At the recent experience-sharing conference in Ottawa, eight practitioners presented speeches on their progress in cultivating and breaking through many of their old notions and attachments. “Digging out hidden attachments is key to genuinely cultivating," said one presenter.
April 25 marks the 19th anniversary since Falun Gong practitioners peacefully appealed in Beijing in 1999. To commemorate this historic event and oppose the 19-year-long persecution, practitioners in Hong Kong held a rally and march. Many speakers, including Hong Kong elected officials, spoke in support of practitioners' efforts to uphold human rights and end the persecution.
Practitioners introduced Falun Dafa at the Scottish Government on Royal Mile and at St. James Square. Many members of the public signed petitions to call for an end to the persecution of Falun Dafa in China. A Scottish resident praised practitioners for their perseverance and said, “Someone has to stand up and uphold justice. I think you are among them. You have my best wishes.”
David Matas, leading researcher on China's forced organ harvesting atrocities, gives talks at Harvard Medical School’s Bioethics Conference and at Wellesley College.
As spring advances, more people are attending cultural and health-related events to explore new areas of self-improvement. Practitioners take the opportunity to raise awareness about the practice and the persecution.
Falun Gong practitioners in Peru demonstrate the exercises at a community health expo for the middle-aged and elderly.
~ Rallies & Protests ~
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Opinion & Perspective ~
~ Journeys of Cultivation ~
Death Toll Reaches Genocidal Proportions
Estimates put the number who have perished as a result of persecution at over one million.
Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
A 2001 TV broadcast of people setting themselves on fire was actually a propaganda ploy.
April 25 Peaceful Appeal
The most peaceful protest in history is called a 'siege' by top party brass
Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
A primer on the web of lies upon which the persecution was built
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all