Publications, Press Releases

  • Press Release: Fair Trial for Falun Gong and Rule of Law in Russia

    For several years, the Russian authorities have been trying to suppress law-obeying Falun Gong practitioners in Russia under the request and pressure of the Chinese regime, which illegally persecutes Falun Gong (a peaceful Chinese traditional meditation practice) since July 1999.
  • The Irish Times: Falun Gong Practitioners Call for an End to the Persecution

    According to The Irish Times on February 20, about 50 Falun Gong practitioners on February 19 called for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong, saying that “practitioners have been tortured, been imprisoned, and had their organs harvested since 1999.”
  • The Epoch Times: Chinese Embassy Interfering with Performance at London Theatre

    Shen Yun Performing Arts has graced many of the world’s most prestigious stages over the last several years, captivating audiences and earning a reputation as the world’s pre-eminent Chinese performing arts company. But Shen Yun’s mission to revive the 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture of China has brought with it pressure and interference from the regime in China with diplomats using various methods to try to derail performances. London is the latest place for this interference, where the local promoters say that the Chinese Embassy has been putting pressure on the upper management of the theatre.
  • FDIC: Dozens of Falun Gong Practitioners Killed in First Third of 2011

    Over two dozen Falun Gong practitioners have died due to abuse in custody since January 1, 2011, according to reports received by the Falun Dafa Information Centre and published on Thursday. In a feature particular to the campaign against Falun Gong, several of the victims died after being held in makeshift "brainwashing centres" where torture and ingestion of unknown drugs were used to force people to renounce their practice of Falun Gong.
  • Princess Michael: Shen Yun a ‘Marvellous Evening’

    HRH Princess Michael of Kent was among the special guests at the opening night of Shen Yun Performing Arts at The London Coliseum, on April 5. At a reception after the show, the Princess briefly addressed the audience of around 180 guests, saying it was a “great honour and a pleasure” to be there and that she was “completely obsessed” with Chinese culture.
  • London's West End Welcomes Shen Yun

    Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company opened its run of West End performances to a delighted audience in London on Tuesday, April 5. Actor Jamie Cho said that the performances were fantastic and the dances beautiful. “The dancers were great. The two singers were amazing—the tenor and the soprano.” He was also particularly taken by the performance on the two stringed erhu.
  • Local Media in Germany Spread the Facts about Falun Gong

    Cham is the east gate of the Bavarian Forest in southern Germany, and the locals are very sincere and honest. Falun Gong practitioners often visited local newspaper offices to clarify the facts about Falun Gong. The newspapers who learned about the true situation made efforts to spread the facts about Falun Gong.
  • Persecution of Falun Gong Exposed In Depth Over the Years by Dutch Media

    In 1999 the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started to persecute Falun Gong, following which Falun Gong practitioners began to disseminate the facts and oppose the persecution. In Holland, after many of the media realized the true situation, they began to to expose the crimes of the CCP and its lies, and to make the truth of how Falun Gong has been persecuted known to many.
  • The Media in Poland Focus on the Lawsuit against Jia Qinglin

    Jia Qinglin, one of the active participants in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s persecution of Falun Gong, was sued by Falun Gong practitioners from Poland during his visit to Warsaw. Many Polish mainstream media covered the story.
  • FDIC: Internal Communist Party Documents Disclose New Campaign to Forcibly "Transform" Millions of Falun Gong Practitioners in China

    A series of internal Communist Party documents, some of them posted online, reveal the details of a new three-year, multi-billion dollar campaign targeting Falun Gong practitioners across China. The campaign's stated goal is to "transform" 75 per cent of all known practitioners, who number in the tens of millions despite eleven years of brutal suppression. Specifically, the campaign calls upon security forces to go into "villages and households" to "educate and conquer" Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Falun Gong Rally to Stop the Chinese Regime's Biggest Human Rights Violations

    On the occasion of the ASEM 8 meeting (4/5 Oct) and EU-China summit (6 Oct) in Brussels, the European Falun Dafa Association calls on participating heads of state and the EU to take this opportunity to ask the Chinese authorities: Free all Falun Gong prisoners of conscience, and end the systematic campaign of vilification, arbitrary detention and torture against them by the Chinese communist regime.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong Practitioners "Add a Vibrant Touch" to the Edinburgh Arts Festival Parade

    "Chinese light up Calvalcade". This, along with a large photo of Falun Dafa practitioners performing a fan dance was on the cover of Scotland's biggest newspaper The Scotsman on August 9, 2010. The lead story described the Falun Gong contingent in the Edinburgh arts festival parade.
  • Iceland: Raising Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Icelandic Falun Gong practitioners gathered together outside the Chinese embassy on the morning of July 20, 2010 to peacefully raise awareness about the persecution in China. The purpose was to remind the representatives of the Chinese government in Iceland that 11 years have passed since China's communist regime started to persecute Falun Gong.
  • FDIC: Eleven Years of Persecution and Peaceful Activism

    Eleven years ago this week, the Chinese Communist Party launched a campaign to eradicate Falun Gong--a peaceful and popular spiritual practice embraced by tens of millions of Chinese citizens. But the practitioners of Falun Gong are not the only victims, and the lives destroyed and lost are not the only costs. Falun Gong practitioners today represent the largest group of prisoners of conscience in the world, with hundreds of thousands extra-judicially imprisoned at any given time. Tens of thousands have been tortured in custody as prison guards attempt to force them to recant their beliefs.
  • The Epoch Times: Chinese Regime Pressures Moldovan Theater to Close Doors to Shen Yun

    CHISINAU, Republic of Moldova--The National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Moldova closed its doors to a Shen Yun Performing Arts performance scheduled at the venue this Tuesday, reneging on a contract it had with the show presenter. During the ongoing Shen Yun Performing Arts world tour, following shows in more than 20 countries, the dance company was denied access to the theatre building May 25, the very day the show was to first premiere in The Republic of Moldova.