Posts Tagged ‘human rights’

931 Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced for Their Faith in 2018

According to information collected by Minghui, 931 Falun Gong practitioners were sentenced to prison for their faith in 2018. These sentenced practitioners come from 27 provinces and centrally-controlled municipalities. Liaoning Province led the list with 116 sentences, followed by 107 convictions in Shandong Province. Both provinces also topped the list of sentencing cases in 2017,…

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Canada: List of Communist Human Rights Violators Submitted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, a forum was organised by the “Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance” office of the Canadian government on December 12, 2018. The forum was hosted by Foreign Affairs Minster Chrystia Freeland. The Canadian Falun Dafa Association was invited to the forum, and its chairman, Li Xun, submitted…

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1,705 Falun Gong Practitioners from Jiamusi, Heilongjiang Province File Criminal Complaints against Former Chinese Dictator Since May 2015

A total of 1,705 Falun Gong practitioners from Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province have filed criminal complaints against Jiang Zemin between May 2015 and February 2016, according to reports compiled by the Minghui website. The practitioners charge the former Chinese dictator with initiating the brutal suppression of Falun Gong, and hold him responsible for the tremendous…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs: Canada Concerned About Persecution of Falun Gong

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion recently emailed Li Xun, the president of the Canadian Falun Dafa Association, affirming the government’s support of Falun Gong. “Canada is concerned about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, including those with family ties to Canadians,” Dion wrote. “The promotion and protection of human rights is…

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62-Year-Old Jiangxi Woman Sentenced Ten Years for Her Faith

Ms. Gong Yuxiu was sentenced to prison again after ten years on the run to avoid serving a 2005 sentence for refusing to renounce her faith in Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. The 62-year-old from Taihe County, Jiangxi Province was first arrested in late 2004. Six months later,…

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