Posts by Paul Christofaro

Lawyers Moved by Practitioners’ Words and Actions

When the Chinese communist regime launched the persecution of Falun Gong and vowed to eradicate this cultivation practice 18 years ago, few people dared to speak out for Falun Gong. Now, 18 years later, given Falun Gong practitioners’ persistent and peaceful efforts to expose and counteract the ongoing persecution, more and more people have come…

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Local Londoner Raises Awareness in Chinatown, London

London’s Chinatown is a popular tourist destination for visitors from around the world. Falun Gong practitioners often go there to raise awareness about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong in China. Among the practitioners who reach out to visitors in Chinatown is a native English speaker named Tilly. Tilly loves China and…

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Practitioners in Latvia Raise Awareness of Persecution of Falun Gong

Falun Gong practitioners in Latvia visited three cities–Ventspils, Liepaja, and the capital, Riga–to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Latvia has a population of over two million and is located in northeastern Europe. Local practitioners first learned Falun Gong in 1997, and often do the exercises in…

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Falun Gong Practitioners Have No Enemies

The persecution of Falun Gong in China is both unprecedented and brutal. Those who don’t know the truth of the persecution are the real victims. I was arrested in 2014. The police yelled at me and said that I would be sentenced to at least ten years in prison. I said right away, “No way.…

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Portuguese Sign Falun Gong Petition to Stop Forced Organ Harvesting

Falun Gong practitioners in Portugal collected signatures on a petition in Lisbon on February 19, 2017. The petition called for an end to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners for profit. Local residents and tourists from all over the world were very supportive. Every week, Falun Gong…

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Five Shen Yun Companies Deliver “Awe-Inspiring” Traditions to Five Cities

Five Shen Yun Performing Arts touring companies performed in five cities in North America and Asia February 18 and 19, 2017: Minneapolis, Minnesota; Baltimore, Maryland; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; and Taipei, Taiwan. Sold-out houses were common. The Merriam Theater in Philadelphia added two shows to the originally-scheduled ten performances due to the large demand. The…

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