A German official who attended the rally in front of the Cologne Cathedral and heard several practitioners relate their experiences of being persecuted in China commented, "It is really
There was a significant increase in harassment cases since March. Police forces nationwide were ordered to check on practitioners to “ensure social stability” surrounding the dates of two high-level political conferences. Other causes of arrest and harassment included the authorities' "knocking on doors" campaign and retaliation against practitioners who filed criminal complaints against former Chinese Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin.
Practitioners introduced Falun Gong and raised awareness about the persecution to people in the Chinese community of Brooklyn, New York on June 25. After an exercise demonstration, banners and information were displayed, and many Chinese people took the opportunity to learn the facts and sever ties with the Chinese Communist Party and its crimes committed during the past eighteen years of persecution.
In their letter to the police trying to secure Ms. Li Hong's release, her supervisor and co-workers wrote, "Over the past 15 years, our company has grown steadily, which would not have been possible without her. After she became a Falun Gong practitioner, she became a much better person. She won the respect and love of our employees, customers, and suppliers."
A practitioner's husband, who initially was against her practice, changes his stance and sees his advanced cancer cured.
Practitioners provide some details on one of the more notorious centers for carrying out the brutal persecution against Falun Gong practitioners.
~ People in China Awaken to the Truth ~
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~ Overview of persecution ~
~ 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