Month: August 2004

A Beautiful Falun Dafa Day in Lane Cove

Lane Cove, a beautiful city north of Sydney Australia, proclaimed “Falun Dafa Day” on August 21, 2004. Falun Gong practitioners from Sydney performed traditional Chinese dances and demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises.

“Anytime but not Today”

A story touched me so – they say
some cultivators of the Way,
were told they’d consummate that day
if on a mountain’s peak.

A Picture is Worth a Million Lives

In 1992 media footage showing starving men behind barbwire fences led to global outrage and reaction to ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia. It is long overdue for the media to show the world pictures of what is happening to Falun Gong practitioners in China today.

Spreading the Web of Justice: “WOIPFG” in Action

The suppression of Falun Gong that began in China in July 1999 may well be the darkest and the largest scale persecution in human history. Facing this persecution, a group of volunteers in North America concerned about human rights formed an organization called the “World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong” (WOIPFG) in 2003.

Comments from a Non-practitioner: “Why did I Hate Falun Gong?”

One day a friend asked me, “Why do you hate Falun Gong?” I said, “Nonsense! I don’t have any enmity towards Falun Gong, why should I hate Falun Gong?” However, I felt something strike at my heart. Do I hate Falun Gong? Nobody practices Falun Gong in public at my workplace, so Falun Gong is seldom mentioned. I haven’t criticized Falun Gong in public, either. Yet my friend pointed to me and said, “Judging from your behavior, your words and even your expression, one can tell that you hate Falun Gong.”