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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Taiwan Falun Gong sues visiting Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong over human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Falun Gong announced on Thursday it was suing Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong over human rights abuses on the day he arrived for his first-ever visit to Taiwan. Religious activists and opposition Democratic Progressive Party politicians...

“Inviting a person known for repressing human rights and sitting down with him as if nothing happened, is unsuitable,” said DPP lawmaker Pan Men-an.

Taiwanese followers of the Chinese religious group the Falun Gong took their case against Guo to a local court, expressing the hope that the hearings could begin while the mayor was still in the country.

Full Article at eTaiwan News

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