Month: March 2005

Facts That Should Never Be Forgotten (Part 1) (Photos)

The Falun Gong practitioners mentioned in this article were good people of sound physical and mental health. Because they insisted on practicing Falun Dafa and wished to live by the principles “Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance,” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tortured them until they were physically disabled or had a mental breakdown.

“Please Sit By Our Side”- Part 1 (Photos)

Sit by my side Closing your eyes
Together in silence
We call for The end of torturing The end of killing The end of the persecution
Compassion grows in our hearts
Together in silence
Our wishes can make a difference

Falun Dafa Participates at Revesby Community Festival

An organiser commented that at the last two festivals it rained, but this year the weather had changed from being very cloudy to warm and sunny. Another organiser said that he would invite Falun Dafa to attend upcoming community festivals.

The Courier l Mail: A state of torture (Photo)

Describing the Chinese Government’s brutal persecution of tens of thousands of followers of Falun Gong – a pacifist and apolitical movement based on the tenets of truth, compassion and forbearance – Zeng’s book inspires such outrage that readers will probably feel the need to research the situation for themselves to see if the author has exaggerated the scale of the tragedy or the outrageousness of the Government’s actions.

Call to end 3-year ban on freedom of speech

16 March 2005 marks the third year that Falun Gong practitioners have been banned from appealing in front of the Chinese Embassy in Canberra. Australia is the only democratic country to restrict Falun Gong peaceful appeals.

The Australian: Kowtowing to China

ONCE a month, Alexander Downer signs a certificate banning adherents of Falun Gong from displaying banners and making excessive noise outside the Chinese embassy in Canberra.

DFAT obstructs human rights talks in Canberra

John Deller, spokesperson for Falun Gong, received a call from DFAT on Tuesday 8 March, withdrawing the invitation for Falun Gong representatives to participate in the NGO meeting.