Wu Zeheng



"The value of life is measured in love." - Wu Zeheng

BoXun News Report


On December 14, 2012, the Boxun news service (http://boxun.com) posted an article about the continuing religious persecution, in the city of Zhuhai, of Wu Zeheng, the Chinese Han Buddhist Leader, persecution which had been hidden from the public for many years.


The news reported that Communist Party President Xi Jinping visited Guangdong, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, and Guanzhou from December 7th to the 11th. During his visit, on December 6 and 7, the local police of Zhuhai continued to harass Wu indirectly by parking their police car directly in front of his Buddhist store to partially block the entrance. By citing the law against "illegal assembly," the police forcefully checked the ID's of customers who were nevertheless able to gain entry. These facts show how the Zhuhai police continue to suppress Wu's activities, and indicate that his life is still in danger.


The state's obligation is to respect individuals' personal dignity and protect their rights through the Constitution and the legal system. While the Chinese government publicly asserts its reconstruction of its legal system, yet it has done nothing to protect the legitimate rights and interest of Wu. The People's Republic of China continually extends physical abuses to its law-abiding citizens, such as Wu, as well as many dissidents and religious people. The reality is that, at any time, these citizens could "disappear."


The citizens of China continue to live in a dangerous environment.


We are calling on friends from all walks of life as well as global charitable organizations that support human rights issues to give their moral support to Mr. Wu Zeheng as well as legal assistance and solid backing. We anticipate that our joint efforts will eventually create a peaceful environment for Mr. Wu, so that he can continue to practice his religious mission, and make even greater contributions to the development of China and the world's religious practices.


(News address: http://boxun.com/news/gb/china/2012/12/201212150425.shtml#.UMzvVpi4LFJ