Month: July 2005

AAP: Chen flies to US to speak on Falun Gong

Chen Yonglin left on Tuesday for Los Angeles, where he will attend a US Congress hearing “to testify about Falun Gong and human rights abuses in China”, The Australian newspaper reports.

Directions Hearing for Falun Gong Legal Action against Minister Downer

On Monday 18 July 2005, a Directions Hearing will be held in the Supreme Court of the ACT. The case will be heard in court from 9am and a press conference will be held outside the court immediately after the hearing. The plaintiffs and lawyer for the plaintiffs will be available for interview.

An Australian’s Letter to Parliamentary Members for Falun Gong

The Peaceful Protest in Front of the Chinese Embassy Is Upholding The Human Dignity. It Is the Chinese Government That Has Caused All These Protests. The Australian Government Should Take Its Responsibility to Urge the Chinese Government to Stop the Persecution.

The Age: China using NSW politicians: defector

Mr Chen has produced documents he claims are from the Chinese
consulate-general in Sydney, including the file of one Chinese-Australian
dissident and a list of almost 300 Falun Gong supporters which was sent by
the former Chinese ambassador and marked “very urgent”.

Canberra Times (Australia): Falun Gong sues Government over right to protest

The applicants claimed that Mr. Downer’s actions impaired their right to freedom of expression in Australia and were accordingly invalid. They said they had suffered personal injury and material loss because of the actions of the Chinese Communist Party and had a right to peacefully protest in a dignified manner with banners and loudspeakers in a way that did not intrude upon the Chinese mission.

Former Head of the Shenyang City Judicial Bureau Exposes the 610 Office

After Chen Yonglin, senior diplomat from the Chinese Consulate in Sydney, Australia and Hao Fengjun, a police officer with the Tianjin City 610 Office, resigned from the Chinese Communist Party, Han Guangsheng, the former head of the Shenyang City Judicial Bureau and the deputy head of the Shenyang City Police Department in Liaoning Province recently brought to light some inside facts about the persecution of Falun Gong by the CCP.

The Epoch Times: University Takes a Principled Stand

Sydney’s University of Technology (UTS) has stood up to pressure from the Chinese Communist Party by refusing to remove mention of a Falun Dafa meditation club from its website. As a result, the UTS website has been blocked in China, which is expected to lower the number of incoming Chinese students, substantially affecting university revenue.