Month: November 2002

BBC: US warns HK over anti-subversion law

The law is designed to protect China’s national security. Human rights and pro-democracy groups have said China could use the new laws
to suppress freedoms inherited from British rule, as well as to ban groups –
such as the religious group Falun Gong – it considers a threat.

Hong Kong maintains blacklist of practitioners

LONDON, November 19, 2002 (European Falun Gong Information Centre) –Hong Yan, a Swedish Falun Gong practitioner, was travelling in the Far East for her own business (a travel agency). Yesterday she was prevented from entering into Hong Kong.

My View on Falun Gong

I used to be a pious Buddhist when I was in China. Then I came into contact with Christianity and other western religions when I went to Western countries. It is safe to say that I’m not an atheist.

News Review: Times: Subverting Hong Kong’s Autonomy

Shorn of its linguistic niceties, it lays down that any organization of which Beijing disapproves on security grounds will be proscribed in Hong Kong. That could, for instance, mean that the Falun Gong movement, which the central government has been persecuting remorselessly, could be outlawed in the SAR.