Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • Speech by a Swiss practitioner at a Conference in the United Nations on the Abolition of Execution

    "In prisons and in forced labour camps, persecutors use the most barbaric and horrific torture methods known to human civilisation. An incomplete report shows over 100 methods being used to torture or to kill Falun Gong practitioners, including: beating to death, burning alive, tying to motorcycles and dragging to death, throwing from high buildings, subjecting to electric shock treatment (to destroy the mind), raping, gang raping and throwing stripped female practitioners into male prison cells, stretching and tying practitioners’ limbs to the four corners of a metal bed, force feeding highly concentrated liquid pepper and saline solutions, and so on. Ten thousand practitioners have been forcefully sent to psychiatric hospitals to be tortured with injections of large doses of drugs that damage the central nervous system."
  • Ireland: Falun Dafa Association and Amnesty International Appeal to the Foreign Affairs Office to Support the Rescue of Liu Feng and Yang Fang

    Representatives of the Irish Falun Dafa Association and the Irish branch of Amnesty International formally submitted five thousand postcards, with tens of thousands of signatures from Irish people, to Tom Kitt, Junior Minister of the Foreign Affairs Department. Mr. Kitt indicated that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will highlight the cases of Liu Feng and Yang Fang in a joint meeting with China and also in the multilateral talks between the European Union and China.
  • Practitioners Reveal the Truth about Falun Dafa to the Consul General of India's Mission to the UN in Geneva

    On the 14th March 2003, two practitioners from India met with the Consul General of India’s mission to Geneva to talk about Falun Dafa and the truth behind the lies spread by Jiang and his regime. The meeting lasted for about half an hour. The Consul General said that although he has met with practitioners before, this is the first time he has met Indian practitioners, so he was interested in learning more.
  • Forum on Rescuing Falun Gong Practitioners' Family Members Held in Geneva

    The forum was initiated by an NGO with its headquarters in Geneva and was held at the United Nations Building. The organisation hoped that through the forum, more countries, international organisations and people with a sense of justice would pay attention to the serious violation of Falun Gong practitioners' human rights and help rescue detained Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Dafa Practitioners Meet with the Swedish Foreign Ministry

    The Association told the Foreign Ministry how China is irrationally persecuting and killed Falun Gong practitioners, even kidnapping overseas Chinese who have foreign passports whilst they return to China to visit their relatives. They also talked about the Hong Kong anti-subversion law and the lawsuit Falun Gong practitioners have filed against Jiang Zemin and his accomplices.
  • A Chance Meeting with the German Foreign Affairs Minister

    I greeted him and introduced myself as a Falun Gong practitioner and also as a member of the committee that organise the rescue of Falun Gong practitioners persecuted in China. He shook hands with me warmly after hearing this. I thanked him for his support and appeals for Falun Gong over the past few years. He said, “I am glad to be of help to you and will continue appealing for Falun Gong.”
  • Irish Practitioner Tells Taiwan Mayor About Horrific Persecution he Suffered in China

    Zhao Ming exposed the brutal persecution he suffered in China after he returned home for Christmas in 1999. Ming hoped his experiences could enable high-ranking officials in Taiwan to learn more about the persecution happening nearby in Mainland China.
  • UK: Minister for Foreign Affairs Meets With Falun Gong Association

    On February 11 2003, UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Bill Rammell met with representatives of the U.K. Falun Gong Association. The topics discussed included the seriousness of Hong Kong’s enactment of Article 23 and the approaching meeting of the U. N. Human Rights Commission in Geneva.
  • Finland: Practitioners meet with the Foreign Minister in Parliament

    One of the Finnish practitioners talked about the urgent need for this meeting, outlining the recent of spate of deaths of practitioners in China at the hands of the Jiang regime, as well as the unwillingness of the Chinese government officials to accept worldwide appeals to end this persecution.
  • Italy: Falun Gong Spokesman Attends Parliamentary Hearing

  • Finland: Falun Gong is Discussed in Parliament Members Question Time

    "According to reports from human rights groups, the situation of human rights in China is getting worse, especially in the case of Falun Gong, which is the largest group of people being persecuted very severely. The death toll is rising daily and by an alarming amount -- since November there have been over 20 verified reports of practitioners being tortured to death in the hands of the Chinese authorities. What is your opinion about the human rights situation in China and about Falun Gong?"
  • A Chance Encounter between the Greek Premier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Practitioners from Europe and Australia

    Just as I had finished preparing an album of paintings and truth-clarifying materials, the Premier came to visit us. He warmly greeted us and shook our hands. We also offered some materials to the Foreign Minister who accepted them and said that he has already heard of Falun Gong.
  • Italy: “We Love Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance As Much As You”

    A famous reporter and expert on the situation in Tibet commented, “Now I realise that they treat all their people in this way - whoever they are. Falun Gong followers, Tibetans, or Catholics will be suppressed in the same brutal way. Brutality is their nature.”
  • Dafa Practitioners Revealed the Truth about Article 23 in the European Parliament

    The activities outside the European Parliament demonstrated the successful efforts of Falun Gong practitioners from all over Europe to deny the persecution of Falun Gong. The meaning of the activities outside the European Parliament served not only to voice practitioners’ opposition to Article 23 legislation but also to lay a deeper foundation for revealing the truth of the persecution all over Europe.
  • UK: Practitioners attend an Open Day at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    On 10th December 2002, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office held an Open Day to mark International Human Rights Day. A small group of Falun Gong practitioners visited the Open Day in order to raise the awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China and to thank MPs in the Foreign Office for all their ongoing support and hard work in raising the issue of human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners in China.