Local Events

  • 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.
  • Norway: Falun Gong Practitioners Hold Parade in Oslo to Support the 25 Million Withdrawals from CCP

    On September 1st, 2007 Falun Gong practitioners held a grand parade in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo to celebrate the 25 million withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its associated organizations. Many onlookers and passers-by were greatly shocked to learn about the CCP's organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Ireland: Falun Gong Practitioners Introduce Falun Gong at the Festival of World Cultures

    In August, Irish Falun Gong practitioners attended the 2007 Festival of World Cultures in Dun Laoghaire and celebrated the ancient Chinese tradition of cultivation in various forms. They demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises and performed traditional Chinese dances.
  • Russia: Falun Gong Practitioners Raise Awareness about Falun Gong on the Streets of Moscow

    Falun Gong practitioners held activities at the Moscow business centre to expose the Chinese communist regime’s persecution against Falun Gong practitioners during the past eight years. Some practitioners also distributed material on Kutuzov Avenue nearby where a lot more tourists and cars were encountered. Most people accepted the material happily.
  • Germany: Exposing the Harrowing Truth about the Secret Death Camps in China

    We set up our booth in the centre of Düsseldorf, hoping to tell the locals all that goes on in China’s labour camps. We wanted people to know how people in China were persecuted and tortured. Many people stopped in front of the large banners that told of the secret death camps in China and appeared to be deeply shaken by the pictures.
  • Holland: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong in Rotterdam

    On August 25th and 26th,, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Holland used display boards to introduce Falun Gong and expose the Chinese communist regime’s persecution, including organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners, in Rotterdam's central square. They set up information boards depicting the persecution of Falun Gong
  • Sweden: "You Must Help More People Learn the Facts"

    On August 25th and 26th, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Falun Gong practitioners in Sweden made use of the two day holiday to demonstrate the Falun Gong exercises at the famous Vasa Museum in Stockholm. In the meantime, they also set up display boards to let tourists from various places around the world learn the facts about Falun Gong.
  • Russia: Practitioners Raise Awareness about Falun Gong in the Parks of St. Petersburg During the Summer

    Russian Falun Gong practitioners' activities in St. Petersburg every Saturday have been ongoing for several years. On three consecutive Saturdays, practitioners hosted a series of activities in several municipal parks to introduce Falun Gong and expose the Chinese communist regime’s brutal persecution against practitioners in China to local residents.
  • Sweden: Raising Awareness about Falun Gong at Popular Tourist Spots

    On August 18th and 19th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners used their weekend to raise awareness about Falun Gong and the persecution to tourists from all over the world. They disclosed the CCP's atrocity of removing organs from living Falun Gong practitioners and exposed the cruel persecution of Falun Gong which has lasted for over eight years.
  • Turkey: Turkish People Express Support for Falun Gong.

    From July 20th to the 25th, 2007, Turkish Falun Gong practitioners visited Selcuk in North Eastern Turkey, to raise awareness about Falun Gong and the Chinese communist regime’s persecution. They talked to people in many different sections of society, including journalists, local businessmen and government workers.
  • Letter from CIPFG to the German Chancellor Urging an Immediate End to the CCP's Persecution of Falun Gong

    On August 24th, 2007, German members of the CIPFG (Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China) wrote a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will visit China soon. In the letter, they urged Mrs. Merkel to help to end the persecution of the Chinese communist regime against Falun Gong and pass along the CIPFG’s letters to China’s president Hu Jintao and the premier Wen Jiabao. Their letter to Merkel is translated here.