Other News, Exposing the Persecution

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  • Ms. Wang Guiying Repeatedly Persecuted and in Police Custody Again

    On the morning of February 25th, 2012, police entered a residence by force in broad daylight. They arrested Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wang Guiying and confiscated her personal belongings, including a desktop computer, a laptop computer, printer, compact discs, Falun Gong books, cash, a wage card, mobile phone, jewellery, and private documents. Ms. Wang's home was left in disarray. The money set aside by Ms. Wang and her siblings to pay for their mother's hospital bills was also taken. The police officers not only refused to return the money, but also threatened that they would sentence Ms. Wang to prison. She is currently detained at the Baoding City Detention Centre.
  • Ms. Qin Li Detained for Over 3 Months; Her Elderly Mother Pleads for Help to Rescue Her

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Qin Li was tutoring students in her home on December 26th, 2011, when police broke into her home and arrested her. Ms. Qin has been detained at the Wangxiangtai Brainwashing Centre in Chongqing, and brutally tortured for over 3 months. Her 73-year-old mother has written a letter to urge people to pay attention to this case and help rescue her daughter.
  • Mr. Wei Chaohai and His Son, Mr. Wei Bin, of Sichuan Province Detained in Deyang Prison for Years

    Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Wei Chaohai and his son, Wei Bin were both imprisoned and persecuted in Deyang Prison. In 2002, Mr. Wei Bin was arrested and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment. He was held in Deyang Prison from 2004 through September 2005, where he was subjected to several methods of torture, including brutal beatings, and being forced to stand for extended periods while facing the scorching sun during summer. In September 2009, Mr. Wei's father, Wei Chaohai was also arrested, and sentenced to seven years. In 2011, he was transferred to Deyang Prison and subjected to continued persecution.
  • Mr. Li Quan and His Family from Yunnan Province Have Endured Persecution Since 1999

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Quan and his family have been persecuted since July, 1999, because they practise and firmly believe in Falun Gong. In 2000, the three brothers in the family went to Beijing to appeal against the persecution and were arrested and sentenced to forced labour. On February 14th, 2012, Mr. Li Quan's home was ransacked again and he was arrested. He is now being detained at Fengqing County Detention Centre.
  • More Than 20 Practitioners Arrested in Yantai City

    On March 20th, 2012, officers from the Zhifu District Police Department, Yantai City, Shandong Province arrested more than 20 practitioners. Fifteen [15] of them are being held in the brainwashing centre. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) agents forced practitioners to watch maliciously fabricated video defaming Falun Gong. In addition, they tortured them. Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Ren Aihua disobeyed the illegal orders after she was arrested. The head of the brainwashing centre, Liu Guoyao, physically abused her by punching, kicking, and hitting her head, face, lower back and other places. Guard Zhang handcuffed Ms. Ren so tightly that the cuffs cut into her flesh. She suffered severe contusion on her wrists and fainted due to the sharp pain.
  • Persecution Suffered by Mr. Li Zhenxing from Baoding City, Hebei Province

    On August 7th, 2008, I was posting and distributing information exposing the persecution at night when a jeep suddenly stopped in front of me and several men rushed out to surround me. One of them strangled my neck and I nearly suffocated. I was taken to Mancheng Detention Centre. My ankles were fastened with two iron rings welded onto both ends of a rod. There was another ring in the middle of the rod. My wrists were fastened to this ring, crisscrossed. There was a small hole below the middle ring and this ring was secured to the rings on my legs using a 20-cm long wire. Once this instrument was put on me, I could only squat with both hands hugging my knee caps. I could not stand upright. Guard Xu Huilai viciously beat me with a broomstick and the bruises sustained from the beatings took a very long time to heal.
  • Ms. Shi Jinhua Sentenced to Prison on False Evidence

    Ms. Shi Jinhua, 72, was arrested in Shanghai on June 4th, 2010. On October 25th, 2010, she was sentenced to four years in prison for mailing letters that explain the facts about Falun Gong. In prison, to force her into renouncing Falun Gong, the guards tied Ms. Shi's hands behind her back and force-fed her unknown drugs. Over the past 11 years, Ms. Shi has been arrested and detained 14 times. During detention, she has suffered brutal torture and beatings. Her home has been ransacked many times, and many of her personal belongings have been confiscated. Money has been extorted from her several times.
  • A Healthy Man Tortured for Almost 5 Years in a Mental Hospital, His Mother Attacked When She Went to Visit Him

