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Europe: Declaration Requiring Action to End Organ Harvesting in China Co-Signed by More than Half of MEPs

More than half of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have co-signed Written Declaration (2016/WD48) as of July 12. The written declaration requires the European Parliament to take action to stop state-sanctioned organ harvesting in China. Falun Gong practitioners from 13 European countries held rallies in front of the EU Building in Strasbourg, France from …

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Chicago: Introducing Falun Gong at 24th Annual International Festival of Life

During the long Independence Day holiday weekend in the United States, a group of Falun Gong practitioners in Chicago participated in the 24th annual International Festival of Life to introduce Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) to a larger audience. Many people had an opportunity to hear about this ancient Chinese spiritual discipline and many …

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Finland: Calling Attention to Organ Harvesting Crimes in China at an International Medical Conference

Falun Gong practitioners in Finland held activities highlighting the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) crime of forced organ harvesting during the international annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embroyology (ESHRE) in Helsinki July 2-6, 2016. More than 8,000 medical professionals from around the world were in attendance. Practitioners collected signatures from meeting …

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U.S. Lawmakers Write to Chinese President, Request Release of Imprisoned Falun Gong Practitioners

Six U.S. Congress Members from the State of Washington wrote to Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 20, calling for the release of imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners whose family members are residents of Washington State. The bi-partisan letter was drafted by Congressman Dave Reichert (R), and co-signed by two Republican and three Democratic representatives. The …

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Falun Gong Group Participates in National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC

The Falun Gong group participated in America’s National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC on July 4, 2016 for the 14th consecutive year. Hundreds of thousands of spectators lined Constitution Avenue to watch the parade of over 100 groups from 50 states representing different geographical, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.     Director of the Falun …

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European Parliament Holds Hearing on Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Three independent investigators from Canada and the United States testified at a hearing on the state-sanctioned organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience in China, held by the European Parliament on June 29, 2016. Canadian human right lawyer David Matas, Canadian former diplomat David Kilgour, and American reporter Ethan Gutmann presented the results from the latest …

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Falun Gong Practitioners in Saint Petersburg Expose CCP Organ Harvesting

Falun Gong practitioners in Saint Petersburg, Russia set up an information booth on the Field of Mars on June 22-25, 2016. They introduced Falun Gong, exposed the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) organ harvesting from living practitioners, and collected signatures calling for an end to the persecution.     Many people carefully read the display boards …

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