London Falun Gong April 25 peaceful appeal against persecution in China
London Falun Gong practitioners Commemorate April 25th 1999 by St Martin in the Fields Church, Trafalgar Square. The first peaceful appeal against the persecution of Falun Gong in China. They do this by showing the beauty of meditation exercises, talk to people, collect petition signatures and hand out information and paper Lotus flowers.
Falun Dafa practitioners from all around the world have participated in rallies or marches over the weekend to commemorate the peaceful protest that took place on April 25, 1999, when 10,000 practitioners gathered in Beijing and held a peaceful appeal to seek the release of practitioners illegally arrested in Tianjin. Three months later, Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin launched the nationwide persecution of Falun Dafa that continues today.