Voices of Support, Awards and Recognition

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  • Swedish MP asked the Foreign Minister what Measures he will Take to Ensure that the Chinese Consulate respects Sweden’s Basic Laws

    "Falun Gong practitioners broadcast a programme at a local radio station weekly, but Chinese consulate staff contacted the Chief of the radio station and the Vice-Chairperson of the Physical Education and the Association of Management Departments, attempting to stop the programme from being broadcast and to discontinue financial support for local radio stations...What measures would the Minister be prepared to take in order to ensure that the Chinese consulate respects our basic laws, which guarantees freedom of speech?"
  • Director of the International Centre of Culture in Albania: “I want to express my solidarity with the Falun Dafa movement.”

    She likes Zhang Cuiying’s works “not only because of the quality but also because of the spirit of the paintings. They’re nothing to do with politics - different meanings come from her heart.” She is also sympathetic to Cuiying, who was a victim of brutal persecution at the hands of Jiang Zemin’s regime because she practises Falun Dafa.
  • Finland: A Righteous Human Rights Lawyer

    “Today I am entrusted by the Falun Dafa Association of Finland to hand in a lawsuit against Luo Gan for crimes of genocide and torture and for the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China...I think this business is to preserve justice for mankind. A criminal who has committed such crimes as genocide, will have to face the consequence of being arrested while visiting a foreign country.”
  • Finnish People Support Falun Gong during Luo Gan's Visit

    In the afternoon, practitioners went to the airport and held a peaceful demonstration as Luo Gan arrived in Rovaniemi. A journalist and a photographer from one of the largest newspapers came to Lapland to interview us. The next day there was a large article on the first page in one of Lapland’s largest newspapers.
  • French MP expresses Concern over Evil Persecution by the Jiang Regime

    "You requested me to pay attention to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. As a member of the Tibetan issues research group at the national assembly, I am particularly concerned about the issue of human rights in the People’s Republic of China. I completely share your reasonable anxiety over this intolerant evil behaviour."
  • A Letter to Falun Gong Practitioners from the Office of the German President

    "You and I both hope that China will change their human rights situation. This change will also benefit China because if there are no laws or protection for the human rights of people in China, then China cannot become a modern society. We should tell the Chinese government that this is something that must be done."
  • Amnesty International’s UK Warwick Branch Invited Dafa Practitioners to Explain the Facts about the Persecution

    The Warwick branch asked the practitioners to give a one-hour speech introducing the persecution of Falun Gong in China. They decided to launch a campaign to collect signatures in British society to appeal to “Bring Jiang Zemin to Justice” and to “rescue Falun Gong practitioners’ relatives persecuted in China” so as to support Falun Gong.
  • UK Foreign Ministry 2003 Human Rights Report criticises China’s Record and Attitude towards Human Rights

    “China stated at the UN Commission on Human Rights in April 2003 that international concern over human rights in China was “unimportant, meaningless and irrelevant”. This has led to concerns among both other governments and in the NGO community as to the value China places on human rights dialogue.”
  • UK Human Rights Groups and Public Support Practitioners' Family Rescue Campaign

    In recent weeks, UK Falun Gong practitioners have received many completed petition forms from British people and human rights groups, in support for their campaign to free family members and friends who have been incarcerated in China, usually without any trial, for exercising their rights of freedom of belief and speech.
  • UK Lawyers Support the Lawsuit against Jiang Zemin

    A lot of solicitors are very interested in the lawsuit against Jiang. Many answered the letters, providing suggestions and useful information. Some expressed a wish to meet Falun Gong practitioners so that they could talk further. Practitioners also received supportive letters from MPs, suggesting people that they should contact.
  • WOIPFG Participated in the Lawsuit in Iceland Against Luo Gan, the Head of the “610” Office

    This organisation, that has no legal foundation, is similar to Nazi Germany’s Gestapo and also the teams during China’s Cultural Revolution. Because of the special status and function of the “610 Office”, it should be held responsible for the illegal deeds of death, torture, arbitrary detention, ‘education’ through labour, as well as sentences and fines that are common with the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • A Letter from a French M.P to a Falun Gong Practitioner

    "The purpose of writing this letter is to let you know that I will fully support your activities to stop the Persecution of Falun Gong in China."
  • Iceland: Amnesty International Protest Luo Gan's Visit to Reykjavik

    According to the reports from Icelandic media, on August 7th, 2003, the Iceland branch of Amnesty International had planned to stage a demonstration in centre of Reykjavik, the Icelandic Capital, at 11:50 a.m. September 8th. The demonstration was to protest against the visit of Luo Gan, the head of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee and one of the accomplices in the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Russia: A Gift for Local Falun Dafa Practitioners

    On one occasion, a local T.V station interviewed a practitioner about our activity and also agreed to make a documentary on Falun Dafa. After a few days, the T.V station sent the finished documentary on tape to a practitioner, together with a gift. The gift was an ornate white jade plate with the words “I love Falun Dafa” written on it.
  • French MP Replies to a Falun Gong Practitioners

    "Please acknowledge that it alerted my attention even though I am very aware of the situation. As you may already know, I have informed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. M. Dominique de Villipin about this issue. I will continue to, as an M.P., alert others about your situation."