Apart since 1999, I can’t wait to show him how his daughter grew up
By Danielle Wang
I haven’t been able to give my dad a present since 1999, when he was wrongfully arrested in China. But when I think of my dad, there are two symbols of our deep bond that I picture: one, an old red sweater of mine, the other, a flower that I hold on to in hopes of giving to him one day soon.
Los Angeles Times
By Rick Rojas
June 8, 2013, 5:15 a.m.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif.–The crowd of demonstrators hurried to unfurl their posters and take their position at the site of what looked like a motorcade zipping down the drive from the resort.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was believed to be staying there, as he arrived in the Southern California desert for meetings with President Obama....
[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...
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...
The Epoch Times
Incident latest in string of intimidation aimed at group
By Jasper Fakkert, Epoch Times
SAN FRANCISCO—A Falun Gong practitioner was cursed at and attacked for his religious beliefs in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Monday.
Jein Shyue spent Memorial Day in Chinatown to help inform passersby about the persecution of Falun Gong in China.
Falun Gong is a spiritual discipline...
By Connor Mulvaney, April 9, 2013
Point Park News Service
[Photo caption: Chunying Wang still suffers from injuries she endured while in a Chinese labor camp where prisoners are often tortured and robbed of their organs. Her hands are permanently swollen and scarred from torture.]
Prison guards horrified Chunying Wang when they forced her to have her blood tested in a Chinese labor camp...