May 27, 2013 | By He Yu, Minghui correspondent
(Minghui.org) On the weekend of May 17-19, 2013, more than 8,000 practitioners from over 50 countries gathered in New York City to share the beauty of Falun Dafa and celebrate the 21st anniversary of Falun Dafa’s introduction to the public.
On May 17, practitioners held a rally in support of the 138 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to date. The event took place in front the United Nations headquarters, bringing global awareness to the ongoing persecution of Dafa practitioners in China.
In the evening, a candlelight vigil was held in memory of thousands of Dafa practitioners murdered for their belief by the Chinese communist regime.
The following day, practitioners gathered in squares and parks around the city to do the five meditative exercises of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong). They…
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