The Falun Dafa entry featured the Tian Guo Marching Band in traditional costumes, colorful flags, lion dancers from nine different countries, and banners displaying Falun Dafa's principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. “They represent true Chinese culture," one spectator said. The sentiment was echoed by local business leaders and elected officials.
Over the weekend, the Falun Gong group held a parade in San Francisco showcasing traditional Chinese culture and celebrating Chinese New Year. “Falun Gong practitioners are promoting the universal values of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance,” said a spectator. “I see in them a genuine happiness from the bottom of their hearts. It makes me happy, too!”
Practitioners from Hong Kong, mainland China, and other regions gathered at Central Edinburgh Place for a series of performances to wish Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Gong, a happy new year. Waist drummers dressed in green and yellow led the performance, followed by a chorus and celebratory flags with the Chinese character for "blessings."
Mr. Huang Huixian leaves behind his wife and 10-year-old son.
Mr. Cai, who has now been detained illegally for over 40 days, went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution and is now in critical condition.
A woman in rural China shares how she recovered from her heart disease and improved her well-being by following the principles of Falun Dafa.
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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