Canada: Mayor of the City of Nelson Proclaims May 2005 as Falun Dafa Month [May 30 2005]
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 30th, 2005, Mayor of the City of Nelson proclaimed May 2005 as Falun Dafa Month in the City of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, and asked the community to join in support of the efforts to end human rights violations in China.
City of Nelson
FALUN DAFA MONTH
Whereas: Falun Dafa is an ancient Chinese exercise to improve the body, mind, and spirit consisting of exercise, meditation and teachings that are rooted in the Chinese culture; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa advocates truthfulness, compassion and tolerance; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa publicly introduced in 1992, is now practiced by more than 100 million people in more than 60 countries; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners in Indiana note stress reduction, health improvement and spiritual growth; and
Whereas: numerous practitioners of Falun Dafa are persecuted in China for their teachings; and
Whereas: Carmel residents participate in the global efforts in peacefully appealing for freedom and human rights for those in need;
Now Therefore I, DAVE ELLIOTT, Mayor of the City of Nelson, do hereby proclaim the month of May 2005 as Falun Dafa Month in the City of Nelson and ask the community to join in support of the efforts to end these human rights violations.
Dave Elliott (signature)
Dated at Nelson, B.C.
this 30th day of May, 2005