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The E-Sylum:  Volume 9, Number 34, August 20, 2006, Article 22

CHINESE DISSIDENTS SPREAD ANTI-COMMUNIST MESSAGES ON CURRENCY

According to an August 19th report, "A letter from a group of
mainland Chinese readers to The Epoch Times revealed that the Shanghai
Branch of The People's' Bank of China recently hanged posters in
residential areas that read: "Prohibition of intentionally destroying
or scribbling on national currency, forbidding scribbling on currency."

The letter points out that this was the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s
desperate and weak countermeasure against Chinese people spreading the
messages of withdrawing from the CCP by writing "Nine Commentaries" and
"The Three Withdrawals" on national currency.

"Over 12.5 million Chinese people have thus far quit the CCP and its
affiliated organizations. The main method used for withdrawing from
the Party is to publish a resignation statement on the Epoch Times
website. Many people also paste their announcements on public bulletin
boards, bus station boards, and electricity poles. The aforementioned
methods are used to circumnavigate the Internet blockade used by the
CCP which prevents a great number of people from publishing their
resignation statements online.

Since last October, many more people have begun to write their
resignation statements on currency. They often leave messages like,
"Heaven is eliminating the CCP," "Quit the CCP to save yourself" and
"Spread the Nine Commentaries and quit the CCP quickly." Money has
become one of the major channels for spreading the news of the "the
Nine Commentaries" and "The Three withdrawals."

Slogans are usually written on one or two yuan bills. People buy bus
tickets with them through the automatic ticket machines in many cities.
These are also the most common bills used in supermarkets. Writing CCP
resignation statements on money is thought to be safe and effective
because it circulates quickly and is thus able to have a very wide
influence."

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  Wayne Homren, Editor

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