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Falun Gong Practitioners Rally at US Capitol

More than 1,200 Falun Gong practitioners gathered Thursday on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol to protest China’s violent persecution of the spiritual practice since July 1999. Frank Lee, spokesman for the event, told VOA the rally is held annually to demand that Chinese authorities stop the persecution and harvesting of human organs from prisoners of conscience, including Falun Gong practitioners. The rally also promotes a campaign to bring former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin, whom the...

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