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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
Sept. 22, 2006 Press Release - Recording Artist and Goodwill Ambassador Ricky Martin to Participant in U.S. House International Relations Committee Hearing on Human
Sept. 20, 2006 Asbury Park Press Editorial - World Leaders Must Join to End Darfur Atrocities
Sept. 20, 2006 Press Release - Chairman Smith, Oscar-Winner Sorvino Call for UN Peacekeepers in Darfur Without Further Delay
Sept. 6, 2006 15th Anniversary Of Ukraine's Independence
Sept. 6, 2006 Rep. Smith Calls UN Human Rights Council Broken; Calls on U.S. to Take Lead Role in Influencing Change
Aug. 1, 2006 Leading Human Rights Advocates in Congress Call for Special Envoy for Sudan
July 28, 2006 Smith Bill Aims to End Slavery in Sudan
July 27, 2006 President Niyazov Intensifies Repression in Turkmenistan
July 17, 2006 Letter to the Honorable Dr. Condoleezza Rice
June 29, 2006 The Case of Valeriu Pasat
June 23, 2006 The Global Online Freedom Act Advances
June 15, 2006 Message from the Senate
June 12, 2006 Condemning the Unauthorized, Inappropriate, and Coerced Ordination of Catholic Bishops by the People's Republic of China
June 12, 2006 House Approves Three Bills in One Day Condemning China's Human Rights Abuses
June 12, 2006 Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of Independence of Guyana
May 15, 2006 Smith Calls on Ethiopian Government
May 12, 2006 Smith Introduces New Bill on Human Rights in Central Asia
May 10, 2006 Thirtienth Anniversary of the Founding of the Moscow Helsinki Group
May 9, 2006 Carnegie Conference on Uzbekistan Andijon
May 8, 2006 Smith Praises President Bush's Action on Darfur
May 5, 2006 Smith "Hopeful" on Darfur Peace Deal
April 27, 2006 On the Armenian Genocide
April 26, 2006 Iran Freedom Support Act
April 4, 2006 Smith Responds to Introduction of Senate Resolution Opposing US Participation in UN Human Rights Council
March 29, 2006 Smith: Religious Freedom is Essential for the future of Afghanistan
March 14, 2006 Waiving Passport fees for Relatives of Deceased Members of Armed Forces
March 8, 2006 Expressing Support for the Republic of Belarus to Establish a full Democracy
March 2, 2006 Smith's Bill to Promote Human Rights in Central Asia One Step Closer to Passage
March 2, 2006 Smith Urges State Department to Reconsider Sudan Human Trafficking Policy
Feb. 28, 2006 Human Rights in Burma: Where are we now and What Do We Next?
Feb. 28, 2006 The Internet in China
Feb. 15, 2006 Smith Expresses Strong Support for Withholding Aid from Hamas-Controlled Palestinian Authority
Jan. 25, 2006 Smith Criticizes Google for Caving to China's Demand for Internet Censorship
Dec. 17, 2005 European Parliament Restores Support for Inter-Country Adoption
Dec. 17, 2005 Accountability of Those Serving on International Forces and Missions
Dec. 14, 2005 Condemning the Government of Zimbabwe's "Operation Murambatsvina"
Dec. 14, 2005 Smith Statement on Iraqi Parliamentary Elections
Dec. 6, 2005 Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2005
Dec. 6, 2005 House Passes Smith's Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act
Dec. 6, 2005 Riding Roughshod Over Rights in Belarus
Dec. 5, 2005 Smith: Vietnam Must Improve Human Rights Record for Accession to WTO
Dec. 1, 2005 Smith to Focus on Human Rights, Trafficking, MIAs During Visit to Vietnam
Nov. 18, 2005 Coerced Sterilizations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Nov. 3, 2005 Smith Criticizes Ethiopian Government for Violent Response to Protesters
Nov. 1, 2005 Smith Hearing Focuses on Crisis in Sudan as First Vice-President Visits United States
Oct. 22, 2005 Congressman Christopher Smith Calls U.N. Report Implicating Syria in Assassination "Extremely Troubling", Will Meet with Amb. John Bolton,Secretary...
Sept. 28, 2005 House Human Rights Chairman Smith: "Amb. Bolton Right Man, Right Place, Right Time"
Sept. 26, 2005 Rep. Chris Smith's Statement on IRA Disarmament
Sept. 19, 2005 Smith Commends Decision to Redirect United Nations Population Fund Dollars
Sept. 6, 2005 Smith Leads House in Commemorating 30th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act
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