Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

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BRIEFING: U.S. POLICY IN CENTRAL ASIA AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS

March 7, 2002 - 2325 Rayburn

Official Transcript:



Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Lawrence Uzzell Director Keston Institute
Wayne Merry Senior Associate American Foreign Policy Council
Nina Shea Commissioner Commission on International Religious Freedom

Countries

Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Issues

Citizenship and Political Rights
Combating Corruption
Elections
Freedom of Association
Freedom of Speech and Expression
Freedom of the Media
Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion or Belief
Military Aspects of Security
Prevention of Torture
Right of Peaceful Assembly
Rule of Law/Independence of Judiciary


   
 

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