“It’s you who are committing a crime and violating the law,” said one of the defense attorneys to the judges during a trial against three Falun Gong practitioners on April 3, 2014, at the Decheng District Court of Dezhou City, Shandong Province, China.
My sister asked me to read the book Zhuan Falun. I agreed. What is written in Zhuan Falun is completely different from what the TV propaganda claimed.
As Falun Gong practitioners all over the world continue raising awareness of the persecution, they have found more and more support. For many, their support no longer stops at giving their own signatures. This was the case last weekend in Scotland, Germany, and Australia.
The Falun Dafa Association (Australia) is concerned by the recent co-ordinated national attack by the Chinese Government on Falun Gong and its lawful activities in Australia. The Falun Dafa Association believes such interference violates the Chinese
Mission’s diplomatic rights in Australia.
Falun Gong practitioners’ “Chinese Pegasus” float was an instant hit at the Sydney Chinese New Year Twilight Parade on February 2, 2014. The float, designed and created by local practitioners, is quite fitting for the Year of the Horse. It displays the beauty of Truth-Compassion-Tolerance, along with traditional Chinese concepts of harmony between heaven and earth, says John Deller, the coordinator of the Falun Gong entry for this parade.
Chinese recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao has been drawing mass attention with his quixotic attempt to buy the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, or another major U.S. media entity.
Falun Dafa practitioners from Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, Adelaide, Canberra, and West Australia held a grand march in Sydney on September 28, 2013 to promote the teaching of Falun Dafa and to help tourists and residents know about the persecution of Falun Dafa in China. The massive procession drew attention from many passersby and was warmly received.
Falun Gong practitioners in Brisbane, Australia, held activities on Brisbane Square on July 20, 2013, to expose the brutal persecution of Falun Gong, launched by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) fourteen years ago.
On May 9, at a council debate, David Shoebridge, John Kay, and Jan Barham, three Greens members of the New South Wales Legislative Council, submitted a petition with more than 100,000 signatures to the council. The petition calls for action to be taken to stop the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from harvesting organs from Falun Gong practitioners, to make laws to forbid Australian citizens to have illegal organ transplants in other countries, and to stop training surgeons from other countries for illegal organ harvesting.
A petition with more than 70,000 signatures was presented to David Shoebridge and Jamie Parker, Members of the Parliament for the State of New South Wales (NSW) at at press conference in front of the state Parliament building on April 24, 2013. The petition seeks an end to the illicit harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners by asking the NSW Parliament to amend existing laws regarding organ trafficking.