Falun gong practitioner harassed while meditating | Bangkok Post: news

News >

Falun gong practitioner harassed

- +

An elderly falun gong practitioner says she was subject to rare harassment while doing her weekly meditation on a street opposite the Chinese embassy on Ratchadapisek Road on Friday morning. 

Falun Gong practitioners play instruments during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia in this file photo from Aug 14, 2010. An elderly falun gong practitioner says she was subject to harassment while doing her weekly meditation on a street opposite the Chinese embassy on Ratchadapisek Road in Bangkok on Friday morning. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

Jariya Ritdechawong, who is in her 70s, said was sitting cross-legged on the pavement in front of the True building opposite the Chinese embassy, as she does almost every week.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

3 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments