Chinese Dance Group on Guard Against Threats
Chinese Dance Group on Guard Against Threats
Suspicious individuals lurk around company’s tour buses late in the night

COSTA MESA—Soon after the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts arrived in Costa Mesa, California for a five-day run beginning on March 11, the touring companies’ buses began receiving suspicious attention, according to security guards posted to prevent the buses from being vandalized. Guarding against such threats is routine for the hosts of Shen Yun performances around the world, as the company has experienced numerous attempts by the Chinese regime to interfere with its tours.

At around 1:15 am on March 12 four security guards spotted a man who had snuck close to the buses. The security guards described the man as in his 20’s with long hair and fair to dark skin. 

The man caught the security guards’ attention because he looked suspicious when he got close to the buses. 

The man tried to escape after he discovered that there were people watching each end of the buses. That’s when one of the security guards, Mr. Ou, had a close encounter with the man. 

“I saw a shadow pass by and I yelled, ‘Who are you? What do you want?’ But he bent his waist and walked along the bushes close to the bus,” said Mr. Ou.

Mr. Ou said he ran after the man and grabbed his arms. He then asked the man what he was there for. But the man just yelled back “Why, why.” The man also showed his fist as if he was going to have a fight with Mr. Ou. Then the man ran away quickly.

Mr. Yue, another security guard said just when he felt he was dozing off at around 5 a.m. on March 12 while guarding the busses, he saw a suspicious man walk his way. 

“He looked panicked when he walked passed me,” Mr. Yue said. However, the man quickly got into a car and drove away, according to Mr. Yue.

Another security guard, Mr. Gong, said he felt like the buses had been watched since the day before. He said a red Nissan ran over the lawn of the hotel around 6 p.m. on March 11. 

“It’s as if the driver weren’t watching the road and were watching us instead,” Mr. Gong said, adding that the driver quickly stepped on the accelerator and drove away, making a screeching noise.

Pattern of Interference

The security guards have reason to be wary. In 2009 in Phoenix a Shen Yun tour bus had a tire blow out. On inspection, the tire was found to have had a hole drilled in it.

In January 2010 in Ottawa the front tire of a Shen Yun tour bus was found to have four deep slits cut into it, slits which could have caused the tire to fail at high speed on the highway.

In January 2013 a fuel tank of a Shen Yun tour bus was deeply gouged by three men who had loitered near the buses in Atlanta.

These incidents are believed to have been part of a pattern of harassment by the Chinese regime against Shen Yun. Leeshai Lemish, a Shen Yun emcee, documented 46 cases of the regime interfering with Shen Yun performances in 20 countries from 2008-2010. Lemish provides the evidence for regular attempts by the regime to deny Shen Yun access to venues, to interfere with ticket sales, to threaten local political officials, and other acts of interference. 

Fearing Traditional Culture

Shen Yun’s mission of reviving China’s traditional culture is believed to be the reason for the regime’s efforts to suppress the show.

Zhang Tianliang, a college professor, believes the regime can’t live with the contrast between the beauty of Shen Yun’s performances and the reality of the culture the Communist Party has developed.

In a 2010 article in Epoch Times, Zhang writes, “What the regime fears most is that Shen Yun, which has swept across Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Asia, will eventually clear the clouds of deceit spread by the communist regime, and the vulgarity and ugliness of the Communist Party culture will only become more apparent.”

The U.S, Southwestern Falun Dafa Association, which is presenting Shen Yun in Costa Mesa, reported the incidents involving the individuals inexplicably coming close to the tour buses in the middle of the night to the local police. 

Shen Yun has performances through March 16 in Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts. 

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    And, it is often us doing it to ourselves. The content of the speech Rep. Dana Rohrbacher gave before Congress, to hold those responsible for state organ harvesting, who wrote that speech? And many were encouraged to go there in great numbers, to stand up, raising their hands, as if in a classroom, to be counted as responsible, at a moment in time. And some charged in hoards to be counted, so, unravel the knots, first and foremost, each of us, to understand how each have gone through the misguided. In religious seminaries, some Chinese dynasties are accused of having eunichs, serving the top, but they developed tea houses with healing teas, with support of the same british, german, and other families, just as in assam, for healing tea houses, to make such not necessary, long before other cultures did. Birth control by abstention or what willed, occurred also simply through tea development, as same people, not just clarence house churchill spencers, but germans, french, Servetus support in Spain, and others worked together. That which became “marijuana,” developed over centuries, out of an ancient Chinese herb, had nearly no resemblance to a variety of diverse healing teas of original plants known before. Before hiv became popular, early vaccines were already known and developed, such as one unique spider pit, misunderstood.

