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Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests Through the OSCE (September 15, 2004)
Hearing: Advancing Democracy in Albania (July 20, 2004)
Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE (February 26, 2004)
Briefing: Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU (October 1, 2003)
Hearing: Chechnya: Current Situation and Prospects for the Future (September 16, 2003)
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE (September 9, 2003)
Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE (September 3, 2003)
Briefing: Democracy, Human Rights and Justice in Serbia Today (June 4, 2003)
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE (October 10, 2002)
Hearing: Human Rights in Greece: A Snapshot of the Cradle of Democracy (June 20, 2002)
Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism (May 8, 2002)
Briefing: If the Cyprus Talks Fail
(March 26, 2002)
Briefing: U.S. Policy in Central Asia and Human Rights Concerns (March 7, 2002)
Hearing: Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan (December 12, 2001)
Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE (October 31, 2001)
Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE (October 3, 2001)
Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia (June 5, 2001)
Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence (May 2, 2001)
Hearing: Milosevic's Crackdown in Serbia and Threat to Montenegro (July 27, 2000)
Hearing: Bosnia's Future Under the Dayton Agreement (June 13, 2000)
Hearing: Elections, Democratization, and Human Rights in Azerbaijan (May 25, 2000)
Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? (May 23, 2000)
Hearing: The Deterioration of Freedom of the Media in OSCE Countries (April 4, 2000)
Hearing: The State of Democracy and Human Rights in Turkmenistan (March 21, 2000)
Hearing: Belarus at the Crossroads (March 9, 2000)
Hearing: Promoting and Protecting Democracy in Montenegro (February 1, 2000)
Hearing: Democratization and Human Rights in Uzbekistan (October 18, 1999)
Briefing: Human Rights in Russia (September 8, 1999)
Hearing: The State of Human Rights and Democracy in Kazakstan (May 6, 1999)
Hearing: Belarus--Back in the USSR? (April 27, 1999)
Briefing: Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia: Electoral and Political Outlook for 1999 (January 8, 1999)
Briefing: Bosnian Elections and the Role of the OSCE (January 8, 1999)
Hearing: Milosevic Versus Serbian Democracy and Balkan Stability (December 10, 1998)
Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia (October 8, 1998)
Briefing: Pluralism and Tolerance in Croatia (May 13, 1998)
Briefing: OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (October 28, 1997)
Briefing: The Human Rights Situation in Croatia (June 12, 1997)
Briefing: The Current Situation in Croatia (March 21, 1997)
Hearing: Political Turmoil in Serbia (December 12, 1996)
Briefing: Russian Media in Light of Upcoming Elections (May 14, 1996)
Briefing: Turkish Minority in Western Thrace (April 26, 1996)
Hearing: Challenges to Democracy in Albania (March 14, 1996)
Hearing: Turkey-U.S. Relations: Potential and Perils (September 19, 1995)
Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey (June 6, 1995)
Briefing: Electoral Reforms in Russia (December 10, 1994)
Briefing: Status of Media Freedom in Democracies (September 1, 1994)
Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (June 3, 1994)
Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia (November 3, 1993)
Briefing: The Situation in Russia (October 27, 1993)
Briefing: Human Rights In Turkey: Part 2 (April 5, 1993)
Briefing: Human Rights in Turkey (April 5, 1993)
Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension (July 31, 1991)
Hearing: Democratic Developments in Albania (May 22, 1991)
Hearing: Baltic Leadership on the Status of Independence Movements (May 7, 1991)
Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union (February 6, 1991)
Hearing: Soviet Crackdown in the Baltic States (January 17, 1991)
Hearing: Copenhagen Meeting on the Human Dimension (July 18, 1990)
Hearing: Meeting with Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (N/A) (May 3, 1990)
Hearing: CSCE Process (N/A) (April 3, 1990)
Letter to President Putin regarding Mr. Khlebnikov (October 2004)
Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) (February 2003)
Report on Croatia's Parliamentary Elections (October 2000)
Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference (September 2000)
Report on the Presidential Election in Georgia (April 2000)
Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan (March 2000)
Report on the Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan (February-March 2000)
Report on Georgia's Parliamentary Elections: October 1999 (October 1999)
Report: Elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 12-13 (February 1999)
Report on Political Reform and Human Rights in Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Kazakstan (March 1998)
Report on Government-Opposition Relations in Uzbekistan (March 1997)
Report: Elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina (September 1996)
Report: Serbia and Montenegro: The Prospects for Change (August 1996)
Report: The Albanian Parliamentary Elections (June 1996)
Report: US Helsinki Commission Delegation to Georgia and Azerbaijan (April 22-29 1996)
Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Poland (January 1994)
Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Bulgaria (September 1993)
Report: Human Rights and Democratization in Slovakia (September 1993)
Report: Paliamentary and Presidential Elections in an Independent Croatia (August 2 1992)
Report: Albania's Second Multi-Party Elections (March 1992)
Report: The Referendum on Independence in Bosnia-Herzegovina (February - March 1992)
Report: Elections in Central and Eastern Europe: A Compendium of Reports in the Elections held from March through June (June 1990)
Report: Congressional Delegation Visit to Yugoslavia and Romania (May 1990)
Members Urge Aggressive
Investigation of Murdered Forbes’ Moscow Editor
(October 14, 2004)
Belarus Democracy Act
Unanimously Passes U.S. House
(October 5, 2004)
Helsinki Commission Chairman
Delivers Remarks on Ukraine
(September 14, 2004)
United States Senate Passes
Ukraine Elections Resolution
(July 23, 2004)
Advancing Democracy in Albania
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(July 14, 2004)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE (February 19, 2004)
Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (February 10, 2004)
CANCELLED
Azerbaijan's Flawed Presidential Election
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(November 10, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Briefing Features
Democracy and Human Rights in the Mediterranean
(October 1, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights
Romania's Road to NATO and the EU
(September 30, 2003)
Situation in Chechnya
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(September 12, 2003)
U.S. Policy Under Review
by Helsinki Commission
(September 4, 2003)
Chairman Smith Welcomes Romania's Proposed
Improvements to Free Speech Protections
(July 30, 2003)
Co-Chairman Smith Hails Incorporation of
Key Provisions of Belarus Democracy Act
into Foreign Relations Act
(May 8, 2003)
United States Helsinki Commission Recognizes
World Press Freedom Day
(May 3, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman
Urges Romania, Other Countries to
Repeal Criminal Defamation & Insult Laws
(May 2, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Decries Central Asia’s
Imprisoned Press Freedoms
(May 2, 2003)
Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists
Remembered on World Press Freedom Day
(April 30, 2003)
Belarus Democracy Act of 2003
Moves Closer to Passage
(April 3, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Leaders Introduce
“Belarus Democracy Act of 2003”
(March 27, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for
“Accurate Assessment” of Chechnya Situation
(February 13, 2003)
Co-Chairman Smith's Submitted Statement
to New Atlantic Initiative Conference on Belarus
(November 14, 2002)
Turkey’s Post-Election Future
Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing
(November 8, 2002)
Co-Chairman Smith Suspicious of
Charge Against Journalist in Kazakhstan
(October 29, 2002)
Belarus Religion Law
Prompts Reaction from
Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman
(October 7, 2002)
Helsinki Commission Releases
U.S. Statement on Freedom of Expression,
Free Media and Information at
OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
(September 20, 2002)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines
Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia
(September 19, 2002)
Statement by Helsinki Commission
Co-Chairman Rep. Christopher H. Smith
on the Second Anniversary of the
Disappearance of Georgiy Gongadze
(September 15, 2002)
Smith: Repeal Romanian
Criminal Defamation Laws
(June 20, 2002)
Human Rights in Greece Subject of
Commission Hearing
(June 12, 2002)
Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing
(May 6, 2002)
Journalist’s Attempted Hand-Shake
Leads to Criminal Indictment
