Benjamin Johnson Feb 13, 2021 306
Falun Dafa, also known as Falun Gong, is a spiritual practice that millions around the world have made a part of their lives. Rooted in Buddhist tradition, it consists of two main components: self-improvement through the study of teachings, and gentle exercises and meditation.
Benjamin Johnson Feb 13, 2021 14
Imagine a world in which political dissidents are imprisoned, brainwashed, and tortured by the millions in order to reeducate them or steal their organs–while they are still alive–before being killed. This isn’t a horror movie by Eli Roth. You don’t have to imagine anything. It is going on in China this very day, and it has been for decades.
Benjamin Johnson Dec 12, 2020 11
The U.S. launches another wave of sanctions aimed at promoting fundamental freedoms. Among the individuals designated for “gross violations of human rights”, a police chief in China is condemned for his role in persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners
Benjamin Johnson Sep 12, 2020 125
Beijing’s coverup of the coronavirus outbreak, its heavy-handed tactics in Hong Kong, and what some are calling a genocide of the Uyghurs have forced many people to awaken to the chilling realities of the Chinese Communist Party.
Benjamin Johnson Aug 20, 2020 291
Health is the cornerstone to personal happiness and the bedrock of a thriving society. However, in the upside-down world of Communist China, a gentle meditation exercise called Falun Gong, once touted by the government for bringing good health to the citizenry, became its target for annihilation seemingly overnight. This is the story of how the Chinese Communist Party forsook the wellbeing of billions of people for the sake of maintaining its power, and how in the process, it turned the national hospital system into a massive killing machine.
Benjamin Johnson Sep 06, 2018 157
"My father has lived alone since 2013 when my mother passed away from the torture and abuse she received while in detention, also simply for practicing Falun Gong. I had spoken to him by phone in the morning of June 29, local time. When I called again on July 4, I was not able to reach my father. Repeated calls over the course of two days went unanswered. Subsequently I contacted my relatives and learned my father had been arrested…" Read full story...
Benjamin Johnson May 30, 2018 216
In one of the world’s largest software companies, an Indian-born senior software engineer finds solutions to technical situations. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the prestigious Columbia University and has worked at two of the world’s top investment banks, namely Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch—but still this Seattle based techie has a very positive and ...
Benjamin Johnson Nov 14, 2017 1
On November 10, U.S. President Donald Trump ended his first state visit to China. On the second day of his visit, he had formal bilateral talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, after which they met...
Benjamin Johnson Oct 26, 2017 6
Han Zheng (R) talks to Li Zhanshu (C) and Zhao Leji (L) at the closing session of the 19th National Congress on Oct. 24, 2017. All three are newly appointed to the Chinese Communist Party's top...
Benjamin Johnson Oct 18, 2017 141
Actor, human-rights activist, and Canadian beauty queen Anastasia Lin is the subject of a new documentary by Canadian director Theresa Kowall-Shipp. Anastasia Lin gained a great deal of media...