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Sep.
4th

PUYALLUP FAIR: Cadavers’ origins challenged

The Puyallup Fair is hosting an exhibit called “The Body: The Universe Within.” presented by Universe Within Touring Co. The exhibit has 200 cadavers from China on display. The bodies aren’t from criminals and were ethically collected, stated company manager Jim Merila (TNT, 8-31). They are preserved by a process called plastination invented by German Gunther von Hagens.

Today, Chinese prisons, detention centers and forced labor camps are overflowing with the arrested cultivators of the spiritual practice Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa). This Buddha School discipline became outlawed by the Chinese communist government under the leadership of Jiang

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June
6th

CHINA: Keep pressure on human rights violations

Re: “Chen isn’t alone in courageous opposition to Chinese policies” (TNT, 5-18).

Paul Mooney tells about the blind Chinese lawyer, Chen Guangchen, and the Chinese human rights lawyer, Ni Yulan. Ni Yulan had her feet and kneecaps broken while in police custody. That has not stopped her from defending homeowners who have had their homes wrongfully demolished by the Chinese government, nor has it stopped her from defending Falun Gong.

Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) is a moral teaching of the Buddha School. It is a self-cultivation practice that enhances health and spiritual well-being. Practitioners do mild exercises

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