By the mid-1990's, millions of Chinese had taken up the Falun Gong discipline. Widely regarded as an effective means for maintaining physical health and respected for its focus on moral living, Falun Gong was a household name in most areas of China. By late 2001, however, hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners had been arrested or detained. According to the Washington Post, the systematic use of torture and propaganda was widely used on Falun Gong adherents throughout the country with the aim of "eradicating" the practice. How did such a dramatic change of environment for Falun Gong in China come about? The following links provide a starting point for unraveling the vicious web of propaganda, hate and lies fabricated by members of the Chinese Communist regime to wipe out this peaceful practice.
Background: Persecution of Falun Gong in China | The Tiananmen Square "Self-Immolation" Incident | Ian Johnson Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Coverage of Falun Gong | Investigators Conclude Organ Harvesting Atrocities "are true"