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The officer found that Ning was carrying brochures that document the injustices experienced by ordinary Chinese citizens for being associated with Falun Gong. Falun Gong has been a sensitive topic in China since 1999 when then CCP leader Jiang Zemin launched a systematic campaign to vilify and ...
By 1999, Falun Gong attracted about 100 million people. Most of the growth was by word of mouth, and the group began to be persecuted by Chinese authorities. Falun Gong has been taught in Coweta County. A decade ago, the Chinese government's persecution of followers of Falun Gong made ...

MUP Srbija zabranio je skup organizacije Falun Gong planiran za 24. februar ispred kineske ambasade a kojim su hteli da pozovu vlasti u da prestanu sa progonom njihovih članova. Planirano je bilo da se skup „Pet do 12 za ljudska prava u Kini" istovremeno održi u Beogradu, Zagrebu i Ljubljani i da se ...
AN EXECUTIVE representative of Falun Gong has moved to distance the practice from a series of threatening emails. The emails, warning Ipswich councillors they would be punished, were sent from "Susan Lin", who claimed to be a Falun Gong practitioner. Falun Dafa (Gong) Information Centre executive ...
When Jiang launched a nationwide campaign in 1999 to persecute adherents of the spiritual practice Falun Gong, Luo was instrumental in mobilizing the country's law enforcement to track down, arrest, detain, and torture practitioners. He helped Jiang establish an extralegal Party organization similar to the ...
Falun Dafa Information Centre spokesman Erping Zhang said the content of the messages was crafted to portray Falun Gong as bizarre and threatening. "Falun Gong practitioners would never employ coercion or threats as a means of convincing someone to take up the Falun Gong practice," he said.

A BIZARRE threat to "punish" councillors and accusing the council of collusion with China has been made by a Falun Gong practitioner. Susan Lin's email, sent to several councillors and seen by the QT, said the founder of Falun Gong, the living Buddha "Master Li, will also use his power to punish you".
My connection to the Falun Dafa -- also known as Falun Gong -- community dates back to 2008 when I was an assemblyman. A California resident, Joanna Wang, reached out to me in desperation when her mom, Jinhua Ma, was arrested in China for practicing Falun Dafa. I wrote a letter to the Chinese ...
A report on China's religious revival by Freedom House in London judged that Catholics in China face "moderate" levels of persecution, while Tibetan Buddhists, Uighur Muslims and practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual movement faced "very high" levels of persecution. In recent weeks, several ...
Given that I have boxes full of automotive switches, lights, clocks and other electrical accessories pulled during All You Can Carry junkyard sales, and given that not all of that stuff gets consumed at my notorious Car Parts Boombox Building Parties, I always have plenty of high-quality electrical hardware on ...
Hence the relentless repression since 1999 of Falun Gong, a spiritual movement which the government describes as a cult. Hence, too, new rules on religious activity that took effect on February 1st. They are aimed at reinforcing state control over worship, decreeing that no religion may imperil the stability ...
"Even if the number of transplant operations was 50,000 per year, it would mean that they kill 165 people every day," Kilgour said at the press conference. "Most of the organ providers are 'innocent prisoners': Falun Gong practitioners. The Falun Gong people are forced to work over 16 hours a day, and then ...
With Jay, he talks about the Chinese Communist Party, the Christian Church in China, Falun Gong, Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and many other issues. How did he get bitten by the China bug? Well, it really started with Dean Rusk. Just before this "Q&A" began, Cohen quipped, "As they say in the Ministry of ...
Falun Gong, with Buddhist and Taoist moral teachings based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance, was introduced to the public in China in 1992. Those who took up the practice reported improvements in health, better relations with family members and colleagues, less stress, and ...
"With regard to key issues that influence our sovereignty and safety, we should actively carry out international propaganda battles against issuers such as Tibet, Xinjiang, Taiwan, human rights and Falun Gong. … We should do well in establishing and operating overseas cultural centers and Confucius ...
The scene appears peaceful, innocuous - but these are Falun Gong members, a group officially banned as a "counter-revolutionary" cult in communist Vietnam. But its members say Falun Gong provides apolitical spiritual salvation. And, despite a lack of scientific evidence, Falun Gong members are ...
The botnet also specialised in smearing Russian opposition figures and promoting escort services in Dubai. Meanwhile, we found that the Epoch Times - a publication originally created to support the Chinese Falun Gong sect repressed by the government in Beijing - had become one of the more profitable ...

