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Olympic “Preparation”

  • 2016/08/05

    NEW YORK—Eight years after the Beijing Olympics and as the world prepares to watch the 2016 Games open today in Brazil, thousands of Falun Gong practitioners and their families in China are living with the aftermath of a Communist Party...
  • 2010/05/05

    New York—In the run-up to the World Expo opening in Shanghai this week, the Chinese authorities have engaged in a sweeping crackdown against local residents known to practice Falun Gong.At least 127 Falun Gong practitioners have been abducted since February...
  • 2010/03/17

    Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. POE of Texas, Mr. BILIRAKIS, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. MARIO DIAZ-BALART of Florida, Mr. MINNICK, and Ms. WATERS) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs; The...
  • 2010/01/26

    NEW YORK - A Falun Gong practitioner detained on the opening day of the Beijing Olympics died in a prison camp in northeastern China on January 14, 2010, the Falun Dafa Information Center learned this week. Mr. Yu Zhongzhu (???)...
  • 2010/01/14

    Name: Yu Zhongzhu (???)Gender: Male Age: 39Occupation: Guyuan Forestry Farm employeeDate of Most Recent Arrest:  August 8, 2008Date of Most Recent Release: Died in custodyDate of Death: January 14, 2010Province: HeilongjiangCity: DaxinganlingAddress: Guyuan Town, Songling District, Daxinganling City, Heilongjiang Province...
  • 2009/12/20

    The Olympic Games in Beijing brought heightened repression throughout the country as authorities tightened control over human rights defenders, religious practitioners, ethnic minorities, lawyers and journalists.Human rights defenders Lawyers who took on sensitive cases were also at risk; several had...
  • 2009/12/14

    Name: Tian Fujin (???)Gender: MaleAge: 59Occupation: Deputy director of Tongliao City Leather-Fur FactoryDate of Most Recent Arrest: June 5, 2008Date of Most Recent Release: Died in CustodyDate of Death: December 14, 2009Province: Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region City: TongliaoAddress:  Third Yongqing...
  • 2009/12/04

    Name: Gong Hui (??)Gender: FemaleAge: 57Occupation: Medical DoctorDate of Most Recent Arrest: August 13, 2008Date of Most Recent Release: November, 2009Date of Death: December 4, 2009Province: TianjinCity: TianjinAddress: Nankai District, Tianjin CityMost Recent Place of Detention: Banqiao Women's Forced Labor...
  • 2009/10/27

    Name: Liu Qunming (???) Gender: Male Age: 56 Occupation: Formerly employed by Sanjiu Beer, Ltd. in Shijiazhuang City Date of Most Recent Arrest: July 7, 2008 Date of Most Recent Release: Summer 2008Date of Death: October 27, 2009 Province: Hebei...
  • 2009/02/11

    “Persecution cases of Falun Gong prationers across the country have noticeably increased recently, and I think this deserves attention. Freedom of religious belief is being violated even more severely during such a special period [of the Olympic Games], and citizens’...

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