The month of July 2020 saw 28 Falun Gong practitioners sentenced to prison for their faith. An additional 24 sentencing cases that took place in the first half of the year were also confirmed in July, bringing the year-to-date tally of sentenced practitioners to 191.
At a recent signature collection event in Stockholm, a passerby commented, “I know about the Communist Party, that it is a brutal dictatorship. We are concerned about China. We know the Party isn’t the same as the Chinese people. Chinese people are kind and hard-working, but the CCP is wicked. What you are doing is great! We wish you great success!”
Falun Gong practitioners held activities at Kirkkopuisto, a park in Hanko, Finland on August 6, 2020, to introduce the Falun Gong meditation practice and its persecution by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). “It’s great that you've come here and let us know about this,” one woman said.
A married couple was sentenced to prison for upholding their faith in Falun Gong. The husband, who became critically ill on June 30, was denied medical parole and died in a cancer hospital on August 9. His wife remains imprisoned.
A practitioner's experience of how Falun Dafa spread in remote regions in northwest China in the early years.
A woman in constant pain found Falun Dafa while walking in a park and it changed her life. She is now pain-free and considerate of others.