|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:||
CONTACT: Mark Kornblau (Bayh) - 202-224-6807
|Tuesday, July 30, 2002||
Jesse Jacobs (Banking Comm.) - 202-224-4524
Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN), Chairman of the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance, will hold a hearing on the role of Islamic charities in the financing of international terrorism.
Bayh and the witnesses will examine U.S. intelligence and law enforcement efforts to crack down on the use of charities to funnel money to terrorist groups; the implementation of the new anti-terrorism law with regard to the financing of terrorism; international cooperation in the effort to cut off terrorist financing; and the Administration's just-released 2002 money-laundering strategy.
The hearing will be held:
THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2002
538 DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING
Scheduled to testify are: