Casualties of War: Child Soldiers and the Law
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law has scheduled a hearing on "Casualties of War: Child Soldiers and the Law" for Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Durbin will preside.

By order of the Chairman


Witness List

Hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law on "Casualties of War: Child Soldiers and the Law"
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226 10:00 a.m.

Ishmael Beah
Author
"A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier"
New York, NY

Kenneth Roth
Executive Director
Human Rights Watch
New York, NY

Anwen Hughes
Senior Counsel
Refugee Protection Program
Human Rights First
New York, NY

Joseph Mettimano
Director
Public Policy and Advocacy
World Vision
Washington, DC

Member Statements


  1. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)
  2. Senator Tom Coburn (R - OK)
  3. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  4. Senator Sam Brownback (R - KS)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Joseph Mettimano
    Director, Public Policy and Advocacy
    World Vision
    Washington , DC
  2. Ishmael Beah
    Author
    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
    New York , NY
  3. Anwen Hughes
    Senior Counsel, Refugee Protection Program
    Human Rights First
    New York , NY
  4. Kenneth Roth
    Executive Director
    Human Rights Watch
    New York , NY