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2017 Year in Review: Increased Awareness of the Ongoing Persecution

2017 marked the 25th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s introduction to the public. Over 10,000 practitioners gathered in New York City for a rally, parade, and experience-sharing conference. Tens of thousands of greetings were received by the Minghui website from practitioners and non-practitioners alike around the world, highlighting the physical and spiritual benefits they have gained…

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Shen Yun Continues North America Tour after Christmas

Starting on the day after Christmas, the five Shen Yun Performing Arts touring companies performed in the North American cities of Ottawa, Canada; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Fresno and San Jose, California; and McAllen and San Antonio, Texas.   “Connects Us to the Divine” “The performance connected us to the divine using beauty, art,…

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Twelve Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced to Prison in Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province

Twelve Falun Gong practitioners from Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, were illegally sentenced to prison and fined on December 14, 2017. The practitioners sentenced were: Shi Xiangyun: Eight years of imprisonment, fine of 50,000 yuan. Zhu Fengying: Seven and a half years of imprisonment, fine of 40,000 yuan. Zhao Xiru: Seven years of imprisonment, fine of 40,000…

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Brazil: The Art of Truth, Compassion, Forbearance Exhibition Resonates with Viewers of All Ages

Recently, Falun Dafa practitioners in Brazil held the Art of Truth, Compassion, Forbearance Exhibition in the halls of the subway stations. A large number of passersby viewed the artwork and took informational materials every day during the three-month tour.   High School Students Admire Dafa Practitioners’ Courage Many high school students marveled at the paintings.…

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Turkey: Introducing Falun Dafa in Mersin and Istanbul

Falun Dafa practitioners took part in the Third Mersin Book Fair on the southern coast of Turkey between November 25 and December 3, 2017, to introduce Falun Dafa and to raise awareness about the persecution of the practice in China. Over 350 vendors participated in the event at the CNR Yenişehir Exhibition Centre, with an…

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Malaysian Experience-Sharing Conference: Cultivating Ourselves and Saving People

The 2017 Malaysian Falun Dafa Experience-Sharing Conference took place on December 17 at the Royale Bintang Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Practitioners from Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore attended the conference. Seventeen practitioners, including two from Vietnam, shared their experiences, which included physical improvements, mind nature changes, overcoming tribulations in working together and saving people.   A…

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Introducing Falun Gong at a Christmas Party in Hiroshima, Japan

Falun Gong practitioners from Hiroshima were invited to perform at a local Christmas party for international visitors, and introduce the Chinese self-improvement practice to the attendees. Visitors at the party learned the exercises while the practitioners demonstrated the gentle and peaceful movements on stage. After the exercise demonstration, practitioners taught children how to make paper…

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