Paintings by Falun Gong Practitioners: "Calling for Justice"

PureInsight | February 7, 2005

Oil on canvas: "Banner" by Xiqiang Dong (48in X 36in), 2004

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[] This painting depicts a daily scene in front of Chinese embassies and consulates around the world. The elderly women in this painting practice Falun Gong's meditation in serenity in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. and call for the world's help to bring Jiang Zemin to justice for his genocide against Falun Gong practitioners. The small park in front of the Chinese Embassy in the U.S. is known as "Tiananmen Park" among the Chinese Communist government's dissidents.

The elderly female practitioners pictured in the painting have been appealing in "Tiananmen Park" every day, rain or shine, since Jiang Zemin started to openly persecute Falun Gong practitioners in China on July 20, 1999. One of them once had problems with her normal transportation and decided to walk four hours to the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. so that she would not miss the opportunity to send righteous thoughts and support her fellow practitioners in China. Each day the practitioners practice Falun Gong's meditation there to exhibit the peacefulness, rationality and kindness of Falun Gong. Their daily ritual manifests their determined yet peaceful spirit and also embodies the message that Falun Gong is good. From them, we can see their conscience and humanity as well as their unwavering courage to uphold human dignity.

An elderly Falun Gong practitioner who had been illegally detained five times in China said that she goes to the Chinese Embassy to have people understand that Falun Gong is good, and to call for people's help to end Jiang Zemin's persecution against Falun Gong.

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