Declaración del Centro de Información de Falun Dafa
The Chinese Communist Party holds the reins on reporting in three primary ways: (1) Registration and licensing for news organizations is mandatory and easily revocable by the central government; (2) Many media rely partly or wholly on the CCP for funds; and (3) The CCP appoints the executives within most media organizations. Publishing a politically unacceptable article on a “sensitive” topic like Falun Gong could easily result in the loss of a license, funding, and jobs within the organization.
A Chinese minister was served with legal papers Friday charging him with torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan may be receiving a large number of letters from Chinese citizens this year that read more like forced confessions than heart-felt appeals.
Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) released a decision on Friday, August 16 -- the first from a Canadian regulatory body -- against the airing of propaganda attacking Falun Gong on television in Canada.