About 70 Falun Gong practitioners were deported from Hong Kong on their way to take part in the “March in Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the April 25 Appeal.” Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a statement calling out the Hong Kong government's violation of human rights under pressure by the Chinese Communist regime.
A forum in the U. S. Congress marked the 20th anniversary of the historic April 25 peaceful appeal, when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners petitioned the Chinese government for an end to harassment and interference. Speakers included a participant in the 1999 appeal, victims of the persecution, and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations who are working to end the persecution in China.
Taking a break from their high-powered jobs in the D.C. area, theatergoers came away with more than just an evening's entertainment: “There is a purpose that’s even bigger than just beauty and marvelous dancing on the stage, even as lovely and as gracious and as elegant and charming as that can be.” “It makes you want to be a better person, to see how can I make myself better," another audience member reflected.
Feet Amputated As a Result of Persecution of His Faith, Heilongjiang Man Dies After Two Decades of Suffering
A young man lost both of his feet eleven months after police arrested him for practicing Falun Gong and improperly treated his frozen feet. The practitioner was arrested again nine years later. The repeated arrests eventually claimed his life.
Falun Gong practitioners in Rome held activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the April 25 Appeal and carry forward the spirit of that day's peaceful protest.
A practitioner shares cultivation insights with poetry, written in Chinese and translated into English.
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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
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