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.
Falun Gong practitioners have filed a class-action lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court, District of Connecticut, against the former head of the Wuhan TV and Radio Bureau.
Soon after Chinese leader Jiang Zemin initiated the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in 1999, incidents appeared of Chinese officials threatening, harassing and assaulting Falun Gong practitioners, as well as pressuring foreign officials, businesses, and free media around the world to adopt Jiang’s stance against Falun Gong.
A Chinese minister was served with legal papers Friday charging him with torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
On February 8th 2003 Lin Wenrong, a 35 year old musician from Düsseldorf, Germany, was arrested in her hometown, Wuhan, because of her practice of Falun Gong.
I first met Charles more than a year ago at a social gathering at Stanford University. He is a very kind and sincere person who always helps me when I have difficulties. He always looks into himself and tries to become a better person following the principles of truthfulness, compassion and forbearance.
On Thursday, January 9, 2003, four drunken police officers from Caidian District Police Substation came to Qunying Liu’s home and tried to take her to the police substation. Qunying refused to go because her 82-year old father needed a ride home from the hospital.
71-year-old Mr. Chan stands quietly by the side of a Myanmar road. He unfolds a little yellow banner that reads "Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance" as he patiently waits for Jiang Zemin’s motorcade to drive by.
Christina Yuan typifies what many would call the American dream -- humble beginnings, hard work, a Harvard education, a fulfilling life and a successful career in New York City. Christina's mother, Ms. Benlan Yu, typifies an on-going nightmare in China -- stripped of all rights to freedom of speech and freedom of belief, horribly tortured by Chinese police, and sent to a forced labor camp without trial.