Issue Brief

Congressional Testimony: Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 9, 2018

On Wednesday May 9th, Steven Harris gave a testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations. The hearing was entitled, “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa." The following is a PDF of his written testimony which focused on the constricting religious and civil society space in Sudan, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Steven Harris

Steven Harris serves as a Policy Director, with a particular focus on the U.S. Senate. In this role, he works with government leaders in the legislative and executive branches to advocate for the ERLC’s position on important issues, while also... Read More