“This is what I need,” said an attendee at a Falun Gong workshop at a health expo earlier this month in Copenhagen. During an outdoor Falun Gong event in Sweden, a couple from a town called Falun stopped to learn more. The wife said, “I used to live in Poland, where I saw a lot of people practicing Falun Gong in the park. Now we are living in Falun. We should learn Falun Gong!”
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.
Falun Gong practitioners set up a booth to demonstrate the exercises and collect signatures of support at this annual event that draws over a hundred thousand people.
The ongoing ordeal of a woman arrested for her faith. Three sham trials later, Ms. Zhao Yueqin remains under police surveillance and continuous harassment by the authorities.
"Little did I know that things would actually get worse for me before they got better, or that the happy ending of my story would surpass anything I could have ever dreamed."
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Standing Up for Falun Dafa ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
~ People in China Awaken to the Truth ~
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