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Shandong Lawyer and Wife Illegally Tried Again

The persecution of Falun Gong in China has resulted in the suffering of countless families. Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Liu Ruping and his wife Ms. Zhang Chenglan, residents of Jinan City, were illegally tried in the Changqing District Court in Jinan on January 30, 2018. Ms. Zhu Yuzhi, a 71-year-old practitioner, was tried along with…

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Shen Yun Exhibits “Power of Love” through Classical Arts

The five touring companies of Shen Yun Performing Arts have been performing on a tight schedule since the beginning of the season. Many times they have been scheduled to perform two shows a day for consecutive days, referred to as a “double-double,” as Shen Yun’s principal dancer Betty Wang described in her blog. After performing…

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Cultivators’ Tenacity and the Laba Festival

The Laba Festival is a traditional Chinese celebration started hundreds of years ago on the eighth day of the La month, or the twelfth month on the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, the festival fell on January 24, 2018. There is a legend behind the Laba porridge consumed on this day. The legend says that…

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Greece: Introducing Falun Gong to Locals in Zakynthos Island

Yoga instructor Talayia appreciates the positive impact that Falun Gong has brought to her. She invited practitioners from Athens Greece to hold a workshop on Zakynthos Island on a Saturday in January 2018, to introduce the ancient Chinese self-improvement cultivation practice to the public. Forty-six interested local citizens from the famous tourist town learned the…

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Helsinki, Finland: Learning Falun Dafa at Education Expo

Falun Dafa practitioners in Finland hosted a booth at Educa Helsinki, the largest teaching and education exhibition in the country on January 26 and 27. With over 300 vendors and about 18,000 visitors, this two-day event is a major training venue for teachers and principals. A large number of spectators stopped at the Falun Dafa…

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