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Practitioners in South Australia Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

Falun Dafa practitioners in Adelaide, South Australia, celebrated the upcoming World Falun Dafa Day at the Fullarton Community Centre on May 4, 2019. Veteran and new practitioners alike described the benefits they experienced through practicing Falun Dafa and wished Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa, a happy birthday. Practitioners decorated the venue with…

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Election candidates unanimously oppose Chinese influence against Falun Dafa activities in Queensland

On May 6, 2019 Falun Dafa practitioners invited Queensland candidates running for public office in Australia’s general election to an evening forum at Southport Community Centre on the Gold Coast. A wide range of candidates for the Senate and House of Representatives who came were affiliated with different political parties and some were standing as…

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Introducing Falun Gong at a Multicultural Festival in Springfield

Falun Gong practitioners were invited to participate in a multicultural festival hosted by the Pakistani community in Springfield, Queensland, on April 27, 2019. Many people were attracted to this lively celebration with its dance, music, and colorful ethnic attire. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, distributed brochures, and talked to many people about Falun Gong.…

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Peaceful Protests and Candlelight Vigils Mark 20th Anniversary of the April 25 Appeal in Beijing

On April 25, 1999, a peaceful appeal in Beijing surprised the Chinese leadership and the international community when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered near the State Council Appeals Office to request the release of fellow practitioners who had been illegally arrested for their belief. The gathering was peaceful and without incident, and the Tianjin practitioners were…

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Adelaide: Falun Gong Practitioners Commemorate April 25th Appeal

Falun Gong practitioners from South Australia gathered in Prince Henry Garden in Adelaide on April 21, 2019, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the April 25th Appeal in Beijing. They told people about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) decades-long persecution and collected signatures to support lawsuits against a former CCP head who initiated the persecution.…

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Raising Awareness of the Persecution of Falun Gong in Brisbane’s Largest Chinese Community

Falun Gong practitioners held activities to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution in Sunnybank, Brisbane’s largest Chinese community on April 14, 2019. Practitioners have been coming to Market Square, one of Brisbane’s most popular shopping centres for years. A group of Chinese students stopped and asked practitioners many questions. One student said,…

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Falun Dafa Welcomed at Community Festivals in Melbourne

Falun Dafa practitioners recently participated in three community festivals in Melbourne, the second most populous city in Australia. Melbourne holds many festivals in March as the weather starts to cool down with the arrival of autumn. These events included a festival hosted by the Knox City Council on March 2 and 3, 2019, Global Fiesta…

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