The Chinese authorities raised a protest on July 24
over the adoption of a bill by the U.S. House of
Representatives on that day asking China to stop
"persecution'' of Falun Gong practioners.
Leaders of the National People's Congress
(NPC) Foreign Affairs Office and of the Chinese People's
Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Foreign Affairs
Office as well as Foreign Ministry spokesman Kong Quan
expressed their indignation over the bill, which ignores the
crimes committed by the cult and openly supports the cult.
The bill says that the ban of Falun Gong by
the Chinese Government violates the Chinese Constitution.
Remarks by the NPC Foreign Affairs Office and
the CPPCC Foreign Affairs Office and the Foreign Ministry
spokesman refuted the bill as being drafted with ulterior
motives and malicious intent.
stipulates that its members cannot go to doctors when they
fall ill, and as a result 1,700 practioners have died.
Facts explicitly show that Falun Gong is a
cult, and a ban of a cult by the Chinese Government is not
only in line with the Chinese Constitution, but also in line
with the international convention on citizens' rights and
The Chinese authorities said
that the double standard applied by the US House of
Representatives toward the cult will certainly be opposed by
people across the world who want to see justice served
against the cult.