Member of the House of Representatives Mr. Vernetti commented, “this kind of typical state terrorism targeted on innocent people” must be banned. Mr. Vernetti also requested for practitioners to periodically send him updated information on Jiang’s persecution of Falun Gong.
The International Rescue Committee is an organization established by worldwide Falun Gong practitioners voluntarily in September 2002 with a mission to rescue the family members and friends imprisoned in China for practicing Falun Gong.
I am writing to express my strong opposition to the current proposed draft of Article 23, legislation that would, if not substantially modified, essentially revoke the promise of “One Country, Two Systems” for the people of Hong Kong.
The Private Secretary has been asked by the Queen to thank you for your correspondence which has been received by Buckingham Palace, and to say that the enclosed reply is sent to you on her behalf.
Western diplomats involved in human-rights talks with China say that a couple
of years ago indications of possible reform were somewhat more encouraging.
The Chinese have now gone quiet on reform, says one envoy. One reason, he
suggests, is the campaign against Falun Gong, which has resulted in thousands
of its followers being sent to RTL camps since 1999.
NEW YORK(Falun Dafa Information Center) — The people of Hong Kong should not be victimized by the tyranny of Jiang Zemin.
Members of the European Parliament expressed concern over pending legislation in Hong Kong that could affect fundamental freedoms.
The persecution of the Falun Gong practitioners and general respect for human rights has been debated and MEPs have used their position to highlight the situation and apply pressure on the Commission and Council for action.
A member of the European Parliament, Mr Roger Helmer, raised a parliamentary question to the European Commission on 20 November 2002, entitled “Persecution of Falun Gong practitioners”.
Audiences were shocked and dismayed by the stark contrast between the good of Dafa and the evil of the persecution. When they heard about the open letter to the Italian President being drafted by the Falun Gong practitioners, they offered round after round of applause showing their approval and support.