Gao Zhisheng has stated that he has been threatened and harassed by the authorities since October 2005, when he sent an open letter to the Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, urging them to respect religious freedom and end the “barbaric” crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement in China.
Month: January 2006
American citizen and Falun Gong practitioner Dr. Charles Lee suffered three years of both mental and physical abuse in a Chinese prison for going back to China to spread the truth about Falun Gong. On the morning of January 21 2006, Dr. Lee finally returned and reunited with his fellow practitioners and friends at the San Francisco airport.
“As Prime Minister, I can sacrifice my life for the Emperor. Whether I should succeed or fail, it is for the heaven to decide. How could we not do what we should, and worry about failing?”
The U.S. Consulate in Shanghai has notified individuals close to U.S. citizen Dr. Charles Lee that he is to be released and deported back to the United States on January 21, following a three-year unlawful imprisonment in a Chinese prison.
Survivors of torture and captivity in Chinas notorious gulag system have told the Falun Dafa Information Center of darker agenda behind CCTVs Same Song Chinese New Year event to take place in North America.
A number of Falun Gong practitioners around Australia have been harassed during the Christmas and New Year celebrations by a series of disturbing phone calls believed to stem from the Chinese Communist Regime.
Lin Fusheng recalled, “It was very hot on the day Master lectured. Many practitioners did not bring any water with them. We were very thirsty. After the five hour plus lecture, everyone hurried to find water during the break.”
It is hard for the people to know clearly what’s happening in the society right now. Having experienced so many political movements, especially the Cultural Revolution, old people like me will not criticise, nor will we want to follow others. Who is right and who is wrong? We will wait and see.
In 1996, Master Li came to Sydney to introduce Dafa to people in Australia, and designated the exercise site in Darling Harbour. Since then, local practitioners have steadily come to the site to do the exercises over the past nine years, no matter what the weather conditions.
On December 25, 2005, more than four thousand Falun Gong practitioners from across Taiwan gathered in front of Chungcheng Memorial Hall square to form a Falun–the emblem of Falun Gong. This is the first time Falun Gong practitioners formed the grand and magnificent “Falun Emblem” over the past six years since the Chinese Communist regime initiated its persecution campaign against Falun Gong on July 20, 1999.