Two Years Later: The Ongoing Detentions of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo and His Wife Liu Xia

2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Opening Statements

Representative Christopher Smith, Chairman

Senator Sherrod Brown, Cochairman


Mr. Carl Gershman, President, National Endowment for Democracy

Mr. Yang Jianli, President, Initiatives for China

Mr. Patrick Griffith, Program Attorney, Freedom Now

Mr. Yu Jie, independent author; associate of Liu Xiaobo

Ms. Liu Min, wife of Yu Jie; friend of Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia