British peers praise Falun Gong’s “eternal values”


Sir Philip Hunt of King’s Heath of the United Kingdom said that honesty, compassion and forgiveness “we should cherish, preach and strive to respond” prior to Friday’s 30th World Falundha Day. It’s like “eternal values”. ..

Falun Gong, also known as Falun Gong, is a practice of meditation with an emphasis on moral character and was first introduced to the public in China on May 13, 1992. A celebration will be held on or near that day.

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Falun Gong (or Falun Dafa) is based on the universal values ​​of honesty, compassion and tolerance. In Chinese, Jen Shin Shan is a good man Shinobu. (The Epoch Times)

Hunt spoke to NTD on Wednesday about the next anniversary of the open house in the field, thanking the doctrine of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance of this practice.

“Looking at all the challenges facing the world today, they are eternal values, and we should cherish them, preach, and strive to meet them,” he said. .. “That’s why I strongly support Falun Gong. [practitioners] In their desire to exercise those beliefs, have freedom of expression, and be protected from the terrible things that are happening to them in China.

Hunt mentioned the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong in China, which lasted almost 23 years.

After being introduced to the public, Falun Dafa has gained an estimated 70 to 100 million followers in just a few years.

Believing that Falun Gong is a paranoid about the number of supporters and a threat to the ideology of atheists, in July 1999, under the guidance of Jiang Zemin, the Chinese Communist Party smashed Falun Gong on a large scale. Started.

In China, tens of thousands have begun to be sent to detention centers and labor camps, making 100 million national enemies overnight.

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Falun Gong practitioners will participate in a peaceful 23rd anniversary parade of Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing on April 23, 2022 in Flushing, New York. (LarryDye / The Epoch Times)

In 2019, an independent People’s Court unanimously concluded that prisoners of conscience were and continued to be killed in China “on a considerable scale” due to organs. It was noted that Falun Gong followers were one of the main sources of organ supply.

The arbitral tribunal released a 160-page report on March 1, 2020, reaffirming its previous conclusions: “There is no evidence that practice has been suspended and the arbitral tribunal is pleased that it continues. I’m doing it. “

Hunt, who has been campaigning against forced removal of organs in China for years, said, “Falun Gong supports their beliefs and values ​​in the face of such terrible discrimination and horrific acts against them. I was very impressed with the method I did. ” The dignity they have really held up. “

Hunt told the NTD that he believed that Friday’s celebration and reflection was “one of both importance and pain.”

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will speak at the House of Lords in London on October 29, 2019. (Screenshot / House of Commons / The Epoch Times)

Hunt, who came from a public health background, has supported the efforts of the British Parliament to end forced organ removal. This is “one of the worst crimes” he believes he has ever encountered, he says.

His recent achievement was the successful promotion of the government to ban British citizens and residents from traveling abroad for the commerce of organs. This is a practice that is already banned in the UK.

Hunt said many British lawmakers are campaigning on the issue “very regularly” as awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong grows, and “whatever the challenge, whatever the obstacles” will continue. rice field.

Labor associates said one of the most interesting aspects of his campaign was that it enjoyed cross-party support.

“I have received a great deal of support from my conservatives, non-aligned crossbenchers, the Liberal Democratic Party, and my own Labor Party. We all improve the situation in Falun Gong. Gathered for, and especially to see what can be done to see the outlawing of forced organ removal. And we’re not going to give up. We’re doing what we can to put pressure on China. We will continue to put pressure on the government, and we will work globally with many other parliamentarians and organizations to thwart this horrific practice. “

NTD’s Jane Werrell and Simon Veasey contributed to this report.

Lily Chow

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Lily Zhou is a freelance writer who mainly covers the British news of The Epoch Times.

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