Hebei Province: 1,685 Incidents of Citizens Targeted for Practicing Falun Gong in 2015

May 28, 2016 |  At least 1,685 incidents of harassment, arrests, and detention targeting Falun Gong practitioners for their spiritual belief occurred in Hebei Province in 2015. Types of Persecution The 1,685 incidents involve 901 cases of harassment, 462 arrests with same-day release, and another 322 arrests with longer periods of detention. The police often… Read More »

Minnesota Senate Resolution Expresses Concern Over Organ Harvesting in China

May 27, 2016 |  The 89th Session of Minnesota Senate passed Resolution SF2090 on May 20, 2016 “expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in… Read More »

British Columbia, Canada: Spectators Find Falun Gong Practitioners “Uplifting with Their Positive Energy”

May 27, 2016 |  Falun Gong practitioners participated in the 118th Victoria Day Parade on May 23, 2016 at British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. There were over 100,000 people who attended, with 115 participating groups. Benjamin Madison, a writer who lives in British Columbia, featured a picture of the waist drum troupe by practitioners in his… Read More »

Information about World Falun Dafa Day and Lawsuits Against Jiang Zemin Appear in Public Places in China

May 23, 2016 | In the run-up to this year’s World Falun Dafa Day celebrations, Dafa practitioners in China have been posting information in public places about the 17th anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day and updates about the lawsuits against Jiang Zemin, the former Chinese dictator who ordered the persecution of Falun Gong in 1999.… Read More »