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  • Scotland: Practitioners Held a Parade in Edinburgh to Protest against Organ Harvesting

    On August 5th, 2006, Falun Gong practitioners held a parade in Edinburgh to protest against organ harvesting and called for an end to the persecution of the practice in China. Falun Gong practitioners also collected signatures for the petition against the persecution on several street corners. Many people signed the petition and wished the practitioners good luck.
  • Spain: Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the Truth about Falun Gong to the Chinese Community

    ...Nevertheless, the elderly man did not stop his accusation but argued for the CCP’s narrow theory of nationalism. Two people in the crowd stood by his side and said some bad words. They even went up to snatch practitioners’ leaflets, tore them up and threw them on the ground. The police on duty took the two Chinese people aside, asked them questions, and recorded their names. The Falun Gong practitioners said after the event that these people had been poisoned too deeply by the CCP’s evil and extreme theory of so-called nationalism...
  • European Media Reports that European Union Should Adjust the Unbalanced Relationship with Communist China

    A report in the “European Voice” said that the excessively weak stand of the European Union in free trade against China is very disappointing. The report also pointed out that the same situation happened in the human rights issues too. Not only is the dialogue between China and the European Union weak, but so is it between China and the fifteen European countries (including Norway and Switzerland). China has greatly enhanced its defense ability in international negotiation; however, in fact its human right situation has not truly improved. The recent incident of a large number of Falun Gong practitioners being forced to “donate” organs is an obvious example.
  • Germany: Revealing the Persecution of Falun Dafa to the People of Frankfurt

    To mark the beginning of the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong in China, Falun Gong practitioners from Frankfurt held activities from July 20th until the 22nd at the Chinese Consulate and in the busy outdoor shopping area on Zeil Strasse in Frankfurt. Passers-by and visitors to the Consulate also received fliers and were asked to sign a petition to end the persecution. Many commented, “I can’t believe that this is happening in today’s world!”
  • Czech Republic: The Chinese Communist Party's Crimes Exposed

    On July 15th, 2006, some Czech Falun Gong practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises in Hodonin city to expose the CCP’s political persecution against Falun Gong. The crime of illegally harvesting and selling Falun Gong practitioners’ organs exposed recently especially attracted the local people’s attention. Many people signed to express their support saying, “How come these kinds of people exist? How come they do such things?"
  • Ireland: Rally in Dublin to Protest against the CCP Harvestiing Organs from Living Falun Gong Practitioners

    On August 6th, 2006, Irish Falun Gong practitioners held a rally in the centre of Dublin, condemning the atrocity of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. The activity captured the attention and support of many Irish people. Spectators carefully read the information about the persecution and organ harvesting on display boards.
  • United Kingdom: Showing the Beauty of Falun Gong in the Edinburgh International Festival Cavalcade

    On August 6th, UK Falun Gong practitioners participated in the cavalcade of the 30th Edinburgh International Festival. This was the fifth year in a row that Falun Gong practitioners have taken part. The Falun Gong section of the cavalcade included banners, a flag dancing formation, a float with exercise demonstrations and drum players.
  • Sweden : Exposing the CCP’s Organ Harvesting Crimes during the European Athletics Championship - Part 1

    Between the 6th and the 13th of August, the European Atheletics Championship is taking place in Gothenburg. The culture and entertainment event EC Party is happening at the same time and 200,000 people are expected to visit the city. These events have given Swedish practitioners an opportunity to inform many people about the persecution.
  • Bulgaria: Two Radio Broadcasts about Falun Gong in the City of Varna

    On “Alfa Radio”, the practitioners talked about the persecution in China, the imprisonment of practitioners in labour camps, mental institutions and prisons and the evidences for organ harvesting for profit by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The practitioners told the listeners about the good physical health that Falun Gong brings.
  • Belgium: Exposing the CCP’s Crimes in Brussels Chinatown

    Belgian Falun Gong practitioners held activities in Chinatown, Brussels to support over a eleven million people quitting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and to expose the CCP’s crimes of organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners. In addition, a large-scale photo exhibition was displayed. The exhibited photos depicted Chinese Falun Gong practitioners being subjected to persecution.
  • Switzerland: It's Time to End this Seven-Year-Long Persecution

    The scene on July 22nd, 2006, was not an unusual one for the many passersby on Zurich's Parade Square. In this year alone, similar activities have been held seven times. Each time, many passersby had the opportunity to learn the facts of the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. The strong contrast between the graceful exercises and the brutal persecution initially confused some people.
  • Russia: Practitioners in St. Petersburg Rally to Protest against the Persecution of Falun Gong

    At the beginning of the suppression, Jiang Zemin issued an order to eradicate Falun Gong in 3 months. However, seven years have passed and practitioners inside and outside China have become more and more mature and steadfast during the course of their efforts to end the persecution. The persecution is doomed to fail and the CCP will collapse.
  • Austria: Candlelight Vigil to Protest the CCP's Persecution of Falun Gong

    On July 20th, 2006, Falun Gong practitioners from Austria held a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese consulate in Vienna to protest the CCP(Chinese Communist Party)'s brutal persecution of Falun Gong. During the past 7 years, Falun Gong practitioners in China and overseas have been unceasingly revealing the situation to people all over the world.
  • Germany: North German and Hamburg Practitioners appeal at the Chinese Consulate

    Hamburg practitioners protested at the Chinese Consulate on July 20th to mark seven years of persecution by the Chinese Communist Party in China. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, chatted to passersby about the background to the persecution and also attempted to deliver a letter in the hope that the Consulate staff would accept it.
  • Czech Republic: Falun Gong Practitioners Introduce Falun Dafa at the 'Colours of Ostrava' Music Festival

    In between July 20th and July 23rd, 2006, another annual Colours of Ostrava music festival took place. This cultural event is attended by thousands of people every year and Falun Gong practitioners have used this opportunity before to inform the festival‘s visitors about cruel crimes against humanity carried out by the Chinese Communist Party in its own country.