One thousand practitioners gathered for group meditation and celebrated World Falun Dafa Day with performances by the Tian Guo Marching Band and waist drum team, which was followed by a three-mile-long parade.
On the occasion of the 20th Falun Dafa Day and the birthday of Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of the practice, practitioners around the world held celebratory events to let people know about this ancient spiritual practice and express their gratitude to Mr. Li. This report covers events held in Toronto Canada, Stockholm, Sweden, and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Over one thousand practitioners from northern Taiwan gathered at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall in Taipei to celebrate Master Li’s 68th birthday and the 27th anniversary of the practice being introduced to the public.
Belated News: Former College Professor Dies After Nine Years of Imprisonment and Financial Devastation for Not Renouncing Her Faith
A professor lost her teaching job and was twice imprisoned for refusing to renounce her faith. She lived in poverty and died less than three years after she was last released from prison.
Twenty-three Canadian officials sent letters commending Falun Gong and condemning the Communist Party's persecution of the practice in China.
Falun Gong practitioners held marches, rallies, performances and exercise demonstrations in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra in Australia, and Auckland in New Zealand to commemorate the event.
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~ Improving Oneself ~
~ 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