Month: August 2003

Australia-China Human Rights Bilateral Dialogue 2003

On the 28th of July an Australian delegation will visit China for the annual Human Rights Bilateral Dialogue. Over the past 6 years, these dialogues have educated many Chinese judicial and government officials to see other ways of respect for human life and human rights and have the good effect of preparing China for a better future. However, it is the present that is the urgent concern for human rights in China and the effectiveness of these talks should also be considered in that context.

Architect of Terror

Over the last four years, China watchers have proposed a variety of socio-political reasons for why the Chinese regime moved to crush Falun Gong – a benign exercise and meditation practice with ancient Chinese roots.