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Coming from China's eastern Shandong Province, Ms Li told the ABC she first heard about the practice in 1998, and after only a month of practicing, claims Falun Gong cured all of her chronic illnesses from insomnia to migraines to epilepsy. In April 1999, some 10,000 Falun Gong members staged a ...
According to a newly published report by the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG), My Doll toys were produced by ... The WOIPFG report includes testimony from a Falun Gong practitioner who was sentenced to two years of forced labor at the Shanghai Qingsong labor ...

The show, produced by a group with connections to the spiritual organization known as Falun Gong, has earned mixed reviews for its combination of ancient Chinese dance with religious messaging. It's been a while since we took a look at the show, so stay tuned for a reevaluation of the piece when it ...
The Tories are looking closely at Canada, whose biggest school district split with Confucius Institutes after a teacher from China sought asylum amid evidence members of a spiritual group called Falun Gong were officially banned from working in the scheme. China regards Falun Gong as a dangerous sect.
At 6 p.m. a Falun Gong religious group will host "Falun Dafa," a spiritual practice presentation, on the third floor of Rudder Tower. At 7 p.m., the Freudian Slip Improv Comedy Troupe is hosting a show in the Rudder Forum. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Memorial Student Center Box Office.
As with similar shows held around the world, some groups such as Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting have expressed concerns the bodies may have belonged to people from persecuted Chinese minorities, including members of the Falun Gong. But Imagine Exhibitions president Tom Zaller says ...

According to an October 2006 investigative report by Minghui.org—a U.S.-based website that serves as a clearinghouse for information about the persecution of the Falun Gong spiritual group in China—the anatomy research department at HMU had used an abandoned factory building in the outskirts of ...
Former justice minister Irwin Cotler is calling for the immediate release of Canadian citizen Sun Qian, who has been illegally detained in Beijing for more than a year because she practises the traditional discipline of Falun Gong. “We call on the Chinese authorities to cease and desist from this arbitrary and ...
Goldsand was referring to the state-orchestrated forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners of conscience in China, in which compelling evidence has led to multiple international actions, including U.S. and European Parliament resolutions and changes to laws in several countries around citizens ...
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a meditation practice based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. In 1999, former Party leader Jiang launched a nationwide persecution of Falun Gong adherents, believing that the group's popularity—in 1999, there were up to 100 million ...
Canadian citizen Sun Qian, currently detained in Beijing for practising Falun Gong, was recently forced to undergo brainwashing sessions aimed at coercing her to renounce her beliefs, The Epoch Times has learned. Meanwhile, the Vancouver resident was given a court date of April 9, just after she finally ...
Lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who took on sensitive cases of complaints of police torture and defended practitioners of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, went missing in August 2015 during a sweeping crackdown on rights activists. His wife, Li Wenzu, has since heard little about her husband's fate ...
In his career, Yang spent much effort slandering Falun Gong, an ancient meditation practice based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin believed the practice's teachings were a threat to the Party's authority, especially since there ...
Think about that. Chinese authorities in Australia are monitoring Falun Gong practitioners on the streets of Sydney and Melbourne, photographing anyone who interacts with them. They can identify any ethnically Chinese person and put them on a watchlist. In the course of researching my book, I spoke with ...
The Falun Gong Twin Cities Club organized the screening in collaboration with local Falun Gong practitioners. The University of Minnesota has one of the largest Chinese student populations in North America. The Falun Gong call to question the U of MN's collaboration with a Nanjing Medical University ...
One of them called Falun Gong “a heretical religion” that “fulfills the purpose of splitting the mother country”—using language that the Chinese regime has consistently employed to discredit and vilify the spiritual practice since the persecution began in 1999. Chinese state media have promulgated such hate ...
He heard about a new one called Falun Gong that had recently been introduced to the public, but didn't pay much attention to it. A few years later, in 1998, Zhang moved to Silicon Valley in California to work for a tech company, solving complex IT problems for well-known corporations. Three years later ...

