Month: November 2005

Letter to MP by Australian Citizens re Deportation of Falun Gong Practitioners

We are writing to you in regard to the intended deportation of Falun Gong practitioners to China. This is a very serious matter and we ask that you take the time to read the information regarding their case and the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong practitioners both in China and in other countries, including Australia.

Consider Others First, Cultivate Your Inner Self and Never Blame Others

In the above excerpt from Zhuan Falun, Master Li Hongzhi clarified the essence of “look for reasons within yourself” and “cultivate your inner self.” This is why, after practicing Falun Gong, many practitioners changed into very tolerant people and their family relationships greatly improved.

The Dignity of the Mission

On 16th March 2002, Mr Alexander Downer, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, signed “certificates” declaring that Falun Gong practitioners’ banners across the road from the Chinese Embassy “impair the dignity” of the (Chinese) mission. The question is why does the Minister continue to issue these certificates every month for the last 44 months, and how do we define this “impairment of dignity?

Zhang Dejiang Named in Lawsuit, Australian Federal Police Accepts List of Officials Involved in Persecuting Falun Gong (Photos)

Zhang Dejiang, member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Politburo and Secretary of the CCP Committee of Guangdong Province, was served with a summons from the Supreme Court of New South Wales for the crime of torture against a Sydney resident, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Xie Yan. He received the court summons as he led a delegation to attend the China Guangdong-Australia Business Conference 2005 at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney.

The Age: Washington names worst religious freedom violators

The United States has named eight countries as the world’s worst violators of religious liberty. China and its neighbours joined Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Eritrea as nations designated as “countries of particular concern”, the State Department said.

Manningham Leader (Australia): Widow talks of horror

And for that Jane Dai says her husband was kidnapped, brutally tortured and murdered. Mrs Dai fled China in 2001 fearing for her life with her nine-month-old daughter after her husband was arrested and sent to a detention centre for practising the traditional Chinese spiritual discipline, Falun Gong.