U.S. Senator Defends Christian Prisoner

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A U.S. Senator is standing up for a Christian prisoner in China.

Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota is a calling on chinese officials to make known the whereabouts of Gao Zhi-Sheng.

Gao is a Christian human rights attorney who has repeatedly spoken out against human rights abuses in China.

He has not been seen since police took him from his home in February.

"He disappeared 80 days ago and he's not been heard from," Dorgan said. "We know that two years ago he was arrested by the Chinese secret police and put in prison and tortured, tortured with electric shock and other devices I won't describe."

Dorgan said Gao's transgression was in the letter he wrote to the U.S. Congress.

"He wrote an open letter to the U.S. Congress asking us to pay some attention to the lack of human rights that existed in China," he added.

Gao's family is in the U.S. and is getting help from the China Aid Assoication.

Sign the petition to free Gao Zhi-Sheng here.

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