Publications, Press Releases

  • German Newspaper Reports a Practitioner's Story and His Efforts to Rescue a Friend in China

    The story, titled “Very Worried about His Friend,” started with Mr. Guo Jefeng's new life in Germany, where, unlike in China, he can enjoy great freedom. But he was very worried about his friend back in China, who shares his belief and is still subject to the torture and suppression he once experienced.
  • Free Falun Gong Class Makes Front-Page News in a Small Town in Germany

    Falun Gong practitioners in Cham, a small town in southern Germany, once again held a free class at the end of November to teach the local people the Falun Gong exercises. The exercises introduced many Cham residents to Falun Gong, an ancient mind and body practice based on the universal principles of Truth-Compassion-Forbearance.
  • China's Organ Harvesting Atrocities Under the Spotlight in Italy

    The issue of forced live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners has garnered a fair amount of attention in Italy recently, both in the media and in the Senate. Evidence and expert testimonies were presented at a Senate hearing organized by the Human Rights Committee in the Italian Parliament on December 19.
  • 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.
  • Italian Media: Free China Film “A Human Rights 'Bomb'”

    On June 8, 2013, the Italian newspaper, La Stampa , published an article titled, “A Human Rights 'Bomb' at US China Summit,” written by reporter Paolo Mastrolilli. The article is about the documentary, Free China , which highlights the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong and the issue of organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Press Release: Fair Trial for Falun Gong and Rule of Law in Russia

    For several years, the Russian authorities have been trying to suppress law-obeying Falun Gong practitioners in Russia under the request and pressure of the Chinese regime, which illegally persecutes Falun Gong (a peaceful Chinese traditional meditation practice) since July 1999.
  • The Irish Times: Falun Gong Practitioners Call for an End to the Persecution

    According to The Irish Times on February 20, about 50 Falun Gong practitioners on February 19 called for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong, saying that “practitioners have been tortured, been imprisoned, and had their organs harvested since 1999.”
  • The Epoch Times: Chinese Embassy Interfering with Performance at London Theatre

    Shen Yun Performing Arts has graced many of the world’s most prestigious stages over the last several years, captivating audiences and earning a reputation as the world’s pre-eminent Chinese performing arts company. But Shen Yun’s mission to revive the 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture of China has brought with it pressure and interference from the regime in China with diplomats using various methods to try to derail performances. London is the latest place for this interference, where the local promoters say that the Chinese Embassy has been putting pressure on the upper management of the theatre.
  • FDIC: Dozens of Falun Gong Practitioners Killed in First Third of 2011

    Over two dozen Falun Gong practitioners have died due to abuse in custody since January 1, 2011, according to reports received by the Falun Dafa Information Centre and published on Thursday. In a feature particular to the campaign against Falun Gong, several of the victims died after being held in makeshift "brainwashing centres" where torture and ingestion of unknown drugs were used to force people to renounce their practice of Falun Gong.
  • Princess Michael: Shen Yun a ‘Marvellous Evening’

    HRH Princess Michael of Kent was among the special guests at the opening night of Shen Yun Performing Arts at The London Coliseum, on April 5. At a reception after the show, the Princess briefly addressed the audience of around 180 guests, saying it was a “great honour and a pleasure” to be there and that she was “completely obsessed” with Chinese culture.
  • London's West End Welcomes Shen Yun

    Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company opened its run of West End performances to a delighted audience in London on Tuesday, April 5. Actor Jamie Cho said that the performances were fantastic and the dances beautiful. “The dancers were great. The two singers were amazing—the tenor and the soprano.” He was also particularly taken by the performance on the two stringed erhu.
  • Local Media in Germany Spread the Facts about Falun Gong

    Cham is the east gate of the Bavarian Forest in southern Germany, and the locals are very sincere and honest. Falun Gong practitioners often visited local newspaper offices to clarify the facts about Falun Gong. The newspapers who learned about the true situation made efforts to spread the facts about Falun Gong.
  • Persecution of Falun Gong Exposed In Depth Over the Years by Dutch Media

    In 1999 the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started to persecute Falun Gong, following which Falun Gong practitioners began to disseminate the facts and oppose the persecution. In Holland, after many of the media realized the true situation, they began to to expose the crimes of the CCP and its lies, and to make the truth of how Falun Gong has been persecuted known to many.
  • The Media in Poland Focus on the Lawsuit against Jia Qinglin

    Jia Qinglin, one of the active participants in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s persecution of Falun Gong, was sued by Falun Gong practitioners from Poland during his visit to Warsaw. Many Polish mainstream media covered the story.
  • FDIC: Internal Communist Party Documents Disclose New Campaign to Forcibly "Transform" Millions of Falun Gong Practitioners in China

    A series of internal Communist Party documents, some of them posted online, reveal the details of a new three-year, multi-billion dollar campaign targeting Falun Gong practitioners across China. The campaign's stated goal is to "transform" 75 per cent of all known practitioners, who number in the tens of millions despite eleven years of brutal suppression. Specifically, the campaign calls upon security forces to go into "villages and households" to "educate and conquer" Falun Gong practitioners.