We have been approached by Ms Zheng Zeng appealing for support for her husband Cao Jianwei who was taken into custody by the Chinese authorities on 25 October 2002.
‘Falun Dafa Day’ was warmly welcomed by the community of Caloundra Shire, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, on Friday, 1st November 2002.
Falun Dafa practitioner, Li Ying, 33 years old, lives in Shanghai. She is the fiancee of Dafa practitioner Lee Cheezong an Australian citizen. In January 2001, Li Ying was arrested and sent to a brainwashing center because she practices Falun Gong.
Violation of all 33 UN Human Rights Declarations Cited
Citizens and residents from Australia, Canada, USA, France, Ireland, Hong Kong and China have jointly submitted a legal case against Communist Party Head Jiang Zemin, and two other top Chinese officials, to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the International Criminal Court, for crimes committed in instigating and carrying out the brutal persecution of Falun Gong.
The new Falun Dafa practice site opened in Anzac Park, Townsville is met with the support of the Townsville City Mayor, Vice-Mayor and locals.
On June 18 2002, the local newspaper of Brimbank city published an article entitled “Brimbank Supports Falun Gong’s Endeavors.” The reporter (not a practitioner) introduced the principles of Falun Dafa, the persecution in China and how Jiang’s regime has extended the persecution to Australia.
October 6, 2002 was early spring in Melbourne, Australia. Though the chilly wind of winter didn’t’ want to give up, the morning sunshine was already warm and pleasant.
“The Falun Gong practitioners in my factory are honest, hardworking, good people. But the police want to arrest them. Jiang’s regime has gone too far in abusing Falun Gong practitioners, I cannot bear it. So I asked them, ‘Falun Gong practitioners are good people, why do you only arrest those good people?’ Just for those comments, they detained me for two days and interrogated me three times.”
The River Walk Stage, Sunshine Plaza, was brimming with balloons and colourful handmade lotus flowers last Friday, as local Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) practitioners supported the ‘International Day of Peace’.
With spring here, why not try the ancient and powerful meditation-exercise system of Falun Dafa to revitalise body, mind and spirit.