Report Exposes Cult's Conspiracy
When a government official
from Central China's Hubei Province
visited the United States in mid-July,
received a summons from an American court.
The official was said to be
sued by Peng Liang, a Chinese
citizen and Falun Gong practitioner, on the
charge of "human
rights" violations that caused the death of
Min, and mother, Li Yinxiu, earlier this year.
co-written by Xinhua and People's Daily reporters,
published Thursday told how
the Falun Gong cult plotted the
It stated that Peng's family lives in
Wuhan, the provincial
capital of Hubei, and all five family members are
February 28, 2000, Peng Min, 27, was detained by local
suspicion of organizing others and using the cult to
break the law, and he was
Nearly a year later on January 8 the man hurt
striking an iron gate with his head in an apparent suicide
attempt and was
paralyzed following a fracture.
Local government and hospitals tried
everything to save his
life, but the man died on April 5.
When he was in hospital,
his family members -- including the
parents and Peng Liang -- refused to
let him receive proper
Instead they insisted on broadcasting tapes on
Falun Gong and
reading the "sutra" of the cult for him, in front
that her son had died, the mother put her palms
together and said:
"You have reached perfection at last." His
father said: "We, the
whole family, are proud of you."
Since Peng's family is too
poor to afford the medical charges,
the government exempted them from
paying fees worth more than
30,000 yuan (US$3,614).
On April 29, the 56-year old mother
died of a cerebral
haemorrhage in a local hospital.
When Li Hongzhi, the Falun Gong
leader, and the headquarters
of the cult in the United States, learnt of their
the Internet to direct their followers in China to plot
number of followers were involved in the conspiracy --
Chou, Li Fengyou, Zhang Jing, Yan Zhigang and Liu
They found Peng Liang and
persuaded him to sign a power of
attorney that was fabricated to tell a
false story on the
Peng wrote what he saw on the spot, but did not know
that the power of attorney
would later be replaced by a
fabricated copy with his signature on.
When the cult
group received the indictment, they sued the
Chinese official when he
was in the United States, which was
widely covered by news media in some
foreign countries and
Afterwards, the cult members also
planned to smuggle Peng out
of the country, but the police stopped them.
In a commentary
accompanying the report Friday, the People's
Daily says that lies will
never help save the Falun Gong cult
from doom. It describes the plot by
the Falun Gong
headquarters in New York to sue the Chinese official as a
"farce," which ended in vain.