Month: October 2003

US Congresswoman Introduces Concurrent Resolution (H. CON. RES. 304)

Resolution 304 says that it is the sense of Congress that the Government of the People’s Republic of China should cease using the diplomatic missions in the United States to spread falsehoods about the nature of Falun Gong and release from detention all prisoners of conscience, including practitioners of Falun Gong.

ABC ( Australia): Lawyer airs China censorship concerns

A Gold Coast lawyer whose client claims she was tortured in China says he is disturbed by reports that the Chinese embassy has asked Australian newspapers not to print material that could disrupt the Chinese President’s visit to Australia.

An Italian Businessman Appeals For An End To The Human Rights Abuses In China

My name is Alfredo Fava and I am an Italian businessman. Falun Gong is the best thing that I have ever encountered in my life and I refuse to deny that I practise Falun Gong. Because the volume of business in my company continually dropped, I was forced to sell the company at a comparatively low price. There were two reasons for closing down the company.

More Than 100 Falun Gong Practitioners on Hunger Strike in Jilin Prison; Mr. Liu Chengjun on Brink of Death (Photo)

Reliable sources in China indicate that more than 100 Falun Gong practitioners are being held at Jilin Prison, and that most of them undertook a hunger strike to protest the ongoing severe torture by prison guards there. The lives of those engaged in the peaceful appeal are likely in danger.

The perpetrators sent him to the
comprehensive unit of the City Central Hospital. Currently, Liu Chengjun is
unconscious, and the hospital is asking his family to take him home because
it does not want to take responsibility for his death.