The Lawyers Left Jiansanjiang Illegal Trial Collectively
The illegal trial of four Falun Gong practitioners in Heilongjiang, Jiansanjiang entered its third day.The eight lawyers who participated in the defense accused the Jiansanjiang Reclamation Procuratorate of violating the law in court in the morning, but nobody received them.
The court continued the illegal trial when the lawyers returned. Around 3 p.m., lawyers Wang Yu, Lin Qilei, Long Xiangsong, Tang Tianhao, Zhang Weiyu, Chen Zhiyong – six lawyers— angrily left the court by lifting the agent commission in court.
Another two lawyers Wang Quanzhang and Liu Lianhe, who insisted on the court hearing, were detained until 20:00.But their mobile phones, computers and other items were confiscated by the local State Security.
At 10 p.m., eight lawyers slowly made their way to Jiamusi because of snow.
International Organizations Track Jiansanjiang Justice System Crime
On the same day, World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG), headquartered in the United States, issued a notice to investigate the brutal persecution of Falun Gong practitioners from Heilongjiang Jiansanjiang Political and Legal Committee, 610, the public prosecutors and the court since July of 1999.
WOIPFG announced that those who participated in the persecution are suspected of genocide crimes and crimes against humanity; WOIPFG will investigate until the perpetrators are brought to justice.
Umbrellas Banned During Xi Jinping’s Visit in Macau
In Macau, the umbrella was prohibited due to the arrival of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping.
On Dec. 19, Xi Jinping arrived in rainy Macau for the power handover commemoration. A large number of reporters were not allowed to use umbrellas at the airport. Only raincoats from the officials were distributed due to Hong Kong umbrella campaign. Meanwhile, 14 members of Hong Kong League of Social Democrats and people power who shouted “Hong Kong People want real universal suffrage" by holding the yellow umbrella were refused entry.
According to Radio Free Asia report, in addition to 14 members, more than 40 Hong Kong people who were also refused entry for the reason of endangering public safety or public order disrupting.