(Minghui.org) The gendarmerie of Mexico’s federal police force held an event in Cuernavaca, Mexico in support of various minority groups in the community. The hosting organization invited the local Falun Gong group to participate.

The event was held in Alameda Park. More than 1000 people participated in 2K and 5K races, and there were a number of associated sports and cultural activities. The event was held to promote and health and fitness in the community.

Introducing Falun Gong

The Falun Gong group plays the waist drums.

Visitors sign a petition to condemn the persecution of Falun Gong in China.

Juan Carlos Reyes, event organizer and commander of the gendarmerie with Falun Gong practitioners.Commander Reyes of the gendarmerie learns Falun GongMembers of the gendarmerie learn Falun Gong

Practitioners from Mexico City, Morelos, and Puebla participated in the event.

Many people signed the petition urging the Chinese Communist Party to stop the persecution of Falun Gong. One man said after signing the petition, “Others teach people to do self-defense. But you are not. Falun Gong teaches people to be kind.”