Article overview: Parliaments & politicians

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Ontario, Canada: threatening letter from China has the opposite effect

(Minghui.org) A Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario, Mr Jack MacLaren, had an unexpected and disturbing encounter with representatives of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recently.

He received an unsigned letter from the Jiangsu branch of CPAFFC (Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries), a CCP organisation, on January 13th, 2014. The letter demanded that he withdraw his support for Falun Gong and urged him to ask his colleagues to do the same.

Mr MacLaren stated that the demands of CCP organisations have no influence over his decisions. On the contrary, he said, the letter has prompted him to step up his efforts to support Falun Gong practitioners. READ MORE

28-02-2014 Propaganda
January2014

European Parliament passes resolution against organ harvesting atrocities by the Chinese regime

The European Parliament passed a resolution on December 12th, 2013, condemning "systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from...prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners." The resolution calls upon member states to publicly condemn the gruesome practice, and ensure that all of those involved are prosecuted. READ MORE

16-01-2014 Organ harvesting

Taiwan: Medical professionals and politicians brainstorm solutions to ending organ harvesting in China

(Minghui.org) Learning about and helping end crimes of organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China has become a focus again in southern Taiwan. At recent forums attended by public health decision makers and medical professionals, leaders in various medical associations proposed plans to increase awareness of the issue among professionals. READ MORE

02-01-2014 Organ harvesting