Publications, Press Releases

  • AFP: Icelandic Lawsuit accuses Top Chinese Leader of Torture and Genocide

    '"Iceland has a legal and moral duty to prosecute forcefully and bring to justice persons that are guilty of systematic violations of international human rights," Adalsteinsson was quoted as saying...The group, whose followers practice meditation to improve their physical and mental well-being, say more than 1,600 members have been tortured or beaten to death in China during the crackdown.'
  • "Iceland Review" Reports on Protests against Luo Gan

    The report went on to mention how Luo Gan attempted to export his suppression of freedom to the free land of Iceland and showed the true nature of this vicious regime that shamelessly acts like criminlas even in foreign countries: 'A journalist from the daily "Morgunbladid", who asked Gan a question about human rights, was surrounded by Chinese security guards immediately and transported from the premises.'
  • Daily News (New York): We Can Never Give Up Fight for Human Rights

    "The skyscrapers recently built in Chinese cities are beautiful and often crowded, but not for a minute are they as crowded as the political prisons and hard-labor camps where millions of arrested Chinese are "taught" to think as the government wants them to think. The most important tools of the government are prisons and torture. For political prisoners, the two are virtually synonymous."
  • AFP: Hong Kong will not pass security law without public support: security chief

    HONG KONG, Sept 6 (AFP) - Hong Kong will not try to enact its controversial security law, which has been shelved indefinitely following mass protests, until the bill has public support, the territory's security chief said on Saturday. "We will not push to enact this important piece of legislation until we have the support and understanding of the public," Security Secretary Ambrose Lee told reporters on Saturday.
  • BBC: Sars-like viruses found in China

    Many expect there will be another outbreak of a Sars-like illness, perhaps starting later this year - and probably starting again in southern China, where conditions are most likely to allow similar viruses to jump from animals into humans. The World Health Organisation has introduced a new method of looking out for suspicious cases in southern China.
  • EFGIC: Criminal Lawsuit Filed in Iceland Charging Head of Gestapo-like Agency in China with Crimes of Torture, Genocide

    Mr. Li Shao, a Falun Dafa practitioner from the UK, and Mr. Ragnar Adalsteinsson, renowned Icelandic human rights lawyer representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against Luo Gan for crimes of torture and genocide. The defendant, Luo Gan, is embarking on a tour of European nations this week.
  • Europa Press (Spanish Newspaper): A Falun Gong practitioner's bereaved wife exposes the persecution in Madrid and Appeals to Bring Jiang Zemin to Justice

    Since then Falun Gong practitioners have also accused Jiang’s regime of extending the suppression overseas. Chinese embassies around the world, including the one in Spain have refused to renew Falun Gong practitioners’ passports even though they have legitimate residency status and working permits. As to the western Falun Gong practitioners, they have been denied entry to Chinese territory. Moreover, many Chinese newspapers in foreign countries have been acquired and controlled by the Chinese embassies. “They dare not carry the true news about Falun Gong. They simply carry fabricated and slanderous news given by Chinese government.”
  • Reference Material: The Economic Threat from China

    'An invisible cause for concern is the extremely cheap labour costs in China. Everyone knows that in China the rights and interests of workers are seldom safeguarded. They have no trade unions and are not allowed to have trade unions. Most workers do not even know how to protect themselves from being injured and the worst is even if they do know, they have no way to deal with it, because nobody wants to help them. Laws are for suppressing the workers rather than safeguarding them.'
  • "The World Journal" (Spanish Newspaper): Falun Gong Practitioners file Complaint about Jiang’s Crimes of Genocide

    'Followers of Falun Gong, a traditional cultivation practice, filed a human rights abuse lawsuit in Madrid yesterday against China’s former president Jiang Zemin. Falun Gong practitioners have been persecuted since 1999 by Jiang Zemin, the former Chinese president who has gained the highest position in the Communist Party after the Tiananmen Square Massacre, and is now in full command of the “6-10 office”.'
  • Media Reports on "UK Falun Dafa Day" Celebrations

    'Birmingham's Chamberlain Square was a picture of serenity when practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional form of Chinese meditation, visited the city on Saturday. Eliza Li practises a meditation exercise which helps to improve mind and body. Falun Gong was first made public in 1992 and quickly become popular as people were drawn by stories of great health improvements.'
  • Article from Finnish newspaper “Hämeen Sanomat”: Falun Gong Acts Against the Persecution with Weapons of Spirituality

    Falun Gong has five simple, smooth exercises. It is said that the exercises purify the energy channels in one’s body...The principle is to follow Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance in one’s daily life. According to practitioners, Falun Gong is actually about striving to behave better 24 hours a day and to consider other people before one’s own desires and intentions.
  • Switzerland: Press Release on the Hong Kong Trial and Launching a Lawsuit against Jiang

    To denounce human rights violations in China is considered as “stealing State secrets” and liable to a sentence of forced labour. To go to Tiananmen Square and quite simply to unfurl a banner displaying the three words: “Truth – Benevolence – Tolerance” will cost you dearly. To be able to continue to speak on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners detained and tortured in China, the Swiss practitioners, victims of the persecution, have decided to take action and to ask for compensation.
  • "Kalmar Barometern" (Swedish Newspaper): Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of Dafa’s Introduction to Kalmar City

    'Truthfulness, Kindness and Tolerance are the three principles of Falun Gong. On Saturday, Falun Gong practitioners from Kalmar and all over Sweden were celebrating the fifth anniversary of Falun Dafa’s introduction to Kalmar city. Music and songs that are playing describe the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners started by the Chinese government.'
  • Article from Inq7.net: Falun Gong files Genocide Lawsuit against Jiang Zemin

    'The 30-page suit accuses Jiang -- who remains China's military head -- of "torture, crimes against humanity and genocide," said lawyer Georges-Henri Beauthier after handing it to federal prosecutors..."Jiang's horrific form of genocide...is a terror that does not just destroy lives, but destroys faith. It is a terror that should not be allowed to exist in the modern world," said Beauthier. "It is a terror that must be brought to justice."'
  • Radio France Internationale: Falun Gong Practitioner Zhang Cuiying will Officially Sue Jiang Zemin at the United Nations

    'Australian Falun Gong practitioner Zhang Cuiying, who is originally from China, will formally sue ex-president of China Jiang Zemin at the United Nations Human Rights Commission. Zhang Cuiying’s lawyer Chris Nyst has informed the media about this news.'