Kidnapping, Extortion, Persecution Throughout Society

  • Third List of Persecutors of Falun Gong Submitted to Governments in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand

    Clearharmony calls on officials in China to immediately stop following the persecution policies and make up for the harm they have caused to Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Chinese Police Given Quotas for Falun Gong Arrests

    In the past 20 years of persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party, police are known to have been given arrest quotas and face punishment if they fail to meet them. Those who meet or exceed quotas are given bonuses or other rewards.
  • 52 Falun Gong Practitioners in China Sentenced to Prison in July 2019 for Refusing to Renounce Their Faith

    The month of July 2019 recorded 52 new cases of Falun Gong practitioners sentenced to prison by the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) court system.
  • Military Doctor Remains Firm in Her Belief Despite Eight Year Sentence

    Ms. Wang Weizhen, a military doctor in Liaoning Province, was sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment for practicing Falun Gong. After being taken to the Liaoning Women’s Prison on January 5, 2017, her health deteriorated, and she is currently held in the old and disabled division.
  • 245 Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested in March 2019

    According to information collected by Minghui.org, the month of March 2019 recorded 245 cases of Falun Gong practitioners arrested and another 162 harassed in China for refusing to renounce their faith.
  • What Goes Around Comes Around: Persecutors Meet Their Due

    It has been over 16 years since Jiang Zemin, former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), started the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Police Extort Funds from Practitioners' Families

    The Shenzhou police recently arrested two practitioners, Ms. Xue Xuewen, 69, and Ms. Meng Lingshang, 59, and extorted funds from the practitioners' families, threatening that the women would be sentenced if money didn't change hands. The two women were taken to the Hengshui Detention Centre. After several rounds of negotiation, Ms. Xie's family paid about 10,000 yuan to have her released. She was let go on August 8th. Although Ms. Meng's family reportedly paid several thousand yuan, the police said it wasn't enough, so they didn't release her.
  • April 25, 1999: Courageously Upholding Belief

    The peaceful demonstration of over 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing on April 25, 1999, was the beginning of 15 years of non-violent resistance to the brutal persecution of a group of people who follow the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. The event marked a turning point for participants and witnesses alike, and also made a long-lasting impact on the rest of the world.
  • The ‘Tiananmen Square Self-Immolation’ Is a Poorly Orchestrated Hoax by the Chinese Regime to Defame Falun Gong in Order to Legitimize and Intensify the Persecution

    The so-called "Tiananmen Square self-immolation" from Jan. 23, 2001 in central Beijing is a hoax, planned and executed by the Chinese communist regime to defame the traditional spiritual practice of Falun Gong.
  • April 25 Peaceful Appeal: 14 Years of Courage

    On April 25, 1999, approximately 10,000 practitioners gathered quietly in Beijing to appeal to the central government for the right to practice Falun Gong. They came from all walks of life and regions of the country to ask the Chinese Communist regime to cease its escalating harassment, and ensure protection for basic human rights.
  • Fushun City Police Ransack and Rob Practitioners' Homes

    On April 15th, 2012, police arrested more than a dozen practitioners in Xinbin County, ransacked their homes and confiscated their personal belongings. Mr. Mu Guodong and his wife, Ms. Yu Haiyan, were arrested by over 10 officers from the Fushun City Domestic Security Division at 6 a.m. that same day. Their home was also ransacked. The police confiscated their computer, a mobile phone, 8,000 yuan cash, and a bank savings book with a balance of 30,000 yuan.
  • Chaoyang Police Arrest Family Members of Falun Gong Practitioners

    Zhao Qiang, Chief of the Chaoyang County Domestic Security Division, arrested Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Han Minglan's husband, son and daughter-in-law. In order to collect more extortion money, he also arrested several relatives of Ms. Han. They took away 14 people in total. Zhao Qiang collected a large amount of money from Ms. Han's family. Ms. Han was forced to become homeless to avoid further persecution.
  • The Crimes of the CCP's Political and Legislative Affairs Committee

    After the Wang Lijun incident in February, and especially since Bo Xilai stepped down, more and more dark secrets of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (PLAC) have been exposed. The crimes of Zhou Yongkang, head of the PLAC, are also surfacing. The PLAC, and its supposed role of “maintaining stability,” is really the most unstable factor in Chinese society.
  • Please Pay Attention to a Developing Story: An Appeal with 300 Thumbprints Sent to Politburo

    Please pay attention to the developing appeal on behalf of a Falun Gong practitioner in which the thumbprints of 300 villagers were sent to the Politburo. This has shocked the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The petition urges the authorities to release Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wang Xiaodong. Mr. Wang was arrested on February 25 after police found a Falun Gong CD in his home in Zhouguantun Village, Fu Town, Botou City, Hebei Province.
  • The Chinese Government Has Legalised “Enforced Disappearance”

    Recently, the Chinese government passed a new version of criminal law Article No. 73. Article No. 73 states that individuals who are suspected of jeopardising national security and being involved in terrorist activities can be monitored by the Public Security Bureau without notifying the suspect's family. People believe that Article No. 73 is a way of legalising “secret disappearance.” Under this revision, the rights of Chinese citizens are violated. The government agents or officials are not held responsible for their actions when enforcing the law. Ms. Jiang Sihua was in critical condition as a result of being tortured during her 'disappearance.' She was arrested on May 20th, 2008, and was missing for two months. Her family was unable to obtain any information about her.