The Long Arm of China: Global Efforts to Silence Critics From Tiananmen to Today

Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC 210 Washington, DC 20515 | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Opening Statements

Representative Christopher Smith, Chairman

Senator Marco Rubio, Cochairman


Su Yutong: Journalist, Internet activist, human rights defender, and former news broadcaster, the Chinese service of Deutsche Welle


Angela Gui: Student and daughter of disappeared Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai


Teng Biao: Chinese human rights lawyer, Visiting Fellow, U.S.-Asia Law Institute, NYU Law School, and Co-founder, the Open Constitution Initiative


Ilshat Hassan Kokbore: President, Uyghur American Association



Statement Submitted for the Record

Wen Yunchao