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Falun Dafa Practitioners Zhao Dongmei and Zhang Zhongjie from Linfen City, Shanxi Province Tortured to Death

Falun Dafa practitioner Zhao Dongmei, female, was a former employee of the Housing Reform Office in Linfen District, Shanxi Province. She went to Beijing to appeal in the middle of December 2000, and was illegally arrested and brought back to the Linfen City Detention Centre. She went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution, and was brutally force-fed by male prisoners, resulting in her death on December 27, 2000.

Forbidden sites hijacked all over China

The block on Google was an international scandal because it demonstrated so clearly the threat to international internet commerce of the Chinese government’s attempts to censor the internet for political purposes. At the same time, this method of blocking Google violated international protocols for the use of the internet.

Sydney Morning Herald: Struggle Of Ideas Heads Into Space

Try typing “Falun Gong” into your Internet search engine in China and you will not get far. What is now known as the “Great Firewall of China” comes into action and you get a notice saying: “This page cannot be displayed.”

An Urgent Message to Jiang Zemin, Leader of Chinese Communist Regime

On Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at 12:00 — 2:00 p.m. in Washington, DC, a diverse coalition of non-governmental human rights, religious freedom, and women’s organizations, labour unions, and student groups will hold a rally to focus attention on human rights atrocities in China and to protest Chinese Communist leader Jiang Zemin’s upcoming visit to the United States in October.