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  • Human Rights Violations in China The horrors, abuses and atrocities committed against human kind in China. By Meryl Honig
  • Imprisonment
    • Imprisoned without reason or warning
    • Brutal treatment while in prison
    • Cruel punishments for small crimes
    • Imprisoned for criticism of government
  • Censorship & Repression
    • Millions forbidden to practice religion
    • All opposing thoughts and people are imprisoned
    • Foreign media banned
    • Protestors under house arrest
  • Tiananmen Square
    • People's Liberation Army tanks and 300,000 soldiers moved into Tiananmen Square in Beijing to crush a large pro-democracy demonstration that had been going on for seven weeks. The tanks rolled over people that got in their way and soldiers opened fire on groups of protesters.
    • Never before had the People's Liberation Army turned its weapons on the Chinese people with the intention of murdering so many of them. Demonstrations at Tiananmen Square in 1976 and 1987 had been broken up with batons and tear gas not guns and tanks.
  • Economic Side Effects
    • The farming industry is being killed
    • 40,000 farmers are without land
    • Prices being driven up, people going hungry.
  • A 4th period news bulletin
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpRrXhA57Yk
  • What I plan to do about the issue
    • A letter will be composed and sent to Jon M Huntsman, the U.S ambassador to China discussing possible strategies that could be taken to solve this problem.
  • Thanks for listening