An elderly woman was severely tortured at a facility in southern China and lost her eyesight in the process.
Wu Yangzhen, 72, was detained and tortured for filing criminal complaints against former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin over his persecution of Falun Gong practitioners beginning in July 1999.
Dragging people from their beds, locking them away in secrecy for months or years, and subjecting them to forced ideological education would not, at first blush, seem like a very productive form of economic activity.
But the officials who run this system in China—which does not even officially exist—seem to be making money hand over fist.
Xinxin, 11, lives in Baoding City, Hebei Province. Her father Liu Yongwang was a chief engineer at a foreign company in Beijing. Xinxin's mother was on the faculty at a university. Xinxin's parents both practice Falun Gong and follow the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance to be a good people. They were very well respected. However, since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started to persecute Falun Gong in July 1999, Xinxin's life has been full of tears.
New York—A Falun Gong practitioner en route to reunite with his wife in the United States “disappeared” from Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport over ten days ago and has not been heard from since, raising serious concerns over his safety. The Falun Dafa Information Center is urging the international community to take immediate action to discover his whereabouts and ensure his safety.
The beautiful and mysterious sound of the erhu floated through the theater as the musician’s fingers glided gently over the strings. The tempo of the music accelerated more and more, like flowers blossoming wildly in spring, until reaching its peak—and the music suddenly stopped. The audience was utterly silent for several moments before long and thunderous applause filled the hall.