Several of the speakers reminded everyone how important it is to study the teachings with care and attention, to look inward, to remain diligent, and to communicate with other practitioners. Many who attended the conference said they learned a great deal. One in particular said he better understood the importance of righteous belief, what great things practitioners have done, and just how precious the group environment is.
Fearing Falun Gong’s widespread popularity, Jiang Zemin, former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), initiated the persecution of Falun Gong in 1999, leading to the imprisonment and deaths of countless practitioners over the past 18 years. To inform the public of the benefits of Falun Gong and its persecution by the CCP, practitioners in China have had to be creative, including hanging informative banners and posters in public places.
Before the California State Senate was to vote on a resolution condemning the Chinese regime's persecution of Falun Gong, the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco threatened legislators that the resolution would damage relationships between California and China. State Senator Joel Anderson, who introduced the bill, said, “I will not yield until ... the people of California see that we stand and are united against the genocide in China.”
Mr. Huang Futang was hospitalized several times while he was in detention prior to his trial as a result of a retaliatory beating.
A middle aged woman in China overcomes overwhelming pressure from her family and workplace to persist in her cultivation and clarifying the truth.
A new practitioner relates her experiences in encountering Dafa and using her righteous thoughts to overcome difficulties.
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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