Eighteen years ago, more than 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners held a peaceful demonstration at the National Appeals Office in Beijing on April 25, 1999, seeking the release of several practitioners unjustly arrested days before. Many thought that the large scale demonstration directly triggered the brutal nationwide persecution campaign launched a few months later by then…Read More
U.S. elected officials, China human rights activists, and Falun Gong practitioners attended a congressional forum in Washington on the topic of Falun Gong’s April 25, 1999, peaceful Beijing protest. The forum was held in the Rayburn Office Building of the U.S. House of Representatives on April 19, 2017. Eighteen years ago, on April 25, 1999, approximately…Read More
Display boards and banners were set up in the pedestrian area in front of St. Dominics Church. The displays showed the brutality of the persecution of Falun Gong in China, talked about the more than 200,000 criminal complaints that have been filed against Jiang Zemin for his role in the persecution, and offered people a…Read More
Millions of Falun Gong practitioners around the world will mark a historic day on 25 April commemorating the 13th anniversary of the largest public appeal since the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.Read More
More than 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners went to the Appeals Office of the State Council in Beijing to peacefully appeal on April 25, 1999.Read More
To commemorate the “April 25 Appeal” in Beijing in 1999, practitioners in Sydney held a rally and candlelight vigil on the square in front of the City Hall on the evening of April 24, 2008. They mourned the thousands of Falun Gong practitioners who have lost their lives because of the persecution, recounted the nine years of peaceful resistance, and condemned the CCP for its ongoing brutal persecution of Falun Gong.Read More
“April 25” is here again. Eight years have gone by in a flash.
On April 25, 1999, boulders cracked and heaven was moved when more than 10,000 Falun Dafa practitioners voluntarily and peacefully appealed in front of the State Council Appeals Office. The world was deeply moved by the confidence, self-discipline and high morality displayed by these practitioners. On July 20, 1999, Jiang and the Chinese Communist regime suddenly unleashed their brutal persecution of Falun Gong. Fabrications from all of the Communist Party-controlled media covered the newspapers and the airwaves. Huge lies filled China and the whole world. Many people, misled by the Communist regime’s propaganda, believed that “April 25” was the igniting fuse that caused this persecution.Read More