House Foreign Affairs Committee Holds Hearing On Chen Guangcheng Case

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) (Front C) and Chinese dissident and president of ChinaAid Bob Fu (Front L) listen to Chinese blind self-taught lawyer Chen Guangcheng on the phone as (Back R - L) Wei Jingsheng's aide Ciping Huang, Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, One Child Policy victim Mei Shunping, Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), Founder and President of Women's Rights Without Frontiers Reggie Littlejohn, Founder of All Girls Allowed and former Tiananmen square student activist Chai Ling, and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) look on during a hearing before the Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Subcommittee of House Foreign Affairs Committee May 15, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing to focus on the latest development of the escape of Chen from his house detention by seeking help in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
(May 14, 2012 - Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images North America)