Local Events

  • Germany: Commemorating April 25th in Düsseldorf

    April 25th 1999 is an unforgettable and significant date for Falun Gong practitioners. Nine years ago, over 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners went to Zhongnanhai to conduct a peaceful appeal to ask the government to release a group of illegally arrested Falun Gong practitioners in Tianjin city. From that day on, practitioners began peacefully protesting to obtain justice for their belief.
  • Belgium: To Commemorate April 25th, Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal at the Chinese Embassy

    On April 25th, Belgian Falun Gong practitioners organised activities at the Chinese Embassy to commemorate the day nine years ago when more than 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners peacefully petitioned the Chinese government (CCP) in Beijing. They also protested against the CCP increasing arrests of Falun Gong practitioners in the name of the Olympic Games.
  • France: The Persistance of Falun Gong Practitioners and the Support of the Public Expose the Atrocities of the CCP on the Streets of Paris

    In order to raise awareness about the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s persecution of Falun Gong, practitioners in Paris have been exposing the CCP’s brutal treatment of its adherents, in particular the CCP's appalling atrocities of organ harvesting from living victims. The event drew large numbers of people, many of whom signed petitions after reading the information boards.
  • Bulgaria: Protesting the Escalating Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioners in China Before the Start of the Olympic Games in Beijing

    Hundreds of people showed thier support for a new campaign initiated by the NGO 'Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG). The goal of the campaign is to gather one million signatures all over the world. These signatures will be handed to the International Olympic Committee. The Chinese government will be urged to stop immediately the killings of innocent Falun Gong practitioners in China.
  • Austria: Falun Gong Practitioners Raise Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong During the European Newspaper Industry's Annual Conference in Vienna

    The 2008 European Newspaper Industry annual conference was held in Vienna on April 21st. During the meeting, Austrian Falun Gong practitioners took the opportunity to expose the persecution of Falun Gong to the attendees. Practitioners held activities outside city hall, which included display boards, distributing leaflets and demonstrating the Falun Gong exercises
  • Turkey: Practitioners Interviewed During 'Prime-Time' on Turkish TV

    On March 20th, 2008, Turkish Sun RTV live broadcast an interview with Falun Gong practitioners with famous presenter Mrs. Ilhan Akan during primetime. The forty minute interview not only let audiences know more about Falun Gong, but also provided a clearer understanding of the evil nature of the CCP regime. After the broadcast, the TV station received lots of of support from the public.
  • Belgium: Falun Gong Practitioners Attend a Hearing Regarding China's Human Rights Situation

    On April 15th, 2008, the Belgian Flemish Parliament organised a hearing regarding China's human rights & the Olympic Games in the Brussels Parliament Building. Falun Gong practitioners were invited to attend. Falun Gong practitioner Nicholas described the persecution that Falun Gong has suffered in China, in particular before the Olympic Games.
  • Romania: "Divine Performing Arts Display Peace and Beauty"

    Divine Performing Arts performed the Chinese Spectacular at the Teatrul National Bucuresti on the night of April 8th, 2008. During the shows, audience members often broke into warm applause. After the curtain call many attendees did not want to leave immediately. "It lets you feel the peace and beauty of a brand-new life", said one audience member afterwards.
  • Turkey: Falun Gong Practitioners Hold Activities in Adana

    On April 1st, 2008, some Turkish Falun Gong practitioners gathered at Adana City, the fourth largest city in Turkey, to expose the Chinese Communist regime’s atrocities of the cruel persecution against Falun Gong. During the process of talking to various government agencies, these practitioners were moved by the many officials’ compassion and sense of justice.
  • Germany: Revealing the truth about Falun Gong to Mainland Chinese in Hamburg

    At this moment, a German lady approached the Chinese lady and told her: “I can understand your feeling. You know, many Germans were the same as you when German people were killing Jews. They said at that time: It is impossible, how such a thing can happen, and we don’t believe it. It was because Germany was their motherland that they were not willing to believe it. But, when they were saying that, several million jews had already been killed.”
  • Finland: Author Has a Special Gift for Her Children

    Sami is an author who has published ten children's books. On March 31, she and her husband took their two children to the Chinese Spectacular in Tampere, Finland. Sami explained that the show was educational for her kids, and that she wants to offer them the best parts of Chinese and Western culture. She said that it is really a precious opportunity for her children to enjoy a show highlighting the traditions of their native culture.
  • Denmark: Peaceful Protest against the Persecution of Falun Gong at the Chinese Embassy in Copenhagen

    In order to protest against the CCP's intensified persecution of Falun Gong practitioners using the Olympic Games as the excuse, Danish Falun Gong practitioners held a rally at the Chinese Embassy to Denmark in Copenhagen to appeal to Danish society to stop the CCP’s human rights violence and the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • France: Supporting Falun Gong with Roses

    From March 27th, 2008, Amnesty International French Youth Group held three days of activities in Paris to call on the Chinese regime to respect the Olympic spirit and improve its human rights situation. The French Falun Gong Association and the French Branch of the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) were invited to participate.
  • Germany: Rally at the Chinese Embassy in Munich to Expose the Chinese Communist Regime’s Atrocities

    On April 6th, 2008, right after Tomb Sweeping Day, Falun Gong practitioners rallied at the Chinese Embassy in Munich, to stage a protest there. They displayed banners including, “Stop the Chinese Communist regime’s harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners,” “The Chinese Communist regime must stop interfering with the Divine Performing Arts”
  • Hungary: Practitioners Join with Amnesty International and Stage an Event about the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

    On Saturday, March 29th, Falun Gong practitioners in Budapest on Margit-sziget island organised an event about the persecution of Falun Gong in China. Amnesty international in Hungary also decided to take part in the event and supported the petition against human rights abuse of Falun Gong practitioners. Many tourists, English and German, learned the facts and condemned the persecution.