Falun Dafa practitioners from Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Tasmania, Perth and Sydney held a large-scale parade in Sydney’s Chinatown to recount the great and peaceful journey of Falun Dafa.
Month: May 2004
The Chinese Consulate in Chicago refused to renew Ms. Dongmei Wang and Mr. Jiyun Kuang’s passports and withheld the passports simply because they are Falun Gong practitioners. On March 28, US lawyer Eric Ziegenhorn wrote to Consul Saipo Zhou requesting Chinese Consulate to reconsider the withholding of Falun Gong practitioners’ passports to prevent the filing of a legal action.
Chinese student Wang Jinwei was awarded with the Mid-length Television Movie Prize for his movie, Wish, at the American University Movie Art Festival on April 30. It was the first time a Chinese movie was awarded this prize.
The Falun Dafa practitioners of Australia are proud to host a grand parade on Saturday, 8th May 2004 in the city centre of Sydney. The parade includes cultural performances, drums & gongs, a special traditional costume performance, floats depicting the history of Falun Gong over the last 12 years.
My name is Karen Chen and I am 10 years old. I am a fourth grader in Floris
Elementary School. I would really like to tell you about a group of
teenagers that call themselves Pedals of Peace.
Falun Dafa practitioners hold a traditional pose on the back of a float during a parade through the streets of Sydneys central business district.
The Falun Dafa practitioners of Australia are proud to host a grand parade on Saturday, 8th May 2004 in the city centre of Sydney, joined by hundreds of practitioners from all states, to celebrate the 5th World Falun Dafa Day.
Chinese authorities say they have shut down more than 8600 unlicensed internet cafes in the last three months in their latest campaign to bring the communication channel under tighter political control.
Starting from April 22, Falun Gong practitioners in Australia held exercise demo sessions, displayed photos, demonstrated torture methods and held press conferences to recount the historical April 25 Appeal. More than a thousand signatures have been collected in support of the global legal actions against Jiang for genocide and crimes against humanity.
From the surface appearance, it seemed that torture, brainwashing, slave labor, beatings, and torture deaths are too drastic to ever occur in such a place. Only Falun Gong practitioners who survived the torments of the labor camp know exactly what was behind such a beautiful facade