May 18, 2016 | The mayors of Ottawa have issued proclamations designating May 13 as Falun Dafa Day in Ottawa since 2001. Mayor Jim Watson has proclaimed for the 6th year May 13 as Falun Dafa Day in Ottawa on behalf of the city council. The proclamation stated, “Falun Dafa follows the principles of truthfulness, …
NEWS UPDATE ON FALUN GONG IN AUSTRALIA. Insight into human rights abuse in China and Australian developments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Senate unanimously passed a motion on March 21 urging the government to oppose the practice of organ harvesting in China. The motion was introduced before the 76-member Upper House of the Australian Parliament by Senator John Madigan from the Democratic Labor Party.