Skip to comments.China: Grannies vow to fight on after punishment for Olympic protests
Posted on 08/22/2008 9:55:36 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Grannies vow to fight on after punishment for Olympic protests
Fri Aug 22, 11:14 AM
BEIJING (AFP) - Two Beijing grandmothers remained defiant and in good spirits Friday despite being sentenced to one year of reeducation through labour for applying to protest during the Olympics.
In an interview with AFP, neighbours Wu Dianyuan, 79, and Wang Xiuying, 77, said they had not received compensation after their homes were demolished by the city government seven years ago and were simply fighting for their rights.
"We have done nothing wrong," said Wang. "They won't let me protest, then they sentence me to a year labour camp. I am really mad.
"But we are not afraid. We will go on protesting, you can see this is not fair, do you understand that?"
The re-education orders seen by AFP said that Wang and Wu will be allowed to serve their sentences at home, but will be sent to a labour camp if they cause further trouble.
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Shaking my head at China again....
Obama is not pleased with you. The Obama says China is better than the United States. I’m watching you now, pandy. }:-(
I wonder how more of these there will be.
These old ladies are over 70yrs old. This is probably a death sentence.
Someone should post the pictures and names of the neighborhood spies so everyone else knows who they are.
Obama can watch me all he wants. I am not pleased with him either. lol
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