Joint Subcommittee Hearing

Atrocities in Xinjiang: Where Do We Go From Here?

JOINT HEARING: Subcommittee On Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, And Global Women's Issues/Subcommittee On East Asia, The Pacific, And International Cybersecurity Policy Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM Location: SD-419 and Videoconference Presiding: Senators Kaine and Markey
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. 

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.  

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


  1. Dr. Adrian Zenz
    Senior Fellow in China Studies
    Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
    Washington , DC
  2. Ms. Rushan Abbas
    Executive Director
    Campaign for Uyghurs
    Washington , DC
  3. Dr. Sophie Richardson
    China Director
    Human Rights Watch
    Washington , DC