• Sweden: Introducing Falun Gong in Stockholm

    Falun Gong practitioners held activities to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in Karlaplan, Stockholm over two weeks in late March and early April 2017.
  • Torture That Pushed Me to the Verge of Death Multiple Times

    I am Sun Shuying, 64, an ordinary woman who worked at a car factory in Northeast China. Due to my belief in Falun Dafa, the authorities arrested me seven times and imprisoned me for ten years. Their beatings and severe torture nearly killed me several times.
  • 80 Falun Gong Practitioners Confirmed to Have Died in 2016 As a Result of Arrests and Torture

    According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 80 Chinese citizens, 44 of whom are female, are confirmed to have died in 2016 for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Ms. Wang Xiuyun, in her 70s, lived in Henan Province. She was arrested on May 13th, 2016, for filing a criminal complaint against Jiang Zemin. She died within hours of her arrest, and the police did not give any explanation to her family for her death.
  • Jilin Woman Dies in Custody, Family Suspects Foul Play

    A Da’an City resident died of respiratory failure while detained for her belief in Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Her family suspects that it was brutal force-feeding by the guards that damaged her lungs. Ms. Han Hongxia, 57, was arrested and had her home ransacked on October 18th, 2016. The guards at Baicheng City Detention Centre subjected Ms. Han to various forms of torture, including force-feeding, because she refused to renounce Falun Gong.
  • Mr. Zheng Huiwang Brutally Tortured in Baoding Prison

    Mr. Zheng Huiwang has been incarcerated in Baoding Prison, Hebei Province since March 2008 for practicing Falun Gong. He has been brutally tortured and is now on a hunger strike to protest the horrific abuse. His wife tried to visit him on February 10th, but the prison refused to let her see him. Mr. Zheng is currently being subjected to brutal, punitive forced-feeding, which is intensifying his suffering.
  • Henan Teacher Dies While Serving 7 Years for Her Faith

    A 53-year-old teacher in Shenqiu County, Henan Province died while serving a 7-year prison term for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Ms. Wang had developed severe health problems during her nearly year-long detention at Shenqiu County Detention Centre, where she was forced to do hard labour every day while awaiting trial. Despite her poor health, the police forced Xinxiang Women’s Prison to admit Ms. Wang on July 29th, 2013. Not long afterward, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The prison authorities, however, refused to release her on medical parole. Ms. Wang died on December 21st, 2016. The authorities ordered her body cremated shortly afterwards, disregarding her family’s wishes to take her body back to their hometown.
  • Elderly Heilongjiang Woman Persecuted to Death

    Ms. Li Yulan, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Daqing, passed away on January 1st, 2017 at the age of 71. She was arrested on December 26th, 2016, for distributing Falun Dafa calendars. After she was arrested, Ms. Li was handcuffed to a chair in the police department and questioned about the source of the calendars. She refused to divulge any information. Before her death, Ms. Li filed a criminal complaint against former Chinese dictator Jiang Zemin. In her lawsuit she also requested that people be allowed to practise Falun Dafa legally.
  • Mr. Zhang Bingwu Persecuted to Death

    Falun Gong practitioner, Mr. Zhang Bingwu of Jingyuan county, Gansu province, died eight months after he was arrested. Mr. Zhang had been held for six months at the Jingyuan detention centre. Mr. Zhang passed away on January 26th, 2017 with a brain tumour. He was arrested for putting up posters carrying information about Falun Gong on May 13th, 2016. After his death, the judge still harassed the family on February 6th, 2017 via phone calls.
  • Denmark: Teaching the Exercises at a Health Expo in Copenhagen

    On February 3-5, 2017, practitioners from Denmark and Sweden participated in the “Body-Mind-Spirit” health expo in Copenhagen.
  • United Kingdom: Learning about Falun Gong in London's Chinatown

    Practitioners in Chinatown have seen more Chinese taking flyers and stopping to read the display boards.
  • Sweden: Rally Against the Persecution of Falun Gong Held in Södertälje

    Falun Gong practitioners held a rally at the downtown square in Södertälje, Sweden on February 25, 2017, to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution of the practice.
  • Latvia: Raising Awareness of the Persecution of Falun Gong in Three Cities

    Practitioners in Latvia visited three cities–Ventspils, Liepaja, and the capital, Riga–to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
  • Italy: Rome Public Supports Effort Against Persecution of Falun Gong in China

    Falun Gong practitioners held public events in front of the Chinese Embassy in Rome, Italy on February 8, 2017 to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) state-sanctioned killing of practitioners in China for their organs.
  • Copenhagen: Rescuing Two Sisters Detained in China for Their Belief

    “After over 20 months of detention, both of my sisters were each sentenced to a prison term of seven years. This is wrong because they are innocent and should be free,” said Ms. Wei Zaiqun at a March 1 gathering in front of the Chinese Embassy at Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Sweden: Demonstrating Falun Gong at a Health Expo in Gothenburg

    The annual life quality and healthcare expo was held in Gothenburg, Sweden on February 17 and 18, 2017. Local Falun Gong practitioners were invited to participate.

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