(April 19, 2002)
Escalating Violence and
Rights Violations in Central Asia
Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing
(March 22, 2002)
Commissioners Spearhead Passage
of Resolution on Ukraine
(March 21, 2002)
Karimov Receives Helsinki Commission Letter on Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Violations (March 13, 2002)
Text of Letter from United States
Helsinki Commission Members
to President Karimov
(March 12, 2002)
Karimov Urged to Confront
Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Record
(March 12, 2002)
Ukraine Parliamentary Elections
Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing
(February 20, 2002)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines
Human Rights and Democracy in Kyrgyzstan
(December 12, 2001)
Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman
Issues Statement on Media
Developments in Czech Republic
(October 29, 2001)
Prospects Fade for Free and Fair Belarus Elections (August 9, 2001)
Senate Adopts Campbell Resolution on
Tenth Anniversary of Baltic
Freedom from Soviet Rule
(July 19, 2001)
Commission Members Contribute to
Successful Parliamentary Assembly Session
(July 17, 2001)
Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines
Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record
(June 5, 2001)
Status of Human Rights in Russia
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(May 31, 2001)
Ukraine Human Rights & Democracy
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(May 2, 2001)
Human Rights, Democracy in Ukraine
Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing
(April 25, 2001)
Chairman Smith Decries Intimidation
Tactics Against Ukrainian Journalists
(December 20, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Chairman
Expresses Disappointment on Nikitin Delay
(August 3, 2000)
Milosevic Reign of Terror in Yugoslavia Hindering
Human Rights and Democracy, Witnesses Testify
(July 27, 2000)
Bi-partisan Congressional Letter
to Russian President Vladimir Putin
(July 3, 2000)
Russian Government Denounced
for Babitsky Travel Restraints
(July 3, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Chairman
Decries Torture of Uzbek Writer
(June 29, 2000)
Albright Urged to Ensure Personal Safety
of Belarus Opposition Leaders
(June 19, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Chairman
Decries Russian Media Figure’s Arrest
(June 14, 2000)
Commissioners Outraged Over Lukashenka
Threats Against Belarusian Opposition Leaders
(May 31, 2000)
Russian Human Rights in Retreat
Under Putin’s Watch, Witnesses Testify
(May 24, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Documents Deterioration of Freedom of the Media in OSCE Countries; Legislative Initiative, Albright Letter Planned (April 4, 2000)
Helsinki Commission Documents
Deplorable State of Human Rights in Turkmenistan
(March 22, 2000)
“Whither Human Rights in Russia?” Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced (January 11, 2000)
“Uzbekistan is One of the Most Repressive
New Independent States,” says Helsinki Commission
Chairman Smith
(October 18, 1999)
Hearing Announced:
“Belarus—Back in the USSR?”
(April 19, 1999)
Helsinki Commissioners
Reps. Smith and Hoyer Discuss Keys Issues with
Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Palous
(January 21, 1999)
Unsolved Murder of Ukrainian Journalist Heorhiy Gongadze (June 24, 2004)
Presidential Elections Critical to Ukrainian Democracy (May 5, 2004)
Encouraging Democratic Elections in Ukraine (May 5, 2004)
Radio Liberty Stifled in Ukraine (February 12, 2004)
Belarusian Authorities Continue to Stifle Democracy (February 11, 2004)
Troubling Pre-Election Developments in Ukraine (January 20, 2004)
80th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic (October 31, 2003)
Murder of Ukrainian Heorhiy Gongadze Still Unsolved After 3 Years (September 16, 2003)
Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 - Rep. Smith (July 15, 2003)
Repression Spreading in Belarus (June 24, 2003)
Taking Stock in Romania (May 7, 2003)
The Troubled Media Environment in Ukraine (April 30, 2003)
Regime Targets Independent Media in Belarus (April 11, 2003)
The Referendum in Chechnya (March 27, 2003)
Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act 2003 (February 13, 2003)
Prospects for Change in Turkey (November 18, 2002)
Situation in Belarus Continues to Deteriorate (November 13, 2002)
Russian Democracy Act of 2002 (October 7, 2002)
Introduction of Belarus Democracy Act (June 27, 2002)
Human Rights Concerns in Kazakhstan (June 21, 2002)
Murder of Ukrainian Heorhiy Gongadze Still Unsolved (May 3, 2002)
