The New York Times
By Andrew Jacobs, June 11, 2013
[Photo Caption: The administrative building of the Masanjia labor camp and other facilities in China. (New York TImes)]
MASANJIA, China — The cry for help, a neatly folded letter stuffed inside a package of Halloween decorations sold at Kmart, traveled 5,000 miles from China into the hands of a mother of two in Oregon.
Scrawling in wobbly...
The Epoch Times
By Matthew Robinson, June 10, 2012
Recently, the man in charge of reforming China’s abusive organ transplantation system took part in two high-profile attempts to defend his record and reform efforts, but both attempts seemed to only make matters worse.
Huang Jiefu was the deputy minister of health of China, and is now the head of the Organ Transplantation Committee (OTC), a...
Reporters Without Borders
June 10, 2013
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Du Bin, a Beijing-based documentary filmmaker and former New York Times photographer, has been held incommunicado since 31 May.
A newly-completed a documentary by Du Bin about a labour camp for women in Masanjia, in the northeastern province of Liaoning, was released in Hong Kong on 1 May. Entitled...
[From U.S. Representative Chris Smith's website:]
Washington, Jun 6 -
U.S. Congressman Chris Smith, chairman of the House human rights subcommittee, took to the House floor today to call on the U.S. Administration to cease its indifference to widespread human rights abuses in China, even as President Obama prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping...
Several women inmates from China’s infamous Masanjia reeducation-through-labor camp have decided to come forward to recount the torture they sustained.
By Brice Pedroletti, June 7. 2013
[Note from FOFG editor: These accounts of torture are not from Falun Gong practitioners. We are posting this article because the accounts corroborate the reports of...
The Contra Costa Times (California, USA)
By Jeremy Thomas, May 31, 2o13
LIVERMORE — Nearly every day for a month, Livermore resident Xiao Wang has visited the Livermore library to tell her story, and those of others like her mother, father and brother, punished for adhering to a banned spiritual practice in China.
Wang, a volunteer for the Asian Art Foundation in San Jose, helped bring an...