US Secretary of State Tillerson Raises the Persecution of Falun Gong at Press Conference for International Religious Freedom Report

The US 2016 Report on International Religious Freedom was released at a press conference in Washington on August 15, 2017. China is among the ten “Countries of Particular Concern” for its severe religious persecution. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson specifically mentioned the persecution of Falun Gong, noting that in 2016, “dozens of Falun Gong members…

Introducing Falun Gong at City To Surf Fun Run in Sydney

In recent years, Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney have visited the annual City To Surf Fun Run to introduce the ancient Chinese self-improvement practice to the 80,000 attendees from all over the world. The practitioners set up a booth on the route and demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, passed out materials introducing the practice, and…

Gold Coast, Australia: Queensland’s Premier and Health Minister Meet 
with Practitioners

On August 1, Falun Dafa practitioners had the rare opportunity to meet in person with Queensland’s Premier and the Health Minister. Practitioners were invited to attend a Town Hall meeting in the Currumbin RSL Club on the Gold Coast, at which Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and members of her Cabinet addressed hundreds of local constituents about…

Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference Held in Brisbane, Australia

Falun Gong practitioners from Queensland, Australia held a Falun Dafa Cultivation Experience Sharing Conference in Brisbane on Sunday August 7, 2017. Thirteen speakers shared their stories of improving themselves in cultivation. Louise shared her experiences of telling the public about what Falun Dafa is about. She talked about how she overcame her fears and laziness,…

Sydney: Band Performance and Rally Raise Awareness of Falun Gong

Passersby sat down to listen to the Tian Guo Marching Band play at City Hall Plaza in Parramatta at the start of a rally for Falun Gong on July 29, 2017 Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) practitioners shared their personal experiences and demonstrated and taught the exercise to those who were interested. John Deller,…

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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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Introducing Falun Gong at City To Surf Fun Run in Sydney

In recent years, Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney have visited the annual City To Surf Fun Run to introduce the ancient Chinese self-improvement practice to the 80,000 attendees from all over the world. The practitioners set up a booth on the route and demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, passed out materials introducing the practice, and…

Gold Coast, Australia: Queensland’s Premier and Health Minister Meet 
with Practitioners

On August 1, Falun Dafa practitioners had the rare opportunity to meet in person with Queensland’s Premier and the Health Minister. Practitioners were invited to attend a Town Hall meeting in the Currumbin RSL Club on the Gold Coast, at which Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and members of her Cabinet addressed hundreds of local constituents about…

Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference Held in Brisbane, Australia

Falun Gong practitioners from Queensland, Australia held a Falun Dafa Cultivation Experience Sharing Conference in Brisbane on Sunday August 7, 2017. Thirteen speakers shared their stories of improving themselves in cultivation. Louise shared her experiences of telling the public about what Falun Dafa is about. She talked about how she overcame her fears and laziness,…

Sydney: Band Performance and Rally Raise Awareness of Falun Gong

Passersby sat down to listen to the Tian Guo Marching Band play at City Hall Plaza in Parramatta at the start of a rally for Falun Gong on July 29, 2017 Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) practitioners shared their personal experiences and demonstrated and taught the exercise to those who were interested. John Deller,…

Australia: Annual Gold Coast Festival Welcomes the Serenity of Falun Dafa

Many people enjoyed the peaceful and serene energy Falun Dafa practitioners brought to the Pacific Pines Winterfest on July 22, 2017. The Falun Dafa group has been invited to participate in this annual Gold Coast festival for the past five years. The event attracts thousands of people, some of whom come from as far as…

US Secretary of State Tillerson Raises the Persecution of Falun Gong at Press Conference for International Religious Freedom Report

The US 2016 Report on International Religious Freedom was released at a press conference in Washington on August 15, 2017. China is among the ten “Countries of Particular Concern” for its severe religious persecution. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson specifically mentioned the persecution of Falun Gong, noting that in 2016, “dozens of Falun Gong members…

Four Years After Her Death in Police Custody, Hunan Woman’s Son Granted Compensation

When 47-year-old Ms. Xu Chensheng went out in the morning on May 16, 2012, no one knew it would end up being the last day of her life. On May 18, her ex-husband Yang was notified by the police that Ms. Xu had died two days earlier. Her son Yang Xujun, a college student at…

New Zealand: Activities Mark 18 Years of Resistance to Persecution

Wellington, known as the Windy City, had no wind on July 25, making it a pleasant sunny winter day for outdoor activities. Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners from throughout the country gathered in Wellington for a series of events to usher in the 19th year of peaceful activities against the ongoing persecution in China. In…

Auckland, NZ: Human Rights Lawyer Calls for an End to the Persecution in China

New Zealand practitioners gathered on Aotea Square in Auckland on July 20 and again on Central Square in Hamilton on July 21 to raise awareness of the 18-year-long persecution in China. Using posters and reenacting forced organ harvesting, they explained how practitioners are mistreated for their beliefs. Human Rights Lawyer: Your Efforts Will Make a…

Voices of Falun Gong Heard Around Mexico

Falun Gong practitioners across Mexico held events at the Chinese Embassy and consulates, universities, community centers, and public squares to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China that has continued unabated for 18 years. Since the Chinese Communist Party launched its campaign against Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, practitioners have been…