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Minghui Human Rights Report: Nearly 20,000 Incidents of Citizens Targeted in 2015 for Their Faith in Falun Gong

May 09, 2016 | According to data collected by Minghui.org, the Chinese communist regime continued to persecute Falun Gong in 2015, with at least 19,095 incidents of practitioners being harassed, arrested or detained for their spiritual belief. Many practitioners were targeted more than once during the past year. Types of Persecution A total of 27.3% of …

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Shen Yun’s Sold-out Shows in Southern California Impress Entertainment Moguls

May 08, 2016 |  The New York Company of Shen Yun Performing Arts presented 31 sold-out shows to eight major cities in southern California on March 19 to April 30, 2016. This special occasion attracted many moguls from the entertainment industry, who appreciated both the artistic and cultural elements displayed in the performance. Academy Award-Winning …

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U.S. Representatives in Texas Send Congratulations for World Falun Dafa Day

May 07, 2016 |  Five U.S. representatives in Texas issued proclamations and expressed support for celebrations in Texas of the 17th World Falun Dafa Day on May 13, 2016. Their congratulatory letters were sent to the Southern USA Falun Dafa Association. U.S. Congressman Ted Poe is one of the sponsors of House Resolution 343, which …

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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Releases 2016 Annual Report, Expresses Concern for Forced Organ Harvesting in China

May 06, 2016 | “China’s severe religious freedom violations continued in 2015,” said a statement in the 2016 Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), which was recently released and covers the period from February 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016. USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government commission that …

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Two United States Senators from Texas Extend Congratulations on 2016 World Falun Dafa Day

May 04, 2016 |  United States Senator from Texas and Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz and Senator from Texas John Cornyn wrote to the Southern USA Falun Dafa Association, offering their congratulations on World Falun Dafa Day, May 13. May 13 this year is the 17th World Falun Dafa Day and the 24th anniversary of the …

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Swedish Parliament: Film and Forum on Organ Harvesting Prompts Talk of Related Legislation

May 02, 2016 |  The award-winning documentary, Human Harvest: China’s Illegal Organ Trade, was screened at the Swedish Parliament at 1 p.m. on April 26, 2016. Swedish Member of Parliament (MP) Niclas Malmberg sponsored the screening and hosted a forum afterwards. Swedish MPs, Manyan Ng, a trustee of the International Society of Human Rights based …

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European Falun Gong Practitioners Gather to Commemorate the 17th Anniversary of the April 25 Peaceful Appeal in Beijing

April 28, 2016 | Along with Falun Gong practitioners worldwide, practitioners from five major cities in Europe remembered the 17th anniversary of Beijing’s Peaceful Protest on the weekend prior to April 25, 2016. On April 25, 1999, over 10,0000 practitioners went to Beijing to peacefully protest the illegal arrest of practitioners. That July, Jiang Zemin, the …

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