Local Events

  • Croatia: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong to the Croatian Media

    In the days leading up to the Olympics, Croatian practitioners contacted local media in order to let them know the the truth about Falun Gong and the brutal persecution. Prompted by a documentary shown on Croatian National Television ( HRT ) in which Falun Gong was referred to as a "sect", directly repeating the Chinese Communist Party's slanderous propaganda, the practitioners immediately focused on intensively contacting the Croatian media in order to expose the CCP's lies and allow the Croation people to hear the truth.
  • Finland: Falun Gong Practitioners Call for an End to the Persecution by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

    On August 9th, Falun Gong practitioners in Helsinki held an activity to raise awareness about Falun Gong and expose the CCP's nine-year inhuman persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. In particular, the practitioners condemned the increased arrests of practitioners in the lead-up to the Olympic Games.
  • Sweden: "Truly, Falun Gong is Everywhere"

    “We cannot bring these leaflets back to China, but when we finish reading we will give them to other Chinese people in the hotel to read. Maybe you don’t know, but this material is spread very quickly among them! Although some people do not dare to take it themselves, they all want to read."
  • Norway: Peaceful Protest against the CCP at the Chinese Embassy in Oslo

    On August 8th, Norwegian Falun Gong practitioners went to the Chinese Embassy in Oslo to protest against the CCP using the name of the Olympic Games to kidnap large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners. They also called for an immediate end to the CCP’s ongoing crime of removing live Falun Gong practitioner’s organs and selling them. From June 7th to June 30th, illegal cases of arresting Falun Gong practitioners have numbered over 8037.
  • Scotland: "A beautiful and peaceful charm"

    The annual Edinburgh International Arts Festival is an important annual event in Scotland, attracting British people and many other tourists from around the world. The 2008 Annual Festival parade began on August 3rd. Falun Gong have been participating in this event for seven years.
  • Sweden: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong in Stockholm

    The words “Falun Gong”, written in Chinese and English on a yellow banner, were especially dazzling under the intense summer sunlight in Mynttorget Square, near the Royal Palace in Stockholm. When people from the tour buses or tourists passing by saw the banner, they couldn’t help saying the words out loud.
  • Slovakia: 'Million Signatures' Petition Receives Media Attention in Western and Middle Slovakia

    From Monday July 21st to Saturday July 26th, a 'million signatures' petition campaign took place in western and middle Slovakia, with the goal of informing more people about persecution of Falun Gong in China and about the recent activity to stop it. These signatures will be used to raise awareness about persecution of Falun Gong in China and bring it to an end.
  • Switzerland: "We want to learn Falun Gong"

    “I am a beginner. Many movements may not be accurate but I feel great”, said Asele happily after learning Falun Gong’s five exercises. Asele said she lived in Kyrgyzstan, near China. This was the first time she had heard about Falun Gong. She learnt this traditional Chinese cultivation practice at the Asian Festival of Berne in Switzerland on July 26th, 2008.
  • Switzerland: Raising Awareness in Zurich about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners held an information day in Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich. They not only let people know about organ harvesting by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), but also called for an end to the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong. Numerous people came to support the activity by signing the petition.
  • Turkey: Practitioners Raise Awareness about Falun Gong in a Seaside Town

    On July 5th and 6th, Turkish Falun Gong practitioners were invited to go to Antalya by a group of people who had visited the Turkish Falun Gong website in the past. Practitioners raised awareness about Falun Gong and the persecution of the practice by the Chinese Communist Party.
  • United Kingdom: Cambridge Assembly to Call for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners went to Cambridge to join an assembly held in the square of City Hall to protest against the Chinese Communist Party's evil persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. The event was also to support the 40 million people who bravely quit the CCP and its related organisations.
  • Poland: Practitioners Raise Awareness of the Persecution in China

    uring the nearly three hours of signature collection, hundreds of people signed their names calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong before the Olympic Games. Many Polish people asked questions about the persecution and a number of people expressed an interest in learning Falun Gong. One of the practitioners also received calls from Chinese people who wanted to learn Falun Gong.
  • United Kingdom: Cambridge Rally Marks 9 Years of Persecution in China

    The European Tian Guo marching band performed in Cambridge on July 27th to raise awareness about the severe human rights abuses that practitioners of Falun Gong have endured for the past nine years. All of the 70-piece band are Falun Gong practitioners, hailing from different countries in Europe.
  • Sweden: Rally at the Chinese Embassy to Protest against the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Although the entrance gate of the Chinese Embassy was tightly closed, staff members of the Embassy shuffled in the courtyard. Some came out of the entrance and hid in the grove to take photos of the protesters. In order to remind the Chinese people associated with the Embassy not to be deceived by the evil Chinese regime, western practitioner Mars shouted in Chinese “Stop the Persecution!”
  • Turkey: Support for Falun Gong Practitioners from the Turkish Media

    On July 20th, in order to raise awareness of the crimes committed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) who have been brutally persecuting Falun Gong for nine years, some Falun Gong practitioners in Turkey went to Muğla in the western region. They visited several major media outlets, telling them about how the CCP persecutes Falun Gong and called on these media to expose the CCP's atrocities and help end the persecution, which has already lasted for nine years.