Just off Oxford Street in London, there is a quiet road - Portland Place. There are lots of embassies here, also the BBC headquarters, and the Royal Institute of British Architects. In 1875, The Qing Dynasty Empress, Dowager Cixi bought an office building here. From then on, this place has been China’s embassy.
On June 5th, 2002, a group of people appeared across the street. Since then, day and night, they have been staying there.
Why are they there day and night? What kind of effect do their actions have? Behind their quiet demeanor, what kind of people are they?
For sixteen years, many Falun Gong practitioners have done their shifts at this vigil. People often take these display boards for granted. Little do they know that practitioners have put a lot of hard work into them for them to look the way they do now. This video clip captures […]Read More
She is a virtuous wife And a proud mother The vigil in front of the Chinese Embassy would never have lasted this long If it weren’t for the fact that she could always be depended on to fill in for any shift And the fact that over a hundred ordinary […]Read More
The best part of our interviews are the accounts shared by the vigil participants. As an old Chinese saying goes: “With a crowd of one hundred people, no two are alike.” These practitioners have met all kinds of people, and run into all kinds of situations. More than one hundred […]Read More