Local Events

  • Greece: Stop the Organ Harvesting from Live Falun Gong Practitioners

    On Human Rights Day (December 10th) in Greece, practitioners raised awareness about cases of organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners in China. The information was exhibited in a pedestrian area in the centre of Athens, near many universities. Many young people who passed by were shocked to learn about all these abuses but very interested to support an end to the organ harvesting.
  • United Kingdom: Supporting Justice in Leeds

    On November 17th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Leeds launched activities to raise awareness about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese Communist Party. Many pedestrians stopped to sign to support stopping the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners and many people showed their interest in the peaceful Falun Gong exercises and obtained introductory information about the free Falun Gong classes in their area.
  • Finland: Supporting 29 Million People Quitting the CCP in Helsinki

    On December 1st, volunteers from the Epoch Times newspaper, as well as Falun Gong practitioners and representatives from the Finnish Service Centre for Quitting the CCP, held an activity in Helsinki to support the 29 million Chinese people who have quit the CCP. Attracted by the banners, posters and a broadcast of the “Nine Commentaries”, many people came to sign the petition.
  • Germany: The International Society for Human Rights Condemns the CCP

    On October 27th, 2007, an event to support the Global Human Rights Torch Relay was held in Düsseldorf, Germany, and many human rights organisations in Germany participated. Mr. Koerper, a member of the China team of the co-host The International Society for Human Rights (IGFM), spoke on behalf of the organisation, pointing out that hosting the Olympics had not improved human rights in China. On the contrary, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has stepped up the persecution of dissidents in the name of the Olympics.
  • United Kingdom: A Warning to Chinese Special Agents in London's Chinatown

    Out of fear of Falun Gong, the Chinese Communist regime has incessantly dispatched special agents to make trouble for Falun Gong practitioners in recent years, together with hooligans in overseas Chinese society. Zhong Zheng, a male Chinese special agent, appeared in London's Chinatown on November 27th, 2007. Pretending to be a Falun Gong practitioner, he was in fact carrying out sabotage activities against Falun Gong.
  • Czech Republic European 'Celestial Marching Band' in Prague

    November 17th, 2007, was the 18th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, during which communism fell in former Czechoslovakia. 80 members of the European Celestial Marching Band, who are musicians that practise Falun Gong, came to Prague to alert the public to systematical abuses of human rights in China.
  • Poland: An Unshakable Faith

    Zhuan Falun [the main text of Falun Dafa] was officially published in Polish on September 21st. The book has been translated into over thirty languages and published all over the world. Various press conferences, 'information days' and routine open air practice of Falun Gong have allowed more and more Polish people to understand Falun Gong.
  • Ukraine: The Truth about Falun Dafa Brought to Severodonetsk

    Some practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises on the grass in front of the supermarket, some distributed leaflets while others showed people how to fold lotus flowers. Though the weather was very cold, the peaceful and beautiful exercise music attracted many people to stop and watch. Many expressed an interest in the ancient practice.
  • United Kingdom: Rain Does Not Stop Play in Bradford

    To most, the cold, wet & miserable, somewhat typical English weather, would keep people wrapped up warm inside; but local practitioners saw the day as another glorious opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of practising Falun Gong, as well as letting people know about the persecution of the practice in China. Some practitioners handed out leaflets and chatted to passersby while others stood behind the display to perform the five Falun Gong exercises.
  • United Kingdom: More and More Westerners Learn the Truth and Call for an End to the Persecution

    Falun Gong practitioners have been raising awareness of the persecution to the public in central London. For a few consecutive weekends, practitioners came to St. Martin’s Square, which is right next to Trafalgar Square, to display photographs, demonstrate the five Falun Gong exercises, distribute Falun Gong leaflets and collect signatures.
  • Finnish Falun Gong Practitioners Support the EU Parliament

    On November 23rd 2007, some Falun Gong practitioners form Helsinki, Finland went to the Chinese Embassy. They went to lend their support to the EU parliament for having invited formally three China-based Falun Gong practitioners for a public hearing about China’s human rights, which was held in Brussels, Belgium on November 26th
  • Switzerland: Letting Chinese People Know the Truth about Falun Gong at a Tourist Site

    Lausanne attracts tourists from many countries, especially tourists from Mainland China, even more so this year. Falun Gong practitioners in Switzerland make full use of this opportunity, telling precious Chinese people the truth about Falun Gong and urging them to withdraw from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organisations. Reproduced here are a few little stories.
  • United Kingdom: Leeds Activity Raises Awareness about Human Rights Abuses Against Falun Gong in China

    An activity was held in Leeds to let people know about the human rights abuses that Falun Gong practitioners are suffering at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Many passers by signed a petition to show their support for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners, showed their interest in the Falun Gong exercises and asked for information on free classes.
  • Germany: Exposing the Crimes Committed Against Falun Gong in China

    Many people waned to find out more when Falun Gong practitioners held an activity in downtown Bremen to promote the practice and expose the brutal persecution waged against Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The practitioners set up poster display boards and handed out leaflets. They told people about the CCP's crimes of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • United Kingdom: Exposing the Persecution in Bradford City Centre

    On Saturday the 10th of November, Falun Gong practitioners from northern England went to Bradford city centre to promote the practice. Many people were shocked when they found out that a peaceful meditation practice had been banned in China and expressed their sympathy for those who have died as a result of the Chinese Communist Party's human rights abuses.