Members of Falun Gong have suffered brutal repression and there have been persistent reports of forced organ harvesting from members of this Chinese religious tradition. In short, the Communist Chinese regime in power today knows its own history is very dark and that it has a lot of blood on its hands.
L.A. Tuidang Center volunteer Zhang Jingming explained that in China, many adherents of Falun Gong—a spiritual meditation discipline that has been severely suppressed by the Chinese regime since 1999—risk their lives to tell Chinese citizens about the Tuidang movement and encourage them to quit ...
The 610 Office was established by the former Chinese Communist Party leader, Jiang Zemin, on June 10, 1999—hence its name—for the sole purpose of carrying out the persecution of Falun Gong, a meditation practice with moral teachings based on the principles of truthfulness, compassion, and ...
The U.S.-based research nonprofit, the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG), published an investigative report showing how the Chinese military, under the control of, first, former Party leader Jiang Zemin, and later, Xu and Guo, played a major role in the setting up ...
GENEVA (AP) — A Chinese diplomat repeatedly interrupted a speech by a prominent Chinese dissident to block him from addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council, a failed attempt that bared China's sensitivity on human rights. Yang Jianli, a dissident in exile in the United States, was disrupted seconds ...
An actors' re-enactment of organ harvesting in China on Falun Gong practitioners, during a rally calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong, in Ottawa, Canada, in 2008. (The Epoch Times). International condemnation prompted the Chinese regime to establish a national voluntary organ donation ...
Former Party leader Jiang Zemin's campaign to eradicate the Falun Gong spiritual discipline was the most horrific, Wang said. The landmark of 300 million Chinese people withdrawing from the CCP is “a declaration to all mankind that people are awakening and opposing the CCP's persecution of Falun ...
A Chinese-Canadian businesswoman from Vancouver who became a citizen in 2007, Sun was detained by the Chinese authorities in February 2017 for practising the traditional spiritual discipline Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa. As the founder and vice president of Beijing Leadman Biochemistry, Sun ...
The company was founded by adherents of the Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) spiritual practice, a meditation discipline that has been severely persecuted and banned in mainland China since 1999. Shen Yun's depictions of the Chinese regime's persecution of Falun Dafa, and of Chinese ...
Huang, a liver surgeon, is the official spokesman for China's organ transplantation system, which has been dogged by consistent reports that it harvests organs from death-row prisoners, religious and ethnic minorities such as Uighurs, Tibetans, "underground" Christians and primarily Falun Gong spiritual ...
Falun Gong, or Falun Dafa, is a peaceful meditation practice that has been persecuted in China since 1999. Many practitioners have been harassed, arrested, and tortured for their beliefs, and large numbers have become victims of a state-sanctioned program of forced organ harvesting, where prisoners ...
... Chinese classical, ethnic and folk dance as performed by practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual discipline, whose practices have been targeted and suppressed under China's communist regime. Tickets, which can be purchased by calling 392-2787 or by visiting performingarts.ufl.edu, are $84-$154. 2.
We will have a generation of Americans who don't know what happened at Tiananmen Square, who don't know what's happening in Taiwan and Tibet, who don't know what's happening to those who practice Falun Gong,” referring to the spiritual group that is banned and heavily persecuted by the Chinese ...
The spiritual meditation discipline Falun Gong was persecuted by the Chinese regime in 1999. Since then, scores have been arrested, detained, sentenced, and tortured for their faith, despite the Chinese constitution guaranteeing the freedom of religion. An extralegal state police called the '610 Office' was ...
Six practitioners of Falun Gong, a spiritual meditation discipline that is severely persecuted by the Chinese regime, were recently arrested and detained for posting messages on WeChat about the regime's ongoing repression of the practice. WeChat works closely with Chinese authorities to help censor ...
Allegations of organ harvesting in China surfaced after a widespread persecution campaign began in 1999 against practitioners of the spiritual meditation discipline Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, by the Chinese Communist regime. Large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners were arrested and ...
FBI Director Chris Wray, for instance, told the Senate Intelligence Committee China has aggressively placed operatives at universities to include professors, scientists and students. The rise and number of Confucius Institutes is problematic. If you practice Falun Gong, sorry, you can't be hired for a position.
From the Falun Gong Parade on Feb. 17 to the celebration of the Jade Emperor's birthday Feb. 24, people crowded in the streets of San Francisco to celebrate Chinese New Year 2018. In the midst of celebration, a march was organized during the Falun Gong Parade to raise awareness about the continued ...
One day, the doctor saw a senior citizen who was nearly 90 years old practicing the exercises of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, at Taiwan Father Memorial Hall in Taipei. Falun Gong is a spiritual cultivation discipline that teaches truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance, and it includes five ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Thousands of people have allegedly been incarcerated in some of China's worst jails, labour camps and detention centres for practising Falun Gong and refusing to give up their spiritual beliefs. By the 1990s Falun Gong had become so popular it was estimated to have 100 million members, outnumbering ...
In 1999, the former leader of the Communist Party, Jiang Zemin, began a nationwide persecution of the Falun Gong spiritual practice, a meditation discipline based on the moral principles of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Between 70 and 100 million Chinese practiced the discipline in the late ...
Baldock sought to remove some of what Tauranga Falun Gong practitioner Judy Shakespear told the council on December 19. It included encouraging the council to obtain information on organ harvesting during its visits to Tauranga's sister city of Yantai in China. But when the minutes of the meeting went ...
Mr David Matas: Being a lawyer, I was asked by a Falun Gong-related contact to investigate the reality of the Chinese organ transplant industry, which they believed was the mass murder of Falun Gong practitioners. The reason why I decided to investigate the issue is that the victims, Falun Gong people, did ...
From the Falun Gong Parade on Feb. 17 to the celebration of the Jade Emperor's birthday Feb. 24, people crowded in the streets of San Francisco to celebrate Chinese New Year 2018. In the midst of celebration, a march was organized during the Falun Gong Parade to raise awareness about the continued ...
One day, the doctor saw a senior citizen who was nearly 90 years old practicing the exercises of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, at Taiwan Father Memorial Hall in Taipei. Falun Gong is a spiritual cultivation discipline that teaches truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance, and it includes five ...
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 ...


 

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