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Transcript of ABC Interview: Falun Gong crackdown continues

Falun Gong practitioner Jennifer Zeng was arrested in Beijing in 2000, and was detained and tortured for twelve months in a labour camp. After her release, she fled to Australia. In October this year, Jennifer submitted a lawsuit in the UN and the International Criminal Court, charging Chinese President Jiang Zemin with implementing “state terrorism” against Falun Gong.

Jiang Zemin Fails to Respond to Genocide Lawsuit

According to the legal summons served during former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin’s visit to Chicago in October, last Wednesday was the final day for Jiang to respond to the Genocide Lawsuit brought against him and the Gestapo-like office he established in June of 1999 to carry out the persecution of practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual movement throughout China.

BBC: Unlikely allies against HK subversion bill

The Roman Catholic Church and the spiritual group Falun Gong are joining
forces in Hong Kong to fight new anti-treason laws.
The recently-appointed Catholic Bishop for Hong Kong, Joseph Zen, has said
the regulations currently being drawn up threaten Falun Gong’s freedom to
practice in the territory.

Yahoo Daily News: Rights, Labor Groups Denounce Proposed Hong Kong Anti-Subversion Law

The Hong Kong office of HRW as well as eight other local human rights groups
have called on authorities to scrap the law altogether. Rights activists say
the proposals as they stand now would, for example, be used to prosecute
spiritual or religious groups, such as Falun Gong (news – web sites), and
political dissidents whose activities have been outlawed in Beijing.