No More Chinese Communist Party

July 8, 2008

Hundreds of Beijing Residents Held in Detention Centers, Dozens Sentenced to Labor Camps

Filed under: Uncategorized — carryanne @ 5:11 pm
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NEW YORK – With one month to go before the Olympic Games’ opening ceremony, Chinese security agencies continue to arrest Falun Gong adherents throughout China in large numbers. In Beijing alone, hundreds have been arrested and dozens sentenced to labor camps without trial.

In recent months, the Falun Dafa Information Center (FDI) has received regular reports from adherents and their families inside China of door-to-door searches and arrests. According to statistics compiled from these reports, there have been at least 8,037 arrests of Falun Gong adherents across 29 provinces, major cities and autonomous regions since December 2007.The largest monthly total of 1,819 known arrests occurred in June, followed by 1,799 known arrests in May.

In Beijing alone, there have been at least 208 arrests across all 18 of the municipality’s districts and counties since December 2007.

BBC, the authorities are labelling any sect that does not submit itself to the control of the state as an “evil religion”.

Canadian lady in Tiananmen for Falun Gong


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