Australia has a well-defined national legislative framework of enforcing Australias obligations to the UN Convention Against Torture through the Crimes (Torture) Act 1988. Such legal actions are a peaceful means to bring an end to the persecution in China and bring justice to the victims and their families.
Month: January 2006
A directions hearing for the Falun Gong lawsuit against the Foreign Ministers signing of monthly certificates restricting Australians freedom of expression, is scheduled for this Monday 30 January 2006. The case is proceeding, despite delays and appearing to be mired in yet another directions hearing.
Comparing Google’s English and Chinese language search engines highlights how far the company has gone to win the approval of China’s authorities. Entering sensitive terms into the Chinese search engine throws up unusual results, with official Communist Party viewpoints taking precedence.
The tribunal heard expert testimony about popular religions in China, and determined that Falun Gong constitutes a creed, and is therefore protected under Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
The result of censorship, it argued, was that the internet in China was “becoming more and more isolated from the outside world” and freedom of expression was shrinking.
Four legal cases filed by Australian Falun Gong practitioners are proceeding in Australian courts. Each case has been lodged as a last resort to stop the harassment of Falun Gong practitioners in China and Australia directed by the Chinese Communist regime.
Several human rights-related organizations in the U.S. have filed a civil complaint against China Central Television (CCTV) for programming that aids and abets illegal arrest, prolonged detention, torture, and brainwashing of Falun Gong practitioners.
GMR is an international non profit ,human rights organization that was developed by a group of volunteers. The mission of GMR is to raise awareness and to get practioners, orphans out of china.
Han explains that “The Same Song” is used in forced labor camps throughout China amidst torture sessions as a way of celebrating the breaking of a person’s spirit through intense brainwashing and brutal violence.”
After many hesitations, I decided to write this article before my performance, especially for the audience at Radio City Music Hall who will be watching our Gala.