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Grassroots Resistance

  • 2018/09/02

    The night was so sweltering that the police had to open the doors of the interrogation rooms to let some air in. Zhang Hongyu was finally able to catch a glimpse of her mother, Xiu Jinqiu, in the room opposite hers. Police had...
  • 2018/03/28

    Yang Jianli is founder and president of Initiatives for China. He was imprisoned in China from 2002 to 2007 for attempting to monitor labor unrest. On Feb. 15, Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang turned 42. It was the 951st...
  • 2018/01/10

    One of the largest civil rights movements is currently taking place around the world, with the goal of putting former Chinese regime head Jiang Zemin on trial for his brutal crimes against humanity. As of Dec. 8, over 2.6 million people from...
  • 2017/07/31

    The shocking reenactments of torture in front of Pennsylvania Station in New York and the Chinese Embassy in London publicly make the point: Falun Gong, a popular spiritual movement brutally suppressed by the Chinese Communist Party, is effectively waging its...
  • 2017/05/08

    By evading a lawsuit for murder and torture, a Chinese official has become a fugitive of the justice system in the southern African nation of Zambia. On Saturday, Zambian police issued an arrest warrant for Su Rong, Gansu Province Party...
  • 2016/01/04

    A young software engineer arrives at Central Park in New York City. It's cold, with a snowstorm looming. Robert gathers a stack of fliers from his bag and stands before a row of placards about the persecution of Falun Gong...
  • 2013/04/29

    NEW YORK—Five new petitions for individual Falun Gong practitioners—some with over 10,000 signatures—have been reported over the past two months, continuing a growing trend across China. While some of the petitions are new initiatives—including ones in Hubei and Hebei Provinces—others are...
  • 2012/11/29

    NEW YORK -- A lawyer in southern China has been arbitrarily transferred to a brainwashing facility after serving a two-year prison term and is now believed to be in critical condition.Starting in 2005, Zhu Yubiao (???) was one of the...
  • 2012/08/21

    At least one Falun Gong practitioner has been killed and another sent to a labor camp in Hebei province, as security forces cracked down surrounding the June visit to the region by Iowa governor Terry Branstad. The assaults came in...
  • 2012/07/04

    After the Communist Party launched its ferocious campaign against Falun Gong in 1999, many Chinese people feared speaking out against the abductions, torture, and killing taking place around them, even if they felt Falun Gong practitioners were good people being...

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