Hearing Set for Monday, May 20 @ 3 p.m.Actor Sean Penn to Testify before House Panel on American Trapped in Bolivia
Victim’s wife, family members from NJ, NY to attend hearing
Cong. Smith, right, led a delegation to Bolivia from Dec. 6-9. From left are U.S. Charge D'Affaires Lawrence Lemmott, Cong. Velazquez and Jacob.
The long, ongoing struggle of Jacob Ostreicher, an American businessman detained for nearly two years in Bolivia without formal charges, will be the focus of a congressional hearing Monday held by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), chairman of the House panel that oversees international human rights. Ostreicher, an American businessman impr...
May 17, 2013
The Fight Against Malaria
May 16, 2013
The Telegraph news articleOfficials 'turned blind eye’ to Pat Finucane killing
Smith Fights Int'l Child Abduction
3/27/12 House Subcommittee OK's Smith Bill
5/24/11 - Smith holds congressional hearing with 'Left Behind' Parents.
[Watch video of David Goldman testifying at the hearing]
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Smith Hearing on China Human Rights
2/14/12 - Smith hearing during Chinese VP Visit
[watch CSPAN video]
1/18/2011 - Smith, victims speak during Hu Visit
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Historical Perspective: 1994- Clinton Abandons Human Rights in China]
Rep. Smith Helps Open New Vets Clinic
Congressman Smith helps open a modern Community-Based Outpatient Clinic to serve the health care needs of area veterans.
[Watch the Video] Read about the new clinic.
Read about a new VA Mobiles Vets Center to serve New Jersey beginning in 2012