falun gong

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a spiritual movement that began in China in the latter half of the 20th century and is based on Buddhist and Taoist teachings and practices

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The Chinese government denied the claims, calling Falun Gong "a cult who seriously harm society and violate human rights".
Di Yu says she was taken to a brainwashing centre in 2001 and urged to denounce Falun Gong.
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Here, and throughout, an invaluable service provided by this book is in the analysis of Falun Gong not simply as a set of teachings but as a developing and evolving movement, showing especially how the various understandings and presentations of ideas and concepts have changed since 1999.
Professor Zhang Kunlun, founder of the exhibition and former director of the Institute of Sculpture at the Institute of Art in Shandong, himself a practitioner of Falun Gong, said: "Our art comes from a pure heart and our work reflects our personal experience.
9) Finally, however, Li declared that the teachings presented in his system of Falun Gong went beyond all previous teachings:
Falun Gong is a spiritual discipline that became popular in China in the early 1990s, but the government banned it in 1999 fearing it could threaten communist ideals and lead to social unrest.
She added it was appropriate for China to severely punish and ultimately "eradicate" Falun Gong.
Even if you are sympathetic to the Falun Gong cause, there is something creepy about the evangelical tone with which this is delivered," wrote Judith Mackrell in the Guardian.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has not issued a press release about Falun Gong since 2002, while its researchers have been quoted in the media claiming third-party investigation of Falun Gong abuses is "difficult to substantiate.
Negotiations are under way to bring together dissidents from Iran, Vietnam, the Uighurs of China, Tibet, Myanmar, Cuba, Cambodia, Laos, as well as the Falun Gong, to lobby Congress for the financing.
She was replying to reporters' questions ahead of the 10th anniversary Saturday of a protest by Falun Gong practitioners.
From Jeremy Paltiel's review of Falun Gong and the Future of China, by David Ownby:
Acerca de un tema tocado en algunos de los textos publicados, el de Falun Gong, quisiera exponer una tesis.
Prior to the opening ceremony, the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China published a guide which showcased seven labour camps that hold thousands of Falun Gong practitioners, some of whom have been called prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International.