China Human Rights

Candies Wrapped in the Bitterness of Chinese Forced Labor

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A Facebook friend of mine who currently lives in Taiwan posted on her page that she went back to Beijing and purchased “Big Shrimp Crunchy...




  • Falun Gong practitioners gathered around Zhongnanhai to silently, peacefully appeal for fair treatment on April 25, 1999. (Photo courtesy Clearwisdom.net)

    Persecution of Falun Gong Weakens 18 Years After Decisive Appeal

    A safe environment to practice slow-motion exercises and meditate in—that was all practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional Chinese spiritual practice, were asking for when... Read more

  • MP Garnett Genuis on Parliament Hill on April 10, 2017. He said he hopes his private member's bill aimed at combating forced organ harvesting in China receives all-party support. (NTD Television)

    Tory MP Garnett Genuis Re-introduces Organ Trafficking Bill

    OTTAWA—Conservative MP Garnett Genuis formally introduced his first-ever private member’s bill this week, aimed at combating a grave issue inflicting harm on spiritual believers in... Read more

  • Over 1,500 Falun Gong practitioners from over 30 countries hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Oct. 22, 2016, for those who have died during the persecution in China. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    72-Year-Old Chinese Woman Imprisoned for Her Faith

    A 72-year-old Chinese woman was sentenced to prison for handing out fliers about a form of meditation that’s being persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party... Read more

  • Liu Zhimei prior to the persecution of Falun Gong (Minghui)

    Honoring the Memory of Liu Zhimei

    Chao Yu is a graduate of China’s prestigious Tsinghua University. In 1999, after the communist regime began its campaign against the Falun Gong spiritual practice,... Read more

  • Professor Y.Y. Chen speaks to the audience as the moderator of the panel discussion following the screening of “Human Harvest” at the University of Ottawa on April 6, 2017.  (Jonathen Ren/Epoch Times)

    ‘Human Harvest’ Screens at National Health Ethics Week Event in Ottawa

    OTTAWA—On the issue of the Chinese regime’s killing of Falun Gong prisoners of conscience for their organs, the sheer volume of evidence that must be... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners raise awareness about organ harvesting and other human rights crimes in China, with residents and tourists in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 17. (Xu Touhui/Epoch Times)

    Petition Urges Xi Jinping to End Forced Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong Practitioners

    NEW YORK—A petition that has garnered nearly 6,000 signatures in just 2 days calls for President Donald Trump to help end the practice of forced... Read more

  • Former religious freedom ambassador Andrew Bennett (L) and Canada’s former ambassador to China David Mulroney at the 6th Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom in Ottawa on April 4, 2017. (Donna He/Epoch Times)

    Parliamentary Forum Studies Ways to Advance Religious Freedom in China

    OTTAWA—With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s new ambassador to China, John McCallum, ambitious to pursue ever greater engagement with the world’s most populous nation,... Read more

  • Conservative MP Garnett Genuis speaking at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on April 4, 2017, with Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin on the left. (NTD Television)

    Tory MP Revives Liberal Bill Fighting Forced Organ Harvesting

    OTTAWA—Conservative MP Garnett Genuis is reviving former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler’s private member’s bill that makes it a criminal offence for Canadians to receive organs... Read more

  • Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng in Beijing on January 12, 2017. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

    In Today’s China, Anyone Could Be the Next Victim: An Interview with Chinese Lawyer Yu Wensheng

    Yu Wensheng, one of the few active human rights lawyers in China not to have been swept up in the spate of arrests in July... Read more

  • Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay speaks during the plenary session at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 11th Asia Security Summit in Singapore on June 3, 2012. The IISS is being attended by defence officials from around the world.     AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN        (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/GettyImages)

    Security, Human Rights Critical in Canada-China Trade Talks, Says Peter MacKay

    The Chinese ambassador’s recent remarks that Canada should keep human rights and national security concerns out of free trade negotiations don’t sit well with former... Read more

  • A torture method used on Falun Gong practitioners (Minghui)

    64-Year-Old Woman Recounts Horrific Torture, Rights Abuses

    A 64-year-old woman was severely tortured, according to her recent harrowing account, and was brought “to the verge of death” multiple times for practicing a... Read more

  • A young Chinese worshipper prays during the Christmas Eve mass at a Catholic church in Beijing on Dec. 24, 2014. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

    Christian Persecution in China on the Rise: Report

    A report from a Christian charity has found that Christians are being persecuted at rates not seen since the Cultural Revolution, which lasted from 1966... Read more

  • Han Xuejiao, 29 (Minghui)

    Chinese Woman Released From Detention After US Senator Contacted

    A prisoner of conscience in China has been released after her family in the United States contacted a Texas senator. Han Xuejiao, 29, was unjustly detained... Read more

  • Sun Min, a Falun Gong practitioner from Northeast China, suffered over tens years of persecution by the communist regime for her faith. (Minghui)

    Chinese Prison Guards Cracked Teacher’s Skull Open for Practicing Falun Gong

    Sun Min, a respected and officially acclaimed middle school teacher from northeastern China, is just one of millions of Chinese citizens victimized for their faith... Read more

  • Sun Yi at Beijing Capital International Airport. (Provided by Sun Yi)

    Chinese Labor Camp Prisoner Who Wrote SOS Letter Escapes China

    Sun Yi was anxious. The polluted haze of a December morning in Beijing blended with his uneasiness and apprehension as he approached the airport departure... Read more

  • On the left: Torture illustration: Handcuffs and shackles. On the right: A torture illustration: Force-feeding feces (Minghui)

    Meditator Force-Fed Human Waste by Chinese Authorities

    A man who has been detained unlawfully in a prison in China for years is still being brutally tortured in yet another case of the... Read more

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