The Art of Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truth, Compassion, Tolerance) International Exhibition is an extraordinarily moving, intimate and inspiring exhibition detailing both an inner spiritual life and an outer human rights tragedy. Realistic oil paintings and Chinese watercolours from mostly Chinese artists give a unique insight into the spiritual discipline Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa.
A 64-year-old woman was severely tortured, according to her recent harrowing account, and was brought “to the verge of death” multiple times for practicing a form of meditation that is persecuted in China
Practitioners of Falun Gong (also known as Falun Dafa) across the world celebrate the anniversary by holding various events, including parades, rallies, group exercise demonstrations, and art performances.
Many people have shared their support the practitioners' effort against the persecution of Falun Gong in China.
Mother of 2-Year-Old Sentenced to Prison for Her Faith, Family Calls for Unconditional Release
A toddler’s happy visit to his mother’s hometown soon turned into a nightmare. Police targeted the youngster’s mother and grandmother because both women refuse to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime.
'For years researchers have presented evidence that the Chinese Communist Party has been using, primarily, imprisoned practitioners of the Falun Gong spiritual discipline as a ready source of transplant organs.'
According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 1,130 Falun Gong practitioners were either arrested or harassed during March 2017 as part of the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of the spiritual discipline.
At Spring Fest 2017 on the campus of Purdue University on April 8 and 9, Falun Gong practitioners held a free exercise workshop. Interested students, faculty, and campus visitors learned the gentle movements and the teachings of this cultivation practice.
On April 4 and 5, members of the Falun Gong Club at Columbia University handed out flyers and informed students about the state-sanctioned forced-organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience in China. Many people on campus were already aware of the persecution and showed their support, including a number of Chinese people.
April 25th is a special day for Falun Gong practitioners. Eighteen years ago, about 10,000 practitioners voluntarily gathered in China and appealed for the release of dozens of practitioners who had been illegally arrested for their belief in Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance.
2017 Freedom House Report “The Battle For China’s Spirit”
"There are indubitably serious problems surrounding the sources of organs for transplants in China. A thorough investigation into these sources is beyond the scope of this study. Nevertheless, Freedom House reviewed available evidence compiled by other... View details ⇨
Falun Gong practitioners around the world continue to raise awareness of the persecution of the practice in China even during the most important Chinese holiday. Here are a couple of examples held a continent apart in New York and Helsinki.
Nearly twenty Falun Gong practitioners in Slovakia welcomed the coming of the New Year in front of the Chinese embassy in Bratislava, where they meditated and did the Falun Gong exercises as part of an annual event to raise awareness of the persecution of the spiritual discipline in China.