China . China Security Issued Blacklist of 43 Types of People in 11 Categories to Be Barred from Attending Olympic Games; Religious People Under Strict Scrutiny : 1. Antagonistic elements. 2. Adherents of Falun Gong, other cults and harmful Qigong organizations. 3. Religious extremists and religious infiltrators. 4. Secessionists of ethnic minorities. 5. Media employees who can harm the Olympic Games. 6. Non-government organizations engaging in activities that can pose a real threat to the Olympic Games. 7. Dangerous elements, key petitioners and other people who have serious grievances against the Party. 8. People for whom the judicial authorities have filed a case for investigation or have adopted forced criminal or administrative measures. 9. Criminals under surveillance, on probation, parole, medical parole or criminals deprived of their political rights or serving their sentence outside the prison, and people placed in the programs of reformation through labor or serving their sentence outside the reformation centers. 10. Terrorists. 11. Members of illegal organizations. ///The 11 categories are further divided into 43 types of people:
The 11 categories are further divided into 43 types of people:
1. Overseas anti-China forces and members of antagonistic organizations.
2. Key figures in ideological disputes....
Religious extremists and religious infiltrators
1. Members of illegal religious organizations both in China and abroad.
2. Members who have been caught by the Chinese authorities for engaging in illegal religious activities.
3. People who have given illegal sermons.
4. People who illegally distribute religious publications and video/audio materials.
5. People who have illegally established both in China and abroad religious organizations, institutions, schools, sermon sites and other religious entities.
Media employees who can harm the Olympic Games
1. Employees of overseas media working for institutions and organizations hostile to China .
2. Media employees who persist on a long-term basis in their anti-Party attitudes and maliciously vilify the Party and the government.
Non-government organizations engaging in activities that pose a threat to the Olympic Games
1. Non-government organizations outside China who have connections with overseas governments and who engage in infiltration, subversion and sabotage against our Party and government.
2. Members of all types of non-government organizations who pose a potential threat to the Beijing Olympic Games.
Category Seven: Dangerous elements, key petitioners and other people who harbor serious grievances against the Party
1. People who harbor serious grievances against our Party and government.
2. People who have repeatedly filed frivolous lawsuits and petitions.
3. People who have complained against China to the foreigners and who collude with overseas forces.
While CAA understands the legitmate security concern during Olympics, nevertheless we urges the Chinese government to be more transparent regarding the preparation of 2008 Beijing Olympics. We call upon the Chinese government not to use Olympics as a cover to engage crackdown on peaceful people of faith both in China and abroad.