Publications, Press Releases

  • EFGIC: Falun Gong Woman Dies from Force Feeding Torture

    'More often used as a torture technique than a method for supplying the victim with nutrients, more than 10% of all deaths of Falun Gong practitioners in Chinese custody have resulted from force feeding. On one occasion while force-feeding Ms. Cui, an eyewitness reports that Detention Centre Chief Cheng Haitao observed blood on the force-feeding tube, but told Ms. Cui, “Don’t even think about getting out, even if you bleed.”'
  • Article from German Newspaper Prima Sonntag: The Consequences of an Undemocratic State Visit - A Wuerzburg City Resident Sues Sachsen State

    'When the Chinese President’s car passed Hotel Kempinski, a woman among the spectators shouted “Falun Dafa is good!” A Chinese secret policeman rushed at her and grabbed her by the throat. The German police did nothing to stop the aggressor; instead, they dragged the woman away. This should be sincerely considered because the police themselves should have stopped the aggressor, not the peaceful woman.'
  • FDI: Architect of Terror - An Analysis of Jiang Zemin’s Role in the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Over the last four years, however, much information has been brought to light that demonstrates how then-Communist Party head, Jiang Zemin, not only formulated the policy of “eradicating” Falun Gong himself, but actually went against the decision of the entire Politburo Standing Committee – who were advocating for Falun Gong at the time – to enact the persecutory campaign against Falun Gong. The following discusses some of these details that have come to light.
  • EFGIC: Falun Gong Woman Exhibits Torture Injuries, Dies in Masanjia Forced Labour Camp

    On April 12th, 2003 Ms. Zhang’s family received a notice issued jointly by the Masanjia Labour Camp, the local police station and Liujiawopu Village Committee stating that Ms. Zhang “is receiving emergency treatment because she’s critically ill.” By the time Ms. Zhang’s family arrived at Masanjia, she was already dead.
  • Finland: Excerpts from Newspaper Reports on Practitioner’s Summer Tour

    751 Falun Gong practitioners have been killed in China since 1999. The government of China banned Falun Gong, when investigations showed that over 70 million people were practising it. Practitioners are happy that the high ranking politicians in Finland have made positive statements about the human rights situation of Falun Gong in China.'
  • Article from Dutch Newspaper Utrecht: Protest Against the Persecution

    “We are doing (Falun Gong) exercises. At the same time, we appealing to people to pay attention to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China.” said Martai Walse. “Four years ago, Falun Gong was prohibited by the Chinese government. Ever since then, several thousand people have been arrested. Hundreds have been cruelly persecuted to death.”
  • EFGIC: Woman Injected with Unknown Drugs Suffers Paralysis and Death

    According to sources familiar with her case, while detained in Zhongba Labour Camp Ms. Han endured torture and abuse at the hands of prison guards. In particular, Ms. Han was severely beaten by a female guard named Gu Xingying, 29 years old, who then enlisted 8 male guards to tie up Ms. Han and inject her with four doses of unknown drugs. From that point on, Ms. Han’s muscles began to atrophy, her lower limbs became virtually paralysed, she had difficulty breathing and her mental state was unclear.
  • Central News Agency: Falun Gong Practitioners Hold a Series of Events in France to Protest Against the Persecution

    The media, international human rights groups and student organisations came to interview and witness the event. Falun Gong practitioners talked to the media in detail about the facts that Falun Gong is based on the principles of "Truthfulness, Compassion, Tolerance," that it teaches people to be good, and that Jiang Zemin launched the persecution against Falun Gong out of jealousy over its popularity.
  • Swedish Newspaper Norran featured an Article entitled "They Demonstrate against Persecution and Torture in China"

  • EFGIC: 33 Year-old Falun Gong Woman Tortured to Death

    'On October 7th, 2002, Ms. Tang was arrested again while distributing flyers with information about the persecution of Falun Gong in Zhongjiang County and returned to Mengyang Town government where sources say she was brutally tortured. Covered in cuts and bruises, she was transferred to Pengzhou City Brainwashing Centre. On March 3rd, 2003, Ms. Tang was sentenced to two years of forced labour and sent to Nanmusi Female Labour Camp in Zizhong County, where she was tortured until on the verge of death. '
  • EFGIC: Falun Gong Endures Four Years of Persecution

    'What is it about Falun Gong that gives these people such heart to continue through the darkest time in history?What is it about Falun Gong that gives practitioners such faith, determination and perseverance to face such a vicious, defamatory and murderous regime without ever renouncing their faith?'
  • Swiss News Agency: Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal on the Federal Square of Bern City

    On July 12th, over 50 Falun Gong practitioners gathered on Federal Square of Bern City to protest the persecution of their fellow practitioners by the Chinese government. The Falun Gong practitioners who participated in the appeal put a big wreath at the Federal Square to mourn for the victims of the persecution. In silence they then approached the Chinese embassy.
  • Article from Danish newspaper Villabyerne: “Falun Gong Returns to the Chinese Embassy”

    “The embassy is trying to harass us in all kind of ways. Earlier on they [falsely] accused us of using a megaphone, and during our meditation, they turn on a big motorised garden machine in order to cause disturbance. This latest complaint to the police in Gentofte is another case of harassment”, says Marco Hsu, Chairman of the Falun Gong Association in Denmark.
  • The Shorthorn, Texas: Rallying Point

    'Dr. Wu, 35, has completed a 2,000-mile trek across the country to bring attention to the imprisonment of practitioners of Falun Dafa, a yoga-like exercise also know as Falun Gong, in China. Among the many imprisoned is Wu's mother, Lingwen Zeng.'
  • EFGIC: Rat Poison at China’s Xinhua “News” Agency

    LONDON (EFGIC) – On July 2, Xinhua News Agency reported in Wenzhou City in Zhenjiang province “16 Beggars Poisoned: the Suspect is a Falun Gong Member.” However, the Xinhua account is contradicted by the first report on this story in a local newspaper. A follow-up investigation uncovered more discrepancies and demonstrated there was no connection between the alleged murder cases and Falun Gong.