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A member of the banned Falun Gong is silhouetted as he performs breathing exercises at a private place in Beijing August 8. China, waging a war of words against the spiritual movement that claims 100 million members, labelled it a very dangerous cult on Tuesday. China outlawed Falun Gong on July 22, calling it an illegal organisation that corrupted the people's minds and sabotaged stability. A large number of Falun Gong members are continuing to practise at private places despite the government ban. ASW/CC

A member of the banned Falun Gong is silhouetted as he performs breathing exercises at a private place in Beijing August 8. China, waging a war of words against the spiritual movement that claims 100 million members, labelled it a very dangerous cult on Tuesday. China outlawed Falun Gong on July 22, calling it an illegal organisation that corrupted the people's minds and sabotaged stability. A large number of Falun Gong members are continuing to practise at private places despite the government ban.  ASW/CC Stock Photo
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REUTERS / Alamy Stock Photo

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2D5751A

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8.4 MB (0.1 MB Compressed download)

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2048 x 1435 px | 34.7 x 24.3 cm | 13.7 x 9.6 inches | 150dpi

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10 August 1999

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