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Judge Tries to Lure a Falun Gong Practitioner’s Lawyer into Pleading Guilty

On March 28, 2021, Chinese Communist officials arrested Ms. Ma Qin, a 53-year-old former schoolteacher for practicing Falun Gong. She was arrested near her home in Pingdu City, Shandong Province. Since then, she has been held at the Qingdao City No.2 Detention Center. The Huangdao District Court heard Ms. Ma’s case on May 13, 2022…


American Journal of Transplantation Article Implicates Chinese Physicians in Executions

On April 2, the American Journal of Transplantation published an article on organ harvesting in China titled “Execution by organ procurement: Breaching the dead donor rule in China.” The article documents 71 instances of dead donor rule (DDR) violations described in Chinese research articles on organ transplantation. The DDR is an internationally recognized ethical guideline that…


CECC Annual Report Highlights Persecution of Falun Gong

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) released its 2021 Annual Report on March 31, 2022. The report details ongoing human rights violations in China including the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. “The Chinese government’s horrific abuse of human rights and trampling of human dignity make it more important than ever that the Congressional-Executive Commission on…


Former Teacher Sentenced to 5.5 Years in Beijing Prison for Talking about Falun Gong

A Beijing award-winning elementary teacher Ms. Gong Ruiping (45) was sentenced to 5.5 years in prison and fined 11,000 yuan (~1,700 USD) on February 21, 2022, for talking to a young man about Falun Gong. That young man, Qu Yili, reported Ms. Gong to Chinese communist officials on July 3, 2021. Police tracked Ms. Gong’s…