The preparation of large-scale celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese regime resulted in intensified persecution of practitioners in the months leading up to it. Arrests and harassment took place in 26 provinces and centrally-controlled municipalities, with Hebei Province seeing the most cases. At least 152 practitioners remain in detention.
Many happy families in China have been torn apart by being forced to divorce since the Chinese Communist Party started persecuting Falun Gong in July 1999. According to data collected by the Minghui website, at least 389 Falun Gong practitioners from 24 provinces and municipalities in China have been forced to divorce due to the persecution. Due to the information blockade, the actual number may be much higher.
Participating in this Chicago tradition for the 17th time, the Falun Dafa procession, featuring an elaborate float, celestial maidens, and practitioners demonstrating the exercises, was near the head of the parade this year. A man from China, in Chicago on a business trip, said he’d seen several Falun Dafa parades and knew that the Chinese Communist Party persecutes the practice. He was happy to quit the Party on Thanksgiving Day.
The New Tang Dynasty's fifth competition in New York received more than 400 submissions from 258 artists in 46 countries. An auction was held for 48 of the award-winning pieces.
Practitioners demonstrated the exercises and talked to visitors about the practice. One passerby commented, “I wish I could have this noble belief.”
A practitioner shares the reason why he had to experience a terrible accident that should have taken his life and what lessons he learned from it.
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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