Information on whether any Chinese citizens in Fujian demonstrated against the 1995 Chinese military testing near Taiwan, and whether any such people were arrested [CHN24733.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

However, Keesing's states that "on Nov. 25, Chinese forces began a large-scale amphibious military exercises in coastal areas of Fujian province opposite Taiwan (Nov. 1995). The same source added that the Taiwan government accused China of attempting to of intimidate Taiwanese voters prior to the legislative elections called for December 1995 (ibid.).

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. November 1995. Vol. 41, No. 11. "Taiwan: Relations With Chine."


Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. November 1995. Vol. 41, No. 11. "Taiwan: Relations With Chine," p. 40826.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. 1996.

Asian Survey [Berkeley, Ca]. 1995 to present.

Asiaweek [Hong Kong]. 1995 to present.

Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs [Canberra]. 1995.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995. 1996.

DIRB China country file. 1995 to present.

Far Eastern Economic Review [Hong Kong]. 1995 to present.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. 1995 to present.

Human Rights Watch World Report. 1996.

News from Asia Watch [New York]. 1995 to present.