1 Before July 20th
May 9th 1999
Dalian City, Liaoning Province
May 28th 1999
Three teachers were fired from a University and one student was expelled
for practicing Falun Gong.
Xishi City in Hubei Province
At the end of May 1999
Public security conducted a very strict investigation on Falun Gong practitioners
and found that "98% of practitioners were good people."
From May 23rd to June 20th 1999
Wang Huizhong ( a Falun Gong practitioner ) who worked for the Water and
Electricity Dept of the Armed Police lost all contact with his family.
It was known that he was being followed since April 25th 1999. Some sources
revealed that he has been jailed somewhere in one of Beijing's remote suburbs.
June 9th 1999
Park security personnel and others have been harassing practitioners so
as to stop them from practicing their exercises.
Pulling, pushing and even dragging practitioners across the ground, throwing
their shoe far away.
Taking cassettes and cassette players.
Building fires around the practice group to try to scare them and smoke
them out. Fire crackers were even thrown in the fire.
Practitioners endured all this silently.
Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province
June 11th 1999
Universities prohibit Falun Gong practitioners from practicing on the property.
Students received warnings of expulsion if they practiced Falun Gong.
Officials from Jiangling Factory told Falun Gong practitioners if they
practiced together they would be under suspicion of conspiracy.
Practitioners received threats from police and were told to stop practicing.
Qidong City, Jiangsu Province
Linyi City, Shangdong Province
Public security agents monitored Falun Gong practitioners' telephones,
tailed them and openly claimed that "We know all
An official forbids practitioners to practice together. If practitioners
were practicing in groups, they were told that they would no longer receive
their retirement pension.
June 12th 1999( Since April 25th)
The urban Countenance Bureau stole the practitioners' cassette players,
and sprayed the people with water while they were practicing.
Gaoan City, Jiangxi Province
June 13th 1999
Two state institutes, 13 county governments, police departments and city
institutes started to interfere with, criticize and assault practitioners.
Practitioners are being threatened with loss of job, salary and discharge
from the Communist Party.
Police and county officials were breaking into practitioners' homes and
stealing all Falun Gong books, tapes, posters and other materials.
One female practitioner was insulted and beaten when she went to the government
to ask for her tape player back.
Linyi City, Shangdong Province
Shenzhen and Dongguan Cities, Guangdong Province
An eleven-year-old practitioner was kicked and placed on top of his father's
head( who was sitting in meditation). Still not pleased, they
began to kick the father repeatedly on three separate instances, then continuing
to slash his face, legs, neck and head. (All this was endured
July 1st 1999
Illegal arrests of practitioners by local public security bureaus occurred.
Only after practitioners reported the events to local governments and bureau
leaders, did the bureaus release the practitioners
Jinchen public security bureau in Nanjing district began to confiscate
books from practitioners without following any legal procedure or showing
any legal documentation.
Professor Yu Changxin (affiliated with Institute of Air Force Administration),
Mr. Liu Zhichen ( former Department director in an Airforce Institute,
senior engineer, retired), and Mr. Zhou Dechen( former director of Political
Department in General Staff Office, retired for a long time) were led from
their homes for interrogation. Their whereabouts are still unknown.
(... the situation is still developing. Due to the severe blockage
of communications networks (telephone/fax/email/web sites), we have no
news from the villages and many more other cities where there are significant
numbers of Falun Dafa practitioners. All we know is that the Central government
has ordered that the whole country forbid the practice of Falun Dafa. People
who dare to continue to practice Falun Dafa will be dishonorably dismissed
from the Communist Party, from school and from their jobs. All this because
Falun Dafa is a traditional, high-level Qigong practice that focuses on
Truth, Benevolence and Forbearance and offers people better physical and
mental health and has attracted millions of people all over the world are
learning and practicing it now.)
This information was collected by some Falun Dafa practitioners in North
All kind-hearted people around
please help us.
August 17, 1999