A Falun Gong practitioner, who is in her 70's, was initially given 2.5 years to be served outside of prison after she was coerced into renouncing her faith. When she retracted her words, her sentence was changed to 2.5 years in prison with a 20,000 yuan fine. When her family appealed to the judicial authorities, they were met with the words, “It's none of my business if she dies there.”
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.
Every practitioner of Falun Gong has benefited physically and mentally from the self-cultivation practice. Those who practice it enjoy good health and a positive outlook. The profiles below look at people whose lives changed for the better after they started to practice Falun Dafa.
Four elderly Falun Gong practitioners were recently fined and sentenced to 2-4 year prison terms for exposing the persecution of their faith.
A mother who was disciplined harshly as a child explains how Falun Dafa changed her approach in handling her own child.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Podcasts ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
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