News on Human Rights Activities.
Let’s take a look at the major human rights activities
taking place in China today.
Falun Gong Practitioner Persecuted to Death
According to a report published on Oct.23 by China’s
Weiquanwang.org, at 3 a.m. on Oct.22, Urumuqi resident
Zhao Yiman received a phone call from Public Security
asking her to go to the Public Security prison hospital.
She had to manage her mother Kong Qiuge’s bail procedure.
When Zhao saw her mother, her mother’s body was cold.
The report says Kong Qiuge was a Falun Gong practitioner.
She was illegally detained by the authorities a few months ago.
She was denied the right to meet lawyers.
Insiders said Kong Qiuge was chained up while at
the public security prison hospital.
She was very weak and possibly died of long-term abuse.
Three Shanghai Elderly Citizens in Their 70s Sentenced
Overseas media minghui.org reported on Oct.23, that three
Falun Gong practitioners from Shanghai in their 70’s were
illegally sentenced by Xuhui Court on Oct. 21.
Two of them were sentenced to three years in prison,
one was sentenced to three-and-half years.
Among them, Gong Naifang nearly 80 years old went on
hunger strike to resist the persecution, and vomited blood.
Her family’s appeal for medical parole was denied.
The three elderly practitioners were arrested by
Xuhui District National Security police on Feb. 20.
They were watching the Shenyun Performing Arts CD
together with a dozen Falun Gong practitioners.
Inner Mongolia Teachers Went on Strike For Three Days
From Oct. 20 to 22, hundreds of teachers from First Gaoxin
Middle-School and the Second Gaoxin Middle-School were
on strike, asking the school to provide them with contracts
for their positions.
These teachers did not get a formal contract even after four
years. They only have a payment of 2,000 yuan per month,
with no insurance or benefit, they are not qualified for formal
title evaluation or promotion either.
Chongqing Property Owners Beaten Up
On Oct.22, over 100 property owners from Jiulongpo District,
Chongqing City defended their rights at the neighborhood
apartment sales office. They were suppressed by a large number
of security members and policemen. Six people were arrested.
They continued to protest at the Shipingqiao Police Station
that evening when asking police to release those arrested.
It is understood that the property owners have tried
many times to defend their rights.
The developers used false advertising and sold housing with
quality problems. But the owners have not got any results.
Selected Statements Withdrawing From The
Chinese Communist Party.