Officially, Chinese citizens are free to practice the religion of their choice, but the government tightly controls spiritual life, and in some cases bans certain groups, like Falun Gong. On Dec. 27, the authorities also demolished a Catholic Church in Shaanxi Province, southwest of Shanxi Province, destroying ...
"Forced live organ harvesting from Christians, Tibetans, the Uighur people and in significant numbers, the practitioners of Falun Gong. "This is going on in military and other public hospitals in China in a huge scale." Falun Gong or Falun Dafa, is a spiritual discipline with Buddhist and Taoist influences ...
In 2010, after returning from a trip to China, then-Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien withdrew his support for a proclamation recognizing local practitioners of Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, a spiritual group whose believers are persecuted by the Chinese regime. He reportedly explained his change of ...
Instead, they found a man unable to properly walk or speak, family members told an investigator from Minghui, a website that documents cases of persecution against Falun Gong practitioners in China. The family said Lu had suffered a stroke and a bad fall, which damaged his legs two months before his ...
And the tortured Buddhist Falun Gong detainees whose organs are reportedly being harvested in that same country, where their fellow inmates include human rights lawyers and Christian pastors jailed for singing "Jesus loves you." But to come back to the governorship now, after handing off many of the ...
Hongyan Lu's mother, Huixia Chen, was arrested for her practice of Falun Gong on June 3, 2016, and has been arbitrarily detained since then. Lu says her relatives in China received notice this week less than 24 hours in advance that her mother would be put on trial on Jan. 4. "The trial went on for about ...
Falun Gong is an ancient Chinese spiritual discipline with slow meditative exercises and moral teachings based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. According to a state survey, there were 70 million practitioners of Falun Gong in China by 1999, seven years after the discipline was ...
The Chinese Communist Party has persecuted the spiritual practice of Falun Gong for over 18 years, and the torture and killing of its practitioners continue to be carried out in secrecy in black jails, prisons, and detention centers. As of Dec. 17, 29 Falun Gong practitioners are confirmed to have died in 2017 ...
police were called to 'keep the peace' after Falun Gong supporters and a group opposing them clashed on a footpath outside the Chinese Consulate in Auckland last Thursday. The anti-Falun Gong group said it would continue to protest every Thursday until the Falun Gong removed themselves from the ...
They said any CCP officials with ties to the "610 Office," an extralegal Party organization created for the sole purpose of carrying out the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, would not be allowed to enter Taiwan, according to the Liberty Times. Based on information it has gathered, the Taiwan ...
China's judicial system is opaque and arbitrary, but especially so when it comes to the cases of Falun Gong practitioners who are arrested and charged simply for their faith. In October, 76 year-old Falun Gong practitioner Liu Xiyong was called to the Jinzhou District Court in Liaoning Province for the ...
According to Minghui.org, a website dedicated to the reporting of first-hand information about the persecution of Falun Gong, over 200,000 Falun Gong practitioners, mostly living in China, have since mid-2015 filed criminal complaints with the regime's highest court, the Supreme People's Court, and highest ...
According to the Chinese government, however, Shen Yun is the singing, dancing face of Falun Gong - which the government describes as a malevolent "anti-society cult" that leads its followers to self-mutilation, suicide and murder. In a 2012 statement, the Chinese Embassy in Washington issued a ...
The SARA chief was deployed to give a "theoretical lecture" to top officials to convince them that the eradication of Falun Gong was what the Party needed to do in order to achieve its ultimate goal: the obliteration of religion, not only in China but worldwide, and the elimination of the concept of God from ...
China's human rights lawyers, despite suppression, are continuing to take on the toughest cases, defending Falun Gong practitioners. In China in July 2015, hundreds of human rights lawyers were swept up by an unprecedented crackdown, and many of those lawyers are still in prison and facing torture.
About 30 scholars from China, the United States, Canada, Australia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka and other countries took part in a forum on cult in Wuhan over the weekend, which agreed that Falun Gong is a cult that spreads rumors to defame China. Experts at the forum revealed the evil nature of Falun ...
