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April2016
February2016
January2016

China's rail network complicit in the persecution of Falun Gong 16/01/2016

Law violations (Minghui.org) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is using the nationwide identity card (ID) system to target Falun Gong practitioners on its rail network. Many practitioners have been illegally arrested, searched, and had their personal belongings confiscated.

September2015

Chinese government officials more supportive of the lawsuits against Jiang Zemin 13/09/2015

Lawsuits (Minghui.org), More and more Chinese have started to speak out against the persecution of Falun Gong, due to the persistent efforts of practitioners. The recent flood of lawsuits against Jiang Zemin, the main culprit responsible for the persecution, has not only received massive support from the international community, but is also supported by many Chinese government officials in public and non-official ways. Here are two examples.


19 Falun Gong practitioners in Tianjin arrested for suing Jiang Zemin 13/09/2015

Lawsuits (Minghui.org) Nineteen Falun Gong practitioners and one non-practitioner from Tianjin were arrested between July 3rd and 14th for suing former Chinese dictator Jiang Zemin for initiating the persecution of Falun Gong that caused them tremendous harm.

Many remain in detention. In particular, Ms Huang Fenglian was given three months of detention, while her non-practitioner husband was sentenced to 4 years in prison for trying to stop the police from taking his wife away from their home. The couple were also fined 20,000 Yuan (GBP £2,100).



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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.

May2015

Shanxi case sees multiple violations of the law by Chinese authorities 10/05/2015

Law violations (Minghui.org) A district court in Shanxi Province attempted to try a Falun Gong practitioner earlier this month for distributing informational materials. The hearing was adjourned when the defence lawyer called into question one of many violations of legal procedure. From the practitioner's arrest to the trial, the authorities repeatedly broke the law.

April2015

Falun Gong case closed two months ago, lawyer not informed 12/04/2015

Law violations (Minghui.org) Ms Wang Chuanju, a retired primary teacher and a Falun Gong practitioner, was illegally sentenced to four years in prison by a Junan County Court judge. Her lawyer submitted her appeal to a higher court on November 21st, 2014, but has been given the runaround by the legal system. It was recently learned that her case was closed and the original sentence was upheld.

January2015

Chinese officer: Jiang Zemin ordered organ harvesting 27/01/2015

Key individuals (Epoch Times) A secretly recorded phone call by a group that investigates human rights abuses in China may shed light on a crucial question: did a former leader of the Chinese Communist Party directly order the genocide, by cruel and unusual means, of a religious group?

October2014

What is true patriotism? 26/10/2014

Propaganda (Minghui.org) It's not an uncommon sight to see Chinese immigrants reading Chinese-language newspapers in the United States. Like immigrants from any other country, their sense of patriotism and attachment to their homeland becomes more pronounced when they are in a foreign land. But when you talk to Chinese about human rights in China another scene is displayed.


Promising artist couple illegally sentenced 10/10/2014

Censorship and internet control (Minghui.org) Mr Huang Guangyu and his wife Ms He Wenting are both talented artists and Falun Gong practitioners. They were arrested while passing out anti-firewall software, tried, and illegally sentenced to prison.

August2014

Mr Wang Yushi sentenced to seven years in prison without trial 09/08/2014

Law violations (Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioner Mr Wang Yushi, 26, was sentenced to a seven-year prison term on May 23rd, 2014. He has appealed to the Tianjin Intermediate Court. His family hired a lawyer to plead not guilty for him.