Kyrgyzstan's Release of Azimbek Beknazarov (March 22, 2002)
Ukraine Elections Resolution (March 21, 2002)
Resolution Urging Ukraine to Ensure a Democratic, Transparent and Fair Election Process (March 19, 2002)
Introduction of S. Res. 205 on Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine (February 7, 2002)
Belarus - Opportunities Squandered (January 24, 2002)
Human Rights in Central Asia (December 20, 2001)
Free Speech in Czech Republic (December 13, 2001)
Ambassador Stephan H. Minikes (December 13, 2001)
Slovak Parliament Narrowly Defeats Repeal of Criminal Defamation Provisions
(December 7, 2001)
Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission (June 27, 2001)
Human Rights Problems in Kazakhstan (May 17, 2001)
Democracy Under Siege in Belarus (May 10, 2001)
Senate Concurrent Resolution 34 (April 26, 2001)
Atmosphere of Trust Missing in Belarus (April 5, 2001)
Freedom of the Media in Russia (April 3, 2001)
Turkey and Possible Military Equipment Sales (November 2, 2000)
Democracy Denied in Belarus (October 19, 2000)
Flawed Elections in Belarus (October 13, 2000)
Missing Journalist in Ukraine (October 6, 2000)
Continuing Climate of Fear in Belarus (September 29, 2000)
Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act (September 25, 2000)
25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act (July 27, 2000)
Free Speech and Media in the OSCE Region After 25 Years (July 27, 2000)
OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report (July 15, 2000)
Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution (June 9, 2000)
The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? (May 25, 2000)
Expressing Condemnation of Continuing Human Rights Violation of Belarus (May 3, 2000)
The Ordeal of Andrei Babitsky (March 14, 2000)
Democratization and Human Rights in Central Asia (November 11, 1999)
Crackdown in Belarus (October 22, 1999)
Central Asia: The (October 21, 1999)
Uzbekistan's Litany of Violations (July 22, 1999)
Developments in Belarus (July 20, 1999)
OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report (July 15, 1999)
1999-A Critical Year for Belarus (February 9, 1999)
Helsinki Commissioners Active at Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting (April 20, 2004)
Central Asia Focus of Commission Briefings (April 23, 2002)
Helsinki Commissioners Play Key Role in United States
Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
(August 24, 2001)
Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders
at Annual Human Rights Review
(December 10, 2003)
Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials
while Religious Persecution Persists
(December 13, 2002)
Criminal Defamation and “Insult” Laws:
A Summary of Free Speech Developments in Slovakia
(December 14, 2001)
Romania: Moving Toward NATO and the EU (December 22, 2003)
Frank Assessment Presented on State of Rights in Russia (December 3, 2003)
Commission Hearing Looked Ahead
to Maastricht Ministerial
(December 3, 2003)
Anti-Terrorism Conference Held in Bishkek (February 12, 2002)
Commission Holds Hearing on Human Rights in Kyrgyzstan
(January 17, 2002)
Parliamentarians Organize to Combat Corruption (January 27, 2003)
Criminal Defamation and “Insult” Laws:
A Summary of Free Speech
Developments in the Czech Republic
(January 9, 2002)
Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya,
Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia
(July 1, 2004)
Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia (July 2, 2004)
Human Rights in Chechnya
Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing
(June 2, 2003)
UPDATED
Criminal Defamation and “Insult” Laws:
A Summary of Free Speech Developments in Romania
(June 20, 2002)
Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation (June 30, 2004)
OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes
and Racist, Xenophobic and
Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda
(June 30, 2004)
Hearing Focuses on Russian-Chechen War (May 16, 2002)
Criminal Defamation and “Insult” Laws:
A Summary of Free Speech Developments in Romania
(May 24, 2002)
Deplorable Human Rights Conditions Recalled at
Helsinki Commission Hearing on Chechnya
(November 21, 2003)
Further Assault Against Activists in Belarus (November 25, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Reviews
OSCE Dutch Leadership
(November 26, 2003)
Criminal Defamation and "Insult" Laws:
A Summary of Free Speech Developments in Armenia
(October 28, 2003)
Helsinki Commission Holds Hearing on
Advancing Democracy in Albania
(October 4, 2004)
Missed Opportunity in Belarus (September 14, 2001)
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