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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 18, 2013 Hearing Examines World Efforts to Fight Scourge of Human Trafficking
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 12, 2013 Chen Guangcheng and Gao Zhisheng: Human Rights in China
April 12, 2013 Highlighting Vietnamese Government Human Rights Violations
March 21, 2013 Hungary Today
Jan. 2, 2013 The Devastating Crisis in Eastern Congo
Dec. 31, 2012 Requesting Egypt Return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the United States
Nov. 16, 2012 Smith on Supporting Our Closest Ally, Israel
Nov. 16, 2012 Supporting Our Closest Ally, Israel
Nov. 16, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sept. 20, 2012 WSJ Prints Smith Letter on Ocean County, NJ Woman's Father Trapped in Bolivia
Sept. 19, 2012 Examining the Role of Rwanda in the DRC Insurgency
Sept. 19, 2012 Rep. Smith Lauds Burma Leader Suu Kyi
Sept. 19, 2012 Hearing Examines Rwandan Armed Interventions in the Congo
Sept. 19, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Toward Establishment of a Democratic and Prosperous Republic of Georgia
Sept. 13, 2012 House Hearing Focuses on U.S. Policy on Peacekeeping Operations in Africa
Sept. 11, 2012 Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2012
Aug. 22, 2012 'Jacob's Law' Legislation Would Ban US Entry by Foreign Officials Complicit w/ Human Rights Violations of U.S. Citizens
Aug. 1, 2012 Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
July 24, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
July 17, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
June 29, 2012 The Tuareg Revolt and the Mali Coup
June 19, 2012 Obama Admin. Again Refuses to Hold China Accountable for Rampant Human Trafficking
June 14, 2012 Smith Meets with Key Bolivian Officials on Plight of Imprisoned American
June 13, 2012 Smith Visits American Jailed in Bolivia
June 7, 2012 Asbury Park Press - Lakewood Woman Pleads for Help at Congressional Hearing
June 6, 2012 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "The U.S. State Department's Inadequate Response to Human Rights Concerns in Bolivia: The Case of American Jacob Ostreicher"
June 3, 2012 Smith to U.S. Official Visiting Bolivia: Seek Jailed American's Release Now
May 15, 2012 From China, Blind Activist Testifies Before Human Rights Subcommittee
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
May 3, 2012 Chen Makes Appeal from Hospital Bed by Phone to Congressional Panel, Seeks Protection
May 2, 2012 Chen, and the Duty to Protect
April 30, 2012 Chen Guangcheng's Reasonable Demand Biggest Test for Chinese Premier Wen and Obama Administration
April 27, 2012 LRA, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, Aqim and Other Sources of Instability in Africa
April 27, 2012 The North-South Sudan Conflict 2012
April 27, 2012 Congressman Smith on the Reported Escape of Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Cheng Guangcheng
April 26, 2012 U.S. Spec. Envoy, USAID, Bureau for Refugees Testify About American, International Efforts to Avert All-Out Warfare in North/South Sudan
April 26, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - The North-South Sudan Conflict
April 25, 2012 Supreme Court Appeal Must be Filed by May 2
April 24, 2012 Marking Twenty Years Since the Start of the Bosnian Conflict
April 18, 2012 Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act
March 30, 2012 Assessing the Role and Impact of China in Africa
March 30, 2012 Hearing of the Africa and Global Health Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Role and Impact of China in Africa
March 29, 2012 China's Reach into Africa Topic of Hearing with U.S. State Dept., Policy Experts
March 29, 2012 Commemorating Belarusan Independence Day by Fighting for Human Rights in Belarus
March 27, 2012 Smith Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee
March 23, 2012 Smith Chairs Hearing as Widow, Human Rights Activists Call for Northern Ireland Justice
March 6, 2012 Smith: China's Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees Violates International Law
March 6, 2012 On the Passing of Don Payne
Feb. 29, 2012 Condemning Iran for Its Persecution of Youcef Nadarkhani
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