Christopher Smith

“Jesus Loves China, Too”

Since news broke of activist Chen Guangcheng’s escape from house arrest late last month, Chinese-born and Texas-based Pastor Bob Fu and his organisation ChinaAid have often featured prominently. Fu was a major conduit of...

Chen Guangcheng: “Free Citizen”, Uncertain Future

Hu Jia, an activist who was detained for over 24 hours after meeting with the escaped Chen Guangcheng last week, has said that police admitted during his questioning that Chen and his supporters had done nothing wrong in the...

Lawmaker aims to stop China’s Net censorship – Hiawatha Bray

From The Boston Globe: One of the most aggressive human rights activists in Congress has found a new cause: stamping out Internet censorship in China. Representative Christopher H. Smith, a New Jersey Republican and chairman of a House subcommittee on human rights, plans to hold hearings next month on reports that US Internet companies, including […]



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