Falun


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Falun

(ˌfɑːˈlʌn)
n
(Placename) a city in central Sweden: iron and pyrites mines. Pop: 55 009 (2004 est)
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"In order to extricate itself from an awkward position after its lie about "Sujiatun Concentration Camp" has been laid bare, Falun Gong has shifted to attack human organ transplants in China, claiming that the organs of Falun Gong practitioners have been harvested.
The Epoch Times newspaper, headquartered in New York with an office in Toronto for its Canadian edition, has since March 10 been carrying articles exposing a newly discovered concentration camp for Falun Gong adherents, as well as the organ harvesting system at work in China.
In 1999, the "Falun Gong" movement gave rise to the largest and most protracted public demonstrations in China since the democracy movement of a decade earlier.
The protester, identified by the Secret Service as Wang Wenyi, 47, interrupted yesterday's Washington ceremony shouting a plea to Bush to stop the Chinese president from "persecuting the Falun Gong".
SUPPORTERS of Chinese meditation practice falun gong acted out scenes of torture in Liverpool.
Thousands of miles away from she didn't think she had to worry about the Communist Party's crackdown against Falun Gong.
That resolution was based on a report by human rights scholar Robin Munro, who catalogued accounts of Falun Gong members stuck in psychiatric hospitals and receiving powerful medicines and electroshocks.
HONG KONG The BBC is negotiating with Chinese TV authorities to get its BBC World channel back on air after it was pulled July 1 following a report about the Falun Gong, the controversial religious cult banned by the government.
Three Danish members of the Falun Gong movement reportedly had their tickets cancelled shortly before flying to Iceland.
A BABY born in Swansea has become the symbol of an international campaign to raise awareness about the persecution of thousands of Chinese people who practice Falun Gong, a fitness regime similar to tai chi.
Two Chinese men, Chen Jian and You Yi, accompanied by Edward Stephen, a student who joined the walk in Manchester, were on their way to the Chinese Embassy in London to protest about the murder and torture of Falun Gong teachers and devotees.