European Parliament

  • Belgium: Six MEPs Lend Support at Falun Gong Rally Outside European Parliament

    Falun Gong practitioners in Europe held a rally in front of the European Parliament as part of three days of activities to expose the persecution and organ harvesting atrocities perpetrated against the practice in China.
  • Attendees of European Parliament Session Support Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners in Europe exposed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brutal persecution during the European Parliament's last plenary session before summer break in Strasbourg, France, on July 4-8.
  • German Politicians Send Greetings for World Falun Dafa Day

    A Member of European Parliament, a Member of German Parliament, and a Member of State Parliament each sent greeting letters to the Falun Dafa Association in Germany for the upcoming 24th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s public introduction and World Falun Dafa Day.
  • MEP Calls for Release of Human Rights Activists Detained in Serbia

    I am concerned about the detention of Falun Gong human rights activists in Belgrade, who came to Serbia to raise awareness about the human rights situation in China. This happened prior to the third summit of heads of government of China and Central and Eastern European Countries, which started on Tuesday this week in Belgrade.
  • European Parliament Passes Resolution Condemning Forced Organ Harvesting in China

    Global condemnation of forced organ harvesting in China is on the rise, and the international community has paid considerable attention to the state-sanctioned organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China. Lawmakers around the world have been pushing forward the effort to stop this heinous practice.
  • Full Resolution: European Parliament Condemn Organ Harvesting in China

    European parliament passed with absolute majority the resolution condemning state sanctioned organ harvesting on Falun Gong practitioners in China. The resolution was initiated by 56 MEPs from 4 parties, EPP, the liberals, the conservatives ECR and the Greens.
  • Press Release: European Parliament Challenges Chinese Regime over Organ Harvesting Atrocities

    The European Parliament passed a resolution yesterday condemning "systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from...prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners." The resolution calls upon member states to publicly condemn the gruesome practice, and ensure that all of those involved are prosecuted.
  • Vice President of the European Parliament Meets Rescued Falun Gong Practitioners in US Capital

    When Vice President of the European Parliament Edward McMillan-Scott attended a hearing on human rights in China in Washington, DC, on March 4, 2013, he met with Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Zhang Lianying and her family. Very active over the past few years in the effort to rescue this family, he was excited to see them in DC and made the comment that the persecution in China “would not last much longer.”
  • Member of European Parliament Calls on South Korea to Stop the Repatriation of Falun Gong Practitioners

    “I understand that recently around a hundred Falun Gong members of Chinese origin have applied for asylum in South Korea and been refused asylum, while ten of them have been forcibly repatriated to China. On the face of it, this, if true, would appear to put the republic of Korea in breach of its obligations under international treaties, given the strong possibility that these persons when repatriated to China would be seriously mistreated."
  • European Members of Parliament Write to Support Falun Gong

    The persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has lasted 12 years since it started on July 20, 1999. On July 20, Members of the European Parliament, Zuzana Roithova and Ana Gomes, wrote letters to Falun Gong practitioners to condemn the CCP's persecution and express their support to Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Member of European Parliament Impressed by Shen Yun: "I Just Don't Know How They Manage To Do It."

    Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company concluded a spectacular, ten-show run, at the Aula Magna in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium on May 11, 2010. Among the many distinguished guests at the show was European Parliament member, Roger Helmer, who represents East Midlands, UK. Mr. Helmer said he would definitely recommend the show to his friends.
  • Shen Yun Performs Last Paris Show

    The final Paris performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts concluded on April 25, 2010. "The beauty of the dancers was extraordinary," said French Member of European Parliament Jean Paul Gausez. "It is the first time I attended a traditional Chinese dance show, and I have to say this is quite beautiful, very colourful and vivid, with an almost hypnotic rhythm," said Mr. Gausez.


  • EU Parliament Member: "The Audience Was Thrilled"

    Frankfurt's celebrated venue, Jahrhunderthalle, was the proud host of the Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company for three shows March 12-14, 2010. Resounding applause attested that the audience thoroughly enjoyed this world-class show. Among many distinguished audience members was Thomas Mann, a European Parliament member.
  • Chairperson of European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights: Lawsuit against Jiang Zemin is Encouraging

    Ms. Hautala said: "Our task is to build such a world, so that those who have committed crimes against humanity, war criminals and the perpetrators of serious violations of human rights have nowhere to escape. Some countries will not allow them to go unpunished even if the criminals are not their own citizens. Spain and Belgium are such countries."
  • European Parliament Condemns China's Human Rights Abuses at a Public Hearing

    On December 1, 2009, the European Parliament held a public hearing focusing on current human rights conditions in China. Attendees condemned human rights abuses under the Chinese Communist regime, especially the treatment of Falun Gong, and discussed diplomatic measures to be adopted in the future.


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