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  • Belgium: Practitioners Express Support for the Thirty Million Withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party

    On the 26th of January 2008, Falun Gong practitioners held activities in Brussels’s Chinatown to expose the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s brutal persecution of Falun Gong and support the thirty million withdrawals from the evil CCP. Some westerners asked for materials and talked with practitioners for a long time to learn the truth about the persecution in China.
  • Holland: A Discussion in The Hague Concerning Human Rights as the Olympic Games Approaches

    The Dutch Foreign Minister said China’s human rights records are worsening in the run-up to the Olympics. According to Reuters, on the 18th of January, 2008, a discussion on China’s human rights record and the Olympics Games was held in The Hague, Holland. At the meeting, the Dutch Foreign Minister said that in the run-up to the Olympics, China’s human rights records was worsening, the issue of human rights should be addressed to Beijing.
  • United Kingdom: Rally at the Chinese Embassy in London

    On Saturday, January 12th, 2008, Falun Gong practitioners in the UK held an activity at the Chinese Embassy in London. They rallied to express support for the 30 million brave people who have withdrawn from the evil Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its associated organisations. They were also raising awareness about “Millions of Signatures” a global initiative started up by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG).
  • Germany: Withdrawing from the Chinese Communist Party in Munich

    During activities at the Chinese Consulate in Munich, one practitioner said very emotionally, “It’s so quick. The number needs to be updated again”. When Falun Gong practitioners held a rally here two weeks ago, the number of people who announced their withdrawals worldwide was thirty million.
  • Sweden: The Journey of Falun Gong Practitioners Over the Past Ten Years (Part 4)

    Falun Gong practitioners couldn’t understand why the CCP persecutes such good people, who cultivate themselves according to “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance”. When talking about how he felt at that time, a practitioner named Sven said, “I really did not believe my eyes and ears. I did not understand why on earth it does this? Why does it persecute those kind people? Just for their wanting to be healthy, cultivating Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance and be good people".
  • Germany: Letting Chinese Tourists in Frankfurt Know the Truth about Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners held an event in Frankfurt to raise awareness about the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong in China among German people. Quite a few people learned the Falun Gong exercises after they heard the truth and a Chinese tourist quit the CCP on the spot. One Chinese tourist told Falun Gong practitioners that he knew how corrupt the CCP was, how acute the social conflict was in China and he said he also knew about the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Radio France International: The European Parliament Has Urged Communist China to Immediately Release Human Rights Advocate Hu Jia

    "The European Parliament on January 17th passed a resolution urging Beijing to immediately release China human rights advocate Hu Jia and other Chinese political prisoners in custody. The resolution said that the thirty four year old Hu was famous for his braveness in giving a speech with regard to China's political and human rights issues. After his arrest On December 27th of last year, until now there is no sign to indicate he will be released ... "
  • Ireland: People Line Up in the Rain to Sign a Petition Calling for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On January 19th, 2008, Irish practitioners held an activity to gather signatures to support an end to the persecution of Faun Gong in China. Many Irish people lined up in the rain to sign the One Million Signature Campaign, which was launched by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) and to end the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Germany: Chinese Tourists in Munich Sign to Quit the CCP

    On the 12th of January 2008, Munich welcomed large groups of Chinese people, mostly spectators of the China-Germany game. Seeing Falun Gong practitioners’ activities at Marienplatz, many took photos excitedly in front of banners urging to quit the CCP. A student praised practitioners aloud, “You are so brave!” Many Chinese read the exhibits carefully.
  • Sweden: The Journey of Falun Gong Practitioners Over the Past Ten Years (Part 3)

    "While working, I can get cold, dirty and strained. Some of my colleagues will speak say dirty words; it is really difficult to reach the level of “Tolerance”. Sometimes, I make it, I feel very happy. Sometimes I fail to do it well, I will try to look inward and make an effort to do it well next time. Actually, how we are thinking, every thought and every idea is very important."
  • Sweden: The Journey of Falun Gong Practitioners Over the Past Ten Years (Part 2)

    Many Swedish Falun Gong practitioners learned about Falun Gong by participating in a Falun Gong class, which is different from other countries. On April 6th 1995, Mr. Li Hongzhi, founder of Falun Gong came to Sweden. He held five public lectures. From 14th and 20th of April, Mr. Li held the second Falun Gong class overseas in Nordgarden, Gothenburg
  • Sweden: The Journey of Falun Gong Practitioners Over the Past Ten Years (Part 1)

    Falun Gong has spread throughout the world. In many countries, people came to know Falun Gong through introductions by other Falun Gong practitioners, or through the Internet and reports in the media. However, Falun Gong practitioners from Sweden in Europe are different as the founder of Falun Dafa came to Sweden in 1995 and introduced the practice in person.
  • France: "The Persecution of Falun Gong Must End"

    As has become customary on Sundays in Paris, Falun Gong practitioners went to Human Rights Square near the Eiffel Tower to expose the Chinese Communist regime’s inhuman persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. They spoke to tourists from various countries around the world and distributed leaflets with information about Falun Gong and the persecution.
  • Finland: 'We Should Speak Out and Say ‘No’ to the CCP'

    In November, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Finland introduced Falun Dafa and exposed the persecution of Falun Gong in China to the Finnish people in Helsinki. Two practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises to peaceful, traditional-style Chinese music. Banners and posters depicting the persecution attracted the attention of shoppers and passersby and they came to practitioners' desk to sign the petition and express their support for the campaign against the persecution.
  • Ukraine: Falun Gong Practitioners Protest Peacefully at the Chinese Embassy

    In December 2007, Ukrainian practitioners held a protest at the Chinese Embassy, urging the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to stop its eight-year persecution of Falun Gong. Practitioners distributed leaflets and newspapers to inform people that, in China, Falun Gong practitioners have been illegally sent to labour camps and have even been tortured to death.