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  • Former Falun Gong prisoner of conscience He Lizhi speaking at a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on August 1. Mr. He was imprisoned for 3 1/2 years in China. To the right is Lucy Zhou, spokesperson for the Falun Dafa Association of Canada. (Donna He/The Epoch Times)

    Report Urges Media Coverage of Torture Near Olympic Venues

    OTTAWA—An international organization investigating the persecution of Falun Gong in China has released a guidebook to help reporters attending the Beijing Olympics uncover incidences of... Read more

  • Chinese police detain a newspaper photographer Felix Wong from Hong Kong, who was photographing people waiting to buy the final batch of Olympic tickets, on sale near the Olympic Stadium in Beijing on July 25, 2008. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Media Freedom for the Beijing Olympics an Empty Promise

    LONDON—Beijing has betrayed its Olympic promises of media freedom, with some foreign journalists even facing serious threats to their lives, according to a human rights... Read more

  • A Canadian soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stops an Afghan passer-by during a patrol in Panjwayi district, some 30 kms west of Kandahar province earlier this year. The deaths of two children have brought Canadian s (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

    Afghan Deaths Highlight Battlefield Predicament

    The killing of two young Afghan children by Canadian Forces in Kandahar Sunday has brought difficult choices faced by NATO soldiers into the spotlight. In... Read more

  • Chinese Regime Reneges on Olympics Internet Promises

    The Chinese regime announced that it would maintain its censorship of overseas Web sites for journalists covering the Beijing Olympics, thereby reneging on earlier promises... Read more

  • STATE VISIT: China’s Vice Premier of Agriculture, Hui Liangyu, Costa Rican Vice President Laura Chinchilla Miranda, and Costa Rican Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Stagno, at a press conference in San Jose' Costa Rica in May 2008.  (Tim McDevitt/The Epoch Times)

    Beijing Stealthily Gaining Foothold in Central America

    SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA—As the rest of the world watches Beijing ready itself for the Olympics, China has been busy making inroads in Central America,... Read more

  • NTDTV says that Eutelsat now has the satellite capacity to broadcast NTD's signal. (The Epoch Times)

    Agency Switch Abets Eutelsat’s Halt to NTDTV Broadcast

    Another snag has emerged, hindering New Tang Dynasty TV (NTDTV) from resuming its broadcast into China. Recently, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)—which broadcasts Voice... Read more

  • China may no longer receive satellite-transmitted news from several independent television and radio stations. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Independent Satellite Stations Could Go Black in China

    NEW YORK—Two days from now, China may no longer receive satellite-transmitted news from several independent television and radio stations. In 2005, the U.S. Broadcasting Board... Read more

  • A DOCTOR SPEAKS OUT: Torsten Trey, MD, Ph.D., Chief Executive Director of 'Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting,' says China's communist regime took a turn for the worse in 2001, at the same time it was awarded the 2008 Olympics. He spoke July 23 (Yi Ping/The Epoch Times)

    Incongruity of Olympic Host With Bloody Record

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—With the Olympics to begin only a few weeks away, the opponents of the Chinese communist regime are having to accept the unpleasant fact... Read more

  • A subway worker (L) pushes commuters into a subway train in Beijing, China, an action that will not go over well with Western tourists next month.  (Guang Niu/Getty Images)

    Beijing Etiquette Campaign—More than Manners

    Beijing has been on a continuous crusade to improve the manners of its residents as the city prepares to host countless foreign Olympic visitors next... Read more

  • IN SUPPORT OF DAFUR: Advocates at the U.N. headquarters in New York shout in praise of the ICC's stance on seeking justice for Darfuri's (Mimi Li The Epoch Times)

    Darfur Rally Lauds ICC, Prosecutor Ocampo

    NEW YORK—“The ICC is the Place to Be!” was among several of the slogans shouted by dozens of Darfur advocates and members of the Darfuri... Read more

  • Edward McMillan-Scott speaks at an NTDTV press conference in London on July 23rd.  (Huw Greenwood/The Epoch Times)

    Restore NTDTV’s Signal into China, Says Vice Chairman of European Parliament

    The vice chairman of the European Parliament has stressed the importance of reinstating the only uncensored broadcast into China in the run up to the... Read more

  • END COMMUNISM: A parade in Washington, D.C. on July 18 for supporting 40 million people quitting the Chinese Communist Party and affiliates toward ending Communism. (Chang Lei/The Epoch Times)

    DC Rally Celebrates a New China

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is in a weakened state, and a new China—free and democratic—will soon emerge, according to the themes of the... Read more

  • A young girl is illuminated by candle light during the commemorative vigil on July 18. (Shaoshao Chen/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Holds Candlelight Vigil in Washington, D.C. [Photo Gallery]

    On the evening of July 18, Falun Gong practitioners from around the world gathered in Washington, D.C. in front of the Washington Monument to hold... Read more

  • NTDTV says that Eutelsat now has the satellite capacity to broadcast NTD's signal. (The Epoch Times)

    Chinese Ambassador Admits to Pressuring Eutelsat to Discontinue NTDTV’s Signal

    Since the report on July 10 from Reporters without Borders on China's involvement in Eutelsat's decision to discontinue NTDTV's signal on its W5 satellite to... Read more

  • July 20th, 2008 marks nine years since Chinese then-dictator Jiang Zemin made persecuting Falun Gong practitioners Chinese state policy. Practitioners have been coming to Washington, D.C. to protest each year on this date.  (Jeff Nenarella/The Epoch Times )

    One Million Voices Heard

    Signature campaign to end the persecution of Falun Gong presented at rally on Capitol Hill In a six-month signature campaign that spanned the globe, over... Read more

  • Minister Trip to Beijing Games Called ‘Flip-flop’

      TORONTO—The Canadian government has been criticized over news that Foreign Affairs Minister David Emerson will attend the Beijing Olympic Games, set to begin Aug... Read more

  • Member of the European Parliament Edward McMillan-Scott and other EP members, discuss NTDTV, the CCP, and the Olympics.  (The Epoch Times)

    Free Window of Communication to China Shut Down Prior to the Olympics

    Press conference in European Parliament says for NTDTV signal should be transmitted On July 15 New Tang Dynasty Television, with support of the International Federation... Read more

  • The Israeli Knesset in session (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)

    Israel: MP’s Call for Parliament to Denounce the Persecution of Falun Gong

    ISRAEL—Eleven Members of the Knesset, (Parliament) from all political spectrum have co-singed a letter by the chairman of the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee,... Read more

  • Lawsuit Demands Tel Aviv University Restore Art Exhibition

    In March 2008, the Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance art exhibition that was held in the library of Tel Aviv University, was closed by the university before the planned... Read more

  • (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Swedish Politician Strongly Opposes NTDTV Shutdown

    The top Swedish politician Göran Lindblad has reacted strongly to Eutelsat shutting down of the NTDTVs program to China. “It is a disaster that they... Read more

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