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.
May 13 is a very special day for Falun Dafa practitioners around the world: World Falun Dafa Day and the birthday of Falun Dafa’s founder Master Li Hongzhi. On the eve of World Falun Dafa Day, the Pennsylvania State Government and local governments in Pennsylvania recognized the Pennsylvania Falun Dafa Association and Master Li, and congratulated this upcoming celebration.
May 13, 2014 marks the 15th anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day and the 22nd anniversary of the introduction of Falun Dafa to the public by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa. On this special occasion, US Senator John Cornyn from Texas sent the following greeting letter to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day.
“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.
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.