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2010 Annual Report

  • 2017/05/08

    An unknown number of Falun Gong practitioners have disappeared since the persecution began, as new cases continued to be reported throughout 2009. In many cases, when families attempt to report missing relatives, the authorities respond that they have no responsibility...
  • 2010/07/05

    In 2009, at least two Hong Kong residents were detained in China, a Macau resident was abducted and interrogated while visiting Guangdong, and a series of harassing phone calls revealed the extent of monitoring of adherents in Macau. Meanwhile, a...
  • 2010/07/04

    Throughout 2009, a range of American and international media outlets reported on Falun Gong, with article topics ranging from accounts of human rights abuses suffered by practitioners in China to editorials calling for increased support of technologies designed by Falun...
  • 2010/07/04

    United Nations (U.N.) Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups first began conveying communications and urgent appeals about Falun Gong adherents to the Chinese authorities in 2000. Since then, they have issued urgent appeals for dozens of adherents, transmitted hundreds of cases...
  • 2010/04/26

    As the pages of this report demonstrate, the scale and cruelty of the Communist Party’s campaign against Falun Gong is staggering. But perhaps more remarkable yet is that Falun Gong has survived. When the Communist Party launched its repression of...
  • 2010/04/26

    Practice and beliefs Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual practice that belongs to the Buddhist school, though it is not related to the religion of Buddhism. It consists of a meditation, four gentle qigong exercises, and...
  • 2010/04/26

    In recent years, many of China’s leading human rights lawyers have defended Falun Gong adherents despite Party directives banning such action. On repeated occasions, these attorneys have defended practitioners in court, presenting detailed arguments as to their innocence and the...
  • 2010/04/25

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  • 2010/04/25

    For many Americans, their first encounter with Falun Gong is to see its practitioners passing out fliers or newsletters. They might be in the vicinity of a visit by Hu Jintao, in front of a Chinese consulate, or on an...
  • 2010/04/25

    As China enters the second decade of the 21st century, to casual observers, its cities and towns are permeated with symbols of modernity from skyscrapers to 3G cell phones. And yet, as this report goes to print, tens of millions...

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