Executive Director of Jubilee Campaign USA, Ann Buwalda has been officially invited to testify at an open hearing entitled “A Global Crisis: Refugees, Migrant and Asylum Seekers.” The testimony will be rendered before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.
Ann Buwalda’s testimony will highlight the endemic nature of persecution against Christians in Pakistan, Eritrea, and Yemen considering the significant and particular challenges faced by Pakistani Christians and other minorities seeking refugee status in Thailand. The testimony will consider the difficult and challenging living conditions experienced by displaced minorities. It will further address the alarming high burden of proof placed on Christian refugee applicants and the increasing need of resettlement for religiously persecuted persons. “The purpose of the hearing is to review and understand the current international policies governing protection for displaced persons as well as to get a better understanding of practices, and lessons learned.” We encourage you to listen to this relevant and timely testimony.
The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, in Room 2200 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
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