Practitioners from the midwestern U.S. gathered in Chinatown, Chicago for a parade to showcase the benefits of Falun Gong, call for action to stop the persecution of the spiritual discipline in China, and encourage Chinese citizens to quit the Chinese Communist Party, which perpetrates the persecution. One spectator who watched the parade encouraged practitioners and said, “The entire world needs to know this.”
The Chinese Communist Party has persecuted Falun Gong for 18 long years. To mark this infamous anniversary, Falun Gong practitioners all over the world have been raising awareness with peaceful protest rallies, marches, and candlelight vigils. This article highlights an event in Munich, and the many courageous people who took action to help end the persecution as a result.
The largest parade in the northwestern U.S., the Seafair Torchlight Parade, has been a tradition in Seattle for almost 70 years. This year’s Falun Gong entry, with practitioners demonstrating the exercises on a float decorated with a large lotus flower, a symbol of purity in Chinese culture, was very popular with the spectators. Practitioners playing the traditional Chinese waist drums also delighted the crowds.
Communities in a remote Himalayan region are eager to learn about the Chinese meditation practice.
A policeman trying to round up practitioners for their faith encounters uncooperative villagers.
People in the southwestern German town of Worms recently had the opportunity to learn more about the peaceful spiritual practice of Falun Gong and the persecution it faces in China.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Falun Dafa's Divine Power ~
~ 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