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

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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.

Steven Harris

Steven Harris holds a B.S. in Religion from Vanderbilt University, an M.Div. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Religion from Yale University, and is currently a PhD student in the Study of Religion at Harvard University. He previously served as a Policy Director for the ERLC. Steven … Read More