After arriving in Taiwan on June 1, 2008 and traveling through 23 counties and cities in Taiwan, the Human Rights Torch Relay, organized by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China (CIPFG), arrived in Taipei County at 3:00 p.m. on the 15th of June. Officials from seven townships greeted the torch. This was the last stop in Taiwan before the torch travels to Japan.