Those sentenced for their belief come from all over China and include teachers, engineers, doctors, managers, business owners, retired military, and police officers. Even seniors were not spared: a 79-year-old was sentenced to 11 years in prison and an 81-year-old physician in Shandong Province was sentenced to three years. The longest term handed down was 13 years in prison.
Passersby encourage practitioners to continue their efforts to let more people know about the persecution.
Ms. Cui was arrested for purchasing ornaments with the words Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance (the principles of Falun Gong) written on them, and sentenced in a secret trial without her attorney or family being notified.
The 79-year-old follows the principles of Falun Dafa and experiences an amazing turnaround.
~ Grassroots Resistance in China ~
~ Greetings ~
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ People in China Awaken to the Truth ~
~ Journeys of Cultivation ~
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