Posts Tagged ‘Hebei Province’

Hebei Man Awaiting Appeal Hearing Suddenly Dies in Custody

A Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province resident sentenced to seven years in prison for practicing Falun Gong suddenly died in custody while awaiting an appeal hearing. Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999. Mr. Wei Qishan’s family received a call from…

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Remembering the Broken Falun Gong Families During the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year fell on February 16 this year. At this most important holiday for 1.3 billion people, the core event is the family gathering for several days. While ordinary households are happily celebrating, many families with Falun Gong practitioners facing persecution will spend the New Year with tears in their eyes and worries in…

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Cultivators’ Tenacity and the Laba Festival

The Laba Festival is a traditional Chinese celebration started hundreds of years ago on the eighth day of the La month, or the twelfth month on the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, the festival fell on January 24, 2018. There is a legend behind the Laba porridge consumed on this day. The legend says that…

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Falun Gong Banners and Posters Seen in Numerous Public Places in China

Falun Gong banners and posters have recently appeared along many main streets, crossroads, and other public spaces in multiple places in Beijing, Heilongjiang, Hebei, and Shandong Provinces, China. The banners speak of the goodness of Falun Gong and raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution, as well as the ongoing efforts to bring…

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Well Known Professor from Wuhan Taken to Brainwashing Center

Ms. Gong Yuqun, 73, a retired college professor from the City of Wuhan was arrested on February 22, 2016, for distributing informational material about Falun Gong. She was taken to a remote brainwashing center that night. Arrested During Chinese Lantern Festival Someone reported Ms. Gong to the police because she was talking to people about…

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