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  • Accountant from Liaoning Province Tortured in Prison

    Mr. Chen Fu, a 44-year-old Falun Gong practitioner from Shenyang City, is detained in Xihu Prison in Benxi City, Liaoning Province. He is confined to a solitary cell and being severely tortured. He was electrically shocked, whipped, beaten with canes, punched and kicked, deprived of sleep, made to do hard labour, doused with hot water when it was hot and cold water when it was cold, forced to sit on a miniature bench for a long time, and had his fingers pierced.
  • Former Police Chief Sentenced to 6 Years as Wife Finishes 3-Year Imprisonment

    Fifty-three-year-old Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Chen Zhongxuan was arrested last September after three years of living away from home to avoid police harassment. Denied legal representation, he was sentenced to six years this February without his family's knowledge. His wife had been released from a three-year term of imprisonment only a few months earlier.
  • Mr. Zhou Dulun Imprisoned and Tortured Again after Nine Years of Incarceration

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhou Dulun has become emaciated and is at the brink of physical and mental collapse in Yongchuan Prison in Chongqing. He has been forced to sit on a small stool and labour for long hours; the prison forces him to stay up until 2 or 3 a.m. and wakes him up at 5 a.m., to get the maximize amount of labour out of him. Mr. Zhou was tried and sentenced to three and a half years in prison in June 2014 for spreading information about Falun Gong.
  • Younger Sister Driven Insane in Police Custody, Older Sister Beaten to Death

    Ms. Sun Jinjun was arrested on July 21st, 2014 because she practised Falun Gong. After being abused in police custody, she suffered a relapse of schizophrenia that had developed while she was incarcerated at a labour camp 14 years ago. She is now facing possible trial. Her recent arrest added to her family's suffering at the hands of the Chinese Communist regime: her older sister Ms. Sun Yuhua was killed in a guard-instigated beating in Liaoning Province Women's Prison in 2003 for practising Falun Gong.
  • Man Recounts 12 Years of Torture for Broadcasting TV Programme Exposing Persecution of Falun Gong

    A group of seven practitioners in Lanzhou, Gansu Province tapped into a local TV station to broadcast programs exposing the persecution in August 2002. Two months later, they were all given heavy sentences ranging from 10 to 19 years in prison. Mr. Qiang Xiaoyi was among the sentenced. He managed to survive brutal torture in three different prisons during his twelve years of imprisonment.
  • China's Forced Labour Camps and Their Horrors Not Abolished, Just Renamed

    Chinese officials publicly announced their decision to abolish the notorious forced labour camp system on January 7th, 2013, according to a December 2013 Amnesty International report. The report also pointed out that this system that had existed for about six decades has not changed its colours, only its identity. For example, Masanjia Forced Labour Camp, one of the most notorious labour camps, was renamed by the Chinese Communist regime to Masanjia Ward of Liaoning Women's Prison. Most of the camp guards were retained and about 50 Falun Gong practitioners are incarcerated in the Masanjia Ward today.
  • Police Harass Daughter of Tortured-to-Death Victim

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Qin Yueming died at the Jiamusi Prison after guards force-fed him in February 2011. Mr. Qin's wife and two daughters are seeking justice. Despite all the red tape, their case was accepted by the Compensation Committee of the Higher People's Court in Heilongjiang Province in September 2011. However, the family has been under intense pressure by the Political and Legal Affairs Committee (PLAC) and the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) to withdraw their case. The women were threatened, harassed, and monitored.
  • Ms. Liu Hong in Critical Condition Following Force-feeding

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Liu Hong, 37, went on a hunger strike to protest her January 9th arrest and detention in Wendeng Detention Centre. She was force-fed several times and is now receiving emergency treatment. She is in critical condition. When Ms. Liu's mother visited her in hospital, Ms. Liu's body was very swollen and her white blood cell count was dangerously low. The doctor said Ms. Liu was in danger of dying if her condition did not improve.
  • Divorced and Arrested on 30th Birthday, Teeth Knocked Out a Year Later

    “Guard Lu tried to pry open my mouth with a sharpened bamboo stick, and I clenched my teeth as tightly as I could. I was soon soaked in sweat, and blood began to ooze out of my mouth. Even the inmates that held me down for the force-feeding turned their heads to avoid seeing my face. During the struggle, a stream of blood suddenly squirted out of my mouth, as three of my bottom teeth were uprooted. I accidentally swallowed one of them, and the other two fell onto my clothes." Above is what happened to Ms. Wang Fuhua in Baimalong Forced Labour Camp in Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province, for refusing to give up her belief in Falun Gong
  • Falun Gong Practitioners Forcibly Cremated after Dying as a Result of Torture

    Ms. Gao Xiufeng was arrested on May 12th, 2001 for making a banner with information about Falun Gong. She held a hunger strike to protest the detention and was subjected to forc-fed. She died when a guard inserted the feeding tube into her lung during a force-feeding session on May 19th. She was 31. Police took her body for cremation that afternoon. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has developed a systematic approach to hiding or destroying evidence of its genocide of Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Ms. Fan Liping Dies One Day Following Her Arrest

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Fan died on October 16th, 2014, a day after she was arrested. Authorities wanted to cremate her body before an autopsy could be held. Her husband Zhang Ge was arrested the same day and is currently being held at the Changchun No. 2 Detention Centre. The police claimed that Ms. Fan died by jumping from the third floor in her attempt to escape the hospital. Another version released from the same police station claimed that Ms. Fan was diagnosed as having cancer, collapsed at the news and killed herself by jumping from a building.
  • Former Professor Tortured to Insanity Still Imprisoned

    Ms. Li Huiyun, former associate professor of electrical engineering at Hebei University of Science and Technology, was persecuted and tortured to the point of insanity by the communist regime. She was initially arrested and detained in 2004. Ms. Li was taken into custody again in 2011 and sentenced to prison in 2012. At present, she remains in the Hebei Women's Prison.
  • Former Doctor Severely Beaten in Detention Centre

    Following his arrest in August 2014, Mr. Liu Shaopeng was beaten at the Jieyang Detention Centre in Guangdong Province because he refused to renounce his belief in Falun Gong. He was beaten so severely that he vomited blood. Mr. Liu has been persecuted by Chinese Communist Party officials at his former workplace, Ciyun Hospital of the Jieyang Red Cross, since the persecution began in July 1999.
  • Husband and Wife Repeatedly Imprisoned, Their Young Son Traumatised

    Li Duchen was only six years old when his father was forced to abandon their home to escape police arrest. Two years later, the boy was arrested along with his mother when the police raided their home in search of his father. Later, his mother was sentenced to two years of forced labour. Now his father is locked up in Shandong Provincial Prison with a five-year term.
  • Woman Beaten Unconscious by Police; Family Files Complaint

    A Chongqing woman was arrested on January 17th of this year for practising Falun Gong. Agents at Luoqi Police Station twisted Ms. Zou Hualan's arms behind her back and cuffed her hands. Chen Yu rolled up some newspapers to strike her face, while another officer surnamed Yang punched her in the temples and at the top of her head. She was knocked unconscious by the assault.