Nineteen years ago, a peaceful appeal took place in Beijing on April 25, when some 10,000 Falun Dafa practitioners gathered in the nation's capital and called for the release of practitioners illegally arrested in Tianjin. Several months later, former Communist leader Jiang Zemin launched a brutal nationwide suppression that continues today. Each year in April, Dafa practitioners around the world commemorate the historic appeal.
Audiences were enchanted by Shen Yun, as three Shen Yun touring companies presented over 40 shows in 11 cities across the United States.
Practitioners in Greece and Poland hold activities to commemorate the peaceful 1999 appeal in Beijing and draw attention to the ongoing persecution in China.
A rally and peaceful protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa raises awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China and spotlights the hardships faced by practitioners there.
~ April 25 Events ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
~ Torture of Women ~
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
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