Seoul, South Korea: New Practitioners Share Experiences after the First Nine-Day Falun Gong Seminar of 2019
The first nine-day Falun Gong seminar of the new year at the Tianti Bookstore in Seoul was held on January 31, 2019. In a discussion afterward, new practitioners shared their experiences with practicing Falun Gong, from enjoying renewed health to finding direction and purpose in life.
The persecution of Falun Gong continues in 2019. After nearly 9,000 Falun Gong Practitioners were arrested or harassed in 2018 for their faith, 246 more practitioners were targeted in January 2019. One of the practitioners, an 82-year-old woman, died hours after being arrested simply for distributing Falun Gong informational materials.
Audience members from the arts and business world expressed their appreciation for the beauty of Shen Yun's performances, and elected officials in California and Pennsylvania issued proclamations and welcome letters to congratulate the performers.
A former Chinese official asked practitioners to pass on her new year's greetings to the founder of Falun Gong, and many festivalgoers expressed interest in learning the meditative exercises.
"Go Falun Gong!" — Falun Gong practitioners' annual protest at the Chinese Consulate in Fukuoka met with a great deal of public support.
The torture and forcible administration of nerve-damaging drugs at this "legal education center" have resulted in the deaths of at least twenty practitioners and severe injuries to many more.
~ Overview of persecution ~
~ Improving Oneself ~
~ Beginning Cultivation ~
~ Clarifying the Truth ~
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