    The old understandings, somewhat illustrated, in terms of euniching those sworn to serve heads of state, as every nation’s laws provide for, in some capacities, were criticized and misunderstood.

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    For instance, part of that theme, “crouching tiger, hidden dragon,” both sides of such issues, a couple could not marry and have children if serving dynasty. So misunderstood. While serving heads of state, why? Let us look more closely.

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    Those whose training and knowledge, exploited for many reasons, taking advantage, all told, in compromise with local ranchers, defectors and those too tortured then therefore refugees?

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    What did those of the old qing dynasties really understand, we somehow lost? And as with the handmade Sam Ping lee jade rings, just symbolizing understandings and knowledge of many hopes and dreams we shared, how was the old Chinese wisdom lost? That which led to so much misunderstanding, fighting, war, disease, then more? Five days in november, Clint, as mentioned in People magazine, because, why washe encouraged to feel guilty? His memoirs of the years before he was even recruited, much more important to understand. The history of relationships ongoing, before he was recruited, much more significant. Just what happened, truth for understanding. JFK’s personal what? Appointed for life, on what gossip public relatiins net chat, before most people knew there was one. Neglected children, home alone, ignored. Daddy always traveling, mucking with presidents, kids ignored, babysitting each other, how young, or by any nearby neighbor or did anybody think?

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    Families of those directly serving presidents, appointed for life, did those in the community need to buy the right hiking boots to climb over gigantic stacks of grocery store tabloids gossip ping about and often torturing hollywood stars, Nixon stating, “It’s hollywood!,” not understanding Hollywood roots not in Hollywood at all, when quaker teams forgot what that was, in new jersey and elsewhere, nearly all religious intentions long lost.

    christmas. The baby jesus story, wisemen and kings come from afar to look at the baby, see the baby? What happened? When that happened in modern times, consider what was done, British burning Qing gardens. Neglected kids of those serving heads of state, the euniching issues of their parents, if qing advice followed? Misunderstood in many ways because of language.

    cities like L.A., phoenix, dallas, others, running out of water. Water from rivers, lakes, other sources, why? What did Robert Redford ‘ s team say? Or water treatment plant professionals, why?

    language. “The plumbing problems.” So, take both issues, then find a policy to address it, per instructions, to how many?

    qing and old Chinese dynasty wisdom lost?

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    Truancy officers, a child having to drop out of elementary school, to care for how many younger siblings in the absence of adults. And which is appointed for life, with our and perhaps other nations’ very highest military security clearances, rebelling against wiser qing dynasty wisdom and advice, on purpose? Serving presidents and foreign heads of state, religious forever lines, many more?

    Elementary school children who escaped truancy officers to raise how many younger siblings, home alone? Policies, statistically speaking? Rationalizing not understanding plain common horse sense.

    To figure out, that cities running out of water, say, how many? Plus, “the plumbing problem,” it was called, then convert it into a policy, what happened?

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    A president and internal medicine, dental, secret service, nosy anybody, you name it, he avoided.

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    Affirmative action, just one, all alone, so young, in a distant foreign nation, “our spirits don’t speak english,” universally applied globally speaking one way, many ways. The nature of those laws, in concept, to address an assumed immediate need, at a fleeting moment in time versus what sort of solutions and concepts unknown and lost, when papa ran and lost, not a person equivalent to a single larger party issue, or design of bussing policies, but, what? Each person tied to those of their roots, who they will hire, appoint, or heed. The Scientologist who won, excelled in giving psychological tests intensively to little kids, sending them to those evaluating what they may be good at, a great plus, now lost. Criticizing and proving wrong, every other author in that basement old authors club, sometimes valid, we all err, as each of their kids were asked to make up for, over time. Fantastic voyage associated with which all prez attender, as how, but each appointed forever, for life, after foreign torture victims, strokes, diseases, you name it, how functional, sharing all with little kids raising themselves all alone?

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