Bu Dongwei: “Your letters made a difference in my life”

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Bu Dongwei was serving a 30-month sentence in connection with his activities as a member of the Falun Gong spiritual movement, which is banned in China. Bu Dongwei believes international attention, including Amnesty International’s Global Write-a-thon campaign, protected him during his ordeal, and he thanked all Amnesty International activists who […]

Young Girl’s Father Dies in Custody | Han Yu

In this video Han Yu recounts when her father died in police custody, the anguish of her family upon recovering her father’s body, and her suspicions that her father was the victim of forced organ harvesting.

Split by the State | Short Film

Facing persecution by the Chinese communist regime for their faith, Eric and his mother manage to escape to Australia by joining a tour group to the country. However, Eric’s father is not so fortunate. He is locked up in China’s notorious prison system, where he is brutally tortured and abused in solitary confinement…

Memoir of a Communist Slave | Short Film

Memoir of a Communist Slave tells the harrowing and true story of David Huang—a man whose wife was murdered by the same oppressors that forced him into China’s notorious prison ‘gulag system’ in the early 2000’s. It was there he suffered and endured ‘re-education through labor’ for his faith.

Kidnapped and Sentenced to 16 Years of Chinese Prison—The Story of Zhiwen Wang

Zhiwen Wang was illegally detained on July 20th 1999, because he is a Falun Gong practitioner. Practicing Falun Gong in China had literally become a crime overnight, and he was one of the thousands of practitioners throughout the country targeted for immediate arrest. In a show trial, he was sentenced to heavy term of 16 years.

Brutal “Transformation” of Falun Gong Practitioners in Chinese Prisons

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In an attempt to brainwash detainees into renouncing their spiritual faith and pledging allegiance to the Chinese communist party, officials resort to brutal torture methods in Chinese prisons. This is a personal account from a Falun Gong practitioner, Mr. Chen Gang, who was tortured in a Beijing prison.

A Long Way Home | Legends Unfolding

[27 min]

“Tommy drove to the Helsinki airport to pick me up. He planned on driving from north back to south so I could see all the scenery along the way. However, partway through the trip, my business partner gave me a call and told me that my mother had been arrested again. It was 2008. A lot of people were arrested at the time, including lawyers, human rights activists, and Falun Gong practitioners, one of whom was my mother.”