Daughters Call on Obama/Biden to Seek the Release of Their Fathers
Young women make appeal at Capitol Hill hearing while Vice-President chats up leaders in Beijing
Standing with photos of their fathers are: (L-R) Lisa Peng, daughter of Peng Ming; Grace Gao, daughter of Gao Zhisheng; Ti-Anna Wang, daughter of Wang Bingzhang; Bridgette Chen, daughter of Liu Xianming, and; Danielle Wang, daughter of Wang Zhiwen.
Amid powerful and often emotional testimony, five young women appealed to Vice President Joe Biden, who is now in China, to bring their unjustly-imprisoned fathers’ plights to the attention of the Chinese government, and seek their release. They spoke passionately at a hearing held by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), senior member of the Ho...
December 04, 2013
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