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  • Former Victim of Communism Supports Lawsuits Against CCP Officials

    “This is a beginning, we must give our full support for it.” said by Mr Siegmar Faust in Germany with an overwhelming Saxony accent. Here, the beginning stands for the two sentences separately made in both a Spanish court and an Argentine court. Five high-ranking officials of the Chinese Communist Party including the former leader Jiang Zemin were sued by Spain's National Court for genocide and the crime of torture.
  • Denmark: Peaceful Activities during the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009

    Outside the conference centre in the chilly wind, Falun Gong practitioners from different countries in northern Europe practised the exercises. They hung up banners and appealed to the conference participants to stop the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of Falun Gong. Their peaceful event moved the onlookers.
  • France: Exposing CCP Interference in Shen Yun Performances Worldwide

    Members of the Light of Asia Society - one of the organisers of Shen Yun Performing Arts shows in France, held an event at noon on January 29, 2010, near the Chinese Embassy in Paris, to publicly expose the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) interference with Shen Yun shows around the world. Upon learning of the situation, passersby condemned the CCP's actions.
  • Germany: Protesting the CCP's Interference with Shen Yun Performances in Hong Kong

    In Munich, Falun Gong practitioners protested peacefully in front of the Chinese Consulate on January 24. Shen Yun Performing Arts was scheduled to give seven shows in Hong Kong, but three days before their departure, the Hong Kong immigration department informed the hosting organisation that they refused to issue visas to six essential production staff members.
  • Short Stories from a European Resort

    Ms. Hao has been rising awareness about the human rights abuses against Falun Gong at a mountain resort in Europe to help tourists from China understand the truth and quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organisations. As it turned colder and colder, fewer tourists came to the resort. However, many Chinese tourists still went to Ms. Hao to quit the CCP and its affiliates.
  • Poland: Promoting Falun Dafa in Lodz

    On January 23 and 24, several Falun Gong practitioners from Poland visited the second largest city, Lodz, to introduce Falun Dafa. Practitioners set up display boards and passed out flyers on Piotrkowska Street, telling people of the beauty of Falun Gong and exposing the brutal persecution against Falun Gong in China.
  • Swiss Human Rights Award goes to Authors of Investigation into CCP's Harvesting of Organs from Falun Gong

    On January 16, 2010, the Swiss branch of the International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) granted its 2009 Human Rights Award to Canada's human rights lawyer David Matas and Canada's former Secretary of State for the Asia Pacific region, David Kilgour, in recognition of their efforts in investigating the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • People of Sweden Condemn CCP for Obstructing Shen Yun Show in Hong Kong

    People from all walks of life in Sweden are showing great concern after hearing that Shen Yun Performing Arts was forced to cancel all seven of its shows in Hong Kong because the Hong Kong Immigration Department denied entry visas to six key members of the Shen Yun production staff. People pointed out that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is up to its old tricks again.
  • United Kingdom: Protesting in front of Chinese Embassy over Sabotage of Shen Yun Performance

    Falun Gong practitioners in London held a rally in front of the Chinese Embassy on January 23 and January 25, 2010 respectively, protesting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for pressuring the Hong Kong government to sabotage the Shen Yun performance in Hong Kong. Practitioners in Scotland held a similar protest in front of the Chinese Consulate in Edinburgh on January 24.
  • Lord Avebury: The Chinese Communist Regime is the Primary Reason behind the Hong Kong Incident

    After hearing the news that Hong Kong complied with the CCP to interfere with Shen Yun's shows in the city, many United Kingdom political leaders who care about Hong Kong expressed disappointment. Lord Avebury, Member of Parliament, believes that the Chinese Communist regime is the primary reason behind the Hong Kong authority's denial of visas.
  • Shen Yun forced to cancel Hong Kong shows, interference from Chinese regime in Europe

    "According to the presenting organisations, tickets for all seven shows were sold out within the first two weeks of sales. Though the visa requests for the travelling group were already made in October, on January 22, the Hong Kong Immigration Department has denied entry visas of seven of the company's core production team members, leaving the organizers with no choice but to cancel the shows in Hong Kong."
  • United Kingdom: Scottish Practitioners Protest Hong Kong's Visa Denial to Shen Yun Staff

    On Sunday 24th January 2010, Scottish Falun Gong practitioners braved the cold and peacefully protested outside the Chinese Consulate in Edinburgh. The protest was to condemn the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for forcing the cancellation of seven sold-out Shen Yun Performing Arts shows in Hong Kong due to start on 27th January.
  • Article from Scotland on Sunday Newspaper: Visa Protest Targets Chinese Consulate

    'Six key production staff of Shen Yun Performing Arts were denied entry visas into Hong Kong six days before their show is scheduled to debut in the Chinese autonomous region on 27 January. Organisers of the performance are demanding the visa refusals should be reconsidered by the immigration department of the government of Hong Kong special administrative region.'
  • Romania: Truth-Compassion-Forbearance International Art Exhibition Held in Busteni

    From December 10 2009, International Human Rights Day, until December 13, 2009, the Truth-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition was held in the art gallery of the Hotel Silva in Busteni, a well known resort in Prahova Valley in the Carpati Mountains. Four television channels and several newspaper all reported on the exhibition.
  • United Kingdom: Raising Awareness about the Persecution in Manchester

    On January 9, 2010, Falun Gong practitioners from York, England, held an event in Manchester to let people know more about Falun Gong and the ten years of persecution waged against the practice in China by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Almost one hundred people signed the petition calling for an end to the CCP's human rights atrocities.