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ABOUT THE FILM


 

 

 

 

 

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FAMILIES OF CHINA'S HIDDEN GENOCIDE

 

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ABOUT THE FILM


 

 

 

 

 

Split by the state

FAMILIES OF CHINA'S HIDDEN GENOCIDE

 

 

ABOUT THE FILM

 

Facing persecution by the Chinese communist regime for their faith, Eric and his mother manage to escape to Australia by joining a tour group to the country. However, Eric’s father is not so fortunate. He is locked up in China’s notorious prison system, where he is brutally tortured and abused in solitary confinement. 

His only ‘crime’ being his faith in Falun Gong – an ancient Chinese spiritual discipline consisting of moral teachings and gentle health exercises including meditation. The news that Australia’s Prime Minister will visit China, offers Eric hope, and he pleads for government intervention in his father’s case. After 15 years apart, will they finally reunite?

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ABOUT FALUN DAFA


 

 

THE ISSUE

What is Falun Gong and why is it persecuted in China?

 

 

ABOUT FALUN DAFA


 

 

THE ISSUE

What is Falun Gong and why is it persecuted in China?

 

 

People practicing the Falun Gong meditation in a park. All classes are taught free of charge by volunteers in more than 70 countries around the world. Image credit: faluninfo.net

People practicing the Falun Gong meditation in a park. All classes are taught free of charge by volunteers in more than 70 countries around the world. Image credit: faluninfo.net

What is Falun Gong?

Falun Gong is an ancient Chinese spiritual discipline in the Buddhist tradition. Pronounced “Fah-loon Gong,” it consists of moral teachings, a meditation, and four gentle exercises that are a truly unique and highly effective way to improve your health and energy levels. At the core of Falun Gong are the values of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance.

Falun Gong practitioners being illegally arrested by police in Beijing, China for holding up banners that read 'truthfulness, compassion, tolerance'. Image credit: faluninfo.net

Falun Gong practitioners being illegally arrested by police in Beijing, China for holding up banners that read 'truthfulness, compassion, tolerance'. Image credit: faluninfo.net

Why is it persecuted in China?

It’s one of the largest campaigns of religious persecution happening in the world today. Millions of innocent people in China have been fired, expelled, jailed, tortured, or killed simply for practicing Falun Gong. And the Chinese Communist Party is trying everything to keep you from knowing. It began in the middle of the night, July 20, 1999.

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ACTION NEEDED

Please help Eric by signing his personal petition.

TAKE ACTION


 

ACTION NEEDED

Please help Eric by signing his personal petition.

Eric's grandmother Yuhua Liu and aunt Chunxia Liu were abducted by the police in China and detained because of their faith in Falun Gong. Image credit: Eric Jia.

Eric's grandmother Yuhua Liu and aunt Chunxia Liu were abducted by the police in China and detained because of their faith in Falun Gong. Image credit: Eric Jia.

Eric's Grandmother and Aunt Just Arrested for their Faith in Falun Gong

Eric urgently needs your assistance to help free his Grandmother and Aunt who were just arrested for their faith, his father is also at risk. Please click below to sign his two petitions and be sure to share them via social media.


MOre about the film

Eric writing a letter to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Image credit Alexander Nilsen.

Eric writing a letter to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Image credit Alexander Nilsen.

For many people in China, having certain spiritual beliefs means facing the prospect of persecution.

In a country where only a handful of belief systems are approved – Buddhism, Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism and Taoism, Falun Gong was never going to have it easy. Learn more about the issue and the film.