Tens of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners around the world recently sent New Year's greeting e-cards to Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of the ancient spiritual practice that was first introduced to the public in 1992. The practice--with slow, meditative exercises and moral teachings based on the tenets of ...
Poutama Tsoi, who has been helping China nationals with their immigration matters, says applicants linked to Falun Gong - a banned spiritual group in China - are being denied tourist visas to enter New Zealand. "We are not talking about just members of Falun Gong but also their relatives, and they get ...
Employed within the Party's security apparatus for more than a decade, Wu is also guilty of carrying out the persecution of Falun Gong, or Falun Dafa, a spiritual discipline that the Chinese regime has banned and violently suppressed since 1999. Based on Buddhist and Daoist moral teachings centered on ...
Falun Gong is an ancient Chinese spiritual discipline with slow meditative exercises and moral teachings based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. According to a state survey, there were 70 million practitioners of Falun Gong in China by 1999, seven years after the discipline was ...
But because he was a practitioner of an ancient spiritual discipline known as Falun Gong, police authorities hunted him down. Since July 1999, the Chinese regime has persecuted millions of adherents across the country with arrests, imprisonment, and torture, according to the Falun Dafa Information ...
Employed within the Party's security apparatus for more than a decade, Wu is also guilty of carrying out the persecution of Falun Gong, or Falun Dafa, a spiritual discipline that the Chinese regime has banned and violently suppressed since 1999. Based on Buddhist and Daoist moral teachings centered on ...
Trump has signed an Executive Order declaring a national emergency over severe human rights abuses and corruption around the world. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times). One of the biggest, and in many ways overlooked, human rights abuses taking place today is the persecution of Falun Gong ...
The Chinese Communist Party has persecuted the spiritual practice of Falun Gong for over 18 years, and the torture and killing of its practitioners continue to be carried out in secrecy in black jails, prisons, and detention centers. As of Dec. 17, 29 Falun Gong practitioners are confirmed to have died in 2017 ...
police were called to 'keep the peace' after Falun Gong supporters and a group opposing them clashed on a footpath outside the Chinese Consulate in Auckland last Thursday. The anti-Falun Gong group said it would continue to protest every Thursday until the Falun Gong removed themselves from the ...
China's judicial system is opaque and arbitrary, but especially so when it comes to the cases of Falun Gong practitioners who are arrested and charged simply for their faith. In October, 76 year-old Falun Gong practitioner Liu Xiyong was called to the Jinzhou District Court in Liaoning Province for the ...
According to Minghui.org, a website dedicated to the reporting of first-hand information about the persecution of Falun Gong, over 200,000 Falun Gong practitioners, mostly living in China, have since mid-2015 filed criminal complaints with the regime's highest court, the Supreme People's Court, and highest ...
According to the Chinese government, however, Shen Yun is the singing, dancing face of Falun Gong - which the government describes as a malevolent "anti-society cult" that leads its followers to self-mutilation, suicide and murder. In a 2012 statement, the Chinese Embassy in Washington issued a ...
The national security law explicitly bans "cult organisations", which includes Falun Gong, Buddhist-inspired groups and several Christian groups. A new regulation in the northwestern Xinjiang region bans religious activities in schools and stipulates that parents or guardians who "organise, lure, or force ...
As the world marks International human rights Day this Sunday, Chinese advocacy groups will be watching to see if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on a pledge earlier this year to sanction individuals accused of human rights violations under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights ...
One NSW parent, Alexander Nilsen, has been a vocal critic, partly due to his belief in Falun Gong, a spiritual movement banned in China as an evil sect. He chose not to send his son to Chatswood public school after discovering it had a Confucius classroom. "It may be called an 'education department' but ...
Sun Qian, a Canadian Falun Gong practitioner, imprisoned for the past eight months in China. Leopoldo Lopez, the democratic opposition leader jailed in Venezuela, whose family, Cotler says, originates from Fredericton. Saeed Malekpour, a Canadian permanent resident and computer programmer, ...
The SARA chief was deployed to give a "theoretical lecture" to top officials to convince them that the eradication of Falun Gong is what the Party needed to do in order to achieve its ultimate goal: the elimination of religion from the earth and the elimination of the concept of God in people's minds.


 

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