On August 29, Friends of Falun Gong held a press conference in San Francisco calling on Jiang Zemin's government to immediately free Dr. Teng Chunyan and to offer support for the 271-hour sit-in appeal by San Francisco bay area practitioners. Nearly 50 people from all circles of society attended the conference.

Alan Adler, the executive director of Friends of Falun Gong, giving a speechDr. George Lee, professor at San Francisco University, giving a speech
Ms. Dodd giving a speech on behalf of Congresswoman Nancy PelosiMs. Kim Singer, representative for Amnesty International, giving a speech
Representative for Congressman Tom Lantos giving a speechMs. Zhonghua Lu calling for urgent rescue of her sister detained in Masanjia Labor Camp
Ms. Zhonghua Lu being interviewedConference participants