|In 1998 Falun Gong followers numbered some 70 million persons in China. They even had a TV program aired on China's own state-run network watched by over 100 million viewers. Falun Gong was attracting people from all walks of life, from farmers to university professors, from cultural elites to ranking military and police officers. Even family members of the CCP’s central politburo. Facing its growing influence, former CCP leader Jiang Zemin personally planned, launched, and executed control over the campaign to eliminate Falun Gong. Twenty years later the persecution is still ongoing with increasing severity.|
HORRIFIC PERSECUTION OF FALUN DAFA PRACTITIONERS IN CHINA
Falun Dafa (or Great Law) –also known as Falun Gong– is an ancient Buddhist meditation system made public by Master Li Hongzhi. It is based on the characteristics of the universe - truthfulness, compassion and forbearance. It cultivates both mind and body. The main focus of cultivation is on developing virtue by perfecting the quality of one's character, thus lifting the constraints to reaching tranquility and accelerating spiritual progress.
Falun Dafa practitioners do not strike back when hit, nor do they talk back when insulted. But we must speak out to raise awareness about the current persecution that Falun Dafa is subject to in its country of origin - China.Read more ...