Posts Tagged ‘sydney’

Sydney: Falun Gong Practitioners Welcomed in Street Fair Parade

The Tian Guo Marching Band, which is comprised of Falun Gong practitioners, participated in the annual Street Fair parade in Chatswood on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Street Fair is an important part of the Sydney suburb’s annual Emerge Festival. This year marks the 22nd Emerge Festival, which is hosted each year by the Willoughby City…

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Sydney: Rally Held in Parramatta to Oppose Persecution and Forced Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong in China

Government officials, community leaders and Falun Gong practitioners attended a rally in Sydney, Australia on August 24 to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China. They gathered at Centenary Square in Parramatta in Sydney’s west. Speakers called on people from all walks of life to support practitioners and help end the 20-year-long…

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Peaceful Protests and Candlelight Vigils Mark 20th Anniversary of the April 25 Appeal in Beijing

On April 25, 1999, a peaceful appeal in Beijing surprised the Chinese leadership and the international community when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered near the State Council Appeals Office to request the release of fellow practitioners who had been illegally arrested for their belief. The gathering was peaceful and without incident, and the Tianjin practitioners were…

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Sydney: College Students Learn about Falun Dafa at Orientation

During orientation for new students at the University of Sydney from February 20-22, students visited the Falun Dafa Club booth, curious to learn more about the self-improvement meditation system. The University of Sydney usually starts its academic year in February, and orientation is a major event for the students as well as visitors. Falun Dafa…

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“Falun Gong Is Very Important to Australia”

 Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney hold activities regularly to introduce the meditation to the public and expose the brutality of the persecution in China. “When I searched for information about Falun Gong online, I realised that Falun Gong is very important to Australia,” said Sydney resident Brooke Wern while speaking with a practitioner late last…

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Sydney: Falun Gong in Lunar New Year Parade

Falun Gong practitioners participated in the Lunar New Year parade in Chatswood, a major business and residential district in the Lower North Shore of Sydney. The area is about 10 kilometers from the Sydney Central Business District, and over a third of its population is of Asian ancestry. The event took place on Victoria Avenue,…

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Sydney: Chinese Tourists Learn about Falun Gong and Renounce the Chinese Communist Party

Every weekend Falun Gong practitioners throughout Australia hold activities to raise awareness about Falun Gong and the persecution of the practice in communist China. One event venue has been the popular tourist attraction in Sydney, Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. Due to its scenic location overlooking Sydney Harbour many tourists from other countries, including Chinese tourists, visit…

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