Falun Gong practitioners in New York and London took part in recent New Year celebrations in their local Chinese communities. Hundreds of supporters in London signed petitions against the ongoing persecution in China, and in New York, over 200 Chinese people withdrew their membership in the Chinese Communist Party.
Ahead of Shen Yun's return to Taiwan for a seven-city tour, President Tsai Ing-wen, Premier William Lai, and nearly 100 other elected officials sent letters to welcome the classical Chinese dance company. The officials commended not only Shen Yun's spectacular performances but also its mission to revive traditional Chinese culture. One legislator wrote, "The show inspires people's conscience."
According to information compiled by Minghui.org, the month of January 2018 recorded 130 new cases of Falun Gong practitioners sentenced to prison by the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) court system. Among the sentenced were Ms. Pei, age 78 and Ms Chen, age 80, sentenced to three-year and two-year prison terms respectively.
Many people at a New Year street fair were happy to hear about Falun Dafa and were surprised to learn about the ongoing suppression of the practice in China.
When the local justice bureau asked Mr. Ding's lawyer asked how the case was going, it was an indirect hint that he should not defend Mr. Ding.
Six stories of people recovering from illness after practicing Falun Gong. Unfortunately, some of these practitioners have been persecuted for their belief.
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~ Improving Oneself ~
~ Journeys of Cultivation ~
~ Falun Dafa's Divine Power ~
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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