Residents and tourists alike observed Falun Gong practitioners' New Year's Day parade through the busiest parts of Hong Kong. A woman from Guangdong Province said she was astonished by the scene and took many pictures to share with friends back home. A man from Guangdong Province said that he felt fortunate to see such an event. “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance makes a lot of sense to me,” he commented. “Being a better person is always good. Right?”
A 56-year-old man sentenced to three years in prison for practicing Falun Gong has been denied meetings with his lawyer. Without providing legal documentation, the prison authorities are insisting that his wife, who lives in the U.S., appear at the Chinese prison in person to sign a Power of Attorney document before a meeting can be granted.
On the eve of the new year, Shen Yun Performing Arts was welcomed back with curtain calls and standing ovations at December performances in Canada and the U.S. Reflecting on why the company's message resonates so strongly with the audience, one patron said, “The world changes a great deal but I think, in our core, humans remain largely the same and those things that we need to deal with and the principles by which we can live our lives are timeless things.”
37 Tianjin Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested in One Day: 3 Jailed, 5 Awaiting Verdict, 6 Facing Indictment
The arrests took place on December 28, 2017, months after police began monitoring the practitioners.
When Ms. Liu Chunlan' mother was turned away from the police station and the courthouse, she wrote the judge a letter, pleading for her daughter's release.
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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
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