As World Falun Dafa Day approaches, spiritual practitioners are celebrating their 29th anniversary of being open to the public in cities across Canada.
Wang Jin-ju, a professional athlete who was retried by Chinese immigrants, said that Niagara Falls City Hall had a flag on the weekend with the words “Falun Gong Day” prior to World Falun Dafa Day on May 13. He said he was impressed when he raised it.
“When I saw the flag of Falun Dafa, I remembered the moment when I stood up again after being paralyzed. I couldn’t find any words to express my feelings,” the king told The Epoch Times. ..
Wang was a professional basketball player in the PLA General Affairs Department and coached many basketball teams for the Chinese army. However, the injuries gained from years of training caused severe physical distress to the king, leaving her paralyzed twice.
The king began practicing Falun Dafa in 1996. She said exercise relieved her chronic pain and allowed her to stand and walk immediately.
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Gong, is a meditation practice consisting of five exercises and moral teachings based on the belief of “truth, compassion, and forgiveness,” according to its website. This practice was first opened to the public in 1992 and became widespread in China. By the late 1990s, about 70 to 100 million people had practiced Falun Gong, according to official estimates by the Chinese administration.
However, Jiang Zemin, a former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader, recognized the threat to the administration’s rule on a large scale in Falun Gong and launched an unprecedented campaign to eradicate that practice in 1999. did.Persecution-including arrest, torture, and Forced organ removal Practitioner — Continues to this day.
The king said she had been exposed to CCP persecution three times before she fled the country. Her family in China was also imprisoned for practicing Falun Gong, many of whom died as a result of brutal abuse.
“I came abroad, and I deeply felt that this was a democratic and liberal environment, and here [in Canada], I can share the splendor of Falun Dafa with people, “said the king.
The king set up a booth near Niagara Falls to share with Canadians and tourists how they benefited from the practice of Falun Dafa and raised awareness of the persecution of practice by the CPP.
“In the process of establishment [the site], We have won the understanding, support and cooperation of the Niagara Falls Government. We are very grateful, “said the king.
“Many tourists from all over the world came to us every day and asked frequently asked questions.“ What is Falun Gong? ”She added. “They looked at our placards and asked why. [would the CCP] Organ removal is required. “
Many cities across Canada raise flags at local landmarks such as Niagara Falls, Ontario, St. Catharines, Orangeville, Orillia, Kingston, New Westminster, British Columbia, Coquitram, and Maple Ridge. Celebrated Fade.