Summary of Other Articles and News - 04/22/2003
The Truth and People's Hearts
On a summer day in 2001, my husband came back home from Weihai City, Shandong Province, and he told me something. Police put the Falun Gong founder's photo on the ground of Weihai Harbor, and forced everyone boarding the boat to step on it, spit on it, and curse at it. Only then could they board the boat; otherwise they would be arrested. My husband saw what was going on and became very angry. Those police were madmen! He stared at the police, and walked around the photos and the police. The police saw his eyes, quickly lowered their heads, said nothing, and let him board the boat.
During the cold winter in Northeast China, a small tractor carried more than ten people. The tractor fell down into a three to four meter deep ditch. No one was hurt, the child someone was holding was fine, even a bucket of eggs was totally fine. The driver told the only Falun Dafa practitioner, "Aunty, lucky you were on board today, otherwise it would have been a disaster." The father of the driver said, "We are blessed by Dafa. I know 'Falun Dafa is good.' I always read the Dafa materials posted on our door, and pass them on to people who have not seen them. If I hadn't believed in Dafa, or felt hostile towards Dafa, we would not have been so lucky today."
I went to Beijing to help in the Fa-rectification, and was detained in a county detention center. I found the police there were different from the police in other places. They were so nice. The reason was that most of these police practice Falun Dafa, the director and deputy director both practice Falun Dafa. Many prisoners and police officers do the exercises everyday. There were no Falun Dafa practitioners being tortured there, there was almost no beating or cursing inside the detention center, and the living conditions and food were much better than those in other places.
Facts of the Persecution
On April 8, 2003, the "610 Office" in Hebei Province passed down a secret order to lower level "610 Offices" within the Province:
1. Report those who are able to "transform" practitioners to the Province so that they can be rewarded
2. Report those who are active in arresting Falun Dafa practitioners or in destroying Dafa material centers to the Province so that they can be rewarded.
These are the new incentives of Jiang's persecution of Falun Dafa practitioners. Each "610 Office" in Tangshan City has escalated the persecution toward Falun Dafa after receiving this secret order.
Practitioners Exchange Insights
The following is an excerpt from the article "Experience from Clarifying the Truth Face to Face."
I always calm down, and then study the Fa before going out to clarify the truth. I correct my mind and send forth righteous thoughts, in order to eliminate all the evil in other dimensions that tries to interfere with or damage my clarifying the truth. When I clarify the truth, I always study my audience's mindset and degree of tolerance. I also practice how to better tell fellow practitioners' cultivation stories. As my experience accumulates, gradually I know how exactly to clarify the truth. Most people can understand the truth upon hearing what I say. If someone still does not believe me, we can still part ways on good terms. I often reflect on my process of clarifying the truth, summarizing my experiences to improve for the next time.
Righteous Thoughts and Righteous Actions
The following is an excerpt from the article "Appealing in Beijing, Enduring Cruel Torture, Walking Out of the Evil Den with Steadfast Faith and Righteous Thoughts."
On December 29, 2003, I went to Beijing to appeal and clarify the truth. I was arrested by police, and locked in the Chaoyang District No.1 Detention Center. During my detention, I endured countless instances of inhuman torture. But I absolutely refused to cooperate with the evil. I refused to tell them my name or address. The torture made me pass out time after time. My physical ability to endure reached its limits. I thought in my heart, "Master, I want to go home, please help me." I felt the pain lessen, and I could breathe easily. Several days later, on March 23, 2003, two police officers carried me and threw me on the street. I went back home, and rejoined the current of Fa-rectification.
Category: Accounts of Persecution