Statistics & Evidence

The persecution campaign against Falun Gong in China has devastated the lives of tens of millions of people. Yet, because the Chinese Communist Party considers any information leaked about this campaign a "state secret," Western journalists over the years have encountered much difficultly capturing the full scope of the crisis.

The following are a few key indicators assembled from Western journalists and overseas human rights workers.

What is the source of evidence?

The primary source of our information comes from hundreds of people who have escaped from China as well as whose editors have received tens of thousands of first-hand reports from across China — more than any other organization in the world. With this wealth of first-hand reports as a foundation, we also pull on reports from reputable third-parties, such as Freedom House, Amnesty International, The China Tribunal, and many others, as well as independent investigative journalists.