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Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Time: If you want to subvert the chinese government these days, try writing a poem.

Ouyang YuOuyang Yu, Australian-Chinese author, reserves a special bitterness for the Chinese government, which Ouyang says imprisoned and tortured his younger brother, teacher Ouyang Ming, because of his Falun Gong membership. Ming, he says, was "a bag of bones" when he died at 41 in 2003, having been released from prison "so the authorities could avoid the blame for his death." Ouyang's forthcoming novel Loose is dedicated to him. Read more

One example of jailed victims of the persecution:

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