Australian Greens Senator for Victoria Janet Rice sent a letter to the mayor of Xi'an, China in November, urging him to “immediately and unconditionally release Ye Jia and Chunxia Liu,” two unlawfully imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners. They are the husband and sister of an Australian citizen. The husband was released December 21, while the sister remains incarcerated.
Twelve Falun Gong practitioners were illegally tried on September 22, 2017 for their beliefs. Both the prosecutor and judge ignored questions from the lawyers and practitioners during the trial. The judge even threatened a lawyer and prohibited him from entering not-guilty pleas. Prison sentences and heavy fines were announced on December 14 for all twelve practitioners.
On New Year's Day 2018, Falun Dafa practitioners in Hong Kong held a rally and march to raise awareness about the practice and the brutal persecution in China. Rally participants as well as spectators who've lived in Mainland China expressed excitement for the freedom to experience a large-scale, public Falun Dafa activity.
A teenager, now safely in the United States, recounts her childhood memories of enduring the brutal persecution with her mother in China.
An Irish Falun Gong practitioner writes to practitioners in Shanghai to encourage them with an update on efforts in Ireland to raise awareness and help stop the persecution in China.
While the New Year was ushered in by icy winds in Washington DC, the Falun Gong group continued their peaceful demonstrations on the National Mall and at the Chinese Embassy, raising awareness and protesting the persecution.
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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
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all