Chris Smith

Azerbaijan Pursues ‘Elimination of the Entire Christian Population and Its Churches’ in Nagorno-Karabakh

The congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the plight of Armenian Christians trapped by an Azerbaijani blockade in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region. The commission heard testimony from experts who said Azerbaijan’s actions clearly constituted genocide, with complicity from Turkey and the Islamist forces it has dispatched into the region.

Arthur Sahakyan, 63, prays inside the damaged Ghazanchetsots (Holy Saviour) Cathedral in t

Rep. Chris Smith Plans Congressional Hearing on W.H.O. Pandemic Accord Talks

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced on Monday that he will chair a Congressional hearing in the near future on negotiations at the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to adopt a “pandemic accord,” an international legal document that could bind American public health efforts beholden to the United Nations, potentially eroding sovereignty.

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 19: Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., prepares for a news conference at t

Exclusive: Rep. Chris Smith Presents Bill to Strip China of Trade Privileges

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced a bill on Tuesday that would tie China’s trade privileges in the United States to improving its deplorable human rights record, requiring the communist government to shut down concentration camps, stop harvesting the organs of political prisoners, and cease “economic espionage” it wishes to enjoy normal trade relations with America.

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 19: Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., prepares for a news conference at t