human rights

Guizhou Man Serving Third Prison Term for His Faith in Critical Condition, Denied Visits with Family

March 1, 2024 | By a Minghui correspondent in Guizhou Province, China (Minghui.org) Mr. Li Lin’s daughter received a phone call in late February 2024 notifying her to visit her critically ill father in a prison hospital. She went but was denied visits on the grounds that she and her father had household registrations in two …

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“Bitter Winter” Reports on Annual Persecution of Falun Gong

Jan. 22, 2024 | By Wang Ying, a Minghui correspondent (Minghui.org) Bitter Winter, an Italy-based magazine for human rights and religious liberty, published an article on January 17, 2024, highlighting the persecution cases of Falun Gong practitioners reported by Minghui.org in 2023. Titled “Falun Gong Report on 2023: 1,188 Practitioners Sentenced, 209 Killed,” the article highlights …

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Reported in 2023: 1,190 Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced for Their Faith

Jan. 11, 2024 | By a Minghui correspondent (Minghui.org) In northern China, Mr. Hou Lijun of Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, was sentenced to ten years less than three weeks after his arrest on April 25, 2023. No hearing was held before his sentencing, nor were any witness accounts or valid evidence included in the verdict. Mr. Hou’s latest …

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Ethan Gutmann “Can this Target Falun Gong”, Cisco Salesperson “Yeah, its Made to do That”

July 24, 2023 | By Minghui correspondent Zhen Ni and Wang Ying (Minghui.org) “To this day, Falun Gong practitioners are still being targeted by these systems, even outside of China. Practitioners might feel safe in America, but their electronic signals? They’re there for anyone who wants to look at them unless they’re protected,” said Ethan Gutmann. …

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Virginia General Assembly Passes Resolution to Commend Falun Gong Practitioner

March 3, 2023 | By a Falun Gong practitioner in Virginia (Minghui.org) The Virginia House of Delegates passed a resolution on February 23, 2023 to commend a Falun Gong practitioner from China’s Liaoning Province. The resolution commends Ms. Wang Chunyan for her efforts to promote the cause of human rights and religious liberty. Ms. Wang continued …

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Crimes of Sun Jianjun, Director of the Qinhuangdao Detention Center, Hebei Province, in Persecuting Falun Gong Practitioners

Jan. 21, 2023 | By Minghui correspondents (Minghui.org) Around this year’s Human Rights Day on December 10, Falun Gong practitioners in 38 countries submitted a new list of perpetrators to their governments, urging to sanction these individuals for persecuting Falun Gong, including barring from entry and freezing overseas assets. These countries consist of the United States, Canada, United …

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Reported in October 2022: 28 Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced for Their Faith

Nov. 7, 2022 | By a Minghui correspondent (Minghui.org) Twenty-eight cases of Falun Gong practitioners being sentenced for their faith were reported in October 2022. Except two cases that took place in 2014 and 2021, respectively, the remaining 26 happened in 2022, including one in May and June each, six in July, two in August, and …

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U.S. Department of State Human Rights Report Sheds Light on Persecution of Falun Gong in China

April 15, 2022 | By Minghui correspondent Wang Ying _____________________________________ (Minghui.org) The “2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” published by the United States Department of State on April 12, 2022, highlights the persecution of Falun Gong in China and the injustices that Falun Gong practitioners are facing. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a press conference on …

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Crimes of Wang Jinyi, Director of the Bureau of Rule of Law Supervision of Justice Ministry, in Persecuting Falun Gong

Jan. 10, 2022 | By Minghui correspondents outside of China _________________________________________ (Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioners in 36 countries recently presented their respective governments with an up-to-date list of perpetrators involved in the persecution of the spiritual practice in China. The lists were submitted around December 10, 2021, on International Human Rights Day. Practitioners asked their governments …

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