Local Events

  • Switzerland: The Mayor of Geneva Takes Over the Human Rights Relay Torch in Molard Square

    The ceremony to pass on the Human Rights Torch was held in Molard Square. Geneva is the ninth stop of the Human Rights Torch Relay. Today’s host was Dr. Charles Grace, the Vice President of the European chapter of the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) and the Secretary of an international multi-religious organisation.
  • Denmark: We can’t allow the persecution to go on any longer”

    Falun Gong practitioners from Copenhagen went to the new square in the city centre to raise awareness about Falun Gong and the Chinese Communist Party's eight years of evil persecution of the practice. They displayed pictures depicting Falun Gong's growing popularity around the world and how practitioners are being tortured in China.
  • Sweden: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong in the Small Town of Gråbo

    Falun Gong practitioners from Lerum and Gothenburg held an activity on the central square in the small town of Gråbo in the southwest of Sweden on Saturday September 1st, to introduce Falun Gong to local people. Practitioners demonstrated Falun Gong's five exercises and distributed information about the brutal persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Finland: Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong with an 'Anti-Torture Exhibition' in Helsinki

    On September 8th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners from Helsinki gathered beside the railway station to hold an anti-torture exhibition, exposing the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of Falun Gong and the atrocity of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Ukraine: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong During a Town Festival

    The town of Krasniy Liman celebrated the 340th anniversary of its establishment. Local residents gathered in a downtown park where groups offered various cultural and artistic festivities. Ukrainian Falun Gong practitioners made use of the opportunity and exposed to festival goers the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese communist regime
  • Russia: Paper Lotus Flowers Raise Awareness about Falun Gong

    On the 1st and 2nd of September 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Russia held two consecutive days of Folding Paper Lotus Flowers to Convey the Truth in the Square at Lenexpo Exhibition Centre, the largest of its kind in St. Petersburg. The place was packed with people and practitioners could hardly cope with the number of onlookers.
  • Finland: 'Anti-Torture Exhibition' Depicts Hidden Brutality of the Chinese Communist Party

    On September 8th, 2007, Finnish Falun Gong practitioners gathered in Helsinki city centre to conduct a reenactment of torture methods used to persecute Falun Gong practitioners in Chinese labour camps and prisons. They also exposed the atrocity of organ harvesting from living victims, appealing to local people for support to bring the persecution to an end.
  • United Kingdom: Practitioners Raise Awareness about Falun Gong During the Conference Weekend

    On the weekend of August 25th, the "UK Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference 2007” was held. The day before the conference, many Falun Gong practitioners living outside London went to one of the capital's parks to demonstrate the Falun Gong exercises and raise awareness about the persecution. Many people were attracted by the peaceful exercise music.
  • Italy: Essuno Tocchi Caino: Annual Report Discloses the CCP's Persecution of Falun Gong

    The Italian NGO Nessuno Tocchi Caino (Hands off Cain) pointed out in its report of investigation into the frequency of world death penalties published on August 30th 2007: Dictatorship destroys its enemies by using the death penalty. The report gave coverage to the persecution of religions and groups of spiritual movement, such as the persecution of Falun Gong happening in China, the CCP organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners, and the CCP persecution of Buddhists, Christians and Catholics.
  • Ukraine: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong in Rivne

    “I know Chinese people are smart and wise. Let me make an analogy: I think the communist autocracy can be considered as a virus, and since it is a virus, it will keep spreading and aggravate if you don’t curb it.” He continued, “I am confident that people as wise as the Chinese will find a good remedy to wipe out the virus.”
  • Czech Republic: Czech Vice Premier Demonstrates Concern for Human Rights in China

    The “Human Rights Torch Relay”, organised by the CIPFG (Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China) to raise global awareness of human rights in China, arrived in the Czech Republic’s capital Prague on September the 6th, 2007 via Berlin and Munich. The Torch Relay has received widespread support from all circles in the Czech Republic.
  • United Kingdom: Cherry Hinton Festival in Cambridge, England

    It was a beautiful summer’s day in Cambridge for the Cherry Hinton Festival. This festival is an annual celebration for families in the local community with a history that harkens back to the days of celebrating a successful harvest. Local practitioners took part in the festival this year with calligraphy and demonstrations of the Falun Gong exercises.
  • Germany: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong in a Small Town

    When residents of Sunching in Regensburg celebrated their annual Village Festival (Volksfest), local Falun Gong practitioners took the opportunity to raise awareness about Falun Gong. Falun Gong practitioners in Regensburg set up a booth and placed the display boards on the ground early in the morning. Local people were shocked by the inside stories about the Chinese Communist regime’s harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners’ bodies.
  • Norway: Members of the Public Sign a Petition Condemning the Chinese Communist Party's Persecution of Falun Gong One after Another

    Falun Gong practitioners gathered at a busy square in central Oslo and exhibited display boards depicting Falun Gong’s spread across the world, as well as the persecution perpetrated by the Chinese Communist regime in China. They also distributed leaflets in various languages and demonstrated the five Falun Gong exercises.
  • Finland: Vigil in Helsinki to Mourn the Persecuted Falun Gong Practitioners

    During the Firework Festival in Helsinki, when the city was filled with visitors, Falun Gong practitioners held a candlelight vigil on the lawn in front of the parliament building to mourn their fellow 3,080 practitioners who have been persecuted to death in China since Jiang Zemin’s evil group instigated the persecution of Falun Gong in 1999.