TV and Radio

  • The Sound of Germany: The European Parliament Criticises the CCP for its Human Rights Abuses

    On May 9th, 2008, The Sound of Germany – according to news from the European Parliament in Brussels, criticised the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime for human rights abuses. The report said, “An annual human rights report published by Brussels on Thursday raised concerns that the CCP regime has not kept its promise to improve human rights conditions. Members of the European Parliament cited continued censorship of freedom of speech, of freedom of belief, random arrests of dissidents and the high number of executions".
  • Radio France International: Amnesty International Appeals to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to Respect Human Rights

    On May 4th, 2008, Radio France International reported that, "According to AFP (Agence France-Presse), on Saturday there were about 1500 people holding a parade and demonstration at the Chinese Embassy in Brussels to appeal to the CCP government to respect human rights. The parade which was organised by Amnesty International conveyed a message that human rights are not a game and appealed to the CCP government to fulfill the promise in respect of human rights, abolish the death penalty, stop harassing dissidents and stop the blockage of the Internet."
  • Radio Free Asia: British Public Opinion Focusses on China's Human Rights Record

    The countdown to the Beijing Olympic Games has entered one hundred days and counting. Amnesty International, whose headquarters based in London are continuing an appeal for people to pay attention to China's human rights persecution. They have also started broadcasting an animation on the Internet revealing to those people, prisoners who are suffering from torture by Chinese policemen for their fight for China's human rights and broadcasting the extent of suffering from electric shocks.
  • Belgium: TV and Media Report in Antwerp

    On the 26th and 27th of February, 2008, the Chinese Spectacular on tour from the USA successfully held three performances in two days in Antwerp, the second largest city in Belgium, which aroused a great sensation. Many people in Europe, including the European Union officials and celebrities, came and watched this show displaying the splendid culture of the Orient.
  • Israel National News Reports on Prominent Rabbi Taking Stand Against CCP Organ Harvesting Crimes

    A January 29 article published by Israel National News reported that Rabbi David Druckman, the Chief Rabbi of the northern city of Kiryat Motzkin, issued a recorded statement saying that the Jewish people "must take the lead in condemning China for its murder of prisoners of conscience in order to harvest their organs ... The atrocity is so great,' Rabbi Druckman says on a recently released video, 'that there are simply no words to express it. From a certain standpoint it is even worse than what the Nazis did... to cut organs from people under the cover of medical help for other people is simply astonishing and shocking from every human vantage point.'"
  • Radio France International: Chinese high ranking officials’ retribution is a warning to others

    Before July 20th, 1999, Luo Gan, head of Chinese Communist Party’s Central Political and Legal Committee colluded with other Chinese officials to take advantage of their power to unreasonably persecute Falun Gong practitioners believing in the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance in order to achieve promotion.
  • Radio France International: Amnesty International says Lethal Injection in China is a Diversion from Human Rights Atrocities

    According to a Radio France International report on January 4th, 2008, Amnesty International condemned the Chinese Communist regime’s practice of using lethal injections instead of firing squads for executions before the 2008 Olympic Games. Amnesty said that it is simply an attempt to divert attention and it is not really intended as a revocation of the death penalty.
  • Radio Free Asia: China is the Biggest Prison of Journalists and Internet Dissidents

    The report said that Reporters Without Borders (RSF) had affirmed that China was the world’s biggest prison of journalists, internet dissidents and people of free speech. Five representatives from RSF demonstrated in front of the Contact Office of the Central Government in Hong Kong. They set up a banner with the five circles of the Olympics changing into handcuffs to protest against China refusing to fulfill its promises to improve human rights and news freedom, which were made when it was bidding to host the Olympics.
  • Radio France International: Amnesty International Condemns the CCP for Failing to Keep its Promise to Improve Human Rights

    On December 8th, 2007, French International Radio reported that Amnesty International condemned Beijing for failing to keep the promise of improving human rights that it made at the time of applying for the Olympics. The report said that Amnesty International condemned the Beijing Authorities for not keeping its promise of improving human rights. The Secretary-General of the International Amnesty German Branch said, "Striving for the holding rights of the Olympics in 2001, China made a promise of taking action to protect human rights and relax its examination system, but China rarely does things to realise its promises."
  • Radio France International: Renowned scholars from China refer to the persecution of Falun Gong as unjust

    On December 5th, 2007, Radio France International reported the well-known economist Mao Yushi’s opinion on the system of re-education through labour used by the Chinese Communist Party to persecute many Falun Gong practitioners. Mr Mao stated, "The persecution of Falun Gong is illegal. It is contrary to Chinese citizens’ right to freedom of belief. The Communist Party uses political means to persecute a faith based group that has absolutely no political intentions".
  • Radio Free Asia: World Association of Newspapers Condemns the Control of the Internet and Media by the Chinese Communist Party

    On November 20th, 2007, Radio Free Asia reported a recent announcement by The World Association of Newspapers condemning China, together with other countries, for their control of the internet and media. According to the report, they declare that “China has failed to live up to the press freedom commitments it made when it sought the 2008 Games. At least thirty journalists and fifty other dissidents are currently in Chinese prisons”. They also call on all the participants of the Olympic Games “to exert serious pressure on the Chinese authorities “to cease their flagrant and persistent abuses of human rights.”
  • Radio Free Asia: Human Rights Torch Arrives in Paris

    "The Human Right Torch Relay, which intends to boycott the Beijing Olympics because the Chinese communist regime utilises the event to strengthen its autocracy and continue its persecution against human rights and Falun Gong practitioners, was lit in Athens, Greece, on August 9th, 2007. The Relay received extensive attention when the torch was carried through Europe. The Relay reached another climax on Sunday, September 16th when the Torch arrived in Paris, the birthplace of the Declaration of the Rights of Man".
  • Germany: Arte TV Provides Coverage of "Human Rights Torch Relay" Activity in Berlin

    German's Arte TV provided news coverage on August 18th, 2007 about the activities of the "Human Rights Torch Relay" in Berlin. The TV channel also interviewed Ms. Dai Zhizhen, an Australian Falun Gong practitioner, in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin where Falun Gong practitioners held the activities. Ms. Dai's husband was persecuted to death in China by the Chinese communist regime for practicing Falun Gong.
  • Radio France International: CCP Continues Crackdown on Press Freedom Ahead of Olympic Games

    On the 8th of September 2007, Radio France International reported that Human Rights Observer, an organisation headquartered in the US, published a report condemning the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for not making good its promise to the International Olympics Committee (IOC) on granting press freedom to the greatest extent possible.
  • Austria: National TV Station Introduces Falun Dafa to Viewers

    Austrian practitioners demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises and were interviewed on a nationwide news programme broadcast on August 17th. TV station ORF (NOE) carried the broadcast, which was a great introduction to Falun Dafa.