Recent accounts of abuses at Anhui Province Women's Prison reveal unrelenting brutality against prisoners of conscience who refuse to renounce Falun Gong. In one case, a former head nurse went deaf after repeated beatings. Another torture victim suffered a mental collapse.
Three touring companies of Shen Yun presented 18 sold-out performances in New York, Atlanta, and San Jose, with two shows added to the schedule to meet demand. “You feel like you are being educated through the stories and the music. That really inspires you and especially when it’s revealing the truth,” said Mark Kang of INSP Network. “The ethnic culture has been preserved,” said prima ballerina Alexis Feit.
2016 was a significant year on many fronts for Falun Gong. Practitioners continued peacefully resisting the 17-year persecution, with increasing help from lawmakers and the public. Resolutions were passed by U.S. and European lawmakers condemning China's forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Shen Yun Performing Arts marked it's 10th anniversary, and Falun Gong's health benefits were recognized in a major medical journal.
"I didn't know the persecution was so bad! My heart is shaking. I must sign the petition!"
A practitioner looks back at lessons learned from falling into the trap of speculation in stocks at a time when he was emotionally vulnerable.
The idea that virtue and good deeds go hand in hand with good fortune has long been a part of traditional Chinese culture.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Podcasts ~
Death Toll Reaches Genocidal Proportions
Estimates put the number who have perished as a result of persecution at over one million.
Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
A 2001 TV broadcast of people setting themselves on fire was actually a propaganda ploy.
April 25 Peaceful Appeal
The most peaceful protest in history is called a 'siege' by top party brass
Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
A primer on the web of lies upon which the persecution was built
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all