In the busy tourist season, Falun Gong practitioners held events to introduce the Chinese self-improvement practice in Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Turkey. Many residents and tourists stopped by the practitioners’ booths to learn more about Falun Gong and how it is persecuted in China. Some expressed interest in learning the exercises and invited practitioners to start a group exercise site in their city.
Falun Dafa practitioners took home the grand prize for their entry in this year's Magnolia Summerfest Seafair Parade. Over the course of the weekend, many people learned about Falun Dafa and the persecution in China. A Magnolia resident commented, “It's too bad that so many innocent people are suffering so much for their belief. I think the world needs to know this.”
"My family and I have contacted different government agencies regarding the death of my father, but have not received any response. Police threatened us not to hire lawyers and not to be interviewed by the news media. But, based on what we have seen concerning my father and previously documented cases from the detention center, I think my father was a victim of extralegal violence." (Warning: some graphic photos)
Practitioners gathered in Taichung to share their experiences and understandings related to informing people in China about the goodness of Falun Dafa, and raising awareness about the persecution.
It is common practice for Chinese prison officials to encourage and incentivize inmates to abuse Falun Gong practitioners and force them to renounce their faith.
A practitioner successfully informs potential persecutors about the benefits of Falun Gong by maintaining a righteous and persistent approach. Her family is no longer harassed by the local government.
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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
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all