Local Events

  • Italy: Practitioners in Rome Raise Awareness about Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners in Rome held an activity near Saint Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, commemorating the eighth anniversary of the April 25th peaceful appeal by Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing. They condemned the Chinese Communist regime’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong and trade in organs harvested from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Comparisons Between the Holocaust and the Genocide of Falun Gong Practitioners in China

    On May 1st, a new law meant to put an end to organ harvesting was supposed to be enacted in China and already experts have designated it to be ineffective. David Matas, a respected Canadian human rights attorney, together with David Kilgour, the former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia and Pacific Affairs, have collected evidence showing that China harvests organs from Falun Gong practitioners. Matas, who is Jewish, compared the dilemma of Falun Gong practitioners in China with that of the Jews during the Third Reich.
  • Finland: Finnish People Express Concern about Zhang Weijie’s Kidnap by the CCP

    On May 5th, a group of Finnish Falun Gong practitioners went to the central railway station to raise awareness about the persecution. Passersby read information boards about Zhang Weijie’s kidnap, while others read posters about the persecution which the CCP inflicts on Falun Gong practitioners. One young lady said, "I know that the CCP only does bad deeds".
  • Russia: Falun Gong Practitioners in St.Petersburg Raise Awareness of the Chinese Communist Party's Atrocities

    The CCP has been secretly putting pressure on the Russian Authorities and has attempted to export its persecution overseas. At the rally, there was a large group of police “maintaining order”. Although the police were somewhat nervous and indifferent, Falun Gong practitioners kept trying to speak to them.
  • Ukraine: People in Kharkiv Welcome Falun Gong and Condemn the Persecution

    The Chinese Communist regime has incessantly persecuted Falun Gong during the past eight years, but these kind-hearted people who believe in "Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance" have not been defeated by the atrocities. Instead, more and more people have started to practise Falun Gong. Currently, Dafa has spread to over eighty countries and regions around the world.
  • France: Falun Gong Practitioners Rally Outside the Chinese Embassy in Paris to Commemorate the April 25th Appeal

    Falun Gong practitioners rallied outside the Chinese Embassy in Paris to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the April 25th appeal. Paris practitioners protested against the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and particularly against organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Ukraine: Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong in Western Ukraine

    Falun Gong practitioners from the capital of Ukraine made use of their three day vacation and went to western Ukraine to raise awareness about Falun Gong, expose the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China, and expose the evil nature of the CCP. During the three days, practitioners visited four cities.
  • Finland: Practitioners Give a Helping Hand to a Chinese Student

    "What can I do? What has the Finnish government done?" These questions are often heard when Finnish Falun Gong practitioners raise awareness at the central railway station. On April 28th, 2007, the practitioners came to the railway station to tell people about the eight-year cruel persecution that the CCP inflicted on Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Sweden: Letting the Swedish People Know about Falun Gong

    After the CCP's trade in organs taken from living Falun Gong practitioners was exposed in the media, many kind Swedish people were shocked and condemned this atrocity. At the same time, many people were attracted by Falun Gong’s noble principles and contacted practitioners to find out where they could learn the Falun Gong exercises.
  • Ireland: Commemorating April 25th, 1999

    On the 25th of April 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Ireland held a protest at the Chinese Embassy to Ireland. They commemorated the 25th of April 1999, when ten thousand Falun Gong practitioners in China peacefully appealed at the Beijing Bureau of Complaint. Practitioners in Ireland protested against the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) eight years of brutal persecution, raised awareness about the peaceful appeal on the 25th of April 1999 and exposed organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners, which is taking place today.
  • Ukraine: Falun Gong Practitioners Commemorate April 25th 1999

    On April 25th, Ukrainian Falun Gong practitioners held a candlelight vigil at the Chinese Embassy in Kyiv to commemorate the 1999 appeal n Beijing and to protest against the brutal persecution of the practice. The practitioners strongly called on the world to take action to end the CCP’s genocide of Falun Gong.
  • Spain: Spanish Practitioners Rally at the Chinese Embassy to Commemorate the April 25th 1999 Appeal

    On April 25th eight years ago, over 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners peacefully appealed to the Chinese State Council’s Appeal Office in Beijing, requesting the Chinese Communist government to release the Falun Gong practitioners who had been illegally arrested in Tianjin and to allow Falun Gong practitioners to practice the Falun Gong exercises in public places.
  • Holland: Rallies Held in Two Cities in Holland to Support the 20 Million Withdrawals from the CCP

    On April 21st and 22nd, over ten human rights organizations including the Epoch Times and the Service Center for Quitting the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) held large scale activities supporting the 20 million brave people who quit the CCP and its associated organizations. The theme of the event was "The evil CCP has been uprooted."
  • United Kingdom: To Mark April 25th, UK Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal at the Chinese Embassy in London for an End to the Persecution

    April 25th, 2007, is the eight anniversary of the April 25th Appeal in Beijing. UK Falun Gong practitioners held a protest activity at the Chinese Embassy in London and a candlelight vigil to mourn the mainland China practitioners who have been persecuted to death by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Practitioners called for an end to the persecution.
  • Austria: Commemorating the April 25th Appeal

    On April 25th, 2007, Austrian Falun Gong practitioners held a candlelight vigil at the Chinese Consulate in Vienna to commemorate the peaceful appeal by ten thousand people eight years ago in Beijing. They had come to request the release of arrested Falun Gong practitioners. At that time, the Chinese Premier had a conversation with representatives of the practitioners and the problem seemed resolved. Then Falun Gong practitioners dispersed peacefully and quietly.