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16 Falun Gong followers convicted

Aug. 15, 2002 at 2:53 AM

HONG KONG, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Hong Kong court Thursday found 16 Falun Gong followers guilty of causing a public obstruction during a protest outside China's main office in the territory. It was the first time criminal charges had been brought against members of the spiritual movement in Hong Kong.

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