The practitioners formed a marching band, a waist drummer team, and a lotus flower float in the Salmon Festival parade in Richmond on July 1 and the Canada Day parade in downtown Vancouver on July 2. Their public appearance impressed many spectators, especially tourists from China. One of them remarked, “It is impossible to see in China. They have freedom here!”
The Tian Guo Marching Band led a procession marking the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. About 60,000 people attended the parade, which opposed the Chinese regime's suppression of Falun Gong in China. Practitioners were highly praised by tourists and Hong Kong residents for their courage in persevering with their righteous belief during the past 18 years.
The Falun Gong group and their Tian Guo Marching band were welcomed back to the Quebec National Day Parade on June 24. The cover of a local newspaper announcing the parade featured a photo the band, whose blue and white uniforms match Quebec's flag. One of the event organizers said, “Their performance was spectacular!”
These examples offer a small glimpse into the many torture methods Chinese authorities use against Falun Gong practitioners to force them to renounce their belief.
Officers from eight police stations in Liaoning Province were instructed to harass over 40 families of Falun Gong practitioners because of the forthcoming 19th National Congress. The officers stated, “We don't want to do this, but orders have been given by higher ups.”
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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
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