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December 10th, 2008, marked International Human Rights Day. Falun Gong practitioners in central and northern England held an activity in front of the Chinese Consulate in Manchester to remember the Falun Gong practitioners who have been murdered by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in its nine year persecution of Falun Gong.
On December 4th and 5th, the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe convened in Helsinki and the Heads and Ministers of foreign affairs from over 70 countries from around the world attended the meeting. Finnish Falun Gong practitioners conducted two days of peaceful protest.
December 10th was International Human Rights Day, as well as being cold and wintry. Despite the weather, Swiss and German Falun Gong practitioners still managed to hold a Falun Gong 'information day' in Basel city centre to raise awareness about the persecution of Falun Gong.
December 10th, 2008, was International Human Rights Day. On this day in Rovaniemi in northern Finland, Falun Gong practitioner Xiao Jin, together her husband (who is not a practitioner ), hung a banner and posters by the side of the road. They displayed posters introducing Falun Gong, posters disclosing how the evil CCP brutally persecutes Falun Gong practitioners in mainland China, and posters calling for help to rescue Xiao Jin’s mother and protesting against the inhuman persecution of Falun Gong by the CCP, which has already lasted for nine years.
December 10th, 2008, was International Human Rights Day and also the 60th anniversary of the United Nations’ publication of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Falun Gong practitioners from the UK went to the Chinese Embassy in London and Manchester to peacefully protest against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s prolonged persecution of Falun Gong
December 10th was International Human Rights Day and the day of the Nobel Prize Awards. Falun Gong practitioners in Sweden held activities to call for attention to the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China. Candlelight and a bonfire lit up banners reading 'Falun Gong' and 'Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance'
On the eve of International Human Rights Day, Munich Falun Gong practitioners went to the Chinese Embassy and held activities to protest against the persecution of Falun Gong and raise awareness about the 46 million withdrawals from the evil CCP. The activity obtained support from passers-by, many of whom signed the petition.
Falun Gong practitioners braved the cold and continued to publicise the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) atrocities in front of the Chinese Consulate. The practitioners wanted to inform the public that the CCP has persecuted Falun Gong practitioners using many different methods of torture and has even harvested their organs while they were still alive.
On November 30th practitioners went to Lyon, the second largest city in France, to tell people about Falun Gong and the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brutal persecution against people who believe in Falun gong's principles, “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance”. Many passers by were very enthusiastic to hear the Divine Land Marching Band.
"I call upon the Government to release all prisoners of conscience immediately and unconditionally and to abide by the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which expresses the belief that people should have the right to life, liberty, the security of their person, as well as freedom from torture and arbitrary arrest."
On August 16, 2008, in front of St. Michael's Church in downtown Munich, Falun Gong practitioners from Bavaria, Germany set up an information booth to support 41 million Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and to expose the CCP's atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.
From November 11-16, 2008, nearly 1000 Falun Gong practitioners from all over Europe attended an Experience Sharing Conference in Berlin, Germany. Although they came from different countries, spoke different languages and had different cultural backgrounds, when talking about their own experiences in cultivating Falun Gong, the differences were not significant. All practitioners were talking and listening from their hearts.
This year, the Falun Gong booth added a new component – Chinese Calligraphy – in addition to the exercise demonstration, the exposure of the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of Falun Gong, and the signature drive to end the persecution. A practitioner good at calligraphy wrote the Chinese characters for "Falun Dafa Is Great" and "The World Needs Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance" for visitors.
The Divine Performing Arts company 2009 World Tour hopes to surpass its 2008 achievements.The tour celebrates the mysterious splendour of classical Chinese dance and music inspired by the legends, the values and the spirit of traditional Chinese culture. The amazing performances spans the time from 5,000 years ago up to today and ranges from the beauty of nature to the rendition of societal grievances. The show encompasses themes such as virtue, compassion and boldness of heart from China's god-inspired culture.
Falun Gong practitioner Yuan Mei Xian has lived in Hamburg for fifteen years. On the 8th of September, 2008, her Chinese passport was due for renewal. When she applied, the Chinese Embassy notified her saying that her old passport could not be extended and that if she wanted to apply for a new passport she would have to go to the Ministry of Public Security in China.
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