[Minghui Net] We have recently witnessed yet another example of how Jiang Zemin's dictatorship and tyranny have directly endangered social stability. According to a Renminbao.com news report, after the Tiananmen "self-immolation" incident, the propaganda campaign launched by a few central government leaders has adversely affected both China's internal affairs and its foreign relationships. Relations between China and the United States have become increasingly tense, which greatly reduces China's chances of sponsoring the next Olympics Games. World opinion now unanimously condemns the Chinese Government, while Falun Gong's support overseas has steadily grown.

According to news reports, mob actions have already occurred against Falun Gong in some regions of China, including expressions of general hatred, attacks--even driving Falun Gong practitioners away from their homes. The development of such activities could mark the beginning of the same kind of mass violence that occurred at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution. This would lead China into a terrible period of political turbulence. Premier Zhu Rongji and other leaders have called for an immediate meeting of the Central Political Committee to discuss the current situation. However, Jiang Zemin has delayed repeatedly. Although the meeting was last scheduled for February 2nd, 2001, it still has not been held.

Based on comments that appeared in Taiwan's Mingri Newspaper, Jiang Zemin made the radical decision to broadcast the scenes of people burning at Tiananmen Square. Jiang intended to strike a damaging blow to Falun Gong; however, his overuse of high-sounding propaganda might have created just the opposite effect.

As AFP has previously reported, "There was a wide divergence of views with respect to the crackdown on Falun Gong among high level leaders, and many leaders took positions opposing it." The initiator of the crackdown is Jiang Zemin himself.