From ancient roots extending back thousands of years, to a house-hold name in China during the Qigong boom in the 1990s, to the largest group of prisoners of conscience in the world, this is the complete story of Falun Gong
The persecution campaign against Falun Gong in China has devastated the lives of tens of millions of people. The following are a few key indicators assembled from Western journalists and overseas human rights workers.
Survivors of wrongful imprisonment, labor camp enslavement, and torture inside China tell their stories.
Over the past two decades, a wide range of international human rights groups have independently documented and recounted the systematic rights abuses – including torture and deaths in custody – suffered by those who practice Falun Gong in China.
While the Chinese regime has made covering Falun Gong inside China nearly impossible, mainstream media reports from the first few years of the persecution in addition to a few recent reports spear-headed by heroic journalists do paint a vivid picture of Falun Gong inside China.
The relentless drum of Chinese communist propaganda against Falun Gong has, on occasion, made its way into western media reports, making it sometimes difficult to distinguish truth from fiction. Here, we explore some of the more common misconceptions.
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Browse a comprehensive set of feature films and documentaries about Falun Gong and human rights in China.
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