Local Events

  • Italy: The Truth about Falun Gong Spreads Quickly in Assisi and Perugia

    The annual Perugia and Assisi Peace Walk was held on October 7th, 2007. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Falun Gong practitioners raised awareness about Falun Gong and exposed the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners taking place in China by walking with participants from all over the country.
  • United Kingdom: A Chinese Practitioner Shares Her Personal Experience of Persecution in a Chinese Labour Camp

    Annie, a business woman in her forties, spent one and a half years in a “living hell” - a Chinese forced labour camp - because she refused to renounce her belief in Falun Gong. From October 15th - 19th, 2007, almost exactly one year after being granted asylum in the UK, Annie toured the southwest of England to give a series of talks about what she endured.
  • France: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong at the Eiffel Tower

    The famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, France attracts tourists from all over the world. This is a good spot for Falun Gong practitioners to spread the truth. On Sunday afternoon on the 21st of October 2007, Falun Gong practitioners held a weekly event here as usual to promote Falun Gong and clarify the facts. As soon as one entered the open Champ de Mars in front of the Tower, the banner with four big letters “Falun Dafa”, which formed a sharp contrast with the blue sky, would meet the eye. The exercise demonstrations attracted spectators. Some exclaimed, “Falun Dafa is good!”
  • United Kingdom: Continuous Concern over the Issue of Falun Gong Until the Persecution Stops

    Recently a British MP, Mr. Keith Hill, raised the issue of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) persecuting and harvesting organs from live Falun Gong practitioners in the House of Commons during a three hour debate about the Foreign Affair Committee's annual human rights report. In the debate, Mr. Hill introduced to other MPs what Falun Gong is, the CCP’s persecution of Falun Gong and he mentioned a report about the CCP’s practice of organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners by Canadian human rights lawyer David Matas and former Canadian Secretary of State David Kilgour.
  • Germany: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong at the Frankfurt Book Fair

    The annual Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the largest of its kind, attracted publishers from around the world. Falun Gong practitioners held an activity opposite the famous Messe Frankfurt to introduce Falun Gong and expose the Chinese Communist Party’s atrocities of organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.
  • United Kingdom: Tolerance and Compassion Helps to Spread the Truth in Cambridge

    The recent economic growth in China has made a portion of people rich and more Chinese people are travelling to the UK. Giving up their time every weekend, Falun Gong spend the day in Cambridge city centre raising awareness about Falun Gong among Chinese visitors and tourists from all over the world. They call for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party.
  • Switzerland: Spreading the Truth about Falun Gong Throughout the Country

    When talking about Switzerland, would one think of the Maiden Peak perennially covered with pure white snow and Luzern with pleasing scenery of the lakes and mountains? Or of Geneva and Zurich, the international metropolises full of the flavour of modern times? Or of sweet smelling and palatable chocolates, accurate wrist watches and the army knives of excellent workmanship? There are some miraculous stories behind the spreading of Falun Gong in Switzerland.
  • Austria: Promoting Falun Gong and Exposing the Persecution in Vienna

    On October 14th, Austrian practitioners held an information day at the famous Naschmarkt, a popular market square in Vienna, to expose the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) inhumane persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. The Naschmarkt is where the heart of the Chinese community is, and it attracts a lot of Chinese shoppers on weekends.
  • Germany: Support in Munich for Withdrawals from the CCP ahead of the National Day of Mourning

    Setting up banners reading “Support twenty-six million withdrawals from the CCP” and laying out photos that exposed the CCP’s crimes against Chinese people during its reign, Falun Gong practitioners gathered together ahead of the National Day of Mourning to support Chinese people quitting the CCP and to welcome the re-birth of the Chinese nation.
  • Sweden: Swedish Practitioners Protest against the Persecution of Falun Gong at the Chinese Embassy in Gothenburg

    October 1st is the day the Chinese people lost their national day. In order to protest against the CCP's brutal persecution against Falun Gong since 1999, a group of practitioners in Gothenburg gathered at the Chinese Embassy, protesting against eight years of persecution, and requesting the CCP stops the persecution immediately.
  • Germany: Saxony Day in Reichenbach Vogtland

    Despite rainy weather, around 300,000 people went to Saxony Day. The celebrations ended with a parade that wound through the entire city. Around 100,000 people watched this parade. Practitioners from different areas in Germany came because this was a great opportunity to tell the truth about the persecution to a large amount of people.
  • Poland: “What you are doing today is really good, really terrific!”

    During a series of events on the days preceding the European Falun Gong Experience Sharing Conference held in Warsaw last month, over 100 MPs signed a petition to support Falun Gong within one day. Besides the recognition and support from political circles and media in Poland, the support from ordinary people also touched Falun Gong practitioners from Europe. On September 21st and 22nd Falun Gong practitioners held a parade and rally in the city centre, which was given widespread coverage by the media.
  • Germany: Exposing the CCP’s Persecution in Stuttgart

    On September 29th, practitioners introduced Falun Gong to the people in Stuttgart. At the same time they exposed the more than eight years of persecution against Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist regime. While one practitioner demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises, some visitors wanted to know where they could learn the practice.
  • Russia: Dafa Practitioners Receive Warm Welcome in Stavropoly City's 230th Anniversary Celebrations

    Through participating in the city' anniversary celebrations in this special way, practitioners brought Falun Dafa's magnificence to this city. They were warmly welcomed by local residents. After the event was over, Stavropoly City's Cultural and Recreational Park Administration issued a special recognition letter to the Falun Gong practitioners in appreciation of their participation.
  • United Kingdom: Chinatown Chorus Calls on People to Quit the CCP

    Local choir Tian Yuan Chorus gave a performance in Chinatown, London. This event was to encourage UK people to show concern for the Chinese people in mainland China who have been suffering under a brutal communist dictatorship, and was also to call on the Chinese people to quit the CCP and its related organisations.