Bulgaria & Japan: Raising Awareness About Falun Gong and the Persecution in China

Falun Gong is a peaceful practice that has great health benefits. Yet in China, where the practice was first introduced, the communist regime has persecuted Falun Gong for 18 years. The state even sanctions organ harvesting atrocities, where prisoners of conscience are killed for their organs. Falun Gong practitioners around the world routinely organize public events to introduce the benefits of the practice and to raise awareness about the persecution in China. This article highlights recent such events in Japan and Bulgaria.

San Francisco: Rally Calls for the Release of Retired Colonel Arrested for Practicing Falun Gong

The retired colonel's daughter, who now lives in the Bay Area, said at the rally, “Many innocent people, even though they don't practice Falun Gong, have been hurt by the persecution policy. I still remember that my mother's co-workers and her employer were also harassed. Her supervisors had to pay fines. Some law enforcement officers felt guilty. They didn't want to carry out the persecution policies either, but they had no choice.”

New York: Falun Dafa Photo Exhibit Deepens Awareness at Columbia University

Columbia University's Falun Dafa Club held a photo exhibition to raise awareness about the meditation to students and faculty. Several visitors brought up questions they had about the Chinese regime's slanderous claims against the practice, giving the club members a chance to explain the real story behind the persecution in China.

Thirteen Falun Gong Practitioners Detained in Lishui District, Nanjing City

The thirteen have been arrested and detained since mid-2016 for refusing to renounce Falun Gong. Some have been tried in court.

Falun Gong Practitioner Arrested Numerous Times and Tortured in Police Custody

Mr. Zhou Guibin, in his seventies, was formerly the director of the Yi County Bureau of Industry in Hebei Province. He has been arrested numerous times for his faith, and twice been sentenced to three years in a forced labor camp.

“Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Is What I’ve Been Looking For”

Practitioners in the Boston area set up booths at two recent community events to raise awareness about Falun Gong and the persecution it faces in China. 

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