    Mr. Zhao Xianghai was young and healthy and never complained, but the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) persecuted him due to his firm belief in Falun Gong. In August 2007, officials from Xiangtan City 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) conspired with the staff at Mr. Zhao's workplace to put him in a mental hospital. Over a long period of time, doctors and nurses injected him with unknown substances. As a result, Mr. Zhao, who had been very healthy, became very weak. On March 30th, 2012, when his mother went to see him, medical workers surrounded her and roughly searched her.
  • Crimes Committed by the 610 Office of Mudanjiang City's Political and Legislative Affairs Committee

    On March 27th, police arrested Ms. Yan Fenghua because she practised Falun Gong. Ms. Yan was at the police station applying for her husband's death certificate and later was detained without any reason. Her husband had been a practitioner who died as a result of persecution. The third police station and officials from Hailin City took Ms. Yan to a brainwashing centre in Mudanjiang City.
  • After Falun Gong Cured Ms. Zhou Guilan of Lung Cancer, the Heilongjiang Province 610 Office Persecuted Her to Death

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhou Guilan was arrested by officers from the Beilin District 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) on September 15th, 2011. After being sentenced to three and a half years in prison, she filed an appeal and sued the Suihua 610 Office over this injustice. Her family hired an attorney to defend her, but before a second trial date was set, she died in a detention centre on March 29th, 2012.
  • Ms. Guo Ling Attained a New Life Practising Falun Dafa, but Abuse at Yunnan Prison Renders Her Almost Paralyzed

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Guo Ling, 55, contracted polio when she was a baby, and the effects of this disease followed her to middle age. She started Falun Gong practice in April 1997. Shortly afterwards, all signs of illness disappeared. After July 20th 1999, Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brutal persecution of Falun Gong this disabled woman experienced several abductions and incarcerations at the Yunnan No. 2 Women's Prison for seven years, including forced labour. In October 2011, Ms. Guo was diagnosed with femoral head necrosis and was bailed out for medical treatment. CCP personnel still closely monitored her. She was almost completely paralyzed because of the abuse.
  • Respected Business Owner from Tanghai County, Hebei Province Incarcerated at Mental Hospital

    Tanghai County Domestic Security Division head Li Fuguo colluded with the Tanghai County Detention Centre on April 6th, 2012. They took Mr. Zheng Xiangxing to Tangshan City's Ankang Hospital, which is actually a mental hospital. In this place, as a form of torture, Falun Gong practitioners are known to have been injected or administrated with unknown drugs. Li Fuguo deceived Mr. Zheng's family into paying huge sums of money for his “medical treatment.” In actuality, they were paying to have their loved one abused and tortured.
  • Two Cases of Injustice Involving Zhou Yongkang and His Accomplices in Wuhan City, Hubei Province in 2011

    Around April 2011, Zhou Yongkang visited Wuhan. Two weeks later, the Domestic Security Division of Wuhan Police Department launched a mass arrest of local practitioners. At least nineteen practitioners had their homes ransacked and were arrested and sent to a brainwashing centre on April 19th and May 5th, 2011. Under the directive of Hubei Province 610 Office [office specially for persecting Falun Gong], the brainwashing centre tortured the practitioners during interrogation, attempting to extract “criminal evidence.”
  • The Involvement of Bo Xilai and Wang Lijun in Live Organ Harvesting Crimes

    The recent events surrounding Wang Lixun and Bo Xilai have provided major clues into the crimes of harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. Bo and Wang are two of the main suspects implicated in the crimes of live organ harvesting. According to a U.S. official with knowledge of the situation, the documents that Wang Lijun submitted to the U.S. Consulate included a section of great value which contains relevant evidence on how Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang have been involved in organ harvesting.
  • Mr. Cai Qiliang and Ms. Ma Gaiqin Arrested in Xuchang City, Henan Province

    Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Ma Gaiqin and her husband, Mr. Cai Qiliang were arrested recently by Chinese Communist Party police, and the police ransacked their home. There is now no one to care for their elderly family members at home. Mr. Cai and Ms. Ma are currently being held in the Gaoqiaoying Detention Centre in Xuchang City.