ref date:31 Oct 1999 (CD)
China crack down on freedom of association - Blair probably approves
"Cult organisations that have destroyed normal
social order and stability through illegal
gatherings and led to the deaths of practitioners,
rapes of women and swindled money should be
dealt with severely," Xinhua said this weekend....
The official Chinese government paper was speaking of the cult Falun Gong,
but it applies to anyone the Chinses government sees as a threat to their
When does freedom of association become a criminal offence, worry especially
as Mr Blair said this...