A 55-year-old woman in Shenyang City died of multiple organ failure on January 7, 2018. Ms. Wu Yefeng’s family attributed her untimely death to the abuse and torture she suffered at Liaoning Province Women’s Prison. Ms. Wu was arrested on June 15, 2008 for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by …
One year before the Beijing Olympics, the Chinese Communist regime has intensified its persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. The regime has actually taken advantage of the Beijing Olympics and used it as a justification to further persecute Falun Gong.
Beijing Olympic organizers have openly expressed a policy banning Falun Gong adherents from attending the 2008 summer Olympics. Beijing’s decision stands in stark violation to Articles 35 and 36 of China’s own Constitution, which promise freedom of association and religious belief, as well as the International Olympic Committee’s bylaws, which prohibit any form of discrimination including that religious or political.