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  • Holland: Dutch Falun Gong Practitioners Hold a Demonstration in the City of Assen

    On May 17th, 2008, Dutch Falun Gong practitioners held a demonstration in the city of Assen to protest against the on-going persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Signatures were gathered for the ‘Millions of signatures’ petition campaign, demanding the Chinese communist regime to immediately stop its persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. After having seen the banners depicting Falun Gong practitioners being persecuted in China and having had explanations about the persecution, many would spontaneously come to the petition table to sign the petition.
  • A Look Back at the Introduction of Falun Gong to Finland

    May 13th was World Falun Dafa Day. Recalling the past 16 years of spreading Falun gong, we see that every practitioner, who has benefited in both body and mind, feels one strong sense of mission, that is, passing Falun Gong to people so that more people can also benefit. Under such a call, Finnish practitioners including new learners are dedicated to spreading Falun Gong.
  • Finland: Falun Gong Activities at Finland’s Annual “Global Village” Festival

    On May 24th and the 25th, 2008, the annual "Global Village" festival activities were held in Kaisaneimi Park in Helsinki. More than 200 NGOs from all over the world took part in the activities. China's human rights issues were high on the agenda. This festival is a gathering place, its mission is to turn the world a more tolerant society.
  • Germany: Rally Protesting against the CCP's Intensification of the Persecution of Falun Gong Before the Olympics

    As early as in May last year, the CCP issued a secret announcement ordering “a severe crack-down on illegal organisations ... In order to better meet the 2008 Olympic Games to be held smoothly". Those suppressed are an “assembly of more than three people who do not listen to the advice”, “organisers of illegal organisations”, “Falun Gong practitioners” and “arrest them first and procedures to be handled later”. These secret orders are all openly an affront to the Constitution.
  • Finland: Practitioners Commemorate April 25th Peaceful Appeal in Beijing

    On the ninth anniversary of April 25th, Finnish Falun Gong practitioners held a commemoration activity outside the train station in the centre of the capital, Helsinki. They raised awareness among passersby of how during the last nine years, the evil Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been inhumanly persecuting Falun Gong practitioners. They also protested against the CCP using of the Olympics to intensify the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Sweden: A Nostalgic Look Back at Mr Li Hongzhi Teaching Falun Dafa in Sweden

    On April 6th 1995, the founder of Falun Dafa Master Li Hongzhi came to Sweden and hosted five public lectures. From April 14th to April 20th. Master Li held the second overseas Falun Gong study class at Nordgarden in Gothenburg. This class became the last one where Master Li personally taught Falun Gong. At that time, most participants of the class were westerners.
  • Switzerland: Practitioners from Switzerland and Italy Celebrate Falun Dafa Day

    The beautiful city of Lugano, which is located in the Swiss Italian region, is a famous touring city. On May 17th in spite of heavy rain, Falun Gong practitioners set up a stall in the city centre. Although it was raining continuously, many people still accepted the leaflets distributed by the practitioners with enthusiasm and seriously listened to their explanations.
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  • Greeting from European Practitioners to Master Li Hongzhi Through a Song by European Choir

    A greeting from all Dafa disciples in Europe to our most respected Master with the song "The beautiful May" by the European choir. May is the month of Falun Dafa Day and the month of Master's birthday. Thank you Master for all you have given us.
  • Greece: Practitioners Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day in Athens

    Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day and celebrating the 16th year since Falun Dafa’s introduction, Greek Falun Gong practitioners from Athens demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises and raised awareness about the persecution on 11th May 2008 by the ancient ruins in Athens. Many weekend tourists stopped by and came to understand more about Falun Gong.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong practitioners Come Together to Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    Falun Gong practitioners in the United Kingdom celebrated the “World Falun Dafa Day” in Trafalgar Square to mark the 16th anniversary of the introduction of Falun Dafa. Participants in the event were many new practitioners from various parts of the United Kingdom. A reporter interviewed four of them, including Mrs. Mike from Hong Kong and Geli, mother of two, from Taiwan.
  • Bulgaria: Falun Dafa Practitioners Wish Master Li Hongzhi Happy Birthday and Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    On May 13th, 2008, Bulgarian practitioners celebrated World Falun Dafa Day by raising awareness about Falun Dafa and seeking the public's support in stopping the persecution in China. Bulgarian and tourists alike crowded around the petition stand to find out what was happening and were very curious to know more and support Falun Dafa.
  • Sweden: Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Stockholm

    May 13th has become a global festival which is celebrated all over the world. To celebrate the day when Falun Dafa started to spread widely, some Falun Gong practitioners from Norway, Stockholm, Gothenburg and some other cities in Sweden gathered in Stockholm holding a series of activities for two days.
  • France: World Falun Dafa Day in Paris

    On the afternoon of May 11th, 2008, Falun Gong practitioners in France gathered in the Parvis de la Liberté ET des droits de l’homme opposite the Eiffel Tower in Paris to celebrate the 9th World Falun Dafa Day and the 16th anniversary of Falun Gong’s introduction. Peaceful exercise demonstrations, beautiful dances and happy music attracted many local residents.
  • Germany: Celebrating Falun Dafa Day in Munich

    On May 13th 2008, Falun Gong practitioners in the state of Bavaria held activities in Marienplatz Square in the capital Munich, celebrating the birthday of Falun Gong's founder as well as World Falun Dafa Day. Many people were attracted to the beautiful Falun Gong music and exercise demonstration and came to find out more.