• Hearing Held in UK Parliament: Taking Action to Stop Live Organ Harvesting

    On April 29, 2013, a special hearing on live organ harvesting was held in the UK parliament. It was organized by Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) and was held to expose live organ harvesting crimes occurring in China and to discuss the international society’s efforts to develop legal procedures to prevent this crime.
  • April 25 Peaceful Appeal: 14 Years of Courage

    On April 25, 1999, approximately 10,000 practitioners gathered quietly in Beijing to appeal to the central government for the right to practice Falun Gong. They came from all walks of life and regions of the country to ask the Chinese Communist regime to cease its escalating harassment, and ensure protection for basic human rights.
  • Greece: An Ancient Practice in an Ancient Land

    Falun Dafa, an ancient cultivation practice of mind and body based on the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, is practised and cherished throughout the world by people from all walks of life. Over the last 20-plus years, since Mr. Li Hongzhi first brought the practice to the public in China, Falun Dafa has been embraced in over 100 countries.
  • Vice President of the European Parliament Meets Rescued Falun Gong Practitioners in US Capital

    When Vice President of the European Parliament Edward McMillan-Scott attended a hearing on human rights in China in Washington, DC, on March 4, 2013, he met with Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Zhang Lianying and her family. Very active over the past few years in the effort to rescue this family, he was excited to see them in DC and made the comment that the persecution in China “would not last much longer.”
  • Austria: Music and Arts Professionals in Vienna Awed By Shen Yun's Breathtaking Artistry

    The New York Touring Company of Shen Yun Performing Arts caused quite a sensation at the Wiener Stadthalle, in Vienna, Austria, on March 1-2, 2013. Audiences were treated to two high-spirited shows put on by the world's best Chinese dance and music group.
  • London Audiences Moved by Shen Yun's Inner Honesty and Light

    Shen Yun Performing Arts' hallmark display of classical Chinese dance was well received during six packed shows in London’s West End Barbican Theatre, from March 5-9, 2013. Many of London's top singers, songwriters, film directors, and other professionals attended Shen Yun.
  • Russia: Introducing Falun Gong and Chinese Culture in St. Petersburg

    Practitioners in St. Petersburg held activities to introduce Falun Gong and expose the Chinese Communist Party's persecution in a seniors' activity centre and an orphanage. Many people learned the exercises on the spot. Falun Gong practitioners also gave traditional Chinese performances.
  • Finland: Falun Gong Practitioners Call for a Stop to the Persecution on World Human Rights Day

    On December 10, 2012, World Human Rights Day, Falun Gong practitioners in Finland held a candlelight vigil on Helsinki Railway Station Square. The vigil was both a solemn protest of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brutal 13-year persecution of Falun Gong and a memorial to the practitioners in mainland China who have lost their lives in the persecution.
  • Promoting Falun Gong in Albania, Montenegro, and Macedonia

    For the first two weeks of December, practitioners in Europe visited three countries on the Balkan Peninsula: Albania, Montenegro and Macedonia. They talked to people about Falun Gong and how the meditation practice is being persecuted in China.
  • Turkey: Organ Harvesting by the CCP Disturbs Visitors to the “Peaceful Resistance” Photo Exhibition in Ankara

    After a successful showing in Istanbul in March, the “Falun Gong's Peaceful Resistance” Photo Exhibition opened in Ankara on September 20. The exhibition sought to introduce Falun Dafa to local residents as well as to expose the Chinese Communist Party's persecution against the peaceful practice.
  • United Kingdom: Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance Art Exhibition Makes Profound Impression in East Grinstead

    On July 19, 2012, the "Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance International Art Exhibition" went to East Grinstead, a small town in the southeast of England, after its successful two-week exhibition in Leeds in the north of England. The arrival of the exhibition made an impact in East Grinstead, a community with a long history.
  • Germany: Exposing the Persecution to the People of Mainz

    German Falun Gong practitioners held an “Information Day” event in Mainz on August 4 where they told people about the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China. The peaceful music, the beautiful exercise movements, and the display boards attracted many tourists. Many people talked with practitioners, and accepted the flyers.
  • Finland: Falun Gong Activities Held at Helsinki Seaside Park

    Helsinki Seaside Park is a must-see scenic spot for visitors. It is also a lovely recreation place for locals in the summer. Usually there are activities held on the weekends by practitioners in the park, which has allowed numerous visitors to learn about Falun Gong and the persecution. Many of them stop to watch the peaceful exercises.
  • Norway: Month of Activities Starts with Event at Parliament

    On July 2 outside the Parliament Building in Oslo, Falun Dafa practitioners began a month of activities to expose the persecution happening in China. People took fliers, signed petitions condemning the persecution, and some Chinese tourists announced their withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliated organizations.
  • Bulgaria: Events in Sofia Mark 13 Years of Resistance to Persecution

    The events in Sofia began with a peaceful protest outside the Chinese Embassy. Practitioners displayed posters calling for an end to the persecution in China and distributed informational materials to passers by. After the protest, practitioners organized an event near one of the busiest subway stations in the city to inform citizens and tourists about the practice.