CCTV Program Slandering Falun Gong Suspended for Three Minutes in Ten Provinces on May 12th 2002
(Clearwidsom.net) Based on news from mainland China, on May 12th, while the Chinese central TV station was broadcasting a program to slander Falun Gong during the daily newscast, the broadcast was suspended for three minutes until the slandering stopped. The broadcast is supported by "Connecting every village satellite broadcast TV" and this suspension occurred in many provinces, including Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Henan, Hunan, Qinghai, Shaanxi and Gansu.
The "Connecting every village" program is a crucial project of the Chinese National Broadcast and Telecommunications Bureau. Its purpose is to spread the Party's voice to remote areas through satellite transmissions.