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Canada: Introducing Falun Dafa at McGill University’s Activities Night

Falun Dafa practitioners recently took part in “Activities Night” at McGill University, that ran from September 2 to 4, 2017. They introduced Falun Dafa to new students at the university. More than 250 student organisations, including the new Falun Dafa organisation– Falun Dafa at McGill – presented a broad spectrum of campus activities to incoming freshmen at…

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Pekin, Illinois: Falun Dafa Welcomed at Marigold Festival

Pekin, county seat of Tazewell County in central Illinois, has a name very close to China’s capital city Peking (Beijing). But their attitude towards freedom of belief is drastically different than their Chinese counterpart’s. While the spiritual practice of Falun Dafa is severely suppressed in China, this meditation system is well accepted in Pekin, as…

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Shanghai Brainwashing Centre, 610 Office’s Secret Detention Facility for Persecuting Falun Gong Practitioners

The Shanghai Brainwashing Centre, also known as “Shanghai Legal Education School,” has been the 610 Office’s secret detention facility, where practitioners are pressured to give up their belief through the use of coercive brainwashing. According to information collected by the Minghui website, at least 279 practitioners have been detained in the Shanghai Brainwashing Centre since…

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Bern, Switzerland: Introducing Falun Gong at the Asian Festival

The annual Asian Festival was held in Bern, Switzerland over the last weekend of August. Many people attended the three-day event. The local Falun Gong group joined the festivities with a booth, affording many people the opportunity to learn more about the practice and the persecution in China. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises on…

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Government of Denmark Addresses Suppression in China

Danish Falun Gong practitioner Wei Zaiqun and her husband Jan Eckhausen recently received a letter from the Danish government expressing condolences regarding Zaiqun’s brother-in-law, Chen Guangzhong, who died while in police custody, on July 28, 2017. At a rally in downtown Copenhagen, Wei Zaiqun called for the release of her two sisters, who are detained…

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US Secretary of State Tillerson Raises the Persecution of Falun Gong at Press Conference for International Religious Freedom Report

The US 2016 Report on International Religious Freedom was released at a press conference in Washington on August 15, 2017. China is among the ten “Countries of Particular Concern” for its severe religious persecution. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson specifically mentioned the persecution of Falun Gong, noting that in 2016, “dozens of Falun Gong members…

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