Seeing through the Lies, Righting Wrongs
Policeman: “Yes, I have been involved in the persecution of Falun Gong. What should I do?”
RTC Volunteer: “You should stop participating in the persecution, and start to help Falun Gong practitioners. Meanwhile, you should quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and contact the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG). Tell them what you know about the persecution. Only in this way can you pay back the wrongs you have committed, and have a bright future.”
Policeman: “I will! Thank you very much.”
This was a recent phone conversation between a policeman in Heilongjiang Province, China and a volunteer for the Global Rapid Truth Clarification (RTC) Platform.
Later, the volunteer learned from another channel that the policeman really did call the WOIPFG and reveal further evidence of the persecution.
Similar discourse is taking place over telephones lines throughout China, as callers on the RTC platform reach out to those who are directly involved with the persecution of Falun Gong. It is significant that once people understand the lies and deceit on which the persecution is based, they are eager to make amends and distance themselves from the Chinese Communist Party. Those whose conscience is awakened wish to do the right thing and do not want to be on the wrong side of history when the CCP faces retribution for its crimes.
The Global RTC Platform
The Global RTC Platform was founded 14 years ago, soon after the systematic and brutal persecution of Falun Gong began. The volunteers at the platform are Falun Gong practitioners who live outside of China. They make phone calls to China, explaining the facts about Falun Gong to those in charge of organizations involved in the persecution. The goal? To stop the persecution, rescue those who are illegally imprisoned, and to help people differentiate good from evil and make the right choice.
While some of the volunteers were born and grew up overseas, many of them were persecuted and tortured in China before they escaped to a free society. They are all concerned about the safety of their fellow Chinese practitioners and the wellbeing of all people in China.
“I Am Happy that She Learned the Truth”
Ms. Wu, who currently lives in Australia, started practicing Falun Gong in 1997. She was illegally arrested and jailed for 15 days in a detention center in 2005, for passing out Falun Gong informational materials in public.
In 2009, she was sentenced to the notorious Masanjia Forced Labor Camp in Liaoning Province for two years.
Ms. Wu recounted her experience: “I escaped to Australia after I was released. In a free society, I am able to read the reports of the persecution published on the Minghui website. My heart was bleeding, and I wanted to do something to help.
“So, I overcame my shyness, and started to speak to people about the facts of Falun Gong and the persecution by making phone calls to China. I hope that my efforts will help more people understand the truth, and help those who are being tortured in China.”
One day, another volunteer told Ms. Wu, “I called a policewoman at a labor camp. She is really polluted by the CCP's propaganda. She not only refused to listen to me, but also cursed me. Can you help by talking to her?”
Ms. Wu found that the policewoman had the same last name as hers, and their first names were similar as well. She called the policewoman with the opening line: “We are family. You work at a labor camp, and I also lived in a labor camp; except you work there, but I was jailed.”
Ms. Wu didn't sense any resistance from the policewoman this time. She talked for 20 minutes. At the end of the call the policewoman asked Ms. Wu for her contact information, and thanked Ms. Wu for telling her how to get computer software to break through the CCP's Internet blockade.
The policewoman later called Ms. Wu, asking her for further details about Falun Gong. “Now, she completely knows the truth. I am really happy for her,” said Ms. Wu.
Policeman Eager to Know More about Falun Gong
Ms. Dai and her co-workers from Norway recently made several phone calls to a policeman in China. Every time, the policeman yelled and cursed at them. But later, he gave Ms. Dai his cell phone number. Ms. Dai call him again, and she told the policeman the truth about Falun Gong.
“My work phone is being listened into all the time. So, I had to curse you guys when you called my work number. Actually I always carry a Falun Gong amulet with me. Some of my relatives also practice it. I know clearly that Falun Gong is good.”
He had already quit the CCP, but wanted to know more about Falun Gong. Ms. Dai and he talked on the phone for an hour.
Chinese Judge: “I Knew that Those Evil Men Would Not Have a Good End”
Xiaoyu from Australia made a phone call to a Chinese judge a few months ago. She told him the news about the arrest of Li Dongsheng and the investigation of Zhou Yongkang, two high ranking officials involved in the persecution of Falun Gong. The judge laughed, “Did you just learn about it? I knew a long time ago that those evil men would not have a good end.”
Xiaoyu told him about the teachings of Falun Gong, and how the practice has spread to more than 100 countries around the world. She also talked about the CCP's propaganda and the brutal persecution of Falun Gong practitioners, including torture and forced organ harvesting.
She said, “Think about how large this sin is. Heaven will not let the CCP go without paying for its crimes.” The judge replied, “You don't have to tell me any more. I know all about these crimes clearly. I have listened to your phone recordings, but have never talked to a practitioner in person. Today, I am lucky.”
The judge expressed a desire to quit the CCP, but still had some hesitation. Xiaoyu told him, “This is your life, and you should control it. Do not tie yourself to the CCP. Keeping a distance from the CCP is keeping a distance from disaster. If you are a member of it, you'll be in danger when the CCP is disintegrated one day. You will become its scapegoat.”
She offered, “Let me help you quit the CCP with a pseudonym. Quitting the CCP will not affect your daily life and work. All you need to remember is to treat Falun Gong practitioners well, and remember that Falun Dafa is good. You will be blessed.”
“That's great! Please help me quit the party,” the judge said, adding, “Let's keep in touch.”
(To be continued)