News about Falun Dafa and the human rights crises in China
Falun Dafa Information centre
Article overview: Background
June2015

The day that goodness triumphed – April 25th, 1999 13/06/2015

Propaganda (Minghui.org) A remarkable thing happened on the streets of Beijing 16 years ago this week. It was the beginning of a monumental chain of events whose significance is still playing out across China today.

January2005

Part I: Historical setting of cultivation practice and qigong 01/01/2005

What is Falun Gong? This article describes the historical heritage that formed the climate for the growth of Falun Gong in China. China has a rich history of martial arts, acupuncture, and traditional medicine. There were many cultivation ways for mind and body that promoted the unity between man and heaven. A way of thinking and way of life that was brought to an abrupt end when the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) came to power.

March2004

Jiang’s personal campaign against Falun Gong 21/03/2004

Key individuals By Dr. Michael Pearson-Smith. Over the last four years, China watchers have proposed a variety of socio-political reasons for why the Chinese regime moved to crush Falun Gong – a benign exercise and meditation practice with ancient Chinese roots. The answer, however, has proved to be simpler and far more disturbing than most initially guessed.