European Parliamentary Officials Participate in Joint News Conference about the Forced Shutdown of NTDTV Broadcasts into China (Photos)

( On July 15, 2008, NTDTV, Reporters Without Borders, the International Press Alliance, and Members of the European Parliament held a joint news conference. They condemned satellite company Eutelsat's termination of NTDTV broadcasts in Asia, particularly at this time right before the Beijing Olympics, and asked the European Union and the Government of France to put pressure on the French satellite company to comply with European human rights, democracy, and law, and to restore the NTDTV signal as soon as possible. Many officials in the European parliament and media participated in the conference.

Germany: The People of Munich Support Practitioners' Activities to Raise Awareness about the Persecution of Falun Gong (Photos)

( On July 5, 2008, practitioners held activities in the square of St. Michaels Church, in the busy business district of Munich, to expose the nine-year persecution of Falun Gong and support the 39 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliated organizations.

Germany: Falun Gong at Augsburg Cultural Festival (Photos)

( The annual Multi-Cultural Festival in Augsburg, Germany was held on July 12th, 2008. Various political, cultural, charity and human rights organizations and groups from more than ten countries attended the festival, among which were Falun Gong practitioners from Germany and Austria. Falun Gong is no stranger to the people of Augsburg, as it was the fifth time that Falun Gong has been invited to attend the festival. Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises and participated in the parade, and received a warm welcome from the people of Augsburg. The festival organizers expressed great satisfaction about Falun Gong's participation, and said they hoped that the Falun Gong group would be seen again at the next event.

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