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U.S. State Department Condemns Imprisonment of Falun Gong Practitioners Prior to Beijing Olympics

The U.S. State Department condemned the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for sentencing 11 Falun Gong practitioners to prison just weeks before the start of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, according to a report by the Epoch Times. The official called on Beijing to “immediately end its depraved abuse and mistreatment of Falun Gong practitioners, release those imprisoned…

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Persecution of Falun Gong Intensifies Ahead of Winter Olympics

With the Winter Olympics in Beijing fast approaching, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has begun yet another round of campaigns of what the Party calls “maintaining social stability.”  Falun Gong practitioners in the three Games zones of Beijing, Yanqing (a rural District in Beijing), and Zhangjiakou in Hebei Province have especially been targeted. Current circumstances…

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Impending Internet Crackdown on Faith, Man Sentenced 7.5 Years for Social Media Post

On December 21, 2021, the Chinese Communist party’s official mouthpiece, Global Times, announced that all online faith-based activity must be registered with the regime. The measures, which are jointly enacted by the National Religious Affairs Administration, Cyberspace Administration of China, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security, and Ministry of State Security,…

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Human Rights Day: Falun Gong Practitioners Raise Awareness Worldwide

Human Rights Day is an annual holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. Since 1999, however, Falun Gong practitioners in China have been persecuted for their faith, violating freedom of conscience and religion, and have been subject to arbitrary arrests and a multitude of dehumanizing tortures….

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Jilin Women’s Prison: Notorious Torture Behind 29 Deaths

One of the most notorious prisons for abusing Falun Gong practitioners is the Jilin Province Women’s Prison. According to available information from the Minghui website, at least 29 practitioners had died as a result of the brutal torture they suffered there, with the most recent case being in July 2021. While many persecution cases have been…

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October 2021: 108 Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced for Faith

108 Falun Gong practitioners were confirmed sentenced to prison for their faith in October 2021. This brings the year-to-date sentencing cases in 2021 to 1,036. The sentenced practitioners came from all walks of life, including a librarian, a salon owner, teachers and engineers.  Submitted Cases Three of the newly confirmed cases took place in 2020;…

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Teacher Sentenced to Three Years for Her Faith

After a year of incommunicado detention, Ms. Tang Suqiong, an elementary school teacher in Suining City, Sichuan Province was secretly sentenced to three years for practicing Falun Gong. The 47-year-old was arrested at home on September 22, 2020, by local police and residential committee staff members. The police confiscated her Falun Gong books, computer, printer…

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Woman Detained for Faith, Family Seeking Justice

Ms. Liu Jinping was arrested at her home on May 14, 2021 while studying Falun Gong’s teachings with other practitioners. The 40-year-old was then beaten and interrogated by the police, before being taken to the Jiamusi City Detention Center. Liu’s family repeatedly asked the Jiaoqu Police Station to visit her, but never received any response….

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