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A Peaceful Appeal 20 Years Ago and Efforts to Oppose the Persecution

April 25, 1999, was a special day in modern Chinese history. About 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered in Beijing to peacefully appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong. There were no conflicts, banners, slogans, or yelling. Police officers were at ease, and the traffic continued as usual. After then-premier Zhu Rongji met practitioner representatives…

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