"Information from both practitioners and others indicates that tens of millions in China continue to practice Falun Gong."

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"Ahead of the World Expo, Shanghai authorities offered monetary rewards of up to $1,500 to those who report Falun Gong practitioners to the police."

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"Falun Gong practitioners—including individuals in their 30s and 40s—continue to be killed within weeks, days, or even hours of being abducted by police."

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"Falun Gong practitioners are the single largest group of prisoners of conscience in China, and perhaps the world."

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"The continued persecution against Falun Gong represents a fundamental challenge to the ability of all Chinese to enjoy basic freedoms and for China to emerge as a stable, just society."

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