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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Stateless Breakfast for Human Rights in China

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:30am


Please join us for a very special event in honor of Chinese human rights defenders,
a breakfast to be held on the morning of the same day as the White House State Dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The breakfast is hosted by several human rights groups in conjunction with the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC).

Members of Congress, congressional staff and the interested public are welcome to attend this special event and to raise their glasses in honor of the many valiant Chinese human rights defenders.



James P. McGovern                           Joseph R. Pitts
Co-Chair, TLHRC                             Co-Chair, TLHRC


  • To view pictures of the event, visit our Facebook page
  • U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), the co-chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), said the U.S. must commit to embracing the struggle of China’s real heroes in a video message to be played this morning at a Washington breakfast honoring human rights defenders in China. View Rubio’s remarks here.
  • For TV stations interested in airing a broadcast quality version of Rubio’s message, a download is available here.
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