Human Rights Violations in China The horrors, abuses and atrocities committed against human kind in China. By Meryl Honig
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
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
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.