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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Press conference honoring Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

Date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 10:00am
Location: 
Room 2255 of the Rayburn House Office Building

Announcement

Press conference honoring Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and calling on the Chinese government to improve its egregious human rights record.

If you have any questions, please contact 202-225-3599.

James P. McGovern, M.C. Co-Chairman, TLHRC
Frank R. Wolf, M.C. Co-Chairman, TLHRC

Speakers

  • Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-VA), Co-Chair, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
  • Rep. James P. McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair, TLHRC
  • Rep. Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA), TLHRC Executive Committee Member
  • Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), TLHRC Executive Committee Member
  • Rep. Ahn "Joseph" Cao (R-LA), TLHRC Executive Committee Member
  • Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Member, House Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Rep. David Wu (D-WA)
  • Rep. Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL)
  • Sophie Richardson, Asia advocacy director, Human Rights Watch
  • T. Kumar, director of international advocacy, Amnesty International
  • Paula Schriefer, director of advocacy, Freedom House
  • Todd Stein, director of government relations, International Campaign for Tibet
  • Clothilde de Le Coz, DC director, Reporters Without Borders
  • Harry Wu, Chinese human rights activist

Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-VA): Statement [pdf]
Rep. James P. McGovern (D-MA): Statement [pdf]
Rep. Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA): Statement [pdf]
Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ): Statement [pdf]
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL): Statement [pdf]
Rep. Robert B. Aderholt (R-AL): Statement [pdf]
Paula Schriefer: Statement [pdf]
Todd Stein: Statement [pdf]

111th Congress