Practitioners' Words, Peaceful Protests, Exhibitions and Cultural Events, Local Events, Press Conferences , Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • Germany: "I felt the power of compassion"

    “Because what they (artists from Divine Performing Arts) represent is compassion with a just state of mind. In this persecution, all means the Chinese (the Chinese Communist Party) government use are inhuman indeed. And who it is ill-treating are a group of very kind people. I think that all those who have conscience have felt the power of compassion from these performances and can realize the evilness of the persecution by the CCP.“
  • Germany: "We shall certainly go and see the show"

    From February 13th-19th 2009, Falun Gong practitioners in Europe held a series of activities near the city centre in Frankfurt and in front of the CCP Consulate disclosing how the CCP violates human rights. In particular, the CCP disrupts the performances in Germany given by Divine Performing Arts.
  • Finland: A Voice For Justice in the Cold Winter

    On February 14, 2009, volunteers from the Northern European Quitting the Party Service Centre and some Finnish Falun Gong practitioners came to the central railway station in Helsinki to support the 50 million Chinese people that have withdrawn from the Chinese Communist Party. They also called for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • European VIPs Strongly Recommend: Go to See Divine Performing Arts

    On February 9th 2009, the vice president of the European Parliament hosted a reception in the European Parliament to welcome the Divine Performing Arts European Tour. At the reception, many European VIPs said that they saw the performance last year and were deeply impressed. They strongly recommended people to see the show.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Practitioners in Germany Demand that the Chinese Communist Party Stop Interfering with Divine Performing Arts

    Falun Gong practitioners held an activity in Frankfurt exposing how the CCP Embassy interfered with the Divine Performing Arts Company's performances in Germany. Many people were so disgusted and angry with the conduct of the CCP that they bought tickets from the booking office nearby immediately.
  • European Parliament Welcomes Divine Performing Arts to Europe

    The Chairman of the European Parliament wrote in his welcome letter to the DPA that, “The Divine Performing Arts, aiming at bringing China’s 5000 years of traditional culture to the world, makes an enormous contribution to cultural exchange, enabling the rest of the world get a better understanding of Chinese culture”.
  • United Kingdom: Wen Jiabao Makes a Speech at Cambridge University

    On February 2nd, 2009, according to schedule, the premier of China, Wen Jiabao made a speech at Cambridge university. Two hours before Wen Jiabao arrived, the Cambridge University Amnesty International group and those from Cambridge University who pay close attention to human rights in China had already arrived at the speech site, and they held a protest, demanding respect for human rights. Cambridge Falun Gong practitioners were also present.
  • Germany: Chinese Prime Minister Visits Germany

    When the Chinese Prime Minister motorcade passed by, he could see Falun Gong practitioners several meters away displaying banners. The banners called for the ringleaders of the persecution to be brought to justice and called on the Chinese regime to end the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Turkey: The 'Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance International Art Exhibition' Amazes in Turkey

    From January 10th-22nd, 2009, the Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance International Art Exhibition was successfully held in Mersin City, Turkey. During the twelve days of the exhibition, it caused quite a sensation among local residents. It was not uncommon to see visitors’ eyes brimming with tears while looking at the paintings.
  • Finland: Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On January 17th, 2009, some Falun Gong practitioners in Finland set up a table by the side of Helsinki Central Station to raise awareness about the evil Chinese Communist Party's brutal persecution of Falun Gong. They called on the world to support an end to the persecution. Many signed a petition calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Germany: The Sound of Singing in Front of Koln Church

    The sincere sound of singing stimulated the audience’s conscience, and tears flowed from many of them. In particular, the tourist who had previously snarled the most slander towards Falun Gong cried long and hard, making his eyes red. In mainland China, where information is blocked, how many people have been cheated by the CCP’s lies, and even been an accomplice to evil by following the lies?
  • Ukraine: “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance” Art Exhibition Successfully Held

    On January 12th, 2009, the “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance” International Art Exhibition was held in the Ukraine capital Kiev for the first time. The exhibition attracted many people. Quite a few local media came to report the event. Twenty-two artworks were displayed in this exhibition.
  • A Letter to Xu Na, a Falun Gong Practitioner in a Chinese Prison, from Your Belgian Friend

    At the end of 2008, Ms Marianne Lefebvre from Belgium wrote a letter to Xu Na, her friend imprisoned in Beijing. Xu Na, an artist, is wife of Yu Zou, a musician who was killed by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities before the Beijing Olympic Games. Xu Na was illegally sentenced to three years on November 25, 2008. She was sentenced before her solicitor arrived – the court only ran for a few minutes before the judge directly pronounced judgement without reading the verdict.
  • Germany: A Falun Gong Practitioner Gives an Account of the Horrors of Masanjia Labour Camp in China

    “As far back as two years ago, I signed my name here, demanding the CCP to stop persecuting Falun Gong, but the situation has not changed in the least.” Seeing scenes of Chinese Falun Gong practitioners suffering cruel torture and live organ harvesting, a passer-by expressed her discouragement. A Chinese person suddenly said to her, “No, the situation is changing; it is just difficult to see immediately from abroad, please follow me.”
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong Divine Land Marching Participates in London New Year’s Day Parade 2009

    Kicking off at midday on January 1st, 2009, at the famous Parliament Square, the 23rd London New Year’s Day Parade was made up of about 10.000 performers from 92 groups in 20 countries and watched by an estimated 400,000 people.