Local Events

  • Sweden: Promoting Falun Gong during the Tall Ships Race

    When the race was underway, a banner reading “Stop persecuting Falun Gong” was held up in the square in the central area of Stockholm. In addition, display boards introducing Falun Gong’s popularity around the world and exposing the Chinese Communist regime’s persecution against Falun Gong were displayed.
  • Germany: Exposing the Truth about Falun Gong in Berlin

    On July 21st, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners organised an event at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to expose the brutal persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Practitioners were kept busy chatting to people throughout the day. The persecution began on July 20th 1999 and Falun Gong was officially banned in China on July 22nd, 1999.
  • Switzerland: 'The Persecution in China Doomed to Failure'

    Falun Gong practitioners took part in the Asian Festival held in Bern, Switzerland. They set up an information booth in Thun Square and demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises on the stage. They raised awareness about the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong practitioners both inside and outside China.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Practitioners Protest at the Chinese Consulate

    On July 20th, 2007, practitioners from Hamburg held a rally at the Chinese Consulate to protest against the eight year persecution of Falun Gong in China. Practitioners called upon the international community to pay attention to the persecution and help to stop it. Practitioners distributed leaflets and to passersby and discussed the persecution with them.
  • Ireland: Practitioners in Dublin Raise Awareness of the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners from Ireland held a Falun Gong 'Information Day' in Dublin to protest against the persecution. Many local people learned the truth of the persecution and signed their names to support the practitioners. A forty year old lady learned the truth. She said that she knew that the CCP is evil so she has no doubt about what she learned today.
  • Turkey: Falun Gong Practitioners in Ankara Introduce Falun Gong to Teachers at a Nursery School

    Teachers from a government nursery school in Ankara invited Falun Gong practitioners to introduce Falun Gong and teach the Falun Gong exercises to them. After spending the day with practitioners, the general consensus was that the feeling after doing the exercises was very good. Others said that their minds and bodies were relaxed and felt extremely comfortable.
  • Slovakia: A Week of Falun Gong Activities Touring Slovak Cities

    From July 9th - 14th, Falun Gong practitioners toured the cities of western and middle Slovakia to inform the public about the persecution of Falun Gong in China. They gathered signatures on a petition condemning the persecution of Falun Gong addressed to state officials, requesting they open up this issue during bilateral talks with China.
  • Holland: People of Amsterdam Support the Twenty-Four Million Brave Souls Who Have Quit the CCP

    On July 21st, 2007, a few non governmental organisations, including the Epoch Times newspaper, Sound of Hope radio station and “Save our Loved Ones” organisation held activities at Dam Square in Amsterdam to support the twenty-four million brave Chinese people who quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organisations.
  • Finland: Falun Gong at the Kotka Ocean Festival

    From July 18th to the 22nd, Finnish Falun Gong practitioners raised awareness about the persecution of Falun Gong at Kotka Ocean Festival and were invited to take part in the festival parade for the first time. Many onlookers expressed praise for Falun Gong practitioners' peaceful aspect as well as their beautiful costumes and performances.
  • Finland: Practitioners Protest at the Chinese Embassy All Year Round

    On July 20th, 2007, in order to protest against the Chinese Communist Party's inhuman persecution of Falun Gong practitioners and appeal to the world’s people to help to end this catastrophe, Falun Gong practitioners from Helsinki gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy. They displayed banners and demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises.
  • Ukraine: Practitioners Raise Awareness in the Crimean Peninsula about the CCP's Persecution of Falun Gong

    On July 7th and 8th, Falun Gong practitioners from Kramatorsk, Kiev, and Dnepropertrovsk, with local practitioners from the Crimean Peninsula, held activities in Simferopol, the capital of Crimea, Sevastpol and Alushta to raise awareness among local people about Falun Gong and the CCP’s persecution of the practice in China.
  • Germany: Practitioner Raises Awareness about Falun Gong at His Son's Nursery

    This summer the nursery decided to try something new. Two months before the celebration activities they held a meeting with a few parents of foreign nationalities to discuss their plans. They hoped that we could put on a few shows which represent our own cultures. I decided to bring the beauty of Falun Gong to these lovely children and their parents.
  • Belgium: Practitioners Condemn the CCP's Eight Year Persecution of Falun Gong

    Falun Gong practitioners from Belgium gathered at the Chinese Embassy in Brussels to protest against the CCP’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong, which has lasted for over eight years.
  • Hungary: Falun Gong Practitioners Protest against the Persecution and Express Support for the Withdrawals from the CCP

    On the morning of the July 20th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Hungary held activities at the Chinese Embassy to support the twenty four million withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and to protest against the eight long years of persecution suffered by Falun Gong in China. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises in front of the Embassy and talked to passers-by about what was happening. Having learned the truth, people expressed a great deal of sympathy towards the Chinese practitioners who are persecuted by the CCP.
  • Russia: Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the Wickedness of the CCP

    On July 20th, 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in Russia held events in many cities, protesting against the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong, which has lasted for eight years, and calling on kind people to show their support for an end to the persecution. In Nizhny Novgorod, children learned how to fold paper lotus flowers as they learned the truth about Falun Gong.