(Clearwisdom.net) On September 18, 2008, California State Assemblyman Joel Anderson wrote the following letter to Chinese Communist Party leader Jingtao Hu, to request the immediate release of Falun Gong practitioner Jinhua Ma who is detained in the City of Hefei in China.

California Legislature
Joel Anderson
September 18, 2008

Dear President Hu,

As a member of the California State Assembly, I am concerned about the policy of the Chinese government towards practitioners of Falun Gong and would like to request your assistance in the case of Jinhua Ma.

Jinhua Ma is the mother of Joanna Wang, a resident of California. She was arrested and detained by Chinese authorities on September 4 and to this date her family is unaware of her whereabouts and well-being.

I respectfully request the immediate release of Jinhua Ma. I am hopeful that, in your position, you can help to secure her release and work to reverse the policy of the government of detaining practitioners of Falun Gong. By doing so you will be working to uphold the right of the Chinese citizens to freedom of expression and assembly, which are outlined in the Chinese Constitution.

I would be very grateful for whatever assistance you could provide. Thank you very kindly in advance for you attention to this important matter.


Joel Anderson