‘I Can’t Enjoy the Free World’ Says Former Prisoner of Conscience

I want to shout to people: Stop the persecution!

Epoch Times
By Cat Rooney, Epoch Times

SAN FRANCISCO—Two years ago, Sunny Guo, a then 47-year-old Chinese housewife, came

It's Sunny Guo's mission to tell people of the free world about the persecution because it has deeper implications. "This is not just related to us. It is related to everybody, every life in this world,” she said. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)
It’s Sunny Guo’s mission to tell people of the free world about the persecution because it has deeper implications. “This is not just related to us. It is related to everybody, every life in this world,” she said. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

alone to America to start a new life, one free of religious persecution. She was fleeing repeated detention and torture by the Chinese Communist Party in its attempt to break her will so she would give up her faith. Through it all, Guo never wavered in her belief in Falun Gong, a traditional meditation practice.

“For the rest of the world, people know that what you believe is your personal right. But for the Chinese Communist Party, it’s not. They want Chinese people to believe in them, not believe in God,” Guo said.

“I believe in truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance. I think it is a wonderful concept for people living in the world. I want to be that kind of person.”

When Guo reflects on the hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners in China who are detained in jails, tortured in many different ways, and even become so-called donors for forced organ harvesting, she thinks, “I can’t sit at home; I can’t enjoy the free world. I want to shout to people, ‘Come on, stop the persecution; stop this for yourself.’”    [FULL  STORY]

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