In January of 2001, in order to intensify the persecution of Falun Gong, the state controlled media propagated falsehood concerning the "Tiananmen Square Self-Immolation" incident. The self-immolation incident was staged by Jiang Zemin and his followers on January 23rd, 2001. His group used the staged incident and the following propaganda wave to incite hatred against Falun Gong and start another round of brutal persecution. In many places in China, persecutors forced many practitioners to attend the brainwashing classes where they illegally detained practitioners and tortured them mentally. The brainwashing sessions use a notorious "textbook" which is filled with words that slander Falun Dafa and instigate hatred towards practitioners. This so called "textbook" also exposes a lot of evidence of the crimes that Jiang and his group have committed. We have compiled this evidence so that the "World Organisation to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong" and other international organisations which uphold justice can investigate the crimes of the media and the other people involved.
Basic information about the slanderous "textbook:"
Name of the book: Not "Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance," But...
Publishing Company: The Learning Publishing Company (Address: No. 5 West Changan Street, Beijing, 100806)
Publishing Date: First edition: February 2001
Distributor: The Learning Publishing Company
Printing: The New Century Printing Company
Retail: Xinhua Bookstore
Book Number: ISBN 7-80116-265-X / D?209; CIP: (2001) No. 05301
Summary of content: The book is a collection of slanderous articles published by major media in China during the period around which the staged "self immolation" incident occurred.
Below is a summary of the evidence of the persecution disclosed by the book:
1. Media corporations that participated in instigating hatred toward Falun Gong (with dates of the slanderous articles, some media corporations have published more than one slanderous article on the same date):
The Xinhua News Agency: 10/9/2000, 12/29/2000, 1/4/2001, 1/30/2001, 1/31/2001, 2/2/2001, 2/3/2001, 2/4/2001.
People's Daily: 1/8/2001, 1/10/2001, 1/17/2001, 1/20/2001, 1/22/2001, 2/2/2001, 2/3/2001.
People's Daily (Overseas Edition): 7/28/2000, 1/9/2001, 1/11/2001
Economy Daily: 2/2/2001
People's Liberation Army News: 2/1/2001
Beijing Youth: 1/31/2001
Guangming Daily: 1/6/2001, 2/1/2001, 2/2/2001, 2/5/2001
Beijing Morning News: 2/1/2001
Henan Daily: 1/31/2001, 2/1/2001
Beijing Daily: 2/1/2001
Shenghuo Times: 2/2/2001
2. Media Employees who participated in instigating hatred:
Media employees without specific names: Xinhua News Agency reporters, Xinhua News Agency commentator, People's Daily commentator, People's Daily special commentator, Economy Daily commentator, Beijing Youth commentator, Guangming Daily reporter.
Media employees' names:
People's Liberation Army News: Xie Ping
Beijing Morning News reporter: Zhao Bo
Xinhua News Agency reporters: Wang Amin, Wang Hengtao, Xu Renjie, Hui Xiaoyong, Wang Huige, Shi Haibo, Xu Jiangshan, Li Xu, Chen Maodi, Li Zhenghong, Cui Junqiang, Zhou Wei, Zhang Min.
Guangming Daily reporters: Cui Zhijian, Liu Xianqin, Cai Chuang, Zhang Yufu, Jin Zhenrong, Lin Yutang.
People's Daily reporters: Wang Namei, Wu Yaming.
Beijing Daily reporter: Qiu Hongbo.
Hainan Daily reporter: Qiu Dajun.
3. Other authors who wrote slanderous articles:
Zhang Honglin (Chinese Medicine Research Institute in China)
Cui Li (sister of Hao Huijun, a participant of the so called "Self Immolation" incident)
Lu Jinjun (husband of Liu Baorong, a participant of the staged "Self Immolation" incident. Lu is an employee of Kaifeng City (Henan Province) Radio and TV Bureau)
Li Qiuli (wife of Liu Yunfang, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident)
Liu Heng (Son of Liu Yunfang, a participant of the staged "Self Immolation" incident)
Huo Xiuzhen (foster mother of Liu Chunling, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident)
Wang Fengxiao (sister of Wang Jindong, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident)
Wang Fengling (sister of Wang Jindong, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident)
Liu (colleague of Hao Huijun, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident. Liu is a teacher at Huimin Middle School in Kaifeng City)
Ma Zhenlin (colleague of Hao Huijun, a participant of the "Self Immolation" incident. Ma is the party secretary at Huimin Middle School in Kaifeng City)
Xue Rutao (party secretary of Beidaomen Government Office in Longting District, Kaifeng City)
Zhang Xing (party secretary of Xiaqumen Government Office in Daxing District, Kaifeng City)
Tian Chengzhong (city party secretary of Pingdingshan City)
Hu Wulin (Regular Commissioner of Henan Province The Political Consultation Conference, main commissioner of Pingdingshan City Party Commission)
Wang Yuelin (main commissioner of Pingdingshan City Party Commission)
Gao Lingzhi (People's Congress Representative of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Han Hongyan ((People's Congress Representative of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Li Hailong (People's Congress Representative of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Zhang Zhiguo (People's Congress Representative of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Yang Jianhong (commissioner of The Political Consultation Conference of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Jiang Xinmin (commissioner of The Political Consultation Conference of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Zhao Qikai (commissioner of The Political Consultation Conference of Zhoukou City, Henan Province)
