(Minghui.org) To commemorate International Human Rights Day, Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) practitioners held activities in Brisbane City center’s King George Square on December 10, 2021. In order to tell people about the ongoing persecution in China, they collected signatures on a petition to call for an end to the atrocities and commemorated those who died in China as a result of the suppression. One passerby said, “Freedom of belief is a God-given right. Everyone should have this right. We should work together to resist the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) brutal acts and end the regime’s persecution of Falun Dafa!”

To mark International Human Rights Day, practitioners held activities to raise awareness of the ongoing persecution in China at King George Square in central Brisbane on December 10, 2021.

Countries Around the World Must Keep Exerting Pressure on the CCP

Don, who works in a government department, said, “Countries around the world must keep exerting pressure on the CCP, and support and help Falun Dafa practitioners.”

The public has become increasingly aware of the CCP’s true nature. Don, who works in a government department, stopped to watch the practitioners’ activities. He said, “Many religious groups, including Falun Dafa, have been suppressed by the evil CCP. Because the principles taught by Falun Dafa – Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance, are opposite to the CCP’s ideology, Falun Dafa practitioners are being incarcerated. Their rights are brutally trampled on by the regime. When I see photos of practitioners who died as a result of the suppression, I feel very sad. The CCP is too cruel. It is an evil organization.”

He emphasized, “Countries around the world must keep exerting pressure on the CCP, and support and help Falun Dafa practitioners.”

We Should Work Hand in Hand in Resisting the CCP’s Brutal Acts

Chris said, “Freedom of belief is a God-given right. Everyone should have this right.”

Chris is the owner of a private company. When he learned about the persecution in China, he said, “Freedom of belief is a God-given right and everyone should have this right. No one should be controlled by the government or this evil Party. We should work hand in hand to oppose the CCP’s brutalities!”

He added, “I understand that the CCP uses money to bribe politicians in various countries... it will first give them some benefits—but there is a big trap waiting for them afterwards. The CCP is very evil.

“This COVID-19 virus started in Wuhan. Now the media no longer reports the truth. Any reports telling the truth are censored by the Internet. We cannot see the truth now including on social media.”

I Will Keep Supporting You

Charlie (left) said, “I will keep supporting you.”

Charlie, who works in IT, noticed practitioners’ activities. He spoke to a practitioner and signed the petition to call for an end to the persecution in China. Charlie said, “I know very well the persecution suffered by Falun Dafa. I will keep supporting you.”

He continued, “I am aware that the CCP is an evil organization. The regime suppresses Falun Dafa, Hong Kong nationals, Tibetans, Ugyhurs and others.”

Charlie told a practitioner, “I am moved by your unwavering spirit in telling people what is happening in China. Please take care and I will keep supporting you.”

Background: What Is Falun Dafa and Why Does the CCP Persecute Dafa?

Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) was first introduced to the public by Mr. Li Hongzhi in Changchun, China in 1992. The spiritual discipline is now practiced in over 100 countries and regions worldwide. Millions of people who have embraced the teachings, which are based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance, and learned the five gentle exercises, have experienced uplifted health and well-being.

Jiang Zemin, former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), perceived the spiritual discipline's growing popularity as a threat to the CCP's atheistic ideology and on July 20, 1999, issued an order to ban the practice.

Under Jiang's personal direction, the CCP established the 610 Office, an extralegal security organization with the power to override the police and judicial systems and whose sole function is to carry out the persecution of Falun Dafa.

Minghui.org has confirmed the deaths of thousands of practitioners as a result of the persecution over the past 22 years, though due to the difficulty in getting information out of China, the actual number is believed to be much higher. Many more have been imprisoned and tortured for their faith.

There is concrete evidence that the CCP sanctions the harvesting of organs from detained practitioners, who are murdered to supply the organ transplant industry.