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

  • Denmark: Spreading the Facts about Falun Gong in Hans Christian Andersen's Home Town

    It is already chilly in October in Denmark. From October 15 to 17, Falun Gong practitioners in Denmark held three days of activities in five cities on the Island of Fyn to raise awareness about the human rights abuses against the practice in China. Many people learned about Falun Gong by talking to practitioners or reading the posters and information material they displayed.
  • Romania: International Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition Organised by the Falun Dafa Association

    During the week of October 12-18, 2009, the International Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition was held at the Anaid Art Gallery in Bucharest, near the Parliament. Despite cold and rainy weather, many visitors came to view the exhibition. The event started with a press conference attended by the main cultural TV station in Romania - TVR Cultural.
  • Finland: Introducing Falun Dafa at a Health Expo in Helsinki

    The twenty-seventh annual Spirit and Knowledge Expo was held in Helsinki, Finland in October 2009. More than two hundred groups participated in the Expo. Finland Falun Gong practitioners took part in the Expo by introducing Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) and its principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance.
  • Germany: "We Are with You, and We Support You"

    From October 1 to 4 2009, Falun Gong practitioners held activities to support the movement to withdraw from the CCP and its affiliated organisations on the square in front of the Cologne Cathedral. After finding out the facts, many people signed their names to support stopping the persecution of Falun Gong and to support those who have withdrawn from the CCP.
  • United Kingdom: Promoting Withdrawals from the CCP in London's Chinatown

    October 1, 2009, was the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) rise to power in China. The Service Centre for Quitting the CCP in London held activities in London's Chinatown to give out copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, to urge people to quit the CCP and its affiliated organisations, and to support the 61 million Chinese people that had already renounced the CCP.
  • Sweden: "The CCP's Persecution has Promoted Falun Gong Worldwide!"

    Sweden's largest health expo was held on October 10 and 11, 2009 in Solna, to the north of Stockholm. With miraculous healing power that improves mind and body, Falun Gong is very popular with the Swedish public. Each year the group is invited to demonstrate the exercises.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the Persecution at Manchester City Centre

    On Saturday, October 17, 2009, Falun Gong practitioners from northern England went to St. Anne's Square in Manchester to raise awareness about the persecution of Falun Gong in China by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Many signed the petition supporting Falun Gong practitioners and wished that the persecution would end as soon as possible. Showing their support, some offered to buy hot tea for the practitioners.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Dafa Practitioners Expose the Persecution in Sheffield City Centre

    On Saturday October 10th 2009, several Falun Gong practitioners from the north of England went to the city centre of Sheffield to tell passersby about Falun Gong and how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) persecutes Falun Gong practitioners in China.
  • Germany: "Please Tell Everybody about the Crimes in China"

    A few tourists pointed at the leaflets exposing the CCP's live organ harvesting, saying that such important information should be passed to people all over the world as soon as possible. Someone pointed at the pictures exposing the persecution and asked, "Is this real?" After finding out that all of these were not only real, but also still happening and supported by the CCP, many people voiced their anger.
  • Denmark: During the IOC Summit, Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the CCP Persecution

    On October 1-9, 2009, the 121st Olympic Session and the XIIIth Olympic Congress of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) were held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Falun Gong practitioners took this opportunity to introduce Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong), and expose the ten-year brutal persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
  • Germany: Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance Art Exhibition Held in Schwetzingen

    It was very clear that people were moved by the art exhibition. Many people said they were deeply touched. Later Father Wolfgang Gaber also came to view the artwork. He was obviously moved and wrote in the visitor's book: "The art exhibition in Melanchthon Haus has awakened us all. How could we ignore such bloody abuse of human rights? ..."
  • Norwegian Political Leaders Receive the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party

    Ahead of Norway's general election, leaders of each party received a special gift – copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, which has been responsible for 60 million people in China quitting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The leaders said that this kind of information was very much needed.
  • United Kingdom: Learning Falun Gong in Regent's Park, London

    Several new participants arrived at the Regent's Park Falun Gong exercise site on a weekend in September. They had learned about the practice when practitioners held an informational activity and were so interested that they came to learn the exercises. When one lady was asked how she felt after trying Falun Gong for the first time she said emotionally, "Very good. I felt very good, very happy. It's very easy to learn and I believe it's very good for me."
  • Germany: The Divine Land Marching Band Performs at Spirit Asia in Nuremberg, CCP Officials' Departure Draws Media Attention

    In the middle of July 2009, the European Divine Land Marching Band was invited by the German Culture and Human Rights Association and the organiser to take part in the opening ceremony of "Spirit Asia," an open-air festival in Nuremberg, the second largest city in Bavaria. More and more people learned the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong by the CCP.
  • United Kingdom: Spreading the Truth at the Northern End of the UK

    Falun Gong practitioner Yuyu Williamson made use of her holiday with her family in Shetland at the northernmost end of the UK to tell the people there about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and that Falun Gong practitioners are being persecuted for following the principles of “Truthfulness-Benevolence-Forbearance”.