CABRAMATTA was the first practice site for followers of Falun Dafa in Australia and early morning exercisers stretching and meditating in Cabra Vale Park have since become a feature of the local landscape.
Month: August 2002
Ms. Lingxia Wu, 37, shortly before she died from torture under Jiang Zemin’s persecution of Falun Gong.
“The experience breaks my heart. There is no ‘One Country, Two Systems’ in Hong Kong anymore. Democracy does not exist,”
HONG KONG, Aug 22 (AFP) – An Australian Falungong practitioner has been denied entry at Hong Kong’s international airport and allegedly detained by
immigration authorities, a spokeswoman for the spiritual group said Thursday.
Deng Xiangyun, female, 39, was a resident of Gongnong District in Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province…On August 1, seeing that Deng was near death, the police sent her home to avoid responsibility. Deng passed away the very next day.
The 16 wrongfully charged and convicted Falun Gong practitioners refused to pay the fines imposed upon them by the unjust verdict.
“Amnesty International Australia calls upon the government at the talks this week to do something about this ineffectual dialogue process and declare to the Chinese delegation that unless persecution of Falun Gong ceases it is apparent the bilateral dialogue policy lacks reality and should be abandoned.”
Private bureaucratic talks between Australia and China were no way to address China’s human-rights abuses, ACT Greens MLA Kerrie Tucker said yesterday.
Australia says it will raise concerns about the treatment of Falun Gong movement and individual human rights cases.
“We call on the U.N. to take immediate action to protect those to whom it has granted refugee status”