[Clearwisdom.net] On February 17, 2001, more than 1,500 Falun Dafa practitioners gathered in Los Angeles, California to attend the 2001 Western US Falun Dafa Conference and appeal for stopping the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China.

Morning Group Practice at El Pueblo Historical Monument

"Appeal for Peace & Human Rights" Press Conference

Professor Zhang Kunlun Making Statement at the Press Conference

Emmy Award Winner, Journalist Danny Schechter Making Speech at the Press Conference

"Walk for Peace & Human Rights" Parade in Los Angeles Chinatown

Practitioners after the Parade (The banner says "Greeting Master Li")

Candlelight Vigil in front of L.A. Chinese Consulate