World Falun Dafa Day, Worldwide News

  • Austria: Two Austrian Cities Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    On May 10th, Austrian Falun Gong practitioners celebrated World Falun Dafa Day in Vienna and Salzburg, respectively. May is the busy tourist season in Austria. While celebrating World Falun Dafa Day, practitioners raised awareness about the nine year persecution of Falun Gong to local residents and tourists from all over the world.
  • The CCP Fabricates News and Inspires Hatred

    On May 20th, 2008, under the direction of Zhou Yingkang, Secretary of the Political and Judicial Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the CCP misrepresented the truth in order to motivate Chinese people both inside and outside of China to hate Falun Gong.
  • Zhou Yongkang Masterminds Overseas Disruptions

    Zhou Yongkang, former head of the Public Security Bureau, was one of the masterminds behind instigating the persecution of Falun Gong. Lawsuits have been brought against him in several democratic countries for crimes of torture and crimes against humanity.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong Practitioners Joyously Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    Since it's introduction, Falun Dafa has already spread to more than eighty countries and over one hundred million people have benefited in mind and body all over the world. May 13th, 2008, was the eighth Falun Dafa day and also the 16th anniversary of Falun Dafa spreading across the world. Falun Gong practitioners from England celebrated in Trafalgar square on Saturday May 10th.
  • United States: Rally Held in San Francisco, California to Condemn CCP Inspired Violence against Falun Gong Practitioners in the US

    In order to protest the unprovoked attacks, Falun Gong practitioners in San Francisco gathered in front of the Chinese Consulate at noon on May 21st, 2008 to condemn the CCP for attempting to take advantage of the earthquake in China to escalate the persecution of Falun Gong.
  • Italy: World Falun Dafa Day in Milan

    On the afternoon of May 10th, Falun Gong practitioners in Italy went to Via Dante (the pedestrian walk-way near the Duomu in Milan) to hold activities in celebration of World Falun Dafa Day, expressing thanks for the benefits they had experienced through practising and wishing their Master a happy birthday. Both Chinese and Western practitioners wore T-shirts worded with “Falun Dafa is Good, Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance. Some practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises while others distributed leaflets to tourists in a variety of languages.
  • Sweden: On World Falun Dafa Day, Residents of BoViva Community in Gothenburg Learn Falun Gong Exercises

    When Falun Gong practitioners all over the world were celebrating World Falun Dafa Day on May 13th, Falun Dafa practitioners in Gothenburg also held a series of celebration activities in the city centre and many passers-by stopped to watch. On the same day, the resident association of BoViva area invited Sweden Falun Gong practitioners to introduce Falun Gong.
  • Taiwan: Divine Land Marching Band Receives High Praise at Taiwan Yilan Green Expo

    The "2008 Green Expo" of Yilan County Taiwan came to a close on May 18th with a ceremony. The organisers invited Divine Land Marching Band to perform and County Mayor Lu Guohua came in person to host the Expo's closing ceremony.
  • Switzerland: Practitioners from Basel Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    On the evening of May 13th 2008, in the central park of the third biggest city in Switzerland, Basel, Falun Gong practitioners celebrated the sixteenth anniversary of the spreading of Falun Dafa as well as the 9th Falun Dafa day. They demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises and distributed leafets about the persecuton to passersby.
  • Australia: Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Sydney

    More than a thousand practitioners participated in World Falun Dafa Day festivities in Sydney, Australia. The events included a parade, vocal and dance performances and a Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance Art Exhibition.
  • Switzerland: Falun Gong Practitioners Celebrate Falun Dafa Day in Berne

    On May 17th, 2008, the Falun Gong exercise music could be heard at the Rose Garden in Berne. What was different from usual was that the Falun Gong practitioners were celebrating World Falun Dafa Day. They expressed their gratitude to their respected Master by practising Falun Gong, studying the principles, exchanging experiences and raising awareness of the persecution.
  • Holland: Dutch Practitioners Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    On May 12th, 2008, Dutch practitioners held activities in Rotterdam to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day. While celebrating the festival, they erected picture displays, performed exercise demonstrations and petitioned to raise awareness about the persecution happening in China. Lots of people saw the harmony and goodness of Falun Gong.
  • Australia: Falun Gong Practitioners from Perth Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day

    On May 13th, 2008, Falun Gong practitioners from Perth, Australia held activities at Murray St. Mall to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day. Practitioners demonstrated the exercises and clarified the truth about the brutal persecution.
  • Canada: Quebec Court of Appeal Issues Verdict that La Presse Chinoise is Guilty of Libel in Defamation of Falun Gong

    According to the Epoch Times, on May 14th, 2008, the Quebec Court of Appeal issued a verdict on the La Presse Chinoise defamation lawsuit, ruling that the newspaper was guilty of libel in carrying articles defaming Falun Gong. This overruled the verdict of the Quebec Superior Court.
  • Italy: Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Rome

    May 13th is World Falun Dafa Day, when Falun Dafa practitioners around the world host different events and express their respect and gratitude to Master Li Hongzhi, founder of the practice, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of cultivating oneself according to the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance.