Publications, Press Releases

  • “TT News Agency” (Sweden): The Issue regarding the Chinese Consulate's Misconduct has been submitted to the Swedish Parliament

    Swedish MP 'Cecilia Wigström told the TT News Agency, “My question is, what measures will the Minister of Foreign Affairs adopt to ensure that the Chinese consulate respects our basic laws?” She said, “This has something to do with the relationship between China and Sweden. A consulate should not to be used to persecute others in Sweden.”'
  • Swedish Press Release: Chinese Consulate in Gothenburg Attempts to Stop Swedish Community Radio Program

    "On July 2nd of this year, the consul-general of the Chinese consulate held a personal meeting with the Station Manager and Deputy Manager for Gothenburg’s Community Radio Association. The consul-general aimed to influence those responsible for the radio station to stop the programme Falun Gong Time, a community radio programme produced by local Falun Gong practitioners, which is broadcast in both Swedish and Chinese."
  • Article from “Associated Press” about Falun Gong Practitioners’ Worldwide Actions to Bring Jiang to Justice

    'Recent weeks have seen a flurry of new cases in Finland, Iceland, Belgium, France, and Australia. The group says it has signed on high-profile lawyers such as British human rights attorney Geoffrey Robertson to represent them. "The purpose of these cases is simple and specific: to target those responsible for the persecution. This is not a political campaign against the Chinese government," said Levi Browde, a Falun Gong spokesman in the United States.'
  • EFGIC: 58 Falun Gong Deaths from Torture and Abuse in China Reported in Three Months

    "In October 2001, a Chinese government source revealed that the true death toll was more than five times the number we had confirmed at that time, and Jiang's regime has only become more thorough in covering up these killings. We have now confirmed the details of 787 deaths. The true death toll could be well over 4,000."
  • Article from "The Epoch Times": “Restraining Jacket” Used in Chinese Labour Camps

    The abusive officers put the jacket on unyielding Falun Gong practitioners. Both arms of the victim are immediately injured. The tendons and bones of the shoulders, elbows, and wrists are torn and fractured. When the torture is prolonged, the spinal cord is fractured and the result is an extremely painful death. Six Falun Gong practitioners have been tortured to death by this method.
  • Article from "The Epoch Times": Lawsuit Against Former Communist Leader Continues, Plaintiffs Say

    'Falun Gong practitioners will appeal the U.S. District Court decision to dismiss a civil lawsuit against former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin for crimes against humanity and genocide, stated their attorney, Dr. Terri Marsh at a recent press conference. The defendant, Jiang Zemin, has tried various ways to interfere with the case, including threatening to impair the relationship between the United States and China.'
  • Article from "The Epoch Times": Letter to the Editor - Iceland’s Pendulum Opinion on Luo Gan

    'Steingrimur J. Sigfusson, president of the Green Party, said he would not go to dinner with Luo Gan even if he were invited and that he was very proud of [practitioners' solicitor] Ragnar since this was a very righteous claim, and that it was in his opinion very positive and historical for Iceland in this time.'
  • FDI: Beneath a Façade of Deceitful Propaganda, Genocide Unfolds

    "Soon after he was detained, Mr. Zhang was sentenced to two years at the Mianyang Xinhua Forced Labour Camp in Sichuan Province, where he was tortured with electric batons, beaten, deprived of sleep and bound with ropes until he lost consciousness. This torture was administered repeatedly as labour camp guards attempted to coerce him to write a “repentant” statement renouncing Falun Gong."
  • Article from Finnish Newspaper “Kaleva” about Chinese Criminal Luo Gan’s Visit to Finland

    'Is our judicial system doubtful of evidence that in other countries has lead to a lawsuit? Shouldn't we also familiarise ourselves with this material? If we dismiss the case, doesn’t this mean an acceptance of human rights violations? How could renowned international human rights lawyers start filing a lawsuit without clear evidence?'
  • Excerpt from Finnish Newspaper “Huvudstadsbladet” about Genocide Lawsuit launched against Persecutors of Falun Gong

    '“Through the legal process against the ex-president, we hope that he will be finally brought to justice for all of the violence he initiated,” says Bachmann. According to him, one month before Falun Gong was banned in July 1999 when actions to crush the Falun Gong movement began, the so called “610” office was founded. Since then, thousands of practitioners have witnessed mass arrests, murders and brutal torture against practitioners. “The “610” office is similar to the Gestapo. Their aim is to organise the fight against Falun Gong by any means” says Bachmann.'
  • Swiss Attaché follows Practitioners’ Appeal Hearing in Hong Kong

    Jiang Zemin has committed crimes of Genocide in his mad persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. To enforce his policy of “defaming their reputation, bankrupting them financially and destroying them physically” he has forced people to act against their own will. Under his orders many people have committed atrocious crimes that will weigh heavy on their conscience for the rest of their lives.
  • Comprehensive Report: Luo Gan Charged With Torture and Genocide in Iceland; International Media Pays Attention

    On September 9, a renowned Icelandic human rights lawyer, filed an action with the State Criminal Prosecutor. The legal complaint against Luo Gan is based on the United Nations Convention Against Torture, which Iceland signed in November 1996. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit include practitioners from Australia, Canada, the United States, Britain, Italy, Holland, Denmark and Ireland. It is the twelfth international lawsuit in nine countries to emerge in the past two years against high-ranking Chinese officials or government bodies for their roles in persecuting Falun Gong.
  • “AFI”: Falun Gong Practitioners File a Lawsuit Against Luo Gan in Finland

    According to news on the Falun Gong website Clearwisdom.net on Thursday afternoon, Finnish human rights lawyer Erkki Kannisto was instructed to submit a lawsuit to the national Prosecutor’s Office and the police department. The lawsuit was filed by Falun Gong practitioners against Luo Gan, the head of the “610” Office. Luo Gan is being charged with brutal torture and Genocide.
  • EFGIC: Six-Month Pregnant Falun Gong Practitioner Beaten With a Wooden Rod by Chinese Police

    According to the victim, police kidnapped her and other Falun Gong practitioners from a friend’s home and detained them in a local police station. “They jumped on me and again beat me with the stick, while grabbing my hair and punching my face,” said the woman. “My face and mouth were covered in bruises and blood, I had loose teeth, and my clothes were bloodstained.”
  • EFGIC: Armenian Falun Gong Practitioners take the First Steps in Court Action against Luo Gan

    LONDON (EFGIC) – The string of court cases against the Chinese officials responsible for the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China will continue to Armenia. Luo Gan, the head of the notorious 6-10 office which is responsible for the worst abuses of human rights, is today in Armenia and Falun Gong practitioners have already met with lawyers to start a court action against him.