Falun Gong, banned and persecuted in China, is described by the authorities as the quintessential xie jiao (“heterodox teaching”). Yet, until 1996, Falun Gong was hailed by the regime as a positive contributor to China’s physical and moral welfare. What happened in the following years?
The national crackdown on banned “heterodox teachings” (xie jiao) led to the sentencing of 305 Falun Gong practitioners between April and July 2018.
A Griffith University lecturer, accused of being “in China’s pocket” for his attempts to deny that organs of Falun Gong prisoners of conscience are “harvested,” is being investigated and banned from traveling abroad. He denies all charges.
Bitter Winter has received and publishes a confidential document detailing how the persecution of the movements listed as xie jiao (“heterodox teachings”) should be conducted between April 2018 and January 2019. The Church of Almighty God is the primary target.
At a side event during the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, doctors report about organs being removed from Falun Gong, Uyghurs, and other prisoners of conscience in China, and used for transplant.
Source: ChinaAid Date: May 23, 2018 ChinaAid reports that lawyers of Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian, a Canadian citizen jailed in China for her religious practices, issued a petition appealing to Canadian officials and citizens to pay closer attention to the crimes committed against this religious group, calling it “China’s biggest human rights crisis.”
Source: Law.com Date: May 1, 2018 The Chinese Anti-Xie-Jiao Association, an entity with direct links to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) created to generate and spread propaganda against the religious movements the regime has listed and