Letters from Dafa Associations, Local Events, Press Conferences , Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • Ireland: Candlelight Vigil on a Rainy Night

    On July 20th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners held a candlelight vigil, mourning Falun Gong practitioners who have been persecuted to death by the CCP since July 20th, 1999, and disclosing the CCP’s crimes. The weather was bad and it rained. On seeing that Falun Gong practitioners were still protesting in such weather, a young man was so moved that he wanted to take a photo.
  • Denmark: The Divine Marching Band in Copenhagen

    In order to support the twenty four million people who have withdrawn from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the European Divine Marching Band came to Copenhagen in Denmark, to join a parade held on July 7th and 8th. It took place at the same time as an annual Jazz music festival and the entire city was filled with people.
  • Denmark: Falun Gong Practitioners Campaign against the Persecution and Raise Awareness about July 20th, 2007

    On July 20th, 2007, Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of Falun Gong will have lasted eight years. In order to reveal the unprecedented cruel persecution of Falun Gong launched by the Chinese Communist Party and to bring the persecution to end as early as possible, on the evening of July 22nd, some Danish Falun Gong practitioners held an activity on the busiest street in the capital city of Copenhagen.
  • Sweden: “Truthfulness Compassion Forbearance” International Art Exhibition in Gothenburg Attracts Attention

    On July 14th, 2007, a “Truthfulness Compassion Forbearance” International Art Exhibition was successfully concluded at the city library in Gothenburg. During the week-long exhibition, the artworks, created by Falun Gong practitioners who are artists, attracted many people’s attention, including artists, politicians, tourists and local people.
  • Ireland: Irish Practitioners Hold Rally and Parade Calling on the CCP to be Abolished and an End the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On July 21st, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners held a rally and parade in Dublin supporting the twenty four million brave people who have withdrawn from the CCP and calling on all circles of society to together end the CCP’s persecution of Falun Gong which has now lasted eight years. Practitioners distributed leaflets and collected petition signatures.
  • Finland: Raising Awareness about the Month of Global Withdrawal from the Chinese Communist Party

    After July 2007 was designated as the month of global withdrawal from the Chinese Communist Party, volunteers at Finland's Centre for Withdrawal from the Chinese Communist Party and some Falun Gong practitioners held activities at the beginning of the month to reveal the brutal persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party.
  • Sweden: Swedish Practitioners Raise Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On July 20th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners from all over Sweden gathered in Kalmar, a small city in south east Sweden where local practitioners have, for several years, let the media and the public know about the persecution in China. The response has been very positive and practitioners have been supported by local newspapers.
  • Italy: Rome and Milan Commemorate Eight Years of CCP Persecution Against Falun Gong

    To remember the 3066 Falun Gong practitioners who were killed because they refused to give up their faith in the principles of Truth, Compassion and Forbearance, Italian Falun Gong practitioners held peaceful protests in front of the Chinese Embassy in Rome and the Chinese Consulate in Milan on the morning of July 20th.
  • Czech Republic: Activity in Brusperku To Raise Awareness about the Abuse of Falun Gong Practitioners in China

    On May 19th, 2007, practitioners of Falun Gong gathered in the city of Brušperku to let local people know about Falun Gong, which is a peaceful spiritual practice which cultivates mind and body. They also raised awareness about the practice's persecution by the Chinese government, which banned Falun Gong in 1999 largely due to the fact that the then Chinese leader, Jiang Zemin, was jealous of Falun Gong's popularity.
  • Denmark: Let the Lighting of the Olympic Torch Become a Hope for Improving Human Rights

    On the 7th and 8th of July 2007, the Global Service Centre for Quitting the CCP and the Danish China Human Rights Internet Organisation held a joint rally and parade at the largest square in Copenhagen, supporting over twenty three million brave Chinese people who quit the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliated organisations. European member of the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China Leif Bork Hansen made a speech.
  • Switzerland: Stories During Activities to Raise Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Luzerne is a famous tourist spot in Switzerland. Many visitors, including more and more tourists from mainland China, are attracted here by its fame. Falun Gong practitioners from Switzerland think that this is a good place to tell Chinese people about the persecution of Falun Gong face to face, distribute the Epoch Times newspaper's editorial “The Nine Commentaries of the Communist Party” and inform people how to quit the CCP. For this reason, Swiss practitioners come here in turns five days a week. When meeting tourists from mainland China, there were many touching stories.
  • Germany: Practitioners Raise Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong during the Free Democratic Party Conference

    During the Free Democratic (FDP) Conference in Stuttgart, Falun Gong practitioners handed leaflets to the party representatives at the main entrance to the arena, exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution and organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Some of the representatives have already had a clear understanding of the persecution. On May 10th 2007, Florian Toncar, spokesman for the FDP and member of the Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid Committee had pushed German MPs to jointly submit a resolution condemning the CCP system of forced labour education.
  • Turkey: Raising Awareness in Ankara about the Bestial Crime of Organ Harvesting

    On July 7th and 8th, 2007, in the busy city centre of Ankara, Falun Gong practitioners distributed leaflets, talked with passersby and collected signatures to raise awareness about the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong in China, including the removal of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. They called on local people to support an end to the persecution.
  • New Falun Gong Practice Site Established in a Remote Part of Russia

    Buryat Republic is a vast but thinly populated area in Russian Siberia. A villager has a relative who is a Falun Gong practitioner in Irkutsk. One year ago, the villager was lucky enough to learn Falun Gong and started cultivation.
  • Denmark: Copenhagen Rally Supporting Twenty-Three Million Withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party

    The Danish branch of the Global Service Centre for Quitting the CCP and the Danish China Human Rights Internet Organisation held a joint rally and parade in the Danish capital Copenhagen, supporting over twenty three million brave Chinese people who have quit the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliated organisations.