The Australian: Opinion – Diplomacy transplant

EVERY now and then, uncomfortable realities intrude on the serious business of making money in China. At a news conference in Canberra this week following the 10th Australia-China human rights dialogue, the questions immediately turned to Falun Gong, the spiritual movement with tens of thousands of followers who have disappeared, been rounded up in labour camps, tortured and in some cases killed.

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John Fitzgerald, a professor in Asia-Pacific studies at the Australian National University, told a federal parliamentary committee that many in leadership positions in China felt the Government’s banning of Falun Gong and its subsequent persecution was a terrible mistake.