Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • Germany: Falun Gong Practitioner Presents a Petition to the Presidents of Germany and Italy

    On February the 9th 2007, German Federal President Mr. Horst Kohler returned to his alma mater, the University of Tübingen. A Falun Gong practitioner studying at the University presented the German President with a petition calling for an end to the Chinese communist regime’s persecution of Falun Gong. The president repeatedly said “thank you.” When the Italian president looked at what was going on with curiosity, the practitioner also presented him the report on the investigation into the Chinese communist regime’s harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners and other related material in Italian.
  • United Kingdom: "We cannot allow such things to continue"

    Former Secretary of State (Asia-Pacific) for Canada and senior MP, David Kilgour, was invited by Lord Thurlow, former UK diplomat, to hold a seminar in the Houses of Parliament on July 17th regarding the CCP’s trade in organs harvested from living Falun Gong practitioners’ organs. The UK MPs who attended the seminar appealed to the UK government to take measures to stop the CCP’s atrocities. Mr. Kilgour introduced the attendees to the report he wrote in Canada, and answered questions raised by the MPs and media.
  • Sweden: During the Tällberg Forum, Practitioners Expose the CCP's Trade in Organs Harvested from Living People

    Swedish human rights organization SHRIC had a stand called ‘Supporting Human Rights in China’, appealing for attention from all peace-loving people for human rights in China. Four Falun Gong practitioners who were persecuted in China but now live in Sweden talked about their own experiences of persecution to people who came to read the posters.
  • France: Council of Europe Focuses on the CCP Trade in Organs Harvested from Prisoners in Labour Camps

    A forum to "Examine environmental pollution and the human rights situation in China” was held at the 7th meeting hall on June 27th, 2006. The organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners taking place in China’s labour camps became a focus of the meeting.
  • Holland: Telling the Mayor about the Persecution of Falun Dafa

    The mayor said, "I know all about Falun Gong. He looked at me, probably not expecting anyone in his city to practise Falun Gong. I showed him some materials about the Chinese Communist Party taking organs from living victims, including Falun Gong practitioners. He looked for a moment and said, "Too terrible, too terrible. These people are too bad; I will read this material carefully." I also told him some experiences of mine; he listened with attention. I finally said that just because of this, I have not seen my daughter for seven years. The Mayor's wife said: "This is one of the most intolerable things. Thank you for telling us your story."
  • Czech Republic: The Czech People Appeal to the Government to Urge the Chinese Regime to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

    On April the 20th and April 21st, Falun Gong practitioners protested in Ostrava and Frydek-Mistek against the CCP removing live Falun Gong practitioners’ organs.We prepared petitions to urge the President of the Czech Republic to ask the CCP to immediately release all Falun Gong practitioners who are imprisoned in the secret concentration camps.
  • Germany: An Asian Specialist at the Chancellor’s Office is Concerned about the Harvest of Organs from Living Falun Gong Practitioners

    On May 15th, 2006, a week before the German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to China, an asian specialist in the Chancellor’s Office received representatives of Falun Gong practitioners, China Democratic League and a German human right organisation. At the same time, practitioners rallied in front of the Chancellor’s Office.
  • Czech Republic: The Czech People Appeal to the Government to Urge the Chinese Regime to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

    On April 20th and April 21st, Falun Gong practitioners in Ostrava and Frydek-Mistek in the Czech Republic held an activity to tell people about the incident of harvesting organs in China, which has been disclosed recently. Falun Gong practitioners’ organs were forcibly removed while they were still alive and traded on the black market; they were mainly sold to rich foreigners.
  • Italy: Exposing the CCP's Atrocities at the Premier’s Office in Rome

    Since March 2006, after several witnesses revealed the CCP’s harvesting of organs for profit from live Falun Gong practitioners in CCP labour camps and jails, Falun Gong practitioners in Rome held activities to expose the crimes at the Premier’s office on Empire Road in Rome city centre.
  • Turkey: Practitioners Visit the Turkish government, Calling On Them to Pay Attention to the Sujiatun Concentration Camp

    The Turkish officials regarded this issue with much importance. They replied that they will write letters of appeal to China and demand an investigation and said that they will inform Falun Gong practitioners of the outcome. Practitioners talked in more depth than before to the government officials and helped them gain an even clearer understanding of what Falun Gong is, the facts of the persecution, why the CCP is so wicked and how to help the innocent victims in China.
  • Poland: Polish Parliament Seminar Exposes the CCP’s Crimes Against Falun Gong

    On March 21st, Polish practitioners, with the help of the Polish Government, held a seminar called “The World and China without Communism” in the Polish parliament. The audience consisted of officials from many departments of the Polish Government, Members of Parliament, scholars, many foreign diplomats who live in Warsaw and others.
  • Denmark: Practitioners Visit Government Departments to Appeal for Attention to Sujiatun

    On the afternoon of March 22nd, practitioners put aside their work and study to gather outside the Prime Minister's Office. They asked for a meeting with the Prime Minister to deliver a petition letter in person and to ask the Prime Minister to help rescue Falun Gong practitioners who are on the verge of death. They went on to meet the Foreign Minister.
  • Turkey: Falun Gong Practitioners Tell Members of the National Assembly about the Persecution

    To call on the Turkish government to pay attention to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, which has now lasted for six years, Turkish Falun Gong practitioners went to the Grand Turkish National Assembly. They went to visit three senior assembly members, Mr. Ali Er, Ali Oksal and Mesut Deger, who is a lawyer and a leading member of the Human Right Committee of the assembly. They asked them to call on the Turkish government to pay attention to the cruel persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Ireland: Foreign Minister Plans to Raise the Death of Gao Rongrong in the EU

    "I have asked my officials to request the EU Presidency to raise the case of Ms Gao Rong Rong and the circumstances of her death with the Chinese authorities at the next session of the EU-China human rights dialogue which is due to take place in September. The EU-China human rights dialogue, established in 1996, is the formal framework through which the EU raises its concerns about individual human rights cases, including those of Falun Dafa practitioners and more general issues, such as the protection of freedom of religion and expression, which have a particular impact on practitioners of Falun Dafa."
  • Switzerland: Appealing for Support from United Nations Participants to Rescue my Auntie

    My auntie, Ms. Qiu Minghua, is being persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party because she refuses to give up practising Falun Gong. She has been illegally imprisoned since November 25th 2004. In order to appeal for her rescue, during the period of the UN Human Rights Committee from the end of July 2005 to the beginning of August I talked to about one hundred officials from different countries in the United Nations and to members of NGOs (non-governmental organisations). I appealed to them to support the rescue of Falun Gong practitioners being persecuted in Mainland China. The effect was good.