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ANTI-SEMITISM, RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION IN THE OSCE REGION

July 22, 2014 - SD-562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Sen. Ben Cardin Chairman Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Rep. Steny Hoyer House Democratic Whip U.S. House of Representatives
Rep. Alcee Hastings Ranking Member Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Rabbi Andrew Baker Personal Representative of the CiO on Combating Anti-Semitism Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Alexey Avtonomov Personal Representative of the CiO on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination, also focusing on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians and Members of Other Religions Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Professor Talip Kucukcan Personal Representative of the CiO on Combating Intolerance against Muslims Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Azra Junuzovic Deputy Chief of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Unit Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
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Countries

France
Hungary
Ukraine

Issues

Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion or Belief
Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons
Racism/Anti-Semitism
Roma


   
 

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Senator Cardin and Rep. Hastings at the 2009 OSCE PA Annual Session in Vilnius, Lithuania