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Malaysia: Candlelight Vigil Held to Commemorate Fellow Practitioners Tortured to Death to Mark the Occasion of July 20 (Photos)

July 24, 2011 |   By a practitioner in Malaysia

(Clearwisdom.net) On the evening of July 17, 2011, Falun Gong practitioners in Johor Bahru, Malaysia held an event in Setia Indah park to commemorate fellow practitioners who were tortured to death in China by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). They also called for stopping the persecution. Many passers-by were touched by the scene. They read Falun Gong information boards and asked about the practice and the persecution.

Doing the Falun Gong exercises

Passers-by talk to the practitioners about Falun Gong


Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a traditional Chinese spiritual discipline for mind and body. The practice involves slow, gentle movements and meditation. It is easy to learn, enjoyable to practice, and free of charge. Its principles are based on Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. The practice began in China in 1992 and quickly spread by word of mouth throughout China and then beyond. Its beneficial effects in uplifting an individual’s physical health, spiritual well-being and moral character, not to mention its positive influence in the community and society as a whole, have been undeniable. In fact, Falun Gong is practiced by over 100 million people in more than 100 countries. The main works of Falun Gong are available in over 30 languages.

On July 20, 1999, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched a brutal persecution of Falun Gong. Since the start of the persecution, Falun Gong practitioners throughout the world have been constantly speaking out about the truth of Falun Gong and exposing the CCP's crimes in a tireless effort to end the persecution.