Posts Tagged ‘falun gong persecution’

Lawyers Moved by Practitioners’ Words and Actions

When the Chinese communist regime launched the persecution of Falun Gong and vowed to eradicate this cultivation practice 18 years ago, few people dared to speak out for Falun Gong. Now, 18 years later, given Falun Gong practitioners’ persistent and peaceful efforts to expose and counteract the ongoing persecution, more and more people have come…

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2016 Year in Review: Another Successful Year of Peaceful Resistance

In 2016, Falun Gong’s peaceful resistance to the brutal persecution marked its 17th year. Calls from Falun Gong practitioners and their supporters for an end to forced organ harvesting in China was recognised by the international community in 2016. American and European lawmakers passed resolutions and declarations requesting that the Chinese regime put a stop…

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Thoughts on Chinese Students’ Questions About the Persecution

During the Chinese premiere’s visit to Canada in September 2016, Falun Gong practitioners’ banners were intentionally blocked by the Chinese students’ huge red Chinese flags. It seems that the students had been arranged to be there by the Chinese Embassy. A few practitioners asked the students not to block others from expressing their wishes to…

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Minghui Report: 839 New Cases of Falun Gong Practitioners Targeted for Their Faith Reported in September 2016

The Chinese authorities’ persecution of Falun Gong remains unabated during the 2016 Mid-Autumn Festival (September 15) holiday season. A happy month for family reunion for most, September recorded 839 new cases of innocent citizens targeted for their faith in Falun Gong, with 690 arrested and 149 harassed. The vast majority of these cases took place…

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Why Are These Good People Who Practice Falun Gong in Gaol?

Reporting on good deeds is the media’s way of promoting good people. Imprisonment is the state’s way of punishing bad people. Usually these two groups of people don’t overlap much. They do in China. One group of good, kind people have drawn media attention for their good deeds, but are currently or have been jailed.…

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Beatings and Torture in Detention Center

Three Falun Gong practitioners recently released from a Beijing detention center recounted the extensive torture they suffered there. Ms. Zhang Lixin, Ms. Tian Changying, and Ms. Zhao Xiuxiu were detained at Tongzhou District Detention Center in Beijing for more than a month following their arrests on January 21, 2016. They were subjected to constant beatings…

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