• 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.
  • Germany: Tourists in Regensburg Learn About Falun Dafa

    Falun Gong practitioners held activities at Neupfarrplatz in downtown Regensburg, Germany on July 28. They set up an information booth to introduce the benefits of Falun Dafa and expose the brutal persecution in China. Many tourists were attracted to the soothing Falun Gong exercise music in busy downtown, and learned the facts about Falun Gong.
  • Italy: Practitioners Call for End to CCP’s Persecution of Falun Gong

    July 2012 marked the 13th anniversary of Falun Gong practitioners' peaceful resistance to the persecution in China. In Italy, activities were held in Rome, Milan and other cities, spreading the facts about Falun Gong, condemning the violence towards and abuse of peaceful practitioners by the Chinese Communist regime, and calling for an end to the persecution.
  • Sweden: Falun Gong Practitioners and Supporters Call for an End to the Persecution

    Practitioners displayed posters and banners exposing the CCP's persecution and slander. They told the public that the CCP regime has been cruelly persecuting Falun Gong practitioners for 13 years and harvested bodily organs from imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners for profit. The practitioners called for an immediate end to the atrocities.
  • Germany: People of Bruchsal Show Support for Falun Gong

    Bruchsal is a small city near Karlsruhe. Falun Gong practitioners living in the surrounding area held another Information Day Activity downtown on July 21, 2012. They continued to raise public awareness about the 13-year brutal persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).