Falun Gong is a Buddhist-based practice of meditation and moral living. Although introduced to the public in China in 1992, its roots extend back thousands of years. Tens of millions of people practice in China. Falun Gong is also practiced in over 90 countries around the world. WATCH
Although Falun Gong was widely popular in China throughout the 1990s, in 1999 former communist leader Jiang Zemin ordered the practice be “eradicated.” Millions have been detained or imprisoned. Over 100,000 have been tortured and thousands died from torture in custody. WATCH
The Chinese regime kills Falun Gong practitioners so their organs could be used to fuel China’s booming organ transplant business. In June 2019, a London-based independent tribunal concluded Falun Gong practitioners have been, and continue to be, killed for their organs “on a significant scale.” WATCH
China’s state-run media has so saturated public discourse with false narratives vilifying Falun Gong that countless Chinese officials have regularly tortured Falun Gong detainees. Thousands have died from the torture, and the lies even influence Western scholars and government officials. WATCH
One morning in late 1999, the workers of Shengyang Heavy Machine Factory were met with a surprise. Instead of relaying the usual announcements, the company loudspeakers were on the warpath. “Traitor!” they yelled. “Evil!” they screamed. The object of their malice was junior sales manager Li Weixun. READ MORE
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Voices of Support
Esq., renowned Canadian human rights attorney
“[Organ harvesting from Falun Gong,] It’s a new form of evil on this planet.”
U.S. Congresswoman (D-CA)
“People are being sent to jail, to work camps and are assaulted for their practice of Falun Gong. The Chinese Government must put a stop to this inhumane persecution.”
U.S. Congresswoman (R-FL)
“The Beijing regime of today engages in the barbaric repression of some of its own people simply because they seek to practice a peaceful spiritual discipline. .. [This] stark reality gives new meaning to the phrase ‘Butchers of Beijing.”
Edward McMillan Scott
Former European Parliament Vice President
“We are talking about genocide. The Falun Gong has been singled out. This is why governments must take action.”
“Forced extraction of organs from Falun Gong detainees for sale in transplant operations has occurred on a large scale and may be continuing.”
“The crackdown is politically motivated, and the vast majority of its victims are ordinary people who merely exercised peacefully their fundamental rights to freedom of belief. ”
“Falun Gong practitioners have been great witnesses of courage and peace. Many members of Falun Gong are great heroes of Internet freedom. ”
"There was lots of blood. My nose and mouth were bleeding, and they shattered my eardrums."
MS. Wang, a former teacher, is one of millions of Falun Gong practitioners tortured in China and separated from family for refusing to renounce their faith.
An NBC article is spreading misinformation, propaganda and bigotry to marginalize a peaceful, spiritual group in order to strengthen their hit piece on a rival media. The Falun Dafa Information Center responds. READ MORE
A practitioner of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong who was persecuted in China for her faith was among 27 survivors of religious persecution who met with President Donald Trump at the White House. READ MORE
More than 10,000 other practitioners of the spiritual discipline Falun Dafa convened at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 17 for a daylong conference. Attendees came from all over the world, as evidenced by the variety of languages available for simultaneous translation of the speeches, including Chinese, Spanish, German, Korean, Japanese, and Italian. READ MORE
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