Falun Dafa in Europe (V): Falun Dafa Is Practiced All Over France (Photos)
France is a country that treasures its traditional culture. Though it was damaged in several wars, Paris can still be regarded as one of the best places in the world to see traditional art. Paris is home to the Versailles Palace, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame, and the Eiffel Tower. These locations are all part of French history, and every year thousands of tourists come to visit them.
Falun Gong exercise practice under the Eiffel Tower and in front of the Palais de Chaillot
In May 1995, the founder of Falun Gong, Mr. Li Hongzhi, accepted an invitation by the Culture Department of the Chinese Embassy in France to go to Paris to teach Falun Gong. Since then, Falun Gong梐 cultivation system based on the principle of "Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance"梙as increased in popularity in France and abroad, and is now practiced in 80 countries.
Exposing the persecution in Marseilles and with an anti-torture exhibition in Chinatown in Paris
Tourists in France often encounter practitioners handing out leaflets and demonstrating the five sets of Falun Gong exercises. There is a weekly Falun Gong activity at Human Rights Square under the Eiffel Tower, where practitioners go to help people learn more about Falun Gong and the human rights abuses against the practice by the Chinese Communist Party.
Introducing Falun Gong in Grenoble
Truth clarification activity in Besançon
In this beautiful country, from the south to the north and the east to the west, there are Falun Gong exercise practice sites in over 20 cities. At these sites, people can learn the practice for free and practitioners meet to regularly practice the exercises as a group. They also expose the unfair treatment and persecution happening in China at the hands of the dictatorial Chinese communist regime.
Throughout the years that Falun Gong practitioners have been suffering persecution, the French people have always showed their support for practitioners. Thousands of petition signatures have been collected and many declarations of support from government officials have also been received.