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Ireland: Introducing Falun Gong at Balance Expo in Killarney

The Balance Expo, which is billed as “Ireland’s Premier Event for Healthy Lifestyle Enthusiasts” was held in Killarney, a city in the southwest of Ireland, on January 14. Many politicians and sports fans participated. Local Falun Gong practitioners set up a booth to introduce their peaceful spiritual practice to event attendees. Sean Kelly, Member of…

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India: Kannada Translation of Falun Gong Book Released

Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) was introduced in Bangalore in 2001. Since then, practitioners have taught the spiritual and meditation practice across the state of Karnataka in schools and colleges, corporations and clubs, and NGOs, such as the Dignity Foundation. Karnataka is the eighth largest state in India by area and the ninth…

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News Report Exposes Chinese Regime Harassment of Falun Gong in Canada

An article in the National Post on January 5, 2018, titled “’Don’t step out of line’: Confidential report reveals how Chinese officials harass activists in Canada,” exposed how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had used its overseas agents to harass Canadian human rights activists, dissidents, and the Falun Gong in particular. The article cited an…

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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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