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.
Month: March 2005
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
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.
A student-run Falun Dafa club was invited to speak at a University of Western Sydneys United Nations Society meeting. A practitioner met with society members at Parramatta campus on 22nd March 2005.
The Federal government should reverse a decision to prevent members of a religious group protesting outside the Chinese Embassy, the Australian Greens said today.
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.
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 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has locked a non-government
organisation out of human rights talks because it planned to protest outside the
building where the discussions are taking place.
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.
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.