China's President Xi Jinping visited Hong Kong on the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule, so practitioners took the opportunity to raise awareness about the 18-year persecution of Falun Gong in China. Groups of protesters with eye-catching banners greeted Xi's motorcade to deliver the message loud and clear: End the persecution and bring Jiang Zemin to justice!
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.
The 3-day festival, with more than 150 booths featuring food, culture, and entertainment attracted more than 180,000 people.
The Tian Guo Marching Band and a group of dancers comprised the Falun Gong procession. Over 100,000 local residents and tourists attended.
The report spotlighted local celebrations of World Falun Dafa Day and interviewed a local practitioner.
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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
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