(Clearwisdom.net) Between 7:30 pm. and 9:30 pm. on April 25, 2008, Falun Gong practitioners, along with families, friends and supporters, held a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles to commemorate the April 25 Appeal in 1999, to protest the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong and to memorialize Falun Gong practitioners that have passed away as a result of the persecution in the past nine years.
(Clearwisdom.net) Nine years ago in China, facing unfair treatment, tens of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners arrived at the central government compound in Beijing to hold a peaceful appeal and ask the related government departments for fair treatment. Afterwards, the CCP launched a full-scale persecution of Falun Gong, which has now lasted for nine years.
New Zealand: Wellington Practitioners Hold Candlelight Vigil Commemorating the April 25 Appeal (Photo)
(Clearwisdom.net) On the evening of April 25, Wellington practitioners gathered outside the Chinese Embassy to hold a candlelight vigil commemorating the ninth anniversary of the historic April 25th appeal, and to protest the nine-year persecution of Falun Gong. The practitioners displayed banners which read, "Stop the Persecution of Falun Gong" and "Commemorating the Ninth Anniversary of April 25th Peaceful Appeal." Many drivers honked their horns to show their respect to the practitioners.
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