Posts Tagged ‘falun gong persecution’

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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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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