As Human Rights Day approached, a forum took place at the Rayburn House Office Building that highlighted the mistreatment that Falun Gong practitioners have suffered in China for their belief. Several practitioners testified during the meeting in front of House members, non-government organization leaders, and human rights advocates. Officials from Europe and New Zealand also joined the online discussion.
A tax bureau employee who was demoted as a result of the communist regime's persecution of Falun Dafa continues to uphold its principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance in his work. Despite ridicule from colleagues, the tax collector refuses to accept gifts from customers. "Anyone who truly practices the principles of Falun Dafa would behave the way I do,” he said.
Falun Gong practitioners in Germany held activities during the Hamburg Summit: China Meets Europe, a biennial conference on economic relations between Europe and China. Many conference attendees accepted materials and expressed support for ending the persecution of Falun Gong in China.
Practitioners demonstrated the exercises on stage and talked to people about the benefits of the practice at this three-day event. Many were attracted to the peaceful exercise music and wanted to learn more about it.
A Falun Gong practitioner recounts the hard labor and severe torture both mentally and physically from guards and inmates. She was told, “We will torture you to death if you don't stop practicing Falun Gong.”
A spoiled, unhappy and stressed out young lady changed her outlook on life to be kind and compassionate and to think of others first after she started to practice Falun Gong.
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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
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all