The Impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 2:30pm

Opening Statements

Representative Sander Levin, Chairman

Senator Byron Dorgan, Cochairman

Representative Christopher H. Smith, Ranking Member

Representative Joe Pitts

Representative Tim Walz

Representative Ed Royce

Representative Don Manzullo


Additional Members Present:

Senator Mel Martinez

Representative Mike Honda

Representative Marcy Kaptur


Additional Statements for the Record:

Senator Chuck Hagel

Senator Gordon Smith



Mr. Roger Martella, Jr., General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency

Ms. Sharon Hom, Executive Director, Human Rights in China; Professor of Law Emerita, City University of New York School of Law

Mr. Bob Dietz, Asia Program Coordinator, Committee to Protect Journalists

Dr. Sophie Richardson, Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch

Dr. Robin Munro, Research Director, China Labour Bulletin