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"President Hu you are a killer and a murder. "

by aden Thu Apr 20th, 2006 at 06:53:09 PM EST

Today at the White House, President Bush stated

"China has become successful because the Chinese people are experiencing the freedom to buy, and to sell, and to produce -- and China can grow even more successful by allowing the Chinese people the freedom to assemble, to speak freely, and to worship."

As China's President Hu began to speak, a Chinese journalist in the White House press corp began to yell (according to BBC) "President Hu you are a killer and a murder. Evil people die early. Your days are numbered." According to the Associated Press she was a member of Falun Gong and was yelling "President Bush: Stop him from killing" and, "President Bush, stop him from persecuting the Falun Gong."

US Secret Service agents or White House security removed the woman.

BBC covered the incident in a video segment. Including her being removed by US agents. -Video is on the side of the articles, I could not get the direct link to the video.

Other sources:
Found on C&L
Daily News' Attywood
Breitbart with the brief AP story of the protester
New York Times (The caption under the photograph of the woman reads "A distraught heckler shouted protests...")
White House transcript

:) Two presidents witnessing how freedom of expression ends up.
by Harlem on Sat Apr 22nd, 2006 at 01:10:08 PM EST
And what do you think was the right move for the both presidents? What rationally sound could have President Bush said or done in order to defend freedom of speech? Or what about President Hu - how do you think that some sort of a softer reaction of his would have been perceived by the conservative Chinese government and people?
by Laura on Mon Apr 24th, 2006 at 11:06:33 AM EST

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