I read with interest your article Too strong, too real, on the front page of the Noosa News of Friday, 15 April 2005. Such an art exhibition, and indeed such a terrible persecution of its own people taking place in China today, must stir the hearts and compassion of all concerned locals.
Month: April 2005
Wasnt the world shocked and in disbelief when it was revealed what Hitler had done to the Jews in World War Two? Similar questions are being asked about the Chinese Governments treatment of Falun Gong practitioners after last weeks exhibition at the Noosa Library was censored.
Australian Prime Minister Mr. John Howard will visit China at the end of April and sign trade agreements between the two countries. Before his departure, Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney held a candlelight vigil and urged Mr. Howard to put forward the Falun Gong issue to the Chinese government during his visit.
I applaud the Noosa News for tackling a front-page report, Too strong, too real, on the recent Falun Gong Art Exhibition Uncompromising Courage and for clarifying the truth of the ongoing persecution against millions of innocent citizens inside Mainland China.
From March 25 to early April, there were a lot of activities all over Australia to celebrate the Easter Holidays. The Australian Falun Gong practitioners used the holiday time to clarify the truth and let more Australians learn about Falun Gong and the persecution in China.
Hundreds of people who visited the exhibition were deeply moved as they learned of the persecution that is being experienced by the countless and innocent Falun Gong practitioners in China. They were shocked that such a cruel and widespread persecution is happening in the 21st Century.
The Chinese Communist Party has been carrying out massive secret arrests across the country, spanning several provinces and many cities, according to numerous sources in China. The arrests are targeting anyone believed to have an affiliation with Falun Gong, and witnesses say that some cities are being controlled under martial law conditions.
“Witness” Book Launch Meets with Tremendous Public Support on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Witnessing History is a tale of courage and conviction over the most grueling adversity, revealing a hidden tragedy that is continuing to this day behind closed doors in Mainland China.
I write to you concerning some recent contributions I have made in the Parliament on Falun Gong and the freedom of speech.