China: The crackdown on Falun Gong and other so-called "heretical organizations"

Index Number: ASA 17/011/2000
Date Published: 23 March 2000
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, China

The report describes Amnesty International's concerns about the human rights violations resulting from the crackdown on Falun Gong and other groups branded as "heretical organizations" by the Chinese government. The report gives details of the legislation used to legitimize the crackdown, and highlights specific cases of unfair trials and harsh sentences

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