JOHANNESBURG, Sept 1 (AFP) – Members of the spiritual group Falun Gong staged a protest at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg Sunday to call for the release of practitioners held in Chinese jails.
The 16 wrongfully charged and convicted Falun Gong practitioners refused to pay the fines imposed upon them by the unjust verdict.
“We call on the U.N. to take immediate action to protect those to whom it has granted refugee status”
Hong Kong used to have the name of “the pearl of the east.” This is because it is not only an important center of trade and business in world economy but also a free, democratic, and civilized society. It is the window of converging and communication of politics and culture between the east and west.
“No amount of hatred can crush our compassionate hearts, and no propaganda can forever hide the truth.” On March 14, 2002, twelve Hong Kong practitioners joined the four Swiss to begin a quiet, three-day sit-in and hunger strike in front of the Peoples’ Republic of China Liaison Office. Photographic and video documentation (photos and timeline) clearly illustrate that the practitioners appealed peacefully, posed no threat, and left ample room for pedestrian traffic.
HONG KONG, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police did not persecute the 16 Falun
Gong followers charged with obstruction, prosecutors said on Tuesday towards
the end of Hong Kong’s first trial of members of the controversial spiritual
The magistrate in question rejected Mr. Harris’ request. Below are three incidents that demonstrate a pattern of partiality on the part of the magistrate