News Report - 9/10/2001
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  In News This Week  
  1.   The Number of Falun Gong practitioners that have died while detained is 278 as of Tuesday September 7th , 2001.  
  2.   American Practitioners from New Jersey were Awarded a Trophy for "Best Non-Instrumental Performing Group" in a Labour Day Parade  
  3.   Chinese Secrete Service Interferes with the Delivery of Falun Dafa Practitioners' Letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.  
  4.   International Education Development (IED)'s gives a statement at the U.N. calling for attention to the Falun Gong situation as one of "extreme urgency".
  5.   David Lee Jerke is walking 3000 miles across the US as SOS missions continue and new ones begin.
  6.   Practitioners in China persevere in their peaceful deeds to wake up their fellow countrymen.
  7.   While China looses millions of dollars from natural disasters, reports come out of millions being spent on the persecution of Falun Gong.
  8.   Mayor from Austria and City Council President from Corvallis Oregon in the US Speak out for Falun Gong.

On September 3, 2001, practitioners won the "Best Non-Instrumental Performing Group" award at the 44th Labor Day parade in South Plainfield, New Jersey. They were awarded a trophy, demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises on their float and on the street for all the towns people. They even had a chance to chat with the local congressman.

Police stop theft in broad day light at the UN in New York City. During the afternoon of August 27th, 2001, six Falun Gong practitioners went to deliver a letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Chinese from inside the UN pressured the security to make practitioners wait outside. Security had said Annan's office would send a staff member down.


Revised: October 2, 2001