After her two daughters died of measles three days apart, Ms. Chai Shuzhen was in utter despair until Falun Gong gave her the strength to face life again. Because she has refused to give up her faith, she has been repeatedly arrested, tortured in custody, and detained. She was secretly sentenced to a year and a half in prison following her tenth arrest last July. Her family only recently learned where she is being held.
According to information collected by the Minghui.org website, the month of August 2020 saw 41 Falun Gong practitioners sentenced to prison for their faith. Seven were 65 or older. An 80-year-old woman from Shanxi Province was given a 1.5-year prison term, and a 79-year-old woman from Hebei Province was sentenced to 1.5 years of house arrest.
“Our fathers’ generation fought for the freedom we enjoy today. I’ll fight for freedom, for the right to tell the truth, and for the persecuted people in Chinese jails,” said a lawyer who stopped at a recent Falun Dafa event. He said he is a strong supporter of Falun Dafa as its core values of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance are great principles to live by.
Ms. Xu Zhonghui was arrested on July 11, 2019, for practicing Falun Gong. Authorities kept harassing her blind mother, who took a fall and died not long before Ms. Xu was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
A practitioner shows her compassion and got rid of her resentment when her life was in shambles.
Many people visiting Titisee Lake in southern Germany responded to practitioners' banner to “Please sign our petition to protest forced organ harvesting in China.”