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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), chair and cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), will convene a hearing entitled “The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China” this Wednesday at 3:00pm ET.
 
The hearing will look at conditions faced by religious believers in China, explore State Department religious freedom efforts, and seek recommendations for Congressional action. 
 
The hearing will be livestreamed via the “Live Hearings” link on the CECC’s webpage and YouTube channel.
 
Witnesses:
Mihrigul Tursun, Uyghur Muslim detained in Chinese “political reeducation” camp
 
Dr. Tom Farr, President, Religious Freedom Institute
 
Dr. Samantha Hoffman, Visiting Academic Fellow, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) and Non-Resident Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
 
Hearing Details:
The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
3:00pm- 5:00pm ET
106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.