“I am proud that Shen Yun Performing Arts has found a home in New York,” wrote U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer. Also welcoming the group's 2019 performances at the Lincoln Center, U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler wrote, “In an age when artistic freedom is limited in China, the ability of Shen Yun's artists bringing genuine Chinese traditions and moral values to life on stage is more valuable than ever.”
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.
Falun Gong practitioners have been persistently raising awareness at Lake Burley Griffin, a popular tourist site in Canberra, every day with displays and exercise demonstrations.
Mr. Matas lectured on the ethical aspects of a long and comprehensive investigation of the issue of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China.
Ms. Liu Xiaolin is serving a 5-year sentence, while her husband, homeless and ill for 2 years, is under constant pressure to renounce his belief.
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~ 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