Among the thousands of reporters, athletes, and spectators arriving this week for the Beijing Olympics, most have likely heard of Falun Gong and the Communist Party’s often brutal campaign to crush it. But what few realize is the extent to which the violence meted out against these peaceful religious believers has in some cases taken place within walking distance of Olympic venues, hotels, and prominent landmarks.
Mucha de nuestra información comienza desde cero, con testigos oculares en China o víctimas directas de los abusos. Esta es una red de cientos de miles de personas, incluyendo todos los practicantes y sus familiares, amigos, y cercanos. Gran cantidad de correos electrónicos, faxes, y llamadas telefónicas de ellos o de nuestros afiliados nos llegan todos los días...
Chinese people are getting fed up, and stating so publicly. Generations of Chinese have had to live in fear and under persecution. First it was the landowners. Then it was the artists, musicians, intellectuals, and the Buddhists. Eventually it was the Falun Gong’s turn. It seems that every few years a different whim has driven China’s Communist Party to deem another group “counter-revolutionary” or a “threat to social stability,” and imprison and kill them. Now, the regime that claims to belong to “the people” has been abandoned by 37 million of those very people.