It has been more than five years and Geng He still doesn’t know whether her husband in China is still alive.
Her husband, Gao Zhisheng, a renowned human rights lawyer, went missing from his home in northern China’s Shaanxi Province in August 2017. At that time, Gao had already been subjected to torture by Chinese police during his previous disappearances.
Geng was one of the witnesses testifying before a hearing held by a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on April 30, which marks Gao’s 59th birthday. The hearing was titled “China’s Political Prisoners: Where’s Gao Zhisheng?” to raise awareness of the fact that Gao’s whereabouts remain unknown….