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View Resource Chinese Government Bans Falun Gong

In the toughest domestic security measure since 1989, the Chinese Government officially banned the quasi-religious Falun Gong sect yesterday. The announcement was accompanied by a wave of arrests and a massive propaganda offensive against the sect's charismatic founder, Li Hongzhi, who was accused of sinister and disruptive motives. The centerpiece of the case against Li Hongzhi came in a special...