Falun Gong in China: Review and Update

418 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 | Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Opening Statements

Representative Christopher Smith, Chairman


Senator Sherrod Brown, Cochairman



Panel 1

Mr. Bruce Chung, Falun Gong practitioner detained in China earlier this year

Mr. Hu Zhiming, twice-imprisoned Falun Gong practitioner

Ms. Sarah Cook, Senior Research Analyst, Freedom House

Dr. Jianchao Xu, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Panel 2

Dr. Charles Lee, M.D., Spokesman, Global Service Center for Quitting the Chinese Communist Party

Dr. James Tong, Professor of Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles

Ms. Caylan Ford, independent researcher

Mr. Yiyang Xia, Senior Director of Research and Policy (China), Human Rights Law Foundation