Chinese police have uncovered an
underground Falun Gong organization associated with
separatists in Taiwan.
sources say that Yu Xiaoru, a 72-year-old retired employee
of the Agricultural Bureau of Fengjie County, in southwest
China's Chongqing Municipality, has headed an underground
organization of some 30 Falun Gong activists and continued
with Falun Gong activities in the county even after it was
banned in July 1999 as an insidious cult.
In addition, this underground organization has
been collaborating with a Falun Gong organization in Taiwan,
an organization which had advocated "Taiwan
Independence" since May 1999 as part of its
organization had been receiving a steady supply of printed
materials advocating Falun Gong from the Taiwan organization
until its discovery by police at the end of October, 2002.
It disseminated the materials among members of the
organization and among the residents of Fengjie
As a demonstration of
support for the Taiwan separatists, the Fengjie organization
supplied them with materials, including false accounts of
the persecution of Falun Gong members on the
On September 28, 2001, a
lengthy article attacking the Chinese Government's ban of
Falun Gong, written by the Fengjie organization, was
published by the Taiwan separatists on a pro-Falun Gong
A search of the homes of
the suspects by Chinese police revealed 22 bags of Falun
Gong material, 12 kilograms of dynamite and machines for the
duplication of propaganda materials.
In detention, Yu recognized his guilt, saying,
"By collaborating with separatists in Taiwan, I have
been working against the motherland and the reunification of
the country," saidYu.
sources said they are aware that, among the underground
Falun Gong organizations uncovered in recent years, many
have had backing from anti-China elements in other
"As the world
strives for peace, progress and development and China
becomes stronger, more confident and united, ugly acts
perpetrated by Falun Gong activists and Taiwan separatists
are doomed to fail," said a police official.