Why the attention? Yen Ching who spoke to the gathering at City Hall said, “They are riding to save the lives of children and teen-agers in China because of their own belief or their parents’ spiritual belief in Falun Gong.”
Month: May 2004
A group of teenagers living in the United States organized an original initiative to denounce the persecution of child members of the Falun Gong, as perpetrated by the Chinese governement in Beijing.
Observers have pointed out that Falun Gong is a group with a unique characteristic. When faced with brutal persecution designed to eradicate those who practice its principles, Falun Gong has showed extraordinary strength, which has been demonstrated not only through its non-violent manner and perseverance to end the persecution against it, but also by its practitioner’s warm and upbeat attitude toward society and the public. Falun Gong practitioners peaceful and non-violent means in the face of a brutal campaign to eradicate them has been rare in history.
A Sydney Chinese newspaper is being sued for defamation by the Falun Dafa meditation group over the paper’s publication of criticism by the Chinese Government consulate in Sydney.
Jianjun was seen in the No.2 detention center at Huaihua in August 2003. At that time, he was as thin as a skeleton. He could not stand straight and had suffered severe injuries.
The NSW Falun Dafa Association said today
it would sue a Sydney Chinese newspaper claiming it defamed the
ancient spiritual movement.
The New South Wales Falun Dafa Association is suing a Sydney Chinese newspaper for defamation.
The plaintiffs in the legal action are distressed by the publication of that article and by the statements and suggestions made. They view the publication of such statements most seriously.
From April 16 to May 9, 2004, the 13th Argentina International Book Fair was held in the largest exhibit hall in the country’s capital city, Buenos Aires. Falun Gong practitioners participated in the book fair for the first time. About 1.3 million people, 300,000 more than usual, came to visit the book fair.
“Although I do not practice Falun Gong, I respect your beliefs. Those of you who cultivate ‘Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance’ are all good people. No matter who stands against you, I will always stand by your side and support you!”