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WINGS #42-16 The Gentle Plaintiffs

Falun Gong practitioners take to the courts against Jiang Zemin

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Some description of torture.


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Length: 0:28:45
Uploaded: 6 Feb, 2017

Recording Date: 5 Feb, 2017
Recording Location: Burnaby and Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #42-16 The Gentle Plaintiffs by WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service, Kerry Foster, and Hershy He is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #42-16 The Gentle Plaintiffs
Description: In 1999, Chinese leader Jiang Zemin implemented a program to eliminate the practice of Falun Gong from the country. This persecution developed into a program of mass arrests, "re-education" through torture, executions and widespread allegations of organ harvesting for the medical market. A change in China's courts has allowed those who suffered to file complaints, and many are doing so. Documentary.

Host(s): Kerry Foster
Featured Speakers/Guests: Zhao Hongyun, Cindy Song, and Wang Junhua are survivors of torture; Sheng Xue is an award-winning Canadian journalist; Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) introduced a resolution condemning organ harvesting from prisoners in China..

Credits: produced by Hershy He, Kerry Foster (script editing and reading), Ian Dunlop (technical support), Cory Wong (voice-over), and Fany Qiu (provided the recording of the Sue-Jiang forum), with support and assistance from CJSF 90.1FM in Burnaby British Columbia, and the Community Radio Fund of Canada. Music: ‘An Ode to Compassion’ by Ms. Yian Chen and ‘Returning to the ancient home’ by Kerry Foster.


Spirituality and Religion
Regional > Asia
Regional > Canada
Health > Fitness
Society and Culture
Type: Weekly Program

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