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  1. Radicals and religion on a rowdy Sunday

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei and Ada Lee The central government's liaison office had a rowdy Easter Sunday as two of the city's most radical parties and a religious group banned on the mainland rallied outside during the day. Hundreds of members of Falun Gong- brande ...

  2. Falun Gong four 'were not barred because of religion'

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Four Taiwanese Falun Gong followers were refused entry to Hong Kong in 2003 not because of their religion but because officials feared they might pose a threat to public order, a court heard yesterday. 'There is no immigration policy of refusal of entry merely by the fact that they are members of Falun Gong or they are affiliated with the religious group,' ...

  3. Security tight on anniversary of Falun Gong crackdown

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Security was tightened in Tiananmen Square and on roads surrounding Zhongnanhai in Beijing yesterday on the 10th anniversary of the central government's crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement. More uniformed and plain-cl ...

  4. The thoughts of chairman Ma

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On the Falun Gong: 'Freedom of religion and freedom of belief are common values of a free society. People are pained to see the mainland's persecution and killing of students of the Falun Gong. There can't be any hope for reunification unless Beijing changes its attitude.' On Anti-Secession Law: 'If the Chinese communists worry Taiwan would become ...

  5. Taiwan is pandering to Beijing: Falun Gong

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... with freedom of expression. 'The government here should never have succumbed to the pressure from mainland China to interfere in the freedom of expression, religion and assembly in Taiwan,' ... or Taiwanese independence was 'impractical, unreasonable and illegal'. He said Taiwan was known for its freedoms of expression, religion and assembly. 'This is a precious culture ...

  6. Falun Gong judicial review bid dismissed

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... for a conference on the weekend of February 22, 2003. They had alleged that they were stopped because of their religion and that the city was acting on behalf of mainland authorities, who have banned ...

  7. Falun Gong protest 'not obstructive'

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... A demonstration by Falun Gong members last year outside the Beijing Liaison Office should not have been halted because police were afraid that people might take offence, the Court of Appeal heard yesterday. The submission was made on the second day of the ...

  8. Attack on Falun Gong a timely reminder

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three years ago next Saturday, Hong Kong people left no doubt about the importance they attach to the democratic freedoms enshrined in the Basic Law. The peaceful participation of half a million in the July 1 pro-democracy march sent a message around the ...

  9. Court will not require authorities to reveal documents relating to Falun Gong watch-list

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.04pm: The High Court on Friday ruled it would not issue a further order requiring immigration authorities to disclose documents explaining why four Falun Gong practitioners were put on a watch list. The court was hearing an appli ...

  10. Foreign minister mobbed by activists

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A plan for President Hu Jintao to meet pro-Beijing supporters outside his hotel in New York on Tuesday was scuppered when Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing approached to address the crowd and was mobbed by supporters of the Falun Gong and Tibetan i ...




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