Commenting on a report that a group of “ Falun
Gong” followers decided to step forward to file a
civil lawsuit against two Chinese government ministries, The
Chinese Embassy in the United States stated on April 3 that
it’s a political farce premeditated by “ Falun
Gong " cult, an old trick of a thief crying “
stop thief ”. Their aim is to confuse truth and
falsehood and to disrupt China-U.S.
The statement stressed that facts
have shown more and more clearly that the cult nature of Li
Hongzhi and his “Falun Gong ” organization which
had ruined lives, destroyed families and harmed society. The
banning of “ Falun Gong ” organization
by the Chinese Government is not only in accordance with the
law but also the will and demand of the general public. The
Chinese Government and society has been patiently helping,
educating and rescuing those people who were deceived by
“ Falun Gong”. The allegation that the Chinese
Government departments “persecute” “ Falun
Gong” supporters or practitioners is totally
The Embassy emphasized that
according to established principals of international law and
general state practice, including << The Vienna
Convention on Diplomatic Relations>> and << The
Vienna Convention on Consular Relations>>, the U.S.
court should not register any accusation against the Chinese
Government, the Chinese diplomatic and consular
representatives in the U.S. The Chinese side urges the U.S.
government to take effective measures to stop “ Falun
Gong ” from engaging in anti-China activities.