The Canadian Press: Chinese torture jails near Olympic venues, group says

OTTAWA - Falun Gong supporters say Chinese authorities are torturing prisoners of conscience in labour camps and jails close to Olympic venues. And they've published an online guide, complete with maps, descriptions and photographs of seven facilities where they say hundreds of thousands languish.

Toronto, Canada: CIPFG Releases Information on Labor Camps Near Beijing Olympics Contest Venues (Photos)

( On August 1, 2008, the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) held a press conference in front of the Chinese Consulate in Toronto. CIPFG released information on labor camps within a few miles from Beijing Olympics contest venues. During the press conference, Falun Gong practitioners spoke out about their experiences of suffering persecution in China.

Turkey: Turkish Media Support Falun Gong Practitioners' Efforts to End the Persecution

( On July 20, in order to raise awareness of the crimes committed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) who have been brutally persecuting Falun Gong for nine years, some Falun Gong practitioners in Turkey went to Muğla in the western region. They visited several major media outlets, telling them about how the CCP persecutes Falun Gong and called on these media to expose the CCP's atrocities and help end the persecution, which has lasted for the past nine years.

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