Television Broadcasts Clarify the Truth and Expose the Lies, Shaking People's Hearts in China
On the evening of March 5, Changchun was not the only city to broadcast the Falun Gong truth-clarifying program in Jilin Province. For example, the cable television network in Songyuan City broadcast for over 40 minutes. First, "Truth of the Self-Immolation Incident," then "Falun Dafa All Over the World," and then other Falun Gong videos were shown. It was similar to Changchun, only the area covered was not as wide. This has become a popular subject of discussion among everyday people. The evil police also held an emergency meeting, and a lot of plainclothes policemen were everywhere that evening. Now the local Dafa practitioners are sending forth righteous thoughts to eliminate the evil. It's believed that those upright people who did this have returned home safely. Details are not yet known.
According to overseas media reports, on March 7 similar incidents also occurred at cable television stations in Sichuan and Liaoning Provinces.
The Jilin Public Security System Held an Emergency Meeting, While Dafa Practitioners Call for Eliminating the Persecution.
News from Jilin Province on March 8 -- On March 7, 2002, the public security departments, procuratorial departments, and people's courts of Jilin Province held an emergency meeting. It is reported that local governmental offices from each city, county, and village also attended the meeting. Wang Yunkun, Secretary of Jilin Provincial Party Committee, returned from some other business just to attend this meeting. Analysts think that this meeting was held because Jiang wants to investigate the incident of Changchun cable television network broadcasting Falun Gong truth-clarification videotapes, and this incident will be used to escalate the persecution of local Falun Gong practitioners.
After the Incident of "Using Television to Clarify the Truth," Changchun Police Desperately Arrest Innocent People.
At 8:30 a.m. on March 5, police from Mengjiaqiao Police Station, Changchun City came to ransack the home of female Dafa practitioner Xu Hongbo. Finding no "evidence," the police still forcibly arrested Xu's brother in-law, a non-practitioner, on the evening of March 7. The police forced him to help them search Xu's home. Xu was forced to abandon her home and become homeless in order to avoid being arrested. Her brother in-law is still being held at the police station.
Practitioner Lin Wenxiang was arrested in his home by the Mengjiaqiao Police Station for no reason on the evening of March 7. Her husband and brother were arrested at the same time (neither are practitioners). No news of the three people has been heard so far.