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Events in Downtown Canberra Commemorate 21 Years of Peaceful Resistance of the CCP Persecution

Falun Dafa practitioners held activities on the square in Dickson to remind people that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been persecuting Falun Gong practitioners throughout the past 21 years. They demonstrated the exercises and invited people to sign a petition to condemn the persecution. Many people stopped by to check out the activities and …

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938 Falun Gong Practitioners Targeted for Their Faith in May 2020

According to information collected by Minghui.org, 538 Falun Gong practitioners were arrested for their faith in May 2020, and 310 of them remain in custody at the time of writing. The same month also recorded 400 practitioners harassed for their faith, including a 92-year-old professor and a 9-year-old girl. The May data brought the number of year-to-date …

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Sichuan Man Dies in Prison While Serving Time for His Faith, Family Suspects Torture

A Linshui County, Sichuan Province resident suddenly died in early April 2020, while serving a seven-year term for his faith in Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party since 1999. Mr. Luo Fangxue was 67 years old. While the prison claimed that Mr. Luo passed away after suffering a …

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Guizhou Province Launches New Campaign against Falun Gong Practitioners

The authorities in Guizhou Province rolled out a “zero out plan” in March 2020, in another attempt to force Falun Gong practitioners in the province to renounce their faith. It was reported that the Political and Legal Affairs Committee (PLAC) in Guizhou issued an order to completely “transform” all practitioners between 2020 and 2023. Their …

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Martial Arts Champion Tortured in Prison for 13 Years, Dies Five Years Later (Graphic Photos)

By the time Mr. Zhang Hongwei was released from a 13-year prison term in 2014 for not renouncing his faith in Falun Gong, the once-energetic martial arts champion had completely lost his physical strength. He was emaciated and weak. His was almost blind, and he couldn’t see things beyond one foot away. His back was …

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After 12 Years Behind Bars for Her Faith, 70-year-old Woman Is Arrested Again

A 70-year-old woman has been detained for nearly a month since her latest arrest for not renouncing her faith in Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999. Ms. Jia Naizhi and Ms. Zhao Yulan, 79, residents of Fushun City, Liaoning Province, were arrested on April 18, 2019. The …

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Minghui Report: 43 Sentenced to Prison in March 2019 for Refusing to Renounce Their Faith in Falun Gong

According to information compiled by the Minghui.org website, 43 Falun Gong practitioners were sentenced to prison by the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) court system in March 2019, bringing the total sentenced cases so far this year to 169. Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual practice based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. …

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Liaoning Woman Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Her Faith

A Chaoyang City resident was sentenced to six years in prison and fined 10,000 yuan for distributing information exposing the Chinese communist regime’s persecution of Falun Gong. Ms. Jiang Weizhen credits Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, for returning her to health. Her family and friends were all amazed that …

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