leiva
Human Rights Activist and Independent Journalist
Havana, Cuba

Mr. Manuel Cuesta Morúa
Spokesperson for Arco Progresista and Coordinator of Nuevo País
Havana, Cuba