China Human Rights

Marches and Rally Call for End of Persecution

On July 19 a rally was held after the procession reached Central Government Offices. Falun Gong human rights lawyer Teresa Chu gives a speech. (Epoch Times)
On July 19 a rally was held after the procession reached Central Government Offices. Falun Gong human rights lawyer Teresa Chu gives a speech. (Epoch Times)

HONG KONG—Falun Gong practitioners marked the 15th anniversary of the persecution of Falun Gong with a march and rally on July 19 and a march...




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