TV and Radio

  • German Magazine “Der Spiegel”: Human Rights Lawyer Gao Arrested

    Beijing: The official news agency Xinhua reported that the arrest of forty two year old Gao Zhisheng was announced in a brief statement by police in Beijing. “Suspicion of entanglement with criminal activities” was cited as a reason for the arrest. In the past, Gao had been involved in the defence of Christians and Internet dissidents. In addition, he complained about the torture of Falun Gong practitioners, a movement that is prohibited in the People's Republic. He was disbarred last November and placed under police surveillance.
  • Radio France Internationale: The CCP Minister of Public Security Zhou Yongkang is Sued by Falun Gong practitioners in Paris

    The French Falun Gong Association, on behalf of the three Falun Gong practitioners as the plaintiffs, filed a complaint with the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris to sue Zhou Yongkang, the CCP Minister of Public Security and State Council Member of China and the former CCP General Secretary of Sichuan Province. The complaint alleges that Zhou Yongkang bears direct responsibility for the crimes of torture against Falun Gong practitioners in China.
  • 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.
  • Radio France Internationale: Australia - China Human Rights Dialogue, Falun Gong Protest against Persecution

    On July 24th, when the Tenth Australia-China Human Rights Dialogue convened in Australia, Falun Gong practitioners launched a protest in front of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and held a press conference to call on the Australian government to raise the subject of the Chinese Communist regime’s harvest of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners for profit at the bilateral dialogue. They also urged the Australian government to ask the Chinese regime to stop the persecution against Falun Gong practitioners immediately.
  • Radio France Internationale Programme "Parisian Chinese": Three Falun Gong practitioners sue Zhou Yongkang.

    Zhou Yongkang, the head of Chinese Public Security is visiting France this week and has been the guest of Sarkozy, the French Home Secretary ... On Friday July 21st, news was heard that three Falun Gong practitioners were planning to sue Zhou Yongkang in the French courts. On this occasion we interviewed the French Falun Dafa organisation’s spokesman Mr. Zhang Jianping about this incident, who told us some relevant information.
  • Danish News Agency (Ritzau): The CCP harvests organs for sale

    'During Thursday’s press conference, McMillan-Scott urged the United Nations to investigate into this issue. He thought that China’s right to host 2008 Olympic Games should be abolished. Kilgour suggested that westerners who had organ transplant operations in China should at least pay tax for buying an organ. Falun Gong is an exercise like Yoga with millions of people practicing it. This spiritual movement does not get involved in any political affairs. However since 1999, the Chinese government regarded it as a threat'.
  • Holland Media Focuses on Organ Harvesting

    On July 14th, Holland TV Channel 2 broadcast a programme about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong Practitioners. The programme stated that a report from Canada has confirmed that large-scale organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners and induced death are happening in China.
  • Belgian National TV Station Reports the CCP's Trade in Organs Harvested from Live Falun Gong Practitioners

    On June 21st, 2006, the Belgian National TV station, VRT, introduced Falun Gong in an evening programme, Ter Zake, emphasising the Chinese Communist Party crime of harvesting organs from live Falun Gong practitioners. The Ter Zake programme with daily news and special reports on hot topics attracts very high ratings.
  • Radio Free Asia: German Church Appeals For Attention to the Falun Gong Issue in China

    During a traditional Monday religious service, the ex-East German Peace Revolution that lead to the demolition of the Berlin Wall appealed to the German public to be concerned about Wang Xiaoyan and the Falun Gong situation in China. Wang Xiaoyan, the wife of Chinese student Zhang Zhentong, is a Falun Gong practitioner who is being persecuted in China. A report from Radio Free Asia reporter Tian Yi in Germany is reproduced here.
  • Radio Free Asia: Rescuing Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Xiaoyan

    Leipzig City, a famous old town in Germany, is the major city for matches during this World Cup. The match between South Korea and France on Sunday once again attracted tens of thousands of fans from various places in Europe. However, while people are immersed in the fervent atmosphere of the World Cup, Falun Gong practitioner Zhang Zhentong’s wife Ms. Wang Xiaoyan, is persecuted relentlessly in China’s Dalian City. The case has caused a lot of concern to the people of Leipzig at all levels. When interviewed last Sunday, Mr. Zhang Zhentong said that the support is not only from the University, but also from the entire society.
  • RFA Reports on Germany's Efforts to Rescue Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Xiaoyan

    Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on the 20th of June that Falun Gong practitioner Wang Xiaoyan, wife of a student who studies Computer Science at the University of Leipzig in Germany, is being persecuted in Dalian City, China. RFA reported that two big newspapers in Leipzig have published their interviews with Zhang. They appealed to Dalian City, China, for an end of the persecution and to release Ms. Wang to Germany. The appeal is extended from Leipzig to all places in Germany, especially Dalian’s sister city Bremen.
  • German TV Station Twice Reports the CCP Crimes of Live Organ Removal from Falun Gong Practitioners

    Two hosts and two practitioners from Berlin using a question and answer format introduced Falun Gong, the persecution against Falun Gong in China, the Chinese Communist regime's harvesting organs from living practitioners, practitioners' protest in front of the Berlin Chinese Embassy during the past few years, as well as practitioners' appeal in front of the Federal Chancellor's office shortly before her visit to China in May. Footage of earlier interviews with practitioners during protests was played between the talks. Footage of practitioners re-enacting the CCP's live organ removal was also shown.
  • France: Exposing the Crimes of the Chinese Communist Party on National Radio

    The 98.0FM Radio Station of France broadcasts to the major areas of France 24 hours a day. In the one-hour live programme "Just talking”, Falun Gong practitioners Manjing Chen, Candice and Ying Chen discussed the crimes of the CCP having removed organs from live Falun Gong practitioners for profit and then cremating their bodies to eliminate the evidence.
  • Turkey's Biggest TV Show Broadcasts Primetime Falun Gong Interview

    Practitioners talked about the beauty and the grand spreading of Falun Dafa throughout the world. They also talked about the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and revealed how the CCP harvests organs from live Falun Gong practitioners in forced labour camps. The TV station broadcast this interview to the whole of Turkey.
  • Radio France Internationale (RFI): The World Health Organisation Conducts an Investigation into the Accusation that Falun Gong Practitioners' Organs were Removed While they were Still Alive

    "In the last episode of "People and Society" we introduced the issue of overseas media's reports about China selling the organs of prisoners on the death roll ... We contacted the World Health Organisation many times and hoped to understand its view about China’s organ transplant situation. However, Mr. Noel, who is in charge of the work of organ transplants, could not accept the interview with us because he was on a business trip. In today's episode, we will broadcast an interview with WHO Clinical Procedure Coordinator Mr. Noel."