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Falun

(ˌfɑːˈlʌn)
n
(Placename) a city in central Sweden: iron and pyrites mines. Pop: 55 009 (2004 est)
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Ludvika through joint board for procurement cooperation (Procurement Centre) has decided to implement a coordinated procurement regarding captioned service for Borlnge, Falun municipality, Gagnef Municipality Ludvika, Ster Municipality, Falun Borlnge region AB, Rescue Service Dala My, West Bergslagen Educational Centre, Sater homes AB Region Dalarna, Gagnef homes AB, Borlnge Energi AB, tranquility in Falun, AB Stora Tunabyggen, AB Hushagen and KopparStaden AB (Purchasers).
The persecution of the spiritual practice of Falun Gong in China has been condemned by Amnesty International.
She was locked up for five years for refusing to abandon the banned spiritual practice of Falun Gong.
Since 1999, the Chinese Communist Party has waged war on Falun Gong -- a spiritual practice that combines exercise and meditation with a philosophy based on "truth, compassion and tolerance" -- imprisoning and torturing many of its practitioners.
The cyclists aim to highlight abuses by the Chinese government against the practitioners of Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa).
There is little doubt that Benjamin Penny's careful and detailed analysis of the religious aspects of Falun Gong will become required reading for anyone exploring this particular organization, and should be widely read by those with an interest in contemporary China and new and alternative spiritualities in general.
Presented by the charity, Zhen Shan Ren Arts (UK), in conjunction with the Falun Dafa Association (UK), the exhibition has been touring various towns and cities for five years, including Caernarfon, Dover, Rye, Brighton, London, Cambridge, Reading, Oxford, Plymouth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Dundee, Liverpool, Manchester, Chichester, Bristol, Bath and Birmingham.
On May 13, 2012, the twentieth anniversary of his first public speech promoting Falun Dafa, better known as Falun Gong, the new religious movement's founder and leader Li Hongzhi gave a speech to a packed audience of his "disciples" in New York.
They have co-authored two reports and a book, Bloody Harvest, detailing alleged organ harvesting from practitioners of Falun Gong--a spiritual discipline that is illegal in China--who have been arrested by Chinese authorities.
Falun Gong, a form of meditative exercise based on the principles of truth, compassion and tolerance, was outlawed in China in 1999.
The cultural economy of Falun Gong in China; a rhetorical perspective.
A decade ago, Chinese hacking and Internet espionage were focused on "internal" enemies such as the Falun Gong movement and Taiwan (the Green Army, the Red Hacker Alliance, and the 6-10 Office), to government centers around the world by 2007 (GhostNet), and last year's surprisingly potent attacks on the Pentagon, the State Department, and a wide range of U.