Oct. 17 Rights Defending Update
Hundreds Gathered At Beijing Railway Station Before
the Fourth Plenary Session
The CCP’s 4th plenary session will take place next Monday.
Mainland petitioners from different places have come to
Beijing to seek explanations of their grievances.
According to mainland rights defending website 64tianwang,
in the afternoon of Oct 17, over 200 petitioners gathered
at Beijing South Railway Station, complaining of suppressions
and persecutions they’ve suffered under CCP dictatorship.
Meanwhile over 100 petitioners gathered in front of the
Central Commission of Discipline and Inspection
and Letters and Visits Office in Beijing.
Over 1000 Workers Suppressed as They Strike
and Block Road In Shanghai
Over 1000 Shanghai Gaojiang Garment workers, went on
strike and blocked the road, protesting against the company
for not paying wages and pensions.
Police cracked down on the protesters,
beating and arresting many.
The company is located at Zhuqiaozhen,
Pudong district of Shanghai.
It’s a branch company of Lap Kay Group Industrial Limited,
a Hong Kong-owned enterprise.
The company has over 1000 employees in total.
Over 1000 Gathered In Front of Yunnan Government Building
Over 1000 residents of Taoyuan County, Lijiang City,
Yunnan have been gathered in front of the county
government building since Oct. 13.
The residents were forced to move away
due to construction of a power station.
They’ve protested against the local government
for cheating over compensation payments for relocating.
The residents have sat in front of the county government
for four days and nights, but the government hasn’t
given any response over the issue.
Government Breaks Promise,
Villagers Beaten For Defending Rights
About 300 villagers from the rural area of Fenghua City,
Zhejiang Province, protested outside the city government
on the morning of Oct. 16.
Dozens of police beat up the villagers, and arrested several.
Two villages in the city were given house demolition orders
three years ago. Villagers signed contracts with the local
government that they would be given free houses in 3 years.
But 3 years later, the government demanded payment
for the houses, causing outrage among the villagers.
The villagers protested once at the city government on
Sept. 30, but got no response.