— Addressing questions and false accusations raised by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute report A recently published report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute about Falun Gong “affiliated” social media pages mischaracterizes these initiatives and their content, as representing Falun Gong. They also accuse these initiatives of spreading “disinformation” and “twisting the truth.” These accusations …
July 20 marks 21 years since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched the horrendous persecution of Falun Gong, a spiritual practice based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance. It has resulted in arbitrary arrests, torture, killing, and even forced organ harvesting on a large scale across China, destroying the lives of tens of millions of practitioners and their families.
Several Australian Members of Parliament (MP) joined a rally outside Parliament House in Canberra, where the China-Australia free trade talks were held a day after the G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded. The rally called for an immediate end to the persecution, especially state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.
Impressed with Falun Dafa’s peaceful protest, police officers gave their support and protection during the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Brisbane, Australia. The officers came to understand the kindhearted nature of practitioners through talking with them and reading their pamphlets. The officers said that they were impressed by practitioners’ calm and peaceful behavior given the severe persecution in China, and asked for a Falun Dafa banner to put up in their office after the activities concluded.
Sydney, 19 November, 2014: Falun Dafa practitioners from around Australia will stage multiple peaceful protests in Sydney, calling on the NSW parliamentarians to address human rights abuses with the Chinese delegation visiting Sydney between 18‐20 November.
Eight governors and mayors will attend the inaugural “China and Australia Governors Forum” held on November 19, hosted by the Premier Mike Baird.
Attending the events is Guangdong Governor Zhu Xiaodan, who has been singled out in his involvement with persecuting Falun Gong practitioners in China. Guangdong Province has been one of the places where persecution is the most severe and where live organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners has been taking place.
Canberra, 15 November, 2014: Falun Dafa practitioners from around Australia will stage
multiple peaceful protests in Canberra during Xi Jinping’s visit (17-18 November), calling on the
Chinese president to end the 15-year persecution of the spiritual practice in China. The protests
will focus particularly on the state-sanctioned practice of organ harvesting from living Falun Dafa
Falun Gong practitioners from around Australia will stage multiple peaceful protests in Brisbane CBD during Xi Jinping’s G20 visit (15-16 November), calling on the Chinese president to end the 15-year persecution of the spiritual practice in China.
NEWS UPDATE ON FALUN GONG IN AUSTRALIA. Insight into human rights abuse in China and Australian developments.
Chinese visitors to the Sydney Opera House are often surprised to see a tall Australian man holding a display board, bearing a message in Chinese: “Welcome to Sydney, Precious Chinese People!”
It has come to our attention that there are a number of emails
circulating to Members of Parliament and local councilors that purport to be
from Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) practitioners. These emails express extreme views which are not in accord with Falun Dafa’s principles of truthfulness, compassion, tolerance, and its
teachings to look within and consider others before oneself. We are seeking your cooperation in identifying the source of such emails.