The sentences handed down to those who refused to give up their faith in Falun Gong ranged from 4 months to 14 years. Ninety-five of them are 65 or over, with 10 in their 70s sentenced to 7 years, and 4 in their 80s sentenced to 4 years. In addition to prison sentences, 258 of them were either fined by the court or had funds extorted from them by the police.
Swedish Falun Dafa practitioners held their annual experience-sharing conference in Nordengården, Gothenburg. They studied Falun Dafa teachings and shared their cultivation experiences, exchanging insights and encouraging one another. Attendees also took part in doing the meditative exercises outdoors, which drew a lot of interest from passersby.
Shen Yun Performing Arts' six touring companies performed in cities across the United States and Canada during and after the New Year. Reflecting on why the performance resonates so strongly, one Canadian musician commented, “The dancing is excessively beautiful and overwhelming... And with the music on top of it, it’s a balm for the heart.”
Mr. Chen Cunli died at age 68 after years of illegal detention, torture, and harassment by communist authorities for practicing Falun Gong.
A practitioner in China perseveres in her practice of Falun Dafa after her mother was taken by police for refusing to renounce her faith.
The writings of a Daoist master in the Tang and Song dynasties explore the relationship between one's deeds and their just rewards.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ People in China Awaken to the Truth ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
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