Weiyu Wang, Survivor of Chinese Prison and Torture, IRF Summit

[9 min]

When the CCP began its persecution on Falun Gong, Mr. Weiyu Wang was a doctorate student at Tsinghua University. But after July 20, 1999, Wang suffered from nearly a decade of torture and was forced to suspend his schooling twice. His entire family was oppressed by authorities for 14 years. Even after his release, Wang was closely monitored by police and CCP agents. Now, he lives with his wife and son in Michigan. This is his story.

Why is Falun Gong persecuted in China?

[2 min]

Our Executive Director, Levi Browde, explains why the CCP targets Falun Gong. He also dissects the lies used by the CCP to justify the suppression.

Condemned by Classmates

[1m]

Former PhD candidate, Mr. Weiyu Wang, describes the day when close friends and classmates, encouraged by their professor, threatened to kill him in front of the whole class.

The Falun Gong Human Rights Crisis in China: Updates, Global Impacts, and Next Actions

[1 h]

Moderated by Freedom House’s Sarah Cook (Research Director of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan) and featuring experts and a torture survivor, this insightful panel discussion explores the current state of this human rights crisis, its global implications, and what further action can be taken by the U.S. government and others to curb ongoing horrific abuses and support victims.