(Minghui.org) Falun Dafa practitioners from Rhein-Neckar held an Information Day in Mannheim on June 26, 2021. As part of the day's activities they demonstrated the Falun Dafa exercises and told people about the ongoing persecution of Dafa practitioners under the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). They exposed the CCP’s crimes of forced live organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience. Several people stopped to read the information and signed a petition to end the persecution. 

The University of Mannheim is known as “Germany's Harvard” and many famous inventions originated there. Karl Benz patented the first car in 1886 and soon established Benz and Cie, the predecessor of Mercedes-Benz. The world’s first bicycle and rocket-like airplane were also invented in Mannheim. 

The practitioners’ information booth was held on a pedestrian walkway across from the busy Marktplatz. Now that the CCP virus (coronavirus that causes COVID-19) has subsided, the streets are once again filled with people. Many passersby were attracted to the graceful movements and soothing music as practitioners demonstrated the Falun Dafa exercises. 

Passersby sign the petition to end the persecution of Falun Dafa in China. 

Practitioners demonstrate the exercises as part of the day's events to share the beauty of Falun Dafa. 

Local Residents Learn About Falun Dafa

Three-year-old Eden passed by the information booth with her mother. She slowed down and quietly watched practitioners as they did the exercises. When a practitioner asked if she’d like to learn the exercises, she nodded and immediately started to imitate the practitioner as he did the exercises. 

Three-year-old Eden learns the Falun Dafa exercises. 

A woman sat on a nearby bench for a long time and quietly observed the practitioners as they did the exercises. When the music to the fourth exercise ended, she smiled and clapped her hands. She told practitioners that she really enjoyed the music and felt a great energy field. 

She then walked over and asked a practitioner to teach her the exercises. 

After observing practitioners demonstrate the Falun Dafa exercises, a woman asked to learn them. 

Chinese Quit the CCP 

A practitioner handed a truth-clarification flyer to two Chinese men who passed by the information booth and asked, “Have you heard how millions of Chinese have already quit the CCP and its youth organizations? Over 370 million people have quit the Party’s organizations. Have you ever joined any of the Party's organizations?”

One of the young men said, “Yes, I am a Party member.” The practitioner said, “Would you like to quit the Party? Let me think of a pseudonym for you to use.” The young man smiled and said thank you. The other young man said he wanted to do some research online before quitting. 

Before they left, the practitioner reminded him to do the research online and to not miss the opportunity to quit the Party. 

The practitioners’ activity ended around 6 p.m. Many concerned people signed the petition and said they supported Falun Dafa practitioners' efforts to end the persecution. They also very much agreed with Dafa’s universal values of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. 

A Note on Forced Organ Harvesting Under the CCP Regime

Reports from witnesses and Chinese physicians reveal that large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners in prisons and other detention facilities have been killed for their organs, which are sold and transplanted for profit in state and military hospitals. Further information is available here

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