Month: February 2006

University of Sydney Passes Resolution Supporting Falun Gong’s Anti-Persecution Efforts

On February 15, 2006, the 78th Student Union at the University of Sydney held the first annual student union conference. A student representative who is also a Falun Gong practitioner proposed a resolution supporting Falun Gong practitioners’ freedom and condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong, and the resolution was passed.

Falun Gong Takes Part in Canberra’s Harmony Parade (Photos)

The Falun Dafa contingent presented a spectacular entry of more than 150 people with waist drums, fan dancing, a float with exercise demonstrations, and ladies in beautiful traditional Tang Dynasty costumes. Afterwards, the parade judges announced that the practitioners’ contingent won the award for the “Best Themed Entry.”

Congressional Hearing to Promote Free Internet (Photos)

On February 15, two House committees jointly held a hearing entitled, “The Internet in China: A Tool for Freedom or Suppression?” Four major U.S. technology companies, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Cisco received harsh questioning for yielding to pressure from the Chinese Communist regime. Atlanta practitioner Dr. Yuan Li, who was recently assaulted by the regime’s secret agents, also attended the hearing.

Falun Gong Techie Beaten and Bound in Atlanta Home; Computers Stolen

The Falun Dafa Information Center has learned that Falun Gong practitioner Peter Yuan Li was assaulted and robbed by armed Asian men yesterday in his Atlanta home. Li is an information technology specialist who has been active in Falun Gong human rights advocacy over the past six years.

Six Lunar New Year’s Eves without My Father

The year 2005 has passed and the 2006 Chinese New Year is just around the corner. With the coming of each new year, I eagerly think of my father, who has been illegally imprisoned for practicing Falun Gong. I always hope he will be reunited with his family and celebrate Chinese New Year with us.

Noosa News: Letter to Editor: RIGHTS OF FREEDOM?

How long can our leaders condone the abhorrent actions of China’s Communist dictatorship while curtailing the fundamental rights of fellow Australians who seek only to bring to an end China’s countless crimes against humanity?