Persecution Spreads from China to Europe

  • Belgium High Court Holds Hearing on the Chinese Communist Regime's Telephone Harassment of Falun Gong Practitioners

    On May 28, the Belgian High Court held a hearing on a telephone harassment case brought by two Belgian Falun Gong practitioners against the Chinese Communist regime's 610 office. Representing the two plaintiffs, internationally renowned human rights lawyer Mr. G. H. Beauthier requested that the Belgian Justice Department take further legal action in investigating this case.
  • Falun Gong Practitioner in Germany Faces Lies and Subterfuge in Effort to Get Passport Renewed at Chinese Embassy

    As an overseas organisation that represents a country, they don't even dare to be open about the true reason why they can't issue a passport. And their superior doesn't even dare to see me, let me know his name or give me a certificate. What on earth is the reason that the Chinese Consulate will not give me my passport? I think it could only be that I practise Falun Gong.
  • Germany: Chinese Communist Party’s Propaganda Exposed on the Eve Of the Divine Performing Arts’ European Tour

    Divine Performing Arts has prospered in Europe, America and Asia within just a few years. The CCP is extremely frightened by the development of the DPA. The Chinese Consulate in Frankfurt sent letters to the government and local foreign Consulates, denigrating DPA in the form of state diplomatic letter.
  • Irish Media Quiz Ministers Visiting China about Release of Falun Gong Practitioner

    Irish Falun Gong practitioners have written to all members of parliament and senators in Ireland requesting them to ask the Irish Premier to raise the issue of her detention with the Chinese leader Wen Jia Bao when they meet today and to ask for her release. Many MEPs and senators have raised the issue with the Irish premier before he left for his trip to China.
  • Germany: The Story of Liu Guangrong, Sacked from a Chinese Owned Factory in Dusseldorf for Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On September 19th, 2008, Liu Guangrong was on his way to the European Headquarters of Huawei in Dusseldorf. He was not going to work because he had been dismissed by the company three days before. Why was he going to Huawei as he had already been dismissed? The story begins three days previously.
  • Germany: Chinese Consulate Officials in Munich Threaten 'Chinese Spectacular' Concert Promoter

    "This is outrageous," declared Helmut Pauli, Managing Director of the Tonicale Concert Agency in Munich, Germany. Since he agreed to book the Chinese Spectacular at Munich's famed Prinzregenten theater, he says, scarcely a day has gone by without him getting a phone call from the Chinese consul in Munich or her staff. "They are threatening me and my company!"
  • Denmark: Up-Coming Gala Spectacular Cancelled. Chinese Embassy Suspected of Interference

    Recently the Divine Performing Arts (DPA)’s scheduled performances at Det Kongelige Theatre in Copenhagen were abruptly cancelled. In its place, a mysterious concert sponsored by the Chinese Embassy and attended by invitation only will be staged at the same theatre. Xie Hangsheng, the Chinese Ambassador to Denmark, personally invited the Danish officials to attend the Chinese New Year Concert.
  • Russian Authorities Bow to Chinese Communist Party and Abuse Falun Gong Practitioners' Human Rights

    The head of the Russian Falun Gong Association said, “The Security Bureau and the Police exceeded their jurisdiction. It was a violation of Falun Gong practitioners’ human rights. We are not interested in politics. We do not have any political ambitions. We want to meditate peacefully in parks. However, when our fellow practitioners in China are brutally persecuted, their organs are harvested while they are still alive for huge profits. We feel obligated to expose the crimes of the CCP and its overseas institutions, and to call upon kind people in the world to help stop the atrocities.”
  • Chinese Regime Interferes with Hamburg's Fesitval of Culture

    Although the police has been advised in advance about this and the activities were approved by the organisers of the event, Falun Gong participants were informed, just before the parade neared the Chinese market, that they could not distribute flyers like other groups and two banners were confiscated, claiming that the information on the banners was politically motivated.
  • Germany: The Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Magdeburg University is under Direction from the Chinese Embassy

    Recently former members of CSSA Chinese Students and Scholars Associations in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia revealed that the CSSAs in overseas universities are under the direction of Chinese Embassies or Consulates who rope in Chinese students and collect information about overseas Chinese students and incite students’ hatred against the Falun Gong spiritual group. The CSSA in Magdeburg University, Germany is in the same position.
  • Belgium: Former Vice-Chairman of the Students Club Talks about the Operation of the Chinese Embassies and Consulates Behind the Scenes

    The NTD International Chinese Classical Dance Competition 2007 will be held at the Skirball Centre for Performing Arts at New York University, the goal of which is to promote Chinese Classical Dance and revive the orthodox Chinese culture. A week ago, New York University Chinese Culture Club (NYUCCC) made an open statement to slander the NTD International Chinese Classical Dance Competition and planed to interfere with the competition.
  • Germany: Chinese Resident in Berlin Reveals Offer to Spy on Falun Gong

    My name is Liu Deqin. Since July, 2003, I have worked in Germany. On June 30th, 2003, I was granted a visa to Germany. As soon as I received the visa sent by the German Embassy, I found the envelope had been torn open. In July, staff of the “610” Office [known as the 'Chinese gestapo', the 610 Office was created specifically to persecute Falun Gong] came to have a talk with me. The subject was mainly that since I had been given an exit visa, I had to serve China by taking some photos in Germany for them.
  • Condemning the Russian Authorities’ Illegal Deportation of Professor Gao Chunman

    On May 13th, 2007, Professor Gao Chunman, a Falun Gong practitioner with UN refugee status, was taken from his home by agents of the Russian Federal Immigration Service. He was taken to Moscow and deported back to China that same day. This was the second callous act by Russian authorities after Falun Gong practitioner Ma Hui and her eight-year-old daughter were deported to China.
  • After Kidnapping and Forced Deportation of UN Refugee and her Child, the CCP Now Threatens Her Husband

    Ma Hui’s husband, Mr. Chenguang Li, is living in St. Petersburg and holds a work permit in Russia. According to Chenguang Li, two CCP agents claimed that the Russian authorities detained Ma Hui and sent her back to China because she practises Falun Gong and participates in activities in Russia to raise awareness about the persecution. CCP agents made sure that Chenguang Li knew that ‘‘if he makes trouble, we will take him back to China as well’’. By ‘‘make trouble’’, they mean of he does anything to call for the freedom of his wife or denounce her kidnapping.
  • Russia: Chinese Communist Party Threatens Another Country

    On March 24th and 25th, 2007, Russian Falun Gong practitioners held activities in front of the Chinese Embassy in Moscow to raise awareness about the CCP's trade in organs harvested from living Falun Gong practitioners. They called for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong by the CCP. Under pressure from the Chinese regime, Russian police asked practitioners to leave, or they would be charged with “interfering with the Embassy work”.