Germany: "For human rights and for you, I will sign my name"

Dresden’s signature campaign against the persecution of Falun Gong

On July 12th, 2008, Dresden city centre, Falun Gong practitioners held an activity to support the 'Millions of Signatures' campaign, calling for an end of the CCP persecution of Falun Gong before the Beijing Olympic Games. People who understood the truth eagerly came to sign, condemning the persecution.

An assistant Minister of State of Saxony passed by and immediately signed his name on the petition form against the persecution after understanding the goal of the campaign. He had a conversation with practitioners about China’s human rights record and expressed concern after hearing that the CCP harvested organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.

Upon hearing about the CCP's persecution, a woman said, ‘Persecution of Falun Gong, does it still continue?!’ She had previously signed a petition supporting Falun Gong against persecution. She felt very sorry when she heard of the CCP’s persecution is lasting nine years till now.

Two elderly people from Taiwan, who have been in the Czech Republic for seven years, came to Dresden for a tour. When they signed the petition form, they said that they noticed so many Taiwanese were practising Falun Gong when they went back to Taiwan. Falun Gong was spread very widely in Taiwan and it was so marvelous. They also said the reason that Taiwan people don’t like being unified by the CCP was that they don’t want to change to a centralised dictatorial regime from a democratic society. They also expressed that the democracy in Taiwan is a mirror to be shown to people in Mainland China. To tell people in Mainland China, we Chinese could also live in a free environment and we were also able to create our own free society. "We won’t die without the CCP", they said

A German girl, who had lived in Zejiang, China for two years and had recently returned to Germany could speak very fluent Chinese. She said, "In China there were many people who were not content with the CCP. But they only talk to friends and family privately. Speaking publicly like in Germany is not possible". She showed her interest in Falun Gong, for she heard of too many different voices against Falun Gong. She wanted to know what Falun Gong was. She stayed in front of the information desk for a long time, read lots of material and listened to practitioners’ detailed explanation. At last, she said, "Now I am very clear, I support you".

A German man shouted, "I will never sign" to begin with. But when he was told of the purpose of the signing, the brutal persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the CCP and the escalation of the persecution of Chinese people by the CCP before the Olympic Games, then he said, "Well, for human rights and for you, I will sign my name this time".

Another young man listening to music with earphones passed by our location, he took off his earphones when he saw practitioners kindly asking him and said: ‘Sorry, could you say it again?’ He solemnly signed his name on the petition form after he heard the whole thing.

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