Mainland Lawyers Call For Release of Detainees From
June Fourth Seminar.
On May 8, Tang Jitian, Liu Shihui, Liu Weiguo and other
mainland lawyers issued a joint statement demanding the
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) immediately release the
detained participants from the June Fourth Seminar.
The lawyers asked the National People’s Congress Standing
Committee to review the allegations of defiance and affray.
Currently, there are a hundred lawyers participating in the
joint signatures campaign.
A few days ago, mainland activists were arrested by Beijing
police on charges of defiance and affray crimes when attending
a family gathering to commemorate June 4.
Hangzhou People arrested District Entrust Secretary in Protest
at The Construction of a Garbage Incinerator.
Yuhang District Zhongtai County villagers protested against
the construction of incinerators for two weeks.
On May 8, thirty thousand protestors blocked 2nd Highway
and made the traffic come to a complete standstill.
The authorities dispatched a large number of police to
monitor the situation.
According to an RFI report, the district entrust secretary was
held and besieged till midnight when he went to inspect then
tried to escape.
Yuhang District Government planed to build the largest
incinerator in the area with 3,000 tons of garbage burning daily.
It was strongly resisted by local residents
from April 26 until now.
Hollywood Movie Noah’s Ark Banned in Mainland China
According to an AFP report on May 9, Hollywood movie
Noah’s Ark was banned in Mainland China for no reason.
Mainland Chinese feel that the ban is complicated and
probably related to the religious content.
Hollywood Reporter also said that this is the Chinese
Communist Party (CCP) restrictions on religious content.
Noah’s Ark is taken by US Paramount Pictures Corporation
according to the Bible story.
It has realized 330 million U.S. dollar cumulative box office
revenues in many countries after being released on March 28
in North American.