More than 1,500 Falun Gong practitioners participated in a candlelight vigil at Taipei City Hall Square on the evening of July 16 to draw attention to the 18-year persecution of Falun Gong in mainland China. Several city councilors came to the event and added their voices to condemn the brutality and call for its end.
July 20, 2017 marks the 18th year that Falun Gong, a peaceful mind-body practice, has been persecuted by the Chinese Communist regime. Every year, Falun Gong practitioners around the word hold events to raise awareness of the ongoing atrocities in China and to commemorate those who have lost their lives in the persecution. Practitioners in the Bay Area held a major march on July 15 that met with great public support.
Almedalen Week is an important forum in Swedish politics held each year in Visby, a city located on Sweden’s island of Gotland. It is a place for public seminars, speeches, and other political activities. Two Members of Parliament came to a Falun Gong event to speak in support of efforts to end the persecution and organ harvesting atrocities in China. Thousands had the chance to learn more about Falun Gong.
The motion, proposed by MP Patrick Grady, has been co-signed by multiple parliament members.
Romanian practitioners protested the recent visit of Liu Yunshan, a high-ranking Chinese Communist Party official and former director of the CCP Propaganda Department, instrumental in orchestrating the violent suppression of Falun Gong.
Ms. Ji Delian has already seen her daughter-in-law pass away as a result of the persecution against Falun Gong, but now she is also being held in a detention center for her beliefs despite her advanced age.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Beginning Cultivation ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
Death Toll Reaches Genocidal Proportions
Estimates put the number who have perished as a result of persecution at over one million.
Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
A 2001 TV broadcast of people setting themselves on fire was actually a propaganda ploy.
April 25 Peaceful Appeal
The most peaceful protest in history is called a 'siege' by top party brass
Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
A primer on the web of lies upon which the persecution was built
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all