Impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China, Hearing Before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Second Session, February 27, 2008   [open pdf - 366KB]

This is the February 27, 2008 hearing "Impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China" held before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. From the opening statement of Sander Levin: "The Commission convenes this hearing to examine the likely impact of the 2008 Summer Olympics on human rights and the rule of law in China. In its Olympic bid documents and its preparations for the 2008 Summer Games, China made commitments pertaining to human rights and the rule of law. Our witnesses today will help us to evaluate those commitments and to assess the openness with which China has allowed the rest of the world to monitor its progress in fulfilling them." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Roger R. Martella Jr., Sharon K. Hom, Robert Dietz, Sophie Richardson, and Robin Munro.

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