It was a bright, sunny day, and the streets were filled with people enjoying the break in the winter weather. They were drawn to the booth and stopped to find out more about Falun Dafa. They signed the petition and expressed support for practitioners after learning of the human rights atrocities in China.When Tatiana from Russia heard of the inhuman methods used by the CCP to torture Falun Dafa practitioners, including taking their organs without consent to sell for organ transplants, she said that she knew the regime was capable of such brutality. “It’s evil and horrifying,” she said.She was also interested in learning the exercises and the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance. She asked who she could contact locally, “I would like to know where I can learn the practice.” more ...
Four students from the University of Bucharest talked with practitioners and accepted truth-clarification materials. They commended practitioners for persisting in telling people about the persecution and following Falun Dafa’s principles, Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance. One of the students said, “It is very hard to persist in these values in society nowadays. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance are not respected enough in society. Thank you for telling me about Falun Dafa.”Patrick, one of the four students said, “Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance should be practiced by everyone.” more ...
Daniel is currently teaching at the International School of Vantaa in Helsinki. He shared his views on the Communist regime with practitioners. “Falun Dafa is a group with spiritual beliefs,” he said, “yet it is persecuted in China. I am absolutely against the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) persecuting Falun Dafa.” He smiled and pointed at the three words: “Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance” on the poster and said, “Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance are important values in our daily lives. They help people maintain tranquility and growth.” Mr. Marhambet also said, “The CCP is terrible. They persecute everyone in the world and commit crimes of genocide. They have been suppressing minority groups in China for a long time. They also persecute Vietnamese people, people in Kazakhstan, and so on. This should end at once. more ...
Switzerland: Practitioners Call for an End of the Persecution During United Nations Human Rights Council Meeting
People from all over the world come to the Palais des Nations. A woman from Brittany, France said she previously practiced qigong but was never able to find one she liked. When she heard about Falun Dafa, she said she was very interested. A practitioner explained the spiritual aspect of Falun Dafa, and the values of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance.She said she would look for a group practice site in her area. Before she left, the practitioner gave her a leaflet. The woman once again expressed her gratitude and said, “Thank you, thank you very much!” A couple stopped in front of the stall and began talking to a practitioner in broken English. Another practitioner overheard the couple talking in Portuguese, so she walked over and spoke to them in Portuguese. They were happy to learn more about Falun Dafa. more ...
The event caught the attention of passersby who went right to the table to sign the petition or gave practitioners a thumbs up to show their approval of their efforts.A man who lives near the Chinese Embassy said he signed the petition to express his support for practitioners’ efforts to end the persecution. He said, “I know about this. Every day I see you meditating there.”After signing the petition, high school student Ilona told practitioners that her teacher in her religion class told them that Falun Gong could not be practiced freely in China and was being brutally persecuted.A woman said, “I am a member of Amnesty International and know about Falun Gong. People should have freedom of belief, freedom to learn and practice the exercises, and freedom of speech. You are doing the right thing.” more ...
France: European Falun Dafa Practitioners Mark International Human Rights Day, Raise Awareness of Persecution in China
Lydie is a pediatrician who was accompanying her mother for a stroll. She encountered Falun Dafa practitioners at the Council of Europe and paused to chat. “Falun Dafa practitioners are direct victims,” she said. “There are still many things not reported and kept in the dark. Many people are misguided by false information. There is a lot of pain and sorrow because the CCP is hiding everything. People are afraid because there are a lot of threats and intimidation.” She encouraged Falun Dafa practitioners to persist and to fight for those who are persecuted. more ...
- Bulgaria: People Condemn the Communist Regime’s Persecution of Falun Dafa
- Romania: Falun Dafa Practitioners Raise Awareness About CCP’s Ongoing Persecution
- Falun Dafa Practitioners from Europe Wish Master Li a Happy Chinese New Year 2024
- Finland: Practitioners Introduce Falun Dafa at National Education Exhibition
- Switzerland: Practitioners Call for an End of the Persecution During United Nations Human Rights Council Meeting
- Finland: Events in Helsinki Commemorate Victims of the CCP’s Persecution
- Practitioners from Europe Wish Master Li a Happy New Year
- France: European Falun Dafa Practitioners Mark International Human Rights Day, Raise Awareness of Persecution in China
Paris, France: Information Booth Draws Support for Falun Dafa at Exhibition of Mayors and Local Authorities
Beijing Resident and Mother of a UK Resident Faces Ongoing Harassment and Surveillance for Her Faith in Falun Gong
Switzerland: Practitioners Thank Master for Introducing Falun Dafa and Reflect on Their Positive Changes
United Kingdom: Elected Officials and Dignitaries Send Congratulatory Messages to Mark the 30th Anniversary of Falun Dafa’s Public Introduction
Ireland: Elected Officials Congratulate the 30th Anniversary of Falun Dafa’s Introduction to the World