China Forcibly Collects Blood from Falun Gong Practitioners, Raising Concerns about Organ Harvesting

When Shen Fang, a 70-year-old Falun Gong practitioner living in Shanghai, refused to open the door to four police officers who arrived at her apartment on Aug. 2, they called up a locksmith and broke in. Despite her protests, the four pinned Shen down, grabbed her wrist, and scratched her hand multiple times to draw […]

Independent UK Tribunal to Probe Uyghur Genocide Claims

Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, a prominent British human rights lawyer who chaired the China Tribunal on forced organ harvesting, is convening another independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese regime’s alleged human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims constitute genocide or crimes against humanity. Nice, who previously led the prosecution of former Yugoslavian President […]

Falun Gong Materials Vandalized at Various Sites in Hong Kong

Recently, many Falun Gong informational displays such as banners, flags, and boards have been defaced with paint or ink in Hong Kong. In one incident, passersby helped to stop a perpetrator and called the police. Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a spiritual meditation practice based on moral teachings of truthfulness, compassion, and […]

EU Wants Hong Kong’s Rights to Be Respected: German Foreign Minister

The European Union remains concerned about the Hong Kong national security law and wants Hongkongers’ rights promised in the Basic Law to be respected, Germany’s foreign minister told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday. The Basic Law refers to Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, drafted upon the city’s transfer of sovereignty from Britain to China. The document guarantees […]

4 Hearts in 10 Days: China’s ‘On Demand’ Organ Bank Raises Concerns of Forced Harvesting

Chinese doctors had four hearts on hand for Sun Lingling, a 24-year-old Chinese national who for nine months was on life support. The 24-year-old fell ill in Japan with a rare autoimmune disease that led to irreversible heart damage. In mid-June, her medical team flew her to China’s Wuhan Union Hospital on a chartered flight. […]

Virginia State Lawmakers Urge Pompeo to Call on Beijing to End Falun Gong Persecution

49 Virginia state lawmakers recently drafted a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to raise awareness about the plight of persecuted faith group Falun Gong in China. This July marked 21 years of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s suppression of Falun Gong, a spiritual practice with meditative exercises and moral teachings based […]

Car Tour Raises Awareness of Violent 21-Year Persecution

PALO ALTO, Calif.—On the morning of Aug. 1, practitioners of the Chinese spiritual discipline Falun Gong gathered on the grassy fields of Mitchell Park to do exercises together before embarking on a four-hour car tour. They meditated and did slow-moving exercises to gentle music. A table with flyers, lotus flower charms, and petition sheets was […]

Beijing Prison Takes Extreme Measures to Prevent Information Leaks

Beijing Women’s Prison is shrouded in secrecy. Its location won’t show up on a navigation system. The prison has been locked down since the COVID-19 outbreak affected many Chinese prisons early this year. Prisoners and guards have been kept silent to prevent any information from leaking out. Inside sources have described the prison as “hell […]

Sending a Message to Communist China, One Mile at a Time

FLUSHING, N.Y.—Zhang Jian’s face lit up as he walked out of Kissena Park. He waved toward the stream of cars that arrived and chatted with a few drivers who rolled down their side windows, his eyes slightly squinting under the midday summer sun. On each of the dozens of cars was a banner pinned to […]

Australian ABC Sued by Racing Supremo for Portraying Him Condoning Wholesale Slaughter of Horses

Racing heavyweight Peter V’landys is suing the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for defamation after the 730 program allegedly portrayed V’landys as having “callously permitted” the slaughter of retired racehorses. It comes as the ABC faces scrutiny over its editorial standards. The segment titled “The Final Race” was aired in Oct. 2019 and alleged that hundreds […]