The planetary event of October 16 was the beginning of a new spiritual approach to world crises. The effort should continue.
Several modern ideologies have tried to undermine the role of the teachers. The Tai Ji Men case is one of their poisonous fruits.
After the World Teachers’ Day, scholars and human rights activists discuss the slandering and harassment of spiritual masters.
The Tai Men Case comes from Taiwan to Brussels-EU
Deliberate arbitrary taxation and fabricated tax evasion cases are violations of religious freedom
There were fake news before the expression “fake news” became common. Spiritual minorities were often among their targets, including Tai Ji Men.
Why Bitter Winter supports the Global Prayer for Love and Peace and the One Minute Silence initiatives.
Tai Ji Men is guilt by innocence. Cleared from all accusations, it continues to be harassed by corrupt bureaucrats who live outside of reality.
On September 28, scholars and human rights activists discussed the role of fake news in the persecution of spiritual minorities and the Tai Ji Men case.
Calling for a Solution of the Tai Ji Men Case
We join Tai Ji Men in respectfully asking the government of Taiwan, whose commitment to democracy in a region plagued by non-democratic regimes we appreciate and applaud, to return through a political act the confiscated sacred land to Tai Ji Men and publicly confirm that, as Taiwan’s Supreme Court stated, they never violated the law nor evaded taxes.
It would be a small step for Taiwan’s government, but a crucial one to tell the world Taiwan is truly committed to freedom of religion or belief and to the protection of religious and spiritual minorities that were once persecuted by its authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes.
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“The Tai Ji Men Case” web site is a project by Action Alliance to Redress 1219 whose aim is to collect and put at the readers’ easy disposal articles, documents, and videos—from academic studies to magazine articles—about the case of Tai Ji Men, a mempai (similar to a school) of qigong, martial arts, and self-cultivation headquartered in Taiwan, which has been victim of discrimination and persecution in its home country since 1996, and whose street protests have generated widespread international protests. Here you can find an exhaustive chronology of the case.
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