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Germany: Falun Gong Welcomed at Spring Festival in Dortmund

Falun Gong practitioners were invited to participate in the Spring Festival in Blücherpark in Dortmund, Germany, on Sunday, April 14, 2019. They introduced the ancient spiritual practice, demonstrated the five exercises, and taught people how to fold paper lotus flowers. Several festival attendees learned about the benefits of Falun Gong and how the Chinese Communist…

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Japan: Introducing Falun Gong During the Cherry Blossom Festival

Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) practitioners participated in the 27th Cherry Blossom Festival in Suigen Park, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, on April 6 and 7, 2019. They offered free instruction to learn the Falun Gong exercises on the lawn and distributed information to passersby about the spiritual discipline. The practitioners also collected signatures on…

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Italy: Falun Gong Practitioners Hold Informational Events in Turin

Falun Gong practitioners held activities in downtown Turin, Italy, March 10 and 24, 2019. They introduced the ancient spiritual discipline and talked to people about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, distributed introductory brochures, and collected signatures on a petition calling for the…

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India: Art of Zhen Shan Ren Exhibition Moves Patrons in Pondicherry

Pondicherry, or Puducherry as it is now called, was a French colonial settlement in India until 1954. Visitors to Pondicherry sense the well-preserved French legacy in its French Quarter, with tree-lined streets, mustard-colored colonial villas, and chic boutiques. Until recently, the streets had French names, and the locals spoke French. A Falun Dafa practitioner in…

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UCANews.com: China’s Genocide Unlike Any Other

UCANews.com, a Catholic news source serving the Asian region, carried a commentary article titled “China’s genocide unlike any other” by Benedict Rogers on April 4, 2019. Benedict Rodgers is deputy chair of the U.K.’s Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, East Asia team leader at human rights organisation CSW, and an adviser to the International Coalition…

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Italy: Residents in Cagliari Learn About Falun Dafa

Falun Dafa practitioners from the island of Sardinia gathered in Cagliari on March 24, 2019 to raise awareness of the persecution of Dafa in China. They also wanted to meet with those who expressed interest in learning the exercises during activities held in January. This time, even more people stopped to ask for information. Practitioners…

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British News Media Call to End Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Several major news outlets in the United Kingdom recently published articles or produced programs calling for an end to the killing of prisoners of conscience for organs in China, including the BBC, The Guardian, Sunday Express, and Scotsman. A discussion titled “Forced Live Organ Extraction in China” took place at the British House of Parliament…

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Ukraine: Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition

The Art of Zhen Shan Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance) International Exhibition was held in the government office district of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, for 14 days from late March to early April 2019. The exhibition attracted people from all walks of life, including politicians, artists, and media reporters. Patrons to the exhibition were amazed…

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New Zealand: Falun Gong Welcomed at International Cultural Festival

Falun Gong practitioners in New Zealand joined the 20th International Cultural Festival in Auckland on April 7, along with delegates from 56 nations. In her opening remarks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed Auckland’s mayor and council members, as well as MPs of various political parties. This was followed by the Falun Gong exercise demonstration on…

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