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2019/11/13

What is Falun Gong?

Falun Gong is an ancient Chinese spiritual discipline in the Buddhist tradition. Pronounced “Fah-loon Gong,” it consists of moral teachings, a meditation, and four gentle exercises that are a truly unique and highly effective way to improve your health and energy levels. At the core of Falun Gong are the values of Truthfulness, Compassion, and […]

2019/10/24

60 Falun Gong Practitioners in China Sentenced to Prison in August 2019 for Refusing to Renounce Their Faith

According to information compiled by Minghui.org, the month of August 2019 recorded 60 new cases of Falun Gong practitioners sentenced to prison by the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) court system. Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual practice based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. Since the CCP started persecuting […]

2019/09/16

Former Police Inspector Upholds His Faith in Falun Gong Despite 14 Years of Detention and Torture

A former police inspector in Huanan County, Heilongjiang Province, credits Falun Gong for returning him to health and enabling him to become a better person, but he suffered unspeakable abuse during his 14 years of detention for refusing to renounce his faith. Mr. Shang Xiping, 54, became a target when the Chinese communist regime began […]

2019/08/23

922 Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested in July 2019

According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 922 Falun Gong practitioners in China were arrested and 289 harassed for their faith in July 2019. Among the targeted practitioners, 481 had their homes ransacked; at least 571 remain in detention at the time of writing. The past July 20, 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the Chinese […]

2019/08/21

NBC Journalists Distort and Malign Falun Gong to Strengthen Attack on Rival Media

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. NBC reporters Brandy Zadrozny and Ben Collins have published an article grossly mischaracterizing the beliefs and plight of the Falun Gong spiritual practice, and the tens of millions of […]

2019/08/12

What is Falun Gong (Falun Dafa)?

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.

2019/07/19

How 20 Years of Brutality against Falun Gong Impacts China and the World

July 20, 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Chinese regime’s brutal campaign to eliminate Falun Gong. Take a closer look at how this campaign has targeted millions of people who practice Falun Gong in China as well as the terrible impact felt throughout Chinese society, and around the world.

2019/07/18

President Trump Meets with Falun Gong Practitioner and Other Survivors

WASHINGTON—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 on July 17. Yuhua Zhang, 59, was repeatedly imprisoned and suffered torture in China for a combined period of 7 1/2 years for refusing to renounce […]

2019/04/24

The Falun Gong Story

It was the 1980s and early 1990s, and the qigong craze was red-hot in China. Having survived the Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) with significant trauma, the Chinese people were finding ways to reconnect with their ancient spiritual traditions without risking being denounced as backward or counter-revolutionary. Try as the Chinese Communist Party did to obliterate ancient […]

Worldwide Vigils Mark 20th Anniversary of Falun Gong Appeal

NEW YORK — Practitioners of Falun Gong will mark April 25 this Thursday with candlelight vigils around the world, remembering the thousands who have been killed in China as well as the millions who have faced harassment and abuse. It was on April 25, 1999, that Falun Gong first gained worldwide attention when some 10,000 […]

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