The Broken Promises of China's WTO Accession: Reprioritizing Human Rights

216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 | Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Opening Statements

Senator Marco Rubio, Chairman

 

Representative Christopher Smith, Cochairman

 

Representative Robert Pittenger

 

Witnesses

Representative Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader

Representative Frank R. Wolf (Ret.)

Michael R. Wessel, President, The Wessel Group & Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

James Mann, Johns Hopkins SAIS & author of The China Fantasy and other books on China and U.S. foreign policy

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Jeff Gillis, Husband of American businesswoman Sandy Phan-Gillis, detained in China for the past two years

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Sophie Richardson, China Director, Human Rights Watch

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Submission for the Record

H. Res. 153--Expressing concern over the detainment of Sandy Phan-Gillis, and for other purposes submitted by Representative Al Green of Texas