Local Events

  • Finland: People Gather in Helsinki to Express Support for 20 Million Chinese Quitting the CCP

    When resignations from the CCP exceeded 20 million, people who support human rights in China, the Service Centre for Quitting the CCP, and Falun Gong practitioners collected petition signatures and displayed pictures to show the CCP’s crimes of persecution of innocent Chinese people since it took power in China, especially its cruel persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Finland: A Chinese Lady Takes a Copy of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party

    On March 24th, 2007, the sun shone brightly and it felt like spring had arrived at last. People shed their winter clothes. Falun Gong practitioners went to Helsinki Central Railway Station at noon as they had before. They hung a striking banner reading, “Falun Dafa is Good,” and demonstrated the exercises to show the peace and grace of Falun Dafa.
  • Germany: New Evidence of the Chinese Communist Regime's Organ-Harvesting Shocks the People of Munich

    "The atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners for profit do exist in China. China's military is extensively involved in the crimes to make exorbitant profit," said Mr. David Matas, as he announced these conclusions at a seminar held at Munich University.
  • France: Support for the Twenty Million Withdrawals from the CCP

    After the Epoch Times newspaper's editorial, the “Nine Commentaries on the Chinese Communist Party” was published, the momentum of the Chinese people’s withdrawal from the CCP and its affiliated organisations has continued unabated. On March 24th and 25th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners rallied at several locations in Paris to support the twenty million withdrawals from the CCP and raise awareness about the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Belgium: People Genuinely Concerned about the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

    Falun Gong practitioners attended the Eco-Therapeutica Beurs Expo in the city of Leuven. While folding paper lotus flowers at the Falun Gong stand, visitors also listened to practitioners talk about the ongoing brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China. Many people asked what they could do to help. It was a regular occurrence see tears in people’s eyes.
  • Sweden: ”Behind the Scenes in China” Seminar Held in Kalmar

    Supporting Human Rights In China (SHRIC) and the International Society For Human Rights (ISHR), together with Epoch Times Sweden, aorganised the seminar “Behind the scenes in China”. One subject discussed was how tyrannically the Chinese communist party rules China and how important it is to consider the CCP seperately from the Chinese people.
  • Belgium: Lotus Flowers Blossom at a Secondary School in Limburg

    On March 7th, 2007, practitioners were invited to introduce Falun Gong to thirty 13 to14 year old pupils at a secondary school in Lommel. A practitioner gave a presentation about the cultivation practice of Falun Gong, the persecution of Falun Gong in China and the actions practitioners take to raise awareness about the unlawful persecution.
  • Germany: Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong in Munich

    During the activity someone might say, “These things are happening in China, is what you are doing here useful?” When someone made a comment like this, it incurred immediately refutations from a crowd of people: “Of course it's useful, this is not only China’s matter, but the matter of each person in the world”.
  • Sweden: Rally in Gothenburg Celebrating 20 Million Withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party

    On the afternoon March 24th, a striking banner in front of the Chinese Consulate in Gothenburg attracted the gaze of a large number of people. A rally was being held there by the Swedish Centre for Quitting the CCP, celebrating the 20 million brave Chinese people who have broken away from the CCP. Many Falun Gong practitioners also participated in the activity.
  • Ireland: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong and Depicting the Charm of Traditional Chinese Culture During a St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    Invitated by organisers, Falun Gong practitioners participated in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in County Laois. Their depiction of the beauty of Falun Gong and the charm of traditional Chinese culture won Best Culture Award. Nearly ten thousand people turned up to watch the parade despite the weather.
  • Germany: People in Passau Condemn the Chinese Communist Party’s Trade in Organs Harvested from Living People

    On March 16th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners from Passau held an activity to expose the evil Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s atrocity of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. Upon hearing about this, many people felt it was unbelievable that nowadays such bestial cruelty still existed in China and immediately signed practitioners' petition.
  • Sweden: Falun Gong Welcomed at an Iranian New Year Gathering

    When the practitioner mentioned Falun Gong, the girl asked, "Why is Falun Gong practised by so many people around the world and why does China ban it? Is Falun Gong really like what the newspapers and TV in China say?” When the girl heard about the Chinese regime’s trade in organs harvested from living Falun Gong practitioners, who are imprisoned simply because of their belief, she was very shocked.
  • Austria: Supporting Justice without National Boundaries

    On March 17th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners came to Stephansdom Cathedral in Vienna city centre to hold activities. They demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises and set up banners and display boards to expose the CCP’s crime of organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners and called for the rescue of Falun Gong practitioners in China.
  • Germany: Letting Bielefeld Know about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    “Why is he sitting there?” asked a pedestrian. He wanted to know why a young Chinese man sat on a chair in the pedestrian zone. There were crutches right next to his chair and he held up a piece of paper that said, “Ask questions of a labour camp survivor.” Initially, the man could not make sense out of this scene but slowly he opened up and a long conversation ensued.
  • Russia: Raising Awareness about the Persecution in the Republic of Karelia

    Over the weekend, Falun Gong practitioners set up banners and display boards, and talked to passers-by about the brutal persecution against Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party, as well as the huge tide of quitting the CCP that is taking place in China. A young practitioner demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises. Passers-by stopped to read the display boards. Some chatted with Falun Gong practitioners, and some took the leaflets home to read.