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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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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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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