Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) intensified the persecution of Falun Gong in the first half of 2020, which recorded 2,654 practitioners being arrested and 2,659 harassed for their faith. Among these practitioners, 1,687 had their homes ransacked. At the time of writing, 1,246 (47%) of the arrested practitioners remain in custody.
Los Angeles: 21 Years of Peacefully Standing Up to the Chinese Regime and Protesting Against Persecution of Faith
On Sunday, July 12, 2020, practitioners in Los Angeles held an information event at Santa Monica Pier to tell people about the benefits of practicing Falun Gong and how it's persecuted in China. They hope to put an end to the persecution by raising awareness of the atrocities carried out against the spiritual practice.
Over 200 practitioners gathered in Chiayi City to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Dafa in China. They held group exercises, distributed informational materials, and held a candlelight vigil to commemorate the thousands who have died in the persecution. Many shared their positive experiences of practicing Falun Dafa, from health improvement to mental and spiritual wellbeing.
Canada: Falun Dafa Practitioners in Vancouver Gather Outside Chinese Consulate to Mark 21 Years of Persecution
Practitioners held a peaceful protest and candlelight vigil to commemorate those who were tortured to death in the persecution of Falun Dafa in China.
An illness that had stumped both Chinese and Western medicine for 14 years was cured within six months by Falun Gong.
An ill, bitter woman changes her life and those of her family after she discovers Falun Dafa and recognizes her attachments to competitiveness, jealousy, arrogance, selfishness, and saving face.