Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Falun Gong Instruction Offered in Toronto Community Centres

Practitioners in Toronto have offered free Falun Gong exercise instructions at the city’s Stan Wadlow Clubhouse on Saturday afternoons since January this year. Many people learned the smooth and gentle exercises with some remarking about great improvements to their physical and mental health. “Falun Gong Helped Me Quit Smoking After 53 Years” At one session,…

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Falun Gong Marching Band a Part of Canadian Thanksgiving Parade

Canadian Falun Gong practitioners’ Tian Guo Marching Band was invited to perform at the 48th Thanksgiving parade in Kitchener-Waterloo. They were the only Chinese group among the 122 entries. Seven hundred thousand people, live and via television, watched the parade, the highlight of “Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival” which is the second largest Oktoberfest in the…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs: Canada Concerned About Persecution of Falun Gong

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion recently emailed Li Xun, the president of the Canadian Falun Dafa Association, affirming the government’s support of Falun Gong. “Canada is concerned about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, including those with family ties to Canadians,” Dion wrote. “The promotion and protection of human rights is…

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CIPFG: Boycotting the Olympic Games 2008 for Human Rights Is Not Politics (Photos)

At a press conference held at the Canadian Parliament on May 30, 2007, acclaimed Jewish scholar and chairman of the Organ Donation Committee of the Kidney Foundation for Eastern Ontario, and the chair of the “Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China” (CIPFG), Rabbi Reuven Bulka, declared that boycotting the Olympic Games 2008 is not politics, but a human rights issue.

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