We have been approached by Ms Zheng Zeng appealing for support for her husband Cao Jianwei who was taken into custody by the Chinese authorities on 25 October 2002.
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BEIJING(Reuters) – If knowledge is power, then Luo Gan has the
potential to be the mightiest man in China.
CHINA’S COMMUNIST leadership has spent the past few days bombarding the
country’s long-suffering population, and anyone in the outside world who
will listen, with skull-numbing speeches about the supposed
breakthrough of President Jiang Zemin.
Technology companies are dashing to China in search of salvation and sales. Many will return broken and beaten.
The 2002 Australian Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference was successfully held in Sydney November 9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday). Practitioners from Sydney, other areas of Australia and other countries including New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, United States, Canada, etc., attended the annual conference.
‘Falun Dafa Day’ was warmly welcomed by the community of Caloundra Shire, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, on Friday, 1st November 2002.
Jiang Zemin has never been famous for his modesty. But in his farewell
speech to his party comrades last Friday, when he reviewed his 13 years
the helm of China’s ruling Communist Party, his rhetoric was
China’s roaring industrial economy, its burgeoning consumer class,
and greater individual freedoms of movement, for example, now present an
undeniable veneer of openness. However, dissent continues to be swiftly
crushed as the recent brutal crackdowns on the Falun Gong attest.
News reports on the congress by Canadian, German, Finnish and Hong Kong television agencies, all intended for home audiences, were blocked as they were beamed out of China, reporters said. The footage showed protests in Tibet, practitioners of the Falun Gong and other politically sensitive material.
Beijing police abducted four female Falun Dafa practitioners in Beijing on December 31, 2001, while the practitioners were busy making truth clarification materials. After ten months of illegal detention, they were convicted and heavily sentenced by the Beijing First Intermediate Court on September 5, 2002.