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Lectures at San Diego Universities Spotlight Human Organ Trafficking in China

The International Coalition to End Organ Pillaging in China co-hosted panel discussions at two large public universities in San Diego, California earlier this month. The events aimed to raise awareness of China’s massive organ transplant abuses and support a resolution introduced by State Senator Joel Anderson in the California Senate condemning human rights violations in…

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Brazil: Falun Dafa Practitioners Improve Together Through Experience Sharing Conference

Practitioners in Brazil held an Experience Sharing Conference along with other activities from November 3-5, 2017 in Brasília, the federal capital. Many practitioners shared how they benefited from their practice and identified gaps in their cultivation and how they felt the urgency to remain diligent.   Taking the Initiative to Improve Carmosinda, a practitioner in…

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Belgians Learn Falun Gong at Health Expo

Falun Gong practitioners in Belgium participated in an annual health expo in Hasselt, the capital of the province of Limburg, on November 5, 2017. They held two introductory sessions and taught the Falun Gong exercises to many attendees, some of whom planned to continue their learning at Falun Gong group exercise sites. Sandy Olislagers talked…

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10,869 Cases of Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested and Harassed for Their Faith Reported in the First Half of 2017

Another 4,278 cases of Falun Gong practitioners arrested or harassed were reported in June 2017, bringing the total tally to 10,869 in the first half of 2017. Among the targeted practitioners, 3,660 were arrested and 7,209 were harassed. Of the 3,660 practitioners arrested, 1,676 have returned home; 150 were arrested as a result of suing…

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The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition in Auckland

The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition was held on Te Wero Island, a famous tourist destination in Auckland, New Zealand, on October 21 and 23, 2017. Many tourists stopped in to see the paintings. The paintings portray Falun Gong practitioners’ bravery and profound compassion in the face of the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution…

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Falun Gong Well Received in Southern Bulgaria

Falun Gong practitioners in Bulgaria recently introduced the traditional meditation practice in the southern areas of the country, where they also raised awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China. Many people showed their support for Falun Gong and quite a few were interested in learning the practice.   Smolyan Falun Gong practitioners collected…

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France: Introducing Falun Dafa at 2017 Yoga Festival Paris

Practitioners of Falun Dafa in France were invited to teach the exercises at the 2017 Yoga Festival Paris on October 20. Located at the Paris Event Center in Porte de la Villette, the four-day event drew a lot of people and many of them were interested in learning Falun Dafa. A practitioner explained to spectators…

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