China Human Rights

After 15 Years, This Girl’s Dream to Go to China May Finally Come True. But Why She Wants to Go Will Shock You

Kristine Feng, 15, at the Chelsea Pier in Manhattan on May 25, 2015. Feng is one of 30 teenagers from around the world embarking on a 3,000 mile bike trip starting on June 1 called "Ride 2 Freedom." Their final goal is to ride into China. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)
Kristine Feng, 15, at the Chelsea Pier in Manhattan on May 25, 2015. Feng is one of 30 teenagers from around the world embarking on a 3,000 mile bike trip starting on June 1 called "Ride 2 Freedom." (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

One of Kristine Feng’s earliest memories was the lull of the disciplined rhythm of Tang Dynasty poetry. She’d sit in her bedroom in New Jersey,...

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner in reference Jiang Ziemin, the previous leader of China who is responsible for conducting the persecution of Falun Gong, during a Falun Gong parade in Manhattan on May 15, 2015. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    Brave Citizens Sue Former Dictator in China

    The last time someone in China tried to sue Jiang Zemin, the former leader of the Chinese regime, the person was sent to jail and... Read more

  • Ethnic Uyghur students and their Han Chinese teacher during class in Korla, 13 September 2003, in western China's Xinjiang region.  (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    How China’s Regime Is Isolating the Uyghur People

    Recently, municipal authorities of Yining in China’s westernmost province of Xinjiang made a general notice to its 440,000 residents requesting that they hand over their... Read more

  • Anastasia Lin Miss World Canada

    Newly Crowned Miss World Canada Says Father Threatened in China

    Chinese security forces have moved quickly to silence newly crowned Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin, threatening her father who lives in China that if she... Read more

  • Sign printed with “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance is good” is hanging on a tree in a city of northern China’s Jilin Province, May 2015. (

    Banners Erected in Chinese Streets Show the Resilience of Faith Under Persecution

    In China, the phrases “Falun Gong is good” or “Truthfulness, Compassion, Tolerance” have been deemed among the most politically sensitive that can be uttered. Yet... Read more

  • Zhou Yongkang, the then Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security at the 18th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Nov. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    China Uncensored: How to Blame China’s Entire Illegal Organ System on One Guy

    It was in May 2013, almost exactly two years ago, that I first predicted that Zhou Yongkang, former security czar of China, would end up... Read more

  • A young woman practices Falun Dafa exercises on Nathan Phillips Square, May 17.(Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Celebrating in the Face of Persecution

    TORONTO—Today is a time to rejoice for these few hundred meditators who have gathered on Nathan Phillips Square, people who believe they’ve found the law... Read more

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    A Tale of Two Railways and 30,000 Protesters in Southwest China

    When residents of Linshui County in southwest China were informed that a planned 200-kilometer (124-mile) stretch of railway would be built to bypass their community,... Read more

  • Chinese attorney Pu Zhiqiang speaks during an interview at his office in Beijing on June 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    Vocal Chinese Rights Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang Indicted

    BEIJING—A prominent Chinese rights lawyer taken into custody a year ago was formally indicted Friday on charges of fanning ethnic hatred and provoking troubles. Beijing... Read more

  • A graphical greeting card from China, published on the Minghui website, says, at the top: "All celebrate Falun Dafa Day." (

    Greetings Cards From China Indicate Practice’s Resilience

    Thousands of notes of greetings and celebration have streamed out from mainland China over the last few days, prepared by practitioners of Falun Gong, a... Read more

  • Honghua Ling has been arrested and beaten by police in China (Courtesy Lei Chen)

    UK Resident’s Sister Beaten and Detained in China

    UK resident Lei Chen is campaigning for the release of her sister Honghua Ling after she was arrested and held in a detention centre in... Read more

  • Wuxi Christian Church with the words "Church of Jesus" in red, in Longwan, Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province on July 15, 2014. The Zhejiang government recently announced strict regulations on displaying church crosses. (AP Photo/Didi Tang)

    Chinese Province Authorities Say Church Crosses Have to Go

    BEIJING—A Chinese province where authorities have forcibly removed hundreds of rooftop crosses from skylines of cities and towns has proposed a ban on any further... Read more

  • A group of Chinese lawyers went on hunger strike in front of Jiansanjiang Detention Center in March 2014, urging the authorities to release four rights lawyers illegally detained for defending Falun Gong practitioners. (Screenshot/

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Rally to Defend Their Own Rights

    Despite the Chinese regime’s recent rhetoric about the so-called “rule of law,” all manner of obstacles have been thrown in the paths of human rights... Read more

  • Zhao Guixin, the daughter of detained Falun Gong practitioner Zhao Guoliang, holds a sign asking for the release of Falun Gong practitioners outside San Francisco International Airport on April 23, 2015. (Provided by Zhao Guixin)

    Pressure From China? ‘You Could Say That,’ Admit Thai Police

    Eight Chinese refugees in Thailand were detained, abused, and lied to by local authorities, who claim they were compelled to do so by the Chinese... Read more

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    For Chinese Meditators, April Was the Cruelest Month

    Hundreds of Chinese who practice the spiritual discipline Falun Gong were detained by Chinese police during April, often on dubious legal charges, representing the biggest... Read more

  • Paul Li speaks about his father’s imprisonment in China during a press conference on Parliament Hill on Nov. 4, 2014. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Toronto Falun Gong Practitioner Seeks Father’s Release

    Despite receiving another eight-year prison sentence in China for his spiritual belief, the father of a Toronto man calmly reaffirmed his faith after what his... Read more

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    Will This Woman Be Able to Sue the Chinese Police?

    When a Chinese woman tried to visit the tomb of a famous dissident this April, she was unlawfully seized by state security and locked in... Read more