Posts Tagged ‘falun gong persecution’

The Brutal Persecution of Elderly Falun Gong Practitioners

Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual practice based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began to persecute it in July 1999, many Falun Gong practitioners have been arrested, detained, and tortured for refusing to renounce their faith. This report sheds light on the…

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Falun Gong Practitioners in Critical Condition After Being Tortured at Liaoning Women’s Prison, One Dies After Being Bedridden for Five Years (Graphic Photo)

Ms. Li Cuihua was released on medical parole in October 2014 after she was tortured and fell unconscious while imprisoned for not renouncing her faith in Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999. After five years of being bedridden and suffering, she passed away on May…

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Australian Lawmakers Support Rally at Parliament Hill in Canberra

Australian Falun Gong practitioners held a rally in front of the Parliament Building in Canberra on Monday and Tuesday, September 11-12, 2017. Around ten victims of the persecution in China testified to the brutality of this human rights crisis by sharing their own experiences. Attendees called upon the Australian government to take action to help…

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Government of Denmark Addresses Suppression in China

Danish Falun Gong practitioner Wei Zaiqun and her husband Jan Eckhausen recently received a letter from the Danish government expressing condolences regarding Zaiqun’s brother-in-law, Chen Guangzhong, who died while in police custody, on July 28, 2017. At a rally in downtown Copenhagen, Wei Zaiqun called for the release of her two sisters, who are detained…

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Torture of Practitioners in Jinan Prison Leaves Some Unable to Care for Themselves

Jinan Prison in Shandong Province has employed numerous torture methods to force Falun Gong practitioners to renounce their belief, including beatings, being subjected to freezing and sweltering conditions, sleep deprivation, injection of unknown drugs, and solitary confinement. Some practitioners have lost the ability to care for themselves as a result of such mistreatment. Practitioners Left…

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