Zhang Hongbao in Blast Furnace

---- A documentary on how the outstanding spiritual leader transformed to a political leader

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Beijing’s Prevention of Dissidents from Applying for Political Asylum Through Judicial Cooperation

Severely Undermined US Justicial Independence and its Image of Human Rights Protector



WORLD DAILY [August 17]  “Zhong Gong Master Mr. Zhang Hongbao’s application for political asylum might be delayed due to Jiang Zemin and Li Peng’s incoming visits to the United States  (Excerpt)


The Hong Kong-based China Information Center of Human Rights and Democracy Movement, revealed today that the trial of Zhong Gong founder, Mr. Zhang Hongbao, who applied to the US for political asylum, might be delayed again because of Chinese President Jiang Zemin and Premier Li Peng’s upcoming visits to the United States. The trial was scheduled for August 18.


Human rights groups are worried that Beijing is going to prevent dissidents from applying for US political asylum by way of judiciary cooperation with United States. This will severely undermine the US judicial independence and its image as human rights protector.


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