About Gao Zhisheng

Gao Zhisheng is one of the most unyielding and iconic advocates for justice in China having been nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize (2008 and 2010). In response to Gao's legal defense of human rights activists and religious minorities and his documentation of human rights abuses in China, Gao has been disbarred, and harassed, imprisoned and tortured numerous times.

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Friday, January 21, 2011

(Video) Gao's Wife Petition For Him During China President Hu's Visit

Representatives Chris Smith and Frank Wolf led a news conference on human rights in China. Former Chinese political prisoners and human rights activists talked about various issues, including religious freedom, the rights of women, and abuses in Chinese labor camps.