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

  • Germany: People Near the Highest Mountain in the Country Happily Learn about Falun Dafa

    Recently, a Falun Dafa practitioner moved to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which is located at the foot of Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze. In order to let the local people know more about Falun Dafa, he immediately applied for a space in the town centre. A Falun Gong Information Day activity was successfully held on April 3rd 2004.
  • Falun Gong Practitioners Testify at a Meeting of the German International Human Rights Association

    April 3rd 2004 was the day of the annual meeting of the IGFM (International Society for Human Rights) in Germany. The meeting attracted more than 250 members from over twenty countries. This is the third year that Falun Gong practitioners have attended and discussed the status of the persecution of Falun Gong in China, as well as the progress of the lawsuit against Jiang in Germany.
  • Clarifying the Truth at a School’s Parents' Evening

    My daughter is a second-year student in a secondary school. She is a little Dafa practitioner and a good student. Ever since my daughter started secondary education, I have wanted to let all of her new teachers know the truth about Falun Dafa by speaking to them at the school’s Parents' Evening, in which the teachers of all subjects meet the parents individually. Unexpectedly, there was no opportunity to attend the school’s Parents' Evening because my daughter’s academic performance was very good.
  • Spain: Telling the Truth at “Immigration, Freedom Land” Symposium at Comillas University

    On March the 18th, Spanish Falun Gong practitioners were invited to participate in the “Immigration, Freedom Land” symposium at Comillas University in Madrid. The Falun Gong practitioners told the audience that Jiang Zemin’s regime has orchestrated a bloody suppression of millions of Falun Gong practitioners in China, and extended this persecution beyond the mainland, into democratic countries.
  • An Editor of a Spanish Chinese Newspaper: Today I Met a True Falun Gong Practitioner

    "There was a Chinese man sitting on the table next to mine. It turned out that he was the editor of a Chinese newspaper in Spain. He said that he knew about Falun Gong and read Falun Dafa websites. He also said that he has never written articles to slander and attack Falun Gong. The Chinese Embassy put pressure on the newspaper to write such reports. But he had his own standard of behaviour and would not go against it and write anything against his will."
  • Special Interview with a German Practitioner: Legalization of the Falun Symbol in Germany Is Significant

    In Germany, there is a law that prohibits the display of the Nazi Swastika or other similar symbols. To someone who knows nothing about Falun Gong, the Falun Symbol might be wrongly associated with its Nazi counterpart. The Chairman of the German Falun Gong Association received an indictment from his local district court, on the charge that displaying the Falun symbol on the German Falun Dafa Association’s website was illegal. This interview follows a year of investigations and court proceedings.
  • Russia: Exposing the Evil Persecution through an Art Exhibition

    Chinese artist Zhang Cuiying returned once again to Russia to exhibit her paintings. She had just successfully held an art exhibition in a large city in Eastern Siberia. Mrs Zhang then went on to Pjatigorsk City in the Caucasus Mountains, which is a journey of about ten thousand miles. The exhibition was held at the central library on March the 22nd. Before the opening ceremony began, many people were already gathering inside the exhibition hall. All wanted to admire Mrs Zhang’s wonderful pictures.
  • Interesting Stories from Falun Gong Exercise Practice Sites

    Falun Gong has always been taught for free at practice sites that are now in over 60 countries around the world. Falun Gong is often practised outdoors and this has allowed many people to learn more about the practice. Here are some short stories of how people discovered Falun Gong.
  • Germany: Clarifying the Facts in a Radio Interview

    The hostess of the radio station decided to produce a forty-five minute programme about Falun Gong to be broadcast several weeks after our interview. So, several days ago, a practitioner from Karlsruhe and I went to the radio station. While we waited in the hall, we introduced Falun Gong to the receptionist who took a deep interest in Falun Gong. She asked us about the reason for the persecution. We did not have enough time to talk about the persecution in detail before it was time to hurry into the broadcasting studio...
  • Practitioners meet with United Nations Journalists in Geneva

    For the opening session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights at Geneva on Thursday the 11th of March 2004, the Swiss Falun Gong Association organized a meeting with United Nations journalists, to give them the latest news on the suppression of Falun Gong and on the peaceful means being implemented to combat it. Journalists of the major press agencies showed their interest by continuing a discussion with practitioners for the duration of the press conference.
  • Sweden: Falun Gong recieves Warm Support at Sweden's Largest Mind and Body Fair

    On March the 27th and 28th Falun Gong was displayed at Swedens largest body and mind fair in Liljeholmen, Stockholm. The fair, which is very popular amongst spiritual seekers and people who are interested in alternative health care, attracted thousands of visitors. Many payed a lot of attention to the Falun Gong booth where practitioners explained the facts and demonstrated the exercises.
  • A Successful Photo Exhibition in the University of Geneva

    During the 60th session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission, the Falun Gong Association of Geneva University held an exhibition of photographs entitled, “Falun Dafa and Human Rights” on campus. Quite a few students already knew a bit about the persecution of Falun Gong in China, but the cruelty and barbarity were beyond their imagination.
  • Spain: Promoting Falun Gong and Explaining the Facts in Lerida City

    After attending the Health Fair in Lerida, Spain, practitioners from Madrid and Barcelona returned to Lerida City on March the 22nd to help local practitioners set up a new practice site. It was a fine day with a clear blue sky. Early in the morning, people came to the spacious area of grass in the centre of the city to learn the Falun Gong exercises.
  • Belated News from Geneva: Taking to the Streets to let People Know the Facts

    On March the 13th, two days before the Annual UN Human Rights Conference began, practitioners from Europe, Taiwan, the United States, Israel and Australia took to the streets in Geneva to let local people and the government representatives taking part in the UN Human Rights Commission know the facts about Falun Dafa and the persecution in China.
  • UK: Falun Gong Practitioners Invited to Explain the Facts by a Local Amnesty International Group in Leeds

    Falun Gong practitioners were invited by Amnesty International in Leeds to attend their meeting on March the 18th. The practitioners introduced the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China to the participants at the meeting. The Amnesty members were deeply shocked by the practitioners’ personal experiences and the scenes of persecution shown in the Video-CDs.