The Beijing Olympics and the Faces of Repression

G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building | Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:00am

Opening Statements

Senator Jeff Merkley, Chair

[opening statement]

Representative James McGovern, Cochair

[opening statement]

Witnesses

Panel 1

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives

[Text of Statement]

 

Panel 2

Yaxue Cao, Founder and Editor of China Change

[Testimony]

Nathan Law, Democracy activist

[Testimony]

Jewher Ilham, Daughter of Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti

[Testimony]

Sophie Luo, Wife of human rights defender Ding Jiaxi

[Testimony]

Nyima Lhamo, Niece of late Tibetan Buddhist leader Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

[Testimony]