Every 4th of July Falun Gong practitioners throughout the U.S. participate in various local events. As they celebrate the nation's Independence Day, they take the opportunity to remind people of the preciousness of freedom, as millions in China are persecuted for their faith. This report covers two Independence Day parades held in Washington and Texas.
Accounts of Falun Gong practitioners in the fine arts who were imprisoned or died as a result of the persecution. Others have become handicapped as a result of torture they suffered in custody, and a few have been forced to leave their homeland and flee to other countries.
More than 600 students and faculty members learned the five Falun Dafa exercises from practitioners who had been invited to the school by the principal. Afterward, they felt that they had more energy and the students could focus better on their studies.
Part 2 of this series on artists persecuted for their faith in Falun Gong recounts cases of long-term imprisonment.
"Governments must hold the Chinese government to account,” wrote Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. Bulka.
The Tang Dynasty monk who traveled to India to obtain Buddhist scriptures displayed unshakeable faith and experienced miracles as a result.
~ Accounts of Persecution ~
~ Parades & Other Community Events ~
~ Opinion & Perspective ~
~ 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