Li Jianchang (City party secretary of Xinxiang City, Henan Province)
Lian Weiliang (Temporary Mayor of Xinxiang City, Henan Province)
Zhou Yan (student of China People's University)
Wei Li (student of China People's University)
Jin Lei (student of China People's University)
Zhao Xueying (student of Beijing Normal University)
Liu Xiaochen (student of Beijing Normal University)
Xing Wei (student of Beijing University)
Zhang Weihua (National Student Federation executive president, a college student)
Liu Xiangyan (Central Conservatory of Music attached elementary school principal, teacher of Chen Guo)
Zhang Xiaosong (a resident of Beijing)
Wang Chunming (a retired official in Beijing)
Zhang Yong (an assistant director of a sub-committee of Henan Province Standing Committee of the National People's Congress)
Yang Kexing (a retired official of Ningxia Autonomous Region Power Bureau)
Wu Xiuying (a resident of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, under control of Shuangqiao Government Office)
Chen Zhongsu (a manager of Sichuan General Firefighting Group)
Huang Yuanzhi (Hubei Provincial Party Committee member, Hubei Province General Labour Union President)
Ma Xueli (former Hubei Province General Labour Union vice president)
Zhang Jianhao (Party Branch Secretary of Yangji Village, Guangzhou City)
Liu Shuqian (a teacher in Guangzhou University)
Li (a teacher in the No. 1 Primary School in Wuyang, Guangzhou City)
Mi Ruqun (Vice Party Secretary of Nanjing Normal University)
Wang Yiqing (a medical employee in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province)
Ji Minzhen (a resident of Shenhe District, Shenyang City)
Xie Dehai (Santaizi Street Party Secretary in Huanggu District, Shenyang City)
Shu Huiguo (Jiangxi Province Party Secretary)
Song Zhaosu (Gansu Province Party Secretary)
Zhao Zisen (Chinese Academy of Sciences Academician)
Ning Jinsheng (Chinese Academy of Sciences Academician)
Que Ruilin (Chinese Academy of Sciences Academician, a professor at School of Materials Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University)
Gao Wenxin (a professor at the School of Philosophy and Sociology, Jilin University)
Ang Dan (a monk in Taer Temple, Qinghai Province)
Ren Farong (vice-chairman of National Taoism Association, chairman of Shaanxi Province Taoism Association)
Jige Mude (vice-chairman of Inner Mongolia China Buddhist Association)
Yang Aixiang (an employee of Weifang City Tractor Plant in Shandong Province)
Wang Jinhua (chairman of the Old Cadre Association in Zigong City, Sichuan Province)
Zhang Tianbao (a member of Ministry of Education Party Group, Party Committee Secretary of Direct Subordinate Offices (under Ministry of Education))
Wang Zhaohua (executive director of China "Caring for the Next Generation" Working Committee)
Zhou Qiang (Central First Secretary of Communist Youth League)
Gu Xiulian (National Women's Federation vice-president and Secretariat first secretary) Shi Guangsheng (Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation party group secretary, minister)
Wang Zhaoguo (national Political Consultative Conference vice-president, minister of United Front Work Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China)
Fu Tieshan (Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association president)
Yan Jue (China Buddhist Association routine director, the Beijing Guangji Temple supervisor)
Yuan Zhihong (China Daoist Association deputy secretary-general)
Ma Yunfu (Chinese Islam Association vice-chairman)
Shi Zesheng (vice-president of Chinese Christianity Sanzi Patriotic Movement Committee)
Luo Haocai (national Political Consultative Conference vice-president, Zhigong Party Central Committee president)
Guo Dongpo (State Council Foreign Affairs Office director)
Gan Ziyu (National People's Congress Overseas Chinese Committee director)
Zhu Xun (national Political Consultative Conference Hong-Kong, Macao and Taiwan Foreign National Committee director)
Lin Zhaoshu (Overseas Residents Association president)
Wang Songda (Zhigong Party Central Committee vice-president)
Zhuang Fenggan (Chinese Counter-cults Association director, Chinese Academy of Science academician)
Yu Pinhua (Jiangxi Province Academy of Social Science researcher)
Zhang Tongling (Beijing University Mental Hygiene Research Institute director)
4. Other facts about the persecution:
By January 22nd, 2001, Jiang's regime had illegally destroyed more than 1000 sites use for prducing material containing the true facts about Falun Dafa(committing over 3,000 crimes in the process), confiscating more than 260 types materials (more than 3.3 million copies), and over 2,000 pieces of equipment such as computers, printers, and copiers.
On December 25th, 2000, the Beijing Supreme Court sentenced 4 Falun Gong practitioners to jail terms because they printed and distributed more than 700,000 pages of material and over 200 factual CDs about Falun Dafa. The court sentenced practitioner Pang You to 8 years in prison; Mu Chunyan to 7 years; Chen Suping to 7 years; and Zhang Lixin to 3 years.
On January 9th, 2001, three district courts in Beijing (Fengtai, Haidian, and Jingshan District Court) sentenced 3 practitioners to prison for printing and distributing truth-clarifying materials: Li Jinpeng was sentenced to 6 years in prison; He Yuansheng: 4 years; and Shi Xiufen: 3 years.
Wang Ming, the vice director of the Beijing Supreme Court, spoke out on the illegal use of laws which are against the Constitution for the purpose of persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners.
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