Central News Agency: Falun Gong Sues Visiting Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong, Prosecutors Start Investigation

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On February 16th, 2012, Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong visited Taiwan. The Falun Gong Human Rights Lawyer Group in Taiwan filed a lawsuit with the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office, charging Guo Jinlong for his involvement in the crime of genocide. The High Prosecutors Office indicated that it had received the suit and its prosecutors had started an investigation.

On February 16th, Director Chang Ching-hsi of the Taiwan Falun Dafa Association filed a lawsuit against visiting Beijing Mayor Guo Jinlong for his crimes of genocide and violating two conventions

Falun Gong practitioners protest the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) persecution outside of Taoyuan International Airport

The Central News Agency reported on February 17th that the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office pointed out that all cases received would be investigated. Filed by the Taiwan Falun Gong Human Rights Lawyer Group, the lawsuit charges Guo Jinlong with suspicion of committing crimes in arresting and attacking Falun Gong practitioners.

Based on the genocide code of 1953, anyone who intends to kill an ethnic or a religious group, in full or in part, can be sentenced to death, life imprisonment, or more than seven years in prison.

Since 2009, the Taiwan Falun Gong Human Rights Lawyer Group has been suing visiting CCP officials who are involved in the genocide, including Xu Guangchun, secretary of Henan Provincial CCP Committee; Huang Huahua, Guangdong Province governor; and the deputy mayor of Beijing. Guo Jinlong is the ninth official to have a suit brought against him.

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