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Press Statement by Wife of Gao Zhisheng, on 9/8/2014

Geng He, wife of Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng (高智晟), held a press conference on September 8, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., appealing to the U. S. government and the international community to help bring Gao Zhisheng to the U.S. to receive medical treatment and reunite with his family. With her permission, the following is a translation of her statement. – The Editor

Good morning ladies and gentlemen,

My husband Gao Zhisheng is a Chinese lawyer. Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to defending the rights of disadvantaged groups in Chinese society and providing pro bono legal services to them. Standing against the power of the state, he used his legal expertise to educate the general public and to disseminate the concept of justice and human rights. Keep Reading...

“Tonight, we salute the Hong Kongers.”

August 31, 2014 

 

A day to remember: thousands of Hong Kongers gathered and lit up their cellphones, the beginning of civil disobedience for true universal suffrage.

A day to remember: thousands of Hong Kongers gathered and lit up their cellphones, the beginning of civil disobedience for true universal suffrage.

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