Persecution Spreads from China to Europe

  • An Open Letter from Finnish Falun Gong Practitioners to the Chinese Embassy

    "This cruel persecution is completely based on lies. In this persecution of innocent people, the lies have served as the worst, formless killer. The lies have incited this society's hatred and exclusion of the Falun Gong community. The lies have deceived the world's people into following the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong. Therefore, it is distressing to see that you are spreading lies and hatred in Finland and poisoning the public. What you have done is already beyond the limit of your duties as consulates. You have acted as accomplices to the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong."
  • Chinese Embassy in Ireland Refuses to Renew Falun Gong Practitioner's Passport

    "In April 2006, I went to the Chinese Embassy in Dublin to have my passport renewed. At that time one of staff in the Embassy first helped me go through some formalities, accepted my passport and then told me that I could come to collect my new passport in four weeks. On the 8th of May, I went to the Chinese Embassy for my new passport. When I went to the window to get my passport, I told one of staff the reason why I was there. She simply checked and then told me: “I haven’t got your passport."
  • Russia Border Officials Deny Entry to Ukrainian Falun Gong Practitioners

    On September 26th 2006, Russian customs officials denied entry to seven Falun Gong practitioners who took a train from Kiev to Moscow. From the officials, the practitioners did not get any concrete reasons for the denied entry. It was the third instance of Russian customs denying entry to Ukrainian Falun Gong practitioners. Someone told the practitioners that the order was from the Russian Border Administration Bureau, which received a telegram with "confidential" notice from higher level administration. Thus the Border Administration Bureau had no power to give out any information or explain the reasons.
  • Russian Falun Gong Practitioners under the Pressure of Persecution (Part 2)

    Currently many people in government departments have learned about Falun Gong and the persecution it suffers in China.On the other hand, under the pressure of the CCP and the direction of the Foreign Ministry, the police and the public security departments have been turning down practitioners' requests to hold protests in front of the Chinese Embassy.
  • Russian Falun Gong Practitioners under Pressure of Persecution (Part 1)

    Jiang Zemin used China's governmental system to bribe Russia with economic interests. Particularly, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, embassies and consulates often used Article 8 to force the Russian government and its Ministry of Foreign Affairs to suppress Falun Gong. On one hand, the Chinese Communist Party's secret agents spread flyers on various occasions to defame and slander Falun Gong. On the other hand, the CCP embassies and consulates kept using diplomatic measures to influence the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Spanish Government Grants Political Asylum to Two Falun Gong Practitioners

    According to a Radio France International (RFI) June 12th report, the Spanish Ministry of Home Affairs granted two Falun Gong practitioners the right of political asylum. Their Chinese passports were expired, but the Chinese Embassy in Spain refused to renew their passports, and asked them to go back to China to renew. Considering that two practitioners risk the danger of being persecuted in China, the Spanish government granted them political asylum.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Practitioner Refused a Passport Extension Because her Name is on a Blacklist

    On the 10th of February, staff from The Epoch Times newspaper came to the Chinese Embassy in Berlin to protest against the violence of the CCP and demand justice for Dr. Li Yuan, who was beaten by CCP henchmen. At the same time, Zheng Zhihong, a Falun Gong practitioner from Berlin had been asked to come to the Embassy to “have a talk”.
  • Denmark: Receiving Intimidating Phone calls Before Christmas, an Orphaned Falun Gong Practitioner Faces Persecution

    Before Christmas, Xiaotian Liu, a practitioner whose parents were tortured to death by the Chinese Communist Regime for their persistence in practising Falun Gong, remembered the difficult days when his parents were unlawfully abducted and he went underground for eighteen months to evade police capture.
  • Denmark: Chinese Ambassador Uses Lies to Spread Hate, Practitioners Continue to Advise Him to Do What is Right

    Recently Falun Gong practitioners filed a criminal suit against the CCP Procurator General Jia Chunwang during his visit to Denmark, for the crimes against human rights he committed to persecute Falun Gong practitioners. This matter became hot news with various media in Denmark. The lawsuit made people in Denmark pay attention to the tragedy caused by the persecution. They felt deeply shocked. A great number of people wrote letters to the media one after another to express their anger and condemnation.
  • A German Falun Gong Practitioner Exposes the Menace that is the CCP Spies

    A Falun Gong practitioner from Germany called Mrs. Li said in an interview a couple of days ago that she was happy to see Chen Yonglin stand out courageously, proving that the CCP has a spy network overseas targeting Falun Gong and those with dissenting opinions. She felt gratified that Chen Yonglin received a protection visa from the Australian Government. Mrs. Li said that her personal experience demonstrated the existence of a CCP spy network in Germany targeting Falun Gong. Chen Yonglin proves Mrs. Li’s statement from another perspective.
  • Germany: CCP Spies in Germany? Looking at the Case of Jiang Renzheng

    Some Falun Gong practitioners in Germany have been monitored and harassed to such an extent that they felt quite shocked, despite knowing the awful state of the persecution that is taking place in China. Once, a German practitioner was standing in a public place and had the feeling that he was being filmed by someone, when suddenly a text message appeared on his mobile telephone reading: “We know wherever you are at any time but you can’t see us and we can kill you at any time.”
  • German Foreign Office will Devote Efforts to Release of Jiang Renzheng

    Since Falun Gong practitioner Jiang Renzheng was deported from Germany and subsequently sentenced to a forced labour camp in China, the German Falun Dafa Association, along with practitioners in Germany and around the globe, have been calling for the German Government to rescue Jiang Renzheng. Their petitions were echoed by many international organisations including the International Human Rights Organisation, Amnesty International and the United Nations Refugee Council.
  • A Dutch Practitioner’s Experience of Being kidnapped in China

    They asked me many questions. I did not mind telling them my good experiences of practising Falun Gong. I told them all about it. But when they asked me specific things like the names of people, certain events or things I felt that could harm other people, I was not willing to tell them. They were not satisfied with my answers and they told me that I was not cooperating well.
  • Dutch Falun Gong Practitioner Kidnapped in China

    Peter Valk, a 28-year-old Dutch man from Woerden, was kidnapped from his hotel room by 15 Chinese secret agents in the night of the 24th to the 25th of May. He was forced into a car with his head between his knees under a blanket and taken to the local ‘6-10 Office’. After two and a half days of detention, he was put on a plane to Thailand on the 28th of May and told he is prohibited from entering China for the next five years. The only reason for his arrest is that Peter practises Falun Gong, a meditation practice for mind and body.
  • Regardless of Pressure from the CCP, German Police Allowed a "Bring Jiang Zemin To Justice" Banner Outside the Chinese Consulate in Munich

    On April the 25th 2005, Munich Falun Dafa practitioners appealed outside the Chinese Consulate to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the April 25th peaceful appeal. The Chinese Consulate attempted to get police to force the practitioners to remove a banner calling for Jiang Zemin to be brought to justice for his crimes against Falun Gong.