Posts Tagged ‘overview of falun Gong persecution’

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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Minghui Report: 4,892 Arrested for Practicing Falun Gong in First Half of 2016

According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 4,892 people were arrested in China in the first half of 2016 under the communist regime’s persecution of Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance.   Direct Triggers for Arrests From January to June, there were 735, 426, 989, 837, 1,022 and 883 practitioners arrested…

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1,826 Arrested for Practicing Falun Gong, 2 Die in Police Custody

According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 1,826 citizens were arrested in China in March and April of 2016 for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Two of the targeted practitioners died within two weeks of their arrests, and the authorities threatened their families to waive their…

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Washington DC: Forum Speakers Recount Acts of Torture, Call for Justice

May 31, 2016 |  A forum on “Human Rights Atrocities in China—Bringing Perpetrators to Justice” was held at the Rayburn House Office Building on May 26, 2016. Ten Falun Gong practitioners recounted the tortures they endured, and submitted the names of over 200 perpetrators to the U.S. Government, requesting further investigations and justice. Former dictator…

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