Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • 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.
  • An Italian MP Asks, "What Can I Do for You?"

    From July 10th to 17th, practitioners from Italy and Germany held three activities in Rome. There were crowds of people in Rome during July. Many touring groups from China were shocked when they saw so many western Falun Gong practitioners. Some asked for materials, while more of them excitedly took pictures.
  • Germany: A Falun Gong Practitioner Handed a Petition to the President

    On the first day of their holiday, President Koehler publicly invited local people and tourists to visit the Arber with him and climb to the peak of the hill. On learning the news, local Falun Gong practitioners felt that this was a good opportunity to see the president on such an occasion and tell him about Falun Gong face to face while handing him a petition.
  • France: Falun Gong Practitioners were Invited to Attend the 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health

    The University of Paris played host to the 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health from July 2nd to 8th 2005. Experts, academics and witnesses to the persecution of Falun Gong were invited to attend the mental health summit and talk about persecution against the practice.
  • France: Every Year, the Falun Gong Association Meets High Levels of Government on National Day

    From 2002 to 2005, every year on National Day, Falun Gong practitioners have had the chance to meet the French President, Prime Minister, Ministers, Members of Parliament and other non-political VIPs. On this year’s National Day, July 13th 2005, four representatives from the French Falun Gong Association were invited to a Garden Party at the Ministry of Overseas Department.
  • Norwegian Practitioners Support Practitioners in Singapore who were Jailed for Spreading Information about the Persecution

    When news reached Norway that two female practitioners in Singapore had been jailed for spreading information about the six-year brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China, local practitioners wanted to help. So far, the Nordic Association has sent a letter to the Singapore Consulate in Oslo. Two practitioners went to the office of the consulate to express their concern and to deliver a letter from the Norwegian Association, together with information about Falun Gong and the persecution, information of the same kind that the accused women had spread in Singapore. They had a good conversation with a representative of the consulate who stayed after working hours to be informed.
  • Germany: Xiong Wei made a Speech at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Human Rights to Disclose the Tricks the CCP Adopted to Dupe Western Media Reporters

    Xiong Wei called for support for Jiang Renzheng, who was deported to China by Germany and sentenced to a forced labour camp. The assembly passed a decision to demand the Chinese Government to immediately release Jiang Renzheng and urged the German Chancellor and Foreign Minister to guarantee Jiang and his family's safety through all kinds of diplomatic means.
  • NTDTV Invited to a Special Seminar on "Communism - the Rights of Freedom of Speech” during the 61st UNHRC

    On the 13th of April, inside the UN building in Geneva, a special conference was held by the General-Secretary of the International Multicultural Religions Organization about New Tang Dynasty Television. The main speakers included NTDTV Public Affairs Deputy Principal, Chairman of the Overseas Chinese Democracy League, a representative for the Tiananmen Mothers Committee and also a Swiss lawyer.
  • Geneva: Exposing the Chinese Regime's Crimes Against Conscience During UN Human Rights Meeting

    During the 61st session of the UNHRC, the Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group, the United Nations Association of the United States of America San Diego Chapter and the International Educational Development - Humanitarian Law Project jointly held a forum entitled, "Crimes Against Conscience - The Chinese Government's Persecution of Falun Gong."
  • Sweden: Famous Swedish Diplomat Encourages Practitioners to “Keep Up the Good Work!”

    A group of Falun Gong practitioners attended a lecture held by Jan Eliasson in Gothenburg. Jan Eliasson is the former Swedish Ambassador in Washington and later this year he will take over as president of the United Nations General Council. In the past, he worked as a UN Ambassador, as well as a Cabinet Secretary at the Swedish Foreign Ministry.
  • "Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group" Submits Cases of Missing Falun Gong Practitioners to United Nations in Geneva

    The Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group submitted a case report on the abduction of Huang Xiong to Mr. Stephen Toope, Chairman of the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances during the annual meeting of the U.N.H.R.C. in Geneva. He was surprised to know that Mr. Huang was abducted more than a year ago and said he would take action right away.
  • German Practitioners Write to the Premier Calling for the Rescue of Jiang Renzheng and his Family

    The German Falun Gong Information Centre disclosed that practitioners are now actively informing the German authorities, politicians, media and human rights organisation about the situation of Jiang’s family. They are appealing to the German Government to rescue the family and they want to help the public understand the situation under the Communist Party’s rule.