Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Victims of Persecution in China, Speak Out on Day Against Torture

A little more than a year after Liu Xianbin, was released following a decade in prison, Liu has been detained again by Chinese authorities, this time for "inciting subversion of state power."

On the 28 June, Police in Suining City, Sichuan Province detained
Liu after raiding his home and the next day, Police summoned, harassed and threatened his wife and 13 year old daughter.

Rest here Via Chinese Human Rights Defenders

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Dragon Boat Festival 2010

Colorful Dragon Boats during the 8th Yingbin rowing contest in Hainan Province on Wednesday. Every year the Duanwu Festival is celebrated throughout China with activities which include boat races and eating rice dumplings.

Chinese families gathering by the lake to put candlelit lotus in the water to wish for Happiness during Duanwu Festival otherwise known as Dragon Boat Festival.

On the 09 June, 2008 I wrote more here about the Duan Wu Jie Festival

More here Duan Wu Jie--Dragon Boat & Dumpling Festival

Duan Wu Jie (Rice Dumpling Festival) and Qu Yuan

! Its Zongzi Festival (Pictures) Via

Dragon Boat Racing to Celebrate Festival (Pictures) Via

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

China Human Rights Abuse, Wang Chunyan, Falun Gong Practitioner Denied Medical Parole

China Human Rights Defenders

Beijing Police harass Ni Yulan and her husband, briefly detaining them in a Black Jail to prevent them from meeting with visiting European Diplomats. Ni and her husband are now homeless as Chinese authorities demolished their home while she was in prison.

Worker Strikes Sweeping Across China Via The Epoch Times

Wang Chunyan, was a successful businesswoman from Dalian, Liaoning Province, in 1999 she began practicing Falun Gong, traditional Chinese spiritual discipline with Buddhist and Taoist principles. That same year on 22 July, the Chinese Communist Party launched a brutal attack on Falun Gong Practitioners to renounce their religious beliefs.

Currently incarcerated at Liaoning Women's Prision, Ms. Wang has developed severe hypertension and heart disease. Chinese authorities have prevented her family from applying for medical parole.

More here from Falun Dafa

Watch video---Wang Chunyan Falun Gong Practitioner Denied Medical Parole Via New Tang Dynasty

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Chinese Authorities Arrest 13 Democracy Activists Ahead Of Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square Remembrance Vigil

Chinese authorities deport the creator of a statue that sparked the arrest of 13 Democracy Activists, ahead of Hong Kong's annual Tiananmen Square Remembrance Vigil.

More here from Taiwan News Online