In China, Public Security officials—and others—have been saying lately that they are uneasy about the situation there and feel the need to withdraw from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
A former Beijing policeman who has already quit the Party using a pseudonym said, “Bo Xilai‘s downfall has left me feeling very unsettled, and I keep feeling the fear of an impending disaster. The downfall of Bo Xilai—the most corrupt official amongst the CCP leadership—surely spells the end of the CCP.
“The enormity of the crimes carried out by the Public Security Bureau [China’s police force] is unimaginable. To break the laws that you are in charge of enforcing, is an act only punishable by death. But I believe that both good and evil will eventually be brought to justice, and so I pray that heaven will protect those of us who have renounced the CCP.”
Ms. Lee, a volunteer who helps people withdraw from the CCP, spoke about her experience helping an officer from the “610 Office” renounce the party. The 610 Office is a secret Party organ set up by the Chinese regime for the sole purpose of persecuting Falun Gong practitioners.
At first the officer spoke to Ms. Lee in a fierce manner, but after talking to her for 40 minutes he changed his tone and gave her the names of his wife, child, and 15 other people. He asked Ms. Lee to help them all quit the Party.
Two police station chiefs also renounced the CCP after speaking to Ms. Lee. They both gave her around 40 names of friends and relatives who had been Communist Party, Youth League, or squadron members, and asked Ms. Lee to apply for their withdrawal as well. One of the chiefs even confessed to Ms. Lee his past problems of alcoholism, chain smoking, and promiscuity.
According to one Beijing policeman, China’s current political situation has left everyone at his police post feeling very uneasy, including the post’s chief and secretary (the secretary is the Party official in charge of the post).
His own uneasiness stemmed from the thought that China’s leaders might one day end the persecution against Falun Gong, and declare the practitioners innocent. How then could he, in good conscience, face up to his past actions aiding the persecution?
He decided to stop participating in the persecution. “If I’m ordered to hunt for Falun Gong practitioners at night, I’ll find an excuse to sneak away,” he said. “If anyone comes to report a practitioner to me, I’ll just feign ignorance.”
Many of China’s police officers have sought out volunteers from the movement to quit the CCP, and asked the volunteers to help them quit the CCP. In some places, entire villages and corporations have withdrawn from the CCP altogether.
Zheng Yang, another volunteer in the movement to quit the CCP, recently helped the Party secretary from a large state-owned corporation to quit.
The Party secretary said he felt that a revolution would soon take place in China, “It will be like Russia, and the [regime’s] self-destruction will be unavoidable.”
He said, “The corruption within the communist party is not something that is easy to deal with. The ordinary citizens are all very critical of the CCP, but there is no way that they can speak out.”
“However the CCP’s corruption is something that all ordinary citizens are clearly aware of, especially after the 1989 Tiananmen Incident. But they don’t really talk about it, because nothing will happen even if they do,” the Party secretary said.
According to this Party secretary, China’s current economic situation is in very bad shape. “Things are getting more and more difficult. Even if Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao were to step down, they will only end up leaving Xi Jinping in a poor leadership position—especially if they do so this year with China’s poor economic situation.
“Many businesses had to scale back their employees’ salaries by 30 percent and revoke employees’ benefits. The country is now in very low spirits, and yet everyone still has to work.”
He felt that large changes were about to take place in China, including the fall of the CCP.
Over 118 million Chinese people have declared their withdrawal from the CCP and its affiliated organizations since 2004.
Editor’s note: This article reports on solemn statements made by Chinese people renouncing the CCP and its subordinate organizations. Statements such as these are submitted to a website affiliate of the Chinese version of The Epoch Times, Dajiyuan. The movement to renounce the CCP, called “Tuidang” in Chinese, began in late 2004, soon after The Epoch Times published the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.” That editorial series provides an uncensored account of the nature and history of the CCP. The statements offer a rare and candid glimpse of history in the making: the Chinese people turning their backs on the Communist Party, choosing conscience over convenience, and peacefully ushering in a future China free of Party rule.
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