Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • United Kingdom: "Doctors against Forced Organ Harvesting" Hold Seminar in Glasgow

    On the 5th of September 2011, "Doctors against Forced Organ Harvesting” held a seminar in the UK entitled "Organ Transplant at a Crossroads”, which mainly publicised the conclusion of research that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) harvests organs from live Falun Gong practitioners. The event triggered wide-ranging attention on the CCP’s crimes.
  • Germany: Mayor of Offenbach am Main Pledges Support to Daughter of Falun Gong Practitioner Imprisoned in China

    On July 18, 2009, 62-year-old Ji Guizhen, a Falun Gong practitioner from Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, was arrested for her beliefs. Her daughter, Xu Anlan, and other family members haven't seen her since. After being illegally imprisoned for a year, Ji Guizhen was handed a two-year labour camp sentence for possessing Falun Gong informational materials calling for the end of the persecution.
  • Slovakia: Falun Gong Practitioner Describes Torture He Endured in China to Slovak Members of Parliament

    On July 19, Mr. Liu Hongchang visited Slovakia. Mr. Liu spent 5 years in a Chinese prison because he practised Falun Gong. He was received by two members of the Slovak parliament, Mr. Dostal and Mr. Sebej, who heard his story. The MPs expressed their sympathy for the people in China who are persecuted for their beliefs.
  • Report on Falun Gong Wins Daniel Pearl Annual News Award in France

    Student Yemeli Ortega won Third Place for her report on Falun Gong practitioner Feng Yajun, who was detained and tortured by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). She said that Ms. Feng Yajun's nobility of character had given her the courage and inspiration to write the story.
  • Speech to UN Human Rights Conference Exposes CCP's Abuse of Psychiatric Drugs in the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On the morning of March 15, 2010, Mr. Chen Shizhong made a speech at the 13th UN Human Rights Council Conference representing the United Nations Association, San Diego Chapter. He urged the UN Human Rights Council to take action to end the Chinese Communist regime's continuous violation of Falun Gong practitioners' freedom of beliefs.
  • Victims of the Persecution of Falun Gong Invited to Participate in 13th Session of UN Human Rights Council

    The 13th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is being held in Geneva from March 1 to 26, 2010. This year, the Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group (FLGHR) invited four Falun Gong practitioners who suffered brutal persecution in China to further expose the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong with their own experiences.
  • Shen Yun Performer Mei Xuan Meets with Special Rapporteur of UN Against Torture

    Ms. Mei Xuan, an erhu soloist from Shen Yun Performing Arts, went to Geneva during her Shen Yun tour. Professor Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur Against Torture, met with Mei Xuan to hear testimony of torture experienced by practitioners in China, as well as information on the forced disappearance of her husband.
  • Mr. David Kilgour Exposes CCP's Live Organ Harvesting in French Parliament

    Under the invitation of WOIPFG (World Organisation to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong) and Ms. Françoise Hostalier, Member of the French Parliament (MP), Mr. David Kilgour, Former MP of the Canadian Parliament, introduced his new book, Bloody harvest, on December 3, 2009 in the French Parliament.
  • Norwegian Political Leaders Receive the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party

    Ahead of Norway's general election, leaders of each party received a special gift – copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, which has been responsible for 60 million people in China quitting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The leaders said that this kind of information was very much needed.
  • Germany: Raising Awareness of Chinese Communist Party Atrocities before Germany's General Election

    Political candidate and TV station reporter Astrid Freudenstein said that when she taught at a university, she heard of serious human rights abuses by the CCP and its persecution of people with religious belief. She was shocked to know this time that the Chinese Communist regime even harvested organs from living Falun Gong practitioners for lucrative profits. She said she would take a copy of all the information materials home and read them carefully.
  • European VIPs Strongly Recommend: Go to See Divine Performing Arts

    On February 9th 2009, the vice president of the European Parliament hosted a reception in the European Parliament to welcome the Divine Performing Arts European Tour. At the reception, many European VIPs said that they saw the performance last year and were deeply impressed. They strongly recommended people to see the show.
  • CIPFG Submits Over One Million Signatures Condemning the Persecution of Falun Gong to the European Union

    On August 6th 2008, at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels, a representative of CIPFG (Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China) formally submitted over one million signatures collected globally to the European Union Commission, requesting its help to stop the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Swedish MP: "The CCP's Incitement of the Attacks in Flushing Is an International Concern"

    Mr. Lindblad said, "The Flushing incident must be initiated by the CCP regime. It tries to incite such things in other countries. It is horrible." When asked why he thought the CCP chose this time, Mr. Lindblad said that the CCP attempted to divert people's attention since it saw that the world's people protested the Olympic torch relay and its suppression in Tibet.
  • Bulgaria: Economic Interests Lead to Disrespect for Human Rights

    Bulgarian Falun Dafa practitioners were invited to a meeting with Mr. Krasimir Stefanov, Director of the Directorate of Asia, Australia and Oceania in the Foreign Ministry of Bulgaria, with Mr. Zdravelin Georgiev official in charge for China, and with one more official of the Ministry. The meeting was requested by the practitioners after a letter sent by the Ministry to the Sofia Municipality, in which Mr. Stefanov stated that a peaceful appeal by members of Bulgarian Falun Gong Association in front of the building of the Chinese Embassy in Sofia is inexpedient. The reason mentioned was a potential threat to the diplomats of China.
  • Let us oppose the Chinese Communist Regime’s Human Rights Abuses Together

    The Chinese Communist regime’s atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners have been incessantly condemned by the international community. Through partnership with the Working Together for Human Rights Association since last year, Amnesty International has kept a close eye on various atrocities perpetrated by the Chinese Communist regime to persecute Falun Gong practitioners. On various formal occasions, it also appealed for Falun Gong practitioners’ human rights and strongly condemned the Chinese regime’s persecution against Falun Gong practitioners.