Sydney: Rally and Candlelight Vigil Commemorate 18 Years of Courage Working to End Persecution

Commemorating 18 years of efforts to end the persecution of Falun Gong in China, practitioners and supporters held a series of activities at Martin Place, a financial center, and government locations in Sydney, Australia on July 19, 2017. Morning commuters were impressed by the solemn Falun Gong exercise practice, and many took fliers to learn…

Brisbane, Australia: Public Support for Falun Gong’s Efforts to End the Persecution

July 20, 2017 marks 18 years since the Chinese Communist regime started a brutal persecution campaign against practitioners of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, in China. Over the past 18 years, Falun Gong practitioners inside and outside of China have persevered in their peaceful effort to end the persecution against their beliefs. More…

U.S. Lawmakers, NGO Leaders Support Falun Gong’s 18-Year-Long Peaceful Resistance

Several hundred Falun Gong practitioners from across the U.S. held a rally on Capitol Hill Thursday, calling for help in stopping the persecution of Falun Gong that began 18 years ago, on July 20, 1999. Several members of Congress, the chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and several speakers from religious and…

Happy Memories of Attending the Last Class Taught by Master Li in Changchun

Before I retired I was an accountant. I’m now 63 years old. I often think about my happy experience of attending the last Falun Gong class taught by Master Li Hongzhi in Changchun City, 23 years ago. Beginning a New Life It was in April 1994. Master Li gave two classes, one was during the…

Torture of Practitioners in Jinan Prison Leaves Some Unable to Care for Themselves

Jinan Prison in Shandong Province has employed numerous torture methods to force Falun Gong practitioners to renounce their belief, including beatings, being subjected to freezing and sweltering conditions, sleep deprivation, injection of unknown drugs, and solitary confinement. Some practitioners have lost the ability to care for themselves as a result of such mistreatment. Practitioners Left…

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Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced self-cultivation practice of the Buddha School. Falun Dafa was founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice's master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.

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Sydney: Rally and Candlelight Vigil Commemorate 18 Years of Courage Working to End Persecution

Commemorating 18 years of efforts to end the persecution of Falun Gong in China, practitioners and supporters held a series of activities at Martin Place, a financial center, and government locations in Sydney, Australia on July 19, 2017. Morning commuters were impressed by the solemn Falun Gong exercise practice, and many took fliers to learn…

Brisbane, Australia: Public Support for Falun Gong’s Efforts to End the Persecution

July 20, 2017 marks 18 years since the Chinese Communist regime started a brutal persecution campaign against practitioners of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, in China. Over the past 18 years, Falun Gong practitioners inside and outside of China have persevered in their peaceful effort to end the persecution against their beliefs. More…

Falun Gong at the Winter Festival Parade in Australia’s Blue Mountains

Local Falun Gong practitioners took part in the Winter Festival recently held in Australia’s Blue Mountains, a region west of Sydney. The area is well-known for dramatic scenery of three steep cliffs. The Tian Guo Marching Band and a group of dancers comprised the Falun Gong procession that participated in the Winter Festival parade. Over…

Australians: Stop the Persecution, Never Give Up!

Falun Gong practitioners from Queensland, Australia, held truth clarification activities at King George Square in Brisbane on June 23, 2017. They collected signatures on a petition calling for ending the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) state-sanctioned organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners. A candlelight vigil was held in the evening to mourn the practitioners who…

Sydney, Australia: Public Support for Falun Gong Practitioners’ Efforts to End the Persecution

Every Friday afternoon, people visiting Hyde Park in downtown Sydney see a group of Falun Gong practitioners peacefully doing exercises and talking to passersby about this ancient spiritual practice. Practitioners were at the park at noon on June 9 to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China, including the Chinese Communist Party’s…

U.S. Lawmakers, NGO Leaders Support Falun Gong’s 18-Year-Long Peaceful Resistance

Several hundred Falun Gong practitioners from across the U.S. held a rally on Capitol Hill Thursday, calling for help in stopping the persecution of Falun Gong that began 18 years ago, on July 20, 1999. Several members of Congress, the chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and several speakers from religious and…

Happy Memories of Attending the Last Class Taught by Master Li in Changchun

Before I retired I was an accountant. I’m now 63 years old. I often think about my happy experience of attending the last Falun Gong class taught by Master Li Hongzhi in Changchun City, 23 years ago. Beginning a New Life It was in April 1994. Master Li gave two classes, one was during the…

Torture of Practitioners in Jinan Prison Leaves Some Unable to Care for Themselves

Jinan Prison in Shandong Province has employed numerous torture methods to force Falun Gong practitioners to renounce their belief, including beatings, being subjected to freezing and sweltering conditions, sleep deprivation, injection of unknown drugs, and solitary confinement. Some practitioners have lost the ability to care for themselves as a result of such mistreatment. Practitioners Left…

New York: Rally, Candlelight Vigil Call for End to Persecution of Falun Gong

Nearly 1,000 Falun Gong practitioners held a rally and a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese consulate in New York on Sunday, marking their 18th year of peaceful resistance against the persecution of Falun Gong by the communist regime in China. Several survivors of the persecution told attendees about their own experiences of being…

Belgium: Practitioners in Antwerp Expose the Persecution of Falun Gong

The attention of shoppers on Meir Street in Antwerp was drawn by the seemingly quiet activities of Falun Gong practitioners, who put up posters exposing the 18-year-long persecution of the practice in China, which has largely been hidden from the public there. They also gave out fliers containing information about the persecution of the ancient…