Summary of Other Articles and News - 04/22/2002
Latest News From China
Today, 65 people published solemn announcements declaring that all that they have written, said and done under the evil's forced brainwashing and high-pressure persecution that didn't conform to Dafa is completely void. From now on, they will dedicate their lives to making up for the losses they caused to Dafa, clarifying the truth to people and catching up with Teacher's Fa-rectification process. á
Starting from April 9, the Jiamusi city government in Heilongjiang Province conducted a large-scale arrest of Falun Gong practitioners. Up until now, more than 100 practitioners have been forcibly taken away from their homes.
Beijing Evening News April 20 report: Because of several years of continuous drought, Baiyangdian [a large lake] in Hebei Province is facing a complete dry-up. For the past five years, Baiyangdian was replenished with 200 million tons of water. Hundreds of thousands of people are waiting for a northward rerouting of a river so that Baiyangdian's condition can be improved.
Purging the Evil with Righteous Thoughts
Understanding the Fa based on the Fa, merging ourselves into the Fa-rectification process. Lately I find myself very sleepy when I send forth righteous thoughts, and my legs feel very painful after sitting in the full lotus position for only 10 minutes. This is interference caused by the old evil forces. It also indicates that the evils are extremely terrified, because we have struck a vital blow against them. Dafa disciples will steadfastly and continuously send forth righteous thoughts, thoroughly clearing away the evil. This is the requirement for us at this critical moment in Fa-rectification.
News and Activities Around the World
Starting on the afternoon of April 19, Falun Gong practitioners from Ottawa and Montreal continuously sent forth righteous thoughts in front of the Chinese Embassy in Canada.
On April 20, practitioners from Munich, Germany conducted 24 hours of continuously sending forth righteous thoughts every hour. At night, during the intermission of sending forth righteous thoughts in front of the Chinese Consulate, policemen came to get information about Falun Gong and also learned the excises. A resident from the neighborhood sent hot tea to practitioners. Many vehicles stopped, and the drivers asked for the truth-clarification newsletters.
Saxon News, Germany, April 12- Jiang's visit to Meissen China Manufacturers led police to argue with the protesters, schools to be dismissed ahead of schedule and a major traffic jam to occur. Every Falun Gong practitioner was accompanied by a policeman. The police also took away their yellow and red Falun Gong scarves and banners.