Local Events

  • Germany: Re-enactment of Organ Harvesting by Falun Gong Practitioners in Hamburg

    On September 14th 2006, German Falun Gong practitioners held an information day to expose the seven years of persecution that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has inflicted on Falun Gong practitioners. They set up a stall containing leaflets and other information on Ida-Ehrplatz (Ida-Honour Square) in downtown Hamburg.
  • German Media Reports Falun Gong Practitioners’ Protests during Wen Jiabao’s Visit

    During Chinese leader Wen Jiabao’s visit to Germany, Falun Gong practitioners organised activities in Hamburg and Berlin to protest against the Chinese Communist regime’s human rights abuses. They called on Wen to help end the persecution of Falun Gong in China, bring the main culprits of the persecution to justice, and release the illegally detained human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng. Gao wrote three open letters to Chinese leaders Hu and Wen calling them to stop the brutal persecution of Falun Gong. He was secretly detained by the regime a month ago.
  • Russia: Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the CCP's Atrocities on Gandhi Square in Moscow

    On September 15th, 2006, Russian Falun Gong practitioners staged a rally in Indira Gandhi Square, Moscow to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of Falun Gong. In particular, activities were held to disclose the CCP crimes of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. Practitioners distributed leaflets and collected signatures.
  • Germany: Widespread Support for Falun Gong and Condemnation of the Chinese Communist Regime's Persecution of the Practice

    Before Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao headed a four hundred people delegation to attend the “Hamburg China-Europe Summit” in Germany from September 13th to September 15th, the human rights division of the German Falun Gong Association called on the political and media communities in Germany to rescue Falun Gong practitioners being persecuted in China. To put an end to the seven year old persecution, they also launched a campaign to invite the general public to sign a petition on a website.
  • Russia: Introducing Falun Gong to the People of Tomsk

    As on previous weekends, Falun Gong practitioners in Russia’s Tomsk went to a park along the Tomsk River to demonstrate the Falun Gong exercises to the general public. They also distributed leaflets to expose the Chinese Communist regime’s persecution of innocent people who believe in the principles of “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance.
  • Germany: Hamburg Holds Parade Supporting Withdrawals from the CCP

    On September 15th, 2006, before the end of the Hamburg Summit, European Falun Gong practitioners held a parade to support more than 13 million people withdrawing from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). During the parade, both passersby and people in the stores all watched in droves. Our reporter randomly interviewed several viewers.
  • Austria: Lotus Car Tour Exposes the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On September 17th, 2006, the 'lotus car tour' initiated by four Falun Gong practitioners began. The theme of the tour was to rescue Falun Gong practitioners being persecuted in China. Many local people signed the petition calling for an end to the persecution. The car tour is going to tour Austria and introduce Falun Gong to more kind hearted people.
  • Switzerland: Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party Exhibition at The United Nations

    On September 18th, the second meeting of the United Nations Commission for Human Rights was held in Geneva. Falun Gong practitioners in Switzerland held an exhibition in front of the United Nations, which exposed the CCP’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong. The show attracted the attention of the meeting's participants and passers-by.
  • Mainstream German Media Report on the Persecution of Falun Gong During Wen Jiabao’s Visit

    On September 14th, 2006, German state run TV station ZDF, in its 5 p.m. newscast, reported on Falun Gong activities during Wen Jiabao’s visit to Hamburg. Falun Gong practitioners held activities in downtown Hamburg to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong. Scenes were broadcast on TV of the practitioners' anti-torture exhibition.
  • Germany: Touching Moments at the Hamburg Town Hall Square

    “We are welcoming Wen Jiabao in Hamburg with one of our banners", said a Falun Gong practitioner over a microphone. “We encourage him to bring an end to the persecution of Falun Gong with these words. Wen Jiabao has as to date not participated in the persecution, but he also has done nothing to bring it to an end.” But, they are not welcoming the Minister of Trade Bo Xilai. Bo Xilai is facing lawsuits in many countries because of his participation in the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Germany: Practitioners in Hamburg Expose the Atrocities of the CCP

    Wen Jiabao visited Germany and attended the Chinese Festival held in Hamburg, along with many high ranking CCP officials, including the Minister of Commerce of the PRC Bo Xilai, who directly participated in persecuting Falun Gong practitioners. German Falun Gong practitioners appealed for attention to the persecution of Falun Gong
  • Finland: Exposing the CCP's Persecution of Falun Gong during the EU-China Summit

    Falun Gong practitioners came to the Helsinki train station to set up an exhibition. Finnish Member of Parliament and Chairwoman of the Green Party Tarja Cronberg came to the site. She warmly talked to practitioners and said that she has seen the peaceful efforts of Falun Gong practitioners and supports practitioners’ actions in stopping the persecution.
  • Germany: China Time 2006 in Hamburg

    “Yes, I have already heard that people in China and in other places sell organs,” said a middle aged woman, who just finished reading with her girl friend the information about the organised organ removal and organ trade by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). “No,” responded a Falun Gong practitioner. “You must have understood it wrongly. These Falun Gong practitioners do not sell their organs out of their free will. They are being kept in special camps until their organs are taken from their living bodies and sold in the market. This absolutely is done involuntarily.”
  • Slovakia: Falun Gong in Levice and Kremnica

    On Friday September 8th, practitioners of Falun Gong visited Levice city in Slovakia. Although to begin with the weather was rather cloudy, they put up a table with a petition against the persecution, erected the banner stands showing the scenes from the persecution and started to practice the peaceful Falun Gong exercises. The next day, practitioners visited Kremnica.
  • Germany: 'Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party' Picture Exhibition at a Tourist Attraction

    On September 9th, 2006, volunteers from the German Centre for Quitting the CCP held a Nine Commentaries (an editorial published by The Epoch Times newspaper) picture exhibition in Bayreuth. The pictures focus on the CCP persecuting the Chinese people during different political movements.