USCIRF Virtual Hearing on Safeguarding Religious Freedom in Northeast Syria
Date(s) - 06/10/2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) will hold a virtual hearing about the opportunities and challenges related to religious freedom for those living in Northeast Syria. Witnesses will give analysis about religious freedom conditions in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES), Turkey’s ongoing actions in the region, the threat of ISIS, and the impact of U.S. policy. Click here for more details.
Learn more about USCIRF recommendations for Syria in the Annual Report Chapter, available online in English, Arabic, and Kurdish.
Amy Austin Holmes, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Visiting Scholar at Harvard University
Sara Kayyali, Syria Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch
Hassan Hassan, Program Director, Non-State Actors and Geopolitics, Center for Global Policy
Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute