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Saturday, September 17, 2005

Mock Hanging in Vancouver as Hu Dines!

From Jeff Langlois, SFT Canada Board Member:

Tonight's action was a resounding success, Kate and the rest of SFT Vancouver made a fantastic effort this past week and managed to pull together a great demo and action. We had about a hundred supporters in addition to many Falun Gong and Tiawanese who noisily greeted Hu Jintao. About half way through the demonstration Kate scaled a 50 foot flagpole and hung two banners before staging a mock hanging. It lasted for over an hour and in the end they just let us walk away without any charges or even a warning. It really was a night of victories.

I have attached a few of the first photos from the action (that is Kate hanging under that shroud). Also, visit


for the first bit of coverage (the mock hanging is not reported on but our fabulous media spokesperson Pema Lhalungpa managed to get a great quote in there!)

Talk to you all soon,

Jeff Langlois


  • At 7:29 PM, Anonymous alma said…

    hurray for canada. haha, hu.
    i would love to see the pictures.

  • At 6:03 PM, Anonymous Chris Schwartz said…

    Great work guys. It is really inspirational stuff. But Jeff, where can I find those photos?

  • At 5:58 PM, Blogger kate said…

    the photos have been uploaded to the SFT Canada blog, check them out!

    more to come from Sat's protest!


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