Among 86 recently reported cases of practitioners receiving sentences, 58 were sentenced in August 2018. Terms range from 6 months to 8 years and average 3.6 years. Some of the practitioners are in their 70s or 80s. The 58 practitioners received fines totaling 261,000 yuan, or 4,500 per practitioner on average. Many of these cases did not follow legal procedure.
Human Rights Lawyer Wang Yonghang: From Bystander to Victim to Witness in the Persecution of Falun Gong (Part I)
Human rights attorney Mr. Wang Yonghang has defended Falun Gong practitioners since the communist regime began to persecute the practice in 1999. In retaliation, his employment was terminated, his attorney certification was confiscated, and he was detained for seven years and tortured. Mr. Wang gives a firsthand account of how the regime has violated the law in its persecution of Falun Gong.
“My childhood dreams of embarking on a spiritual journey faded away,” wrote a woman who had suffered many years of painful illness and had lost all hope in her future. “That is, until I discovered Falun Dafa, an ancient cultivation practice of mind and body that brought my hope back to life and helped me regain my health and happiness.”
Human Rights Lawyer Wang Yonghang: From Bystander to Victim to Witness in the Persecution of Falun Gong (Part II)
A continuation of Attorney Wang Yonghang's account of the persecution he experienced for practicing and defending Falun Gong.
Stories of some of the 9-Day Falun Dafa workshop attendees and other new students of the practice in Toronto.
Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, paper lotus flower folding, and Chinese calligraphy for visitors of an annual Chinese sister-city event.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Journeys of Cultivation ~
~ 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