Chinese security agents abducted a Taiwanese businessman who practices Falun Gong from an airport in southern China last week, placing him at risk of torture and imprisonment. As thousands in Taiwan have offered support to his family, the Falun Dafa Information Center calls for his immediate and unconditional release.
As future Chinese Communist Party-head Xi Jinping arrives in the United States, the Falun Dafa Information Center is publishing a list of ten key facts to know about China and urging U.S. officials not to remain silent in the face of what members of Congress have called “one of the most unjust and cruel persecutions of our times.”
An elderly man is surrounded by an angry crowd, who chant “traitor” in unison and denounce him as a political enemy. He is accused of betraying the motherland, and for his alleged crime, he is punched, strangled, and spat on in a scene of public humiliation, as communist red flags wave in the background. It’s a scene reminiscent of the Cultural Revolution that wreaked chaos in China in the 60s and 70s. Yet this scene did not take place in China, nor in decades past. This occurred just weeks ago, in one of the most diverse and progressive places in the world – New York City.
Chinese President Hu Jintao and his 300-strong delegation arrived in Argentina on November 16. Hu is on a tour of South America with stops in Brazil, Argentina, Cuba and Chile, where the APEC conference will be held on November 20 and 21.
The High Court of Zambia issued an official arrest warrant and dispatched police to search for a Chinese official held in contempt of court after being charged with the murder of Falun Gong practitioners.
Who shot Falun Gong practitioner David Liang last week in South Africa is a question drawing international attention, and one casting light on the notorious records of two Chinese officials who were visiting South Africa at the time.
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Widely viewed as a test case for the "One Country, Two Systems" in Hong Kong, the trial (photos and timeline) of 16 Falun Gong practitioners is expected to conclude this week. Final submissions by the prosecution and defense are scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, Hong Kong time.
Amidst further efforts by Jiang Zemin's regime to mask the three-year persecution from his own people and the international community, six more reports of Falun Gong practitioners dead in China after police abuse surfaced in the last ten days.