Month: December 2004

Five Years on 42nd Street

The cement on 42nd Street is no less cold or unyielding. But it doesn’t hurt eight-year-old Wesley Wang’s legs anymore; his little body has grown used to it with all the sitting. It’s the thought of his father that hurts.

Indonesia: 200 Textile Factory Workers Practice Falun Gong (Photos)

In Solo, Indonesia, there is a textile factory with about 200 workers who have been practicing Falun Gong since 2001. After 3 months of practicing Falun Gong, the workers had much fewer illnesses. One indicator of this is that the medicine stock in the factory is lasting longer then ever before.

International Falun Gong Plaintiffs Win Torture Lawsuits

On 8 December 2004, Judge Wilkin of Northern California’s U.S. District Court adopted Magistrate Chen’s recommendation finding Liu and Xia liable for crimes that violate international treaties ratified by China, the Chinese Constitution and law, as well as international law.

Letter to Editor: Australian Artist Seeks Justice

China’s human rights violations may seem far from our minds when compared to the growing attention on trade relationships, but in reality, this issue is impacting upon the conscience and lives of many Australians.

Where Does Falun Gong’s Money Come From?

A common question people ask about Falun Gong is: “You people have distributed so many flyers, done so much, and held such big events, where on earth does all this money come from?”