Thai police manhandled Falun Gong protesters outside the Bangkok Chinese Embassy on December 10, International Human Rights Day. After being seen going in and out of the Chinese Embassy, dozens of Thai policemen crossed the street and roughly searched Falun Gong practitioners quietly protesting the six-year persecution of their practice in China. The police dragged some of them and took away their banners. One officer stated that he did not want to break up their protest but was told to do so by the Chinese Embassy.
The Chinese Communist Party has been carrying out massive arrests across the country, spanning several provinces and many cities, according to numerous sources in China. The arrests are targeting anyone believed to have an affiliation with Falun Gong, and witnesses say that some cities are being controlled under martial law conditions.
A Chinese language film about the persecution of Falun Gong is continuing to gain wide praise, most recently winning top honors at the 27th Annual Philadelphia International Film Festival
The verified deaths of Falun Gong practitioners in China, which began with 18-year-old Ms. Chen Ying on August 16 1999, surpassed the 1000 mark this past week.
Based on more than a year of research and citing numerous Chinese Government documents and sources, a Boston-based non-profit organization has published a book documenting the details of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin’s ongoing, illicit campaign to eliminate Falun Gong practitioners in China and around the world.
Little Fadu is only 4 years old, but already she understands that her father, Chengyong Chen, was a very brave man.
Since July 2002, an international committee consisting of over 100 families, from 16 different countries has been calling for the release of their loved ones who are illegally jailed in China because of their practice of Falun Gong.
Agents of China’s National Security Bureau kidnapped Nancy Chen, 34, in Chengdu city, Sichuan province, China, on January 22, 2003. Nancy is an Australian citizen who lives in Canterbury with her husband, Herbert Lu, and their 6-year-old daughter, Catherine.
Utterly exhausted from 12 days without sleep, Lihong Ding’s captors forced him to pace his cell to keep him awake. Many times the 36-year-old collapsed while walking, banging his head on the walls and floors.
With a sweeping vote of 420-0, last night the House passed Concurrent Resolution 188, a comprehensive resolution that addresses the scope and breadth of the persecution in China as well as the illicit activities carried out by agents of the Chinese regime in the United States as they attempt to persecute Falun Gong in America. The resolution also reiterates the peaceful nature of Falun Gong.