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  • Practitioner He Jiang from Mishan City in Heilongjiang Province Tortured in Prison for Nine Years

    On April 24th, 2002, Mr. He Jiang was arrested by police. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison and detained at Jianzishan Prison in Mudanjiang City for 9 years and 8 months, during which time he was tortured several ways, including with electric shocks, and being hung from a rope by his wrists. He was released on December 19th, 2011.
  • Fu'an City 610 Office Agents Manipulate Local Court Officials to Sentence Mr. Guo Yaowu

    Fu'an City 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) head Chen Zhong recently manipulated the legal system in the city to sentence Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Guo Yaowu. Mr. Guo was arrested on February 12th, 2012. Instructed by Chen Zhong police, procurators and court officials intended to sentence Mr. Guo to prison. Mr. Guo was previously arrested in May 2001 as he posted messages of “Falun Gong is good” in high visibility areas. He was sentenced to three years and held in Minxi Prison in Fujian Province. He was subjected to severe physical abuse and torture, including being hung up as well as other tortures.
  • Ms. Wu Xiaofeng Still Being Tortured at the Qianjin Forced Labour Camp

    Ms. Wu Xiaofeng, about 40 years old, is a Falun Gong practitioner in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province. As a result of mistreatment while being detained, she has lost her speech abilities and cannot take care of herself. She is still being tortured at the Qianjin Forced Labour Camp. At the end of March 2011, under orders from Wang Min, chief of the First Division, criminal inmate Wang Fang added unknown drugs into Ms. Wu's corn congee and vegetable soup. At the end of May 2011, Wang Min dragged Ms. Wu out of the entrance to the Second Division and kicked and hit her.
  • Mr. Cao Gongxun Partially Paralysed After Head Slammed Against Ground in Wangling Prison

    Mr. Cao Gongxun, 60, was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in 2010. Mr. Cao has become partially paralysed because of the brutal torture he suffered at Wangling Prison. Prison authorities not only refused to release him, but also made things very difficult for his relatives to visit. A prison guard openly admitted that a general criminal offender in such poor health would immediately be released, but not Falun Gong practitioners. The prison guard also commented that it wouldn't matter if Mr. Cao died in the prison.
  • 60-Year-Old Sentenced to Forced Labour for Giving Police Officer a Shen Yun DVD

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhuang Haisen, 60, was arrested on February 22nd, 2012, after he gave a Shen Yun Performing Arts DVD to an officer from the Nanling Police Station. Mr. Zhuang, who is 60 years old, was sentenced to two years of forced labour. He was held for two weeks in a local detention centre before being sent to the Weining Forced Labour Camp in Benxi City.
  • Six Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced in Dazhou City, Sichuan Province

    Six Falun Gong practitioners were tried in a court in Tongchuan District, Dazhou City, Sichuan Province on December 21st, 2011. Four were in their sixties. Seven days later on December 28th, they were sentenced to between three and ten years of imprisonment. In court, Mr. Xu refuted the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prosecutor's falsified charges. That afternoon, the court officers forcibly took Mr. Xu to the Tongchuan District Public Security Bureau and held him there. However, he got very sick and was later released.
  • Two Brutal Methods of Torture Employed at the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labour Camp in Sichuan Province, China

    In 2002 when I was detained in the seventh squadron of the Nanmusi Forced Labour Camp, I witnessed a guard using a brutal torture method with which he intended to destroy practitioners' wills. The guard selected 24 drug traffickers and equally divided them into six teams. The first team dragged a practitioner around on uneven ground that was covered with stones, rocks, and broken tiles. The next team continued the relay until all six teams got very tired and were out of breath. I am a practitioner who has also been subjected to this torture method.
  • Mr. Deng Fushou, 62, from Chongqing Tortured to Death in Yongchuan Prison

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Deng Fushou, 62, was arrested before the 2008 Beijing Olympics and sentenced to four years in prison. He was incarcerated in the Yongchuan Prison. He died suddenly in early 2012. Based upon the abnormal physical problems that he manifested in late 2011, it is likely that he had been poisoned. Previously, On June 6th, 2008, just before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, officers from the Shiqiaopu Police Station broke into Mr. Deng's home in Baimadang and arrested him. The officers confiscated Falun Gong books and two computers that belonged to his children. Mr. Deng was taken to the Huayan Detention Centre.
  • Practitioners Arrested in Several Cities of Hebei Province on February 25th

    Around 4:00 a.m. on February 25th, police from the Zhangjiakou Police Department and Jiajiaying Police Station in Xuanhua County broke into Mr. Gao Yanchen's home in Yuantanzi Village, Xuanhua County, and arrested Mr. Gao and his wife Ms. Zhang Xiaoning. Ms. Zhang is being detained in the Jiajiaying Police Station, but Mr. Gao's whereabouts are unknown. About the same time, Mr. Lin (given name unknown) in Nihezi Village, Xuanhua County was arrested at home along with his son. They are being detained at the local police station.
  • Older Sichuan Practitioner Mr. Liu Xueming Dies after Nine Years of Repeated Incarceration and Abuse

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Liu Xueming passed away on February 11th, 2012 at age 57. Mr. Liu’s death was the result of long-term persecution by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). After suffering through nine years of repeated incarceration and harassment, the Liu family is devastated. To add insult to injury, Puxing Township official Chen Jilin and several police officers even came to Liu Xueming’s funeral and tried to arrest his daughter, who left home a decade ago to avoid police harassment.
  • Mr. Zuo Fusheng Placed on Trial, Fuzhou Court Officials Violate the Law

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zuo Fusheng was arrested by Fuzhou Public Security Bureau officials on January 19th, 2011. His home was ransacked, and he has thus far been held in the Fuzhou First Detention Centre for over a year. Mr. Zuo's family made repeated requests for his release, then hired a lawyer. Cangshan Court judge Cai Wen prevented the lawyer from visiting his client, Mr. Zuo, and conducted the case following orders from the local 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong). Court officials lied to Mr. Zuo, claiming that the lawyer had not come to see him. The 610 Office then pressured the lawyer and refused to allow him to defend Mr. Zuo at his trial.
  • Mr. Dong Guangdong in Critical Condition Due to Severe Physical Abuse in Binhai Prison

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Dong Guangdong is in critical condition, after developing symptoms of severe illnesses as a result of long-term physical abuse and torture in Binhai Prison (formerly Gangbei Prison). He suffers from poor eyesight and is no longer able to see things clearly in close proximity. He also limps as a result of the injuries inflicted on his legs. The inside of his mouth has been festering and swollen for a long time, and his teeth have fallen out. He frequently vomits and can't eat normally, and he lost 7 pounds in one month. He is emaciated and weak.
  • Atrocities Behind the Products Made by Slave Labour in Inner Mongolia Women’s Prison

    The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Women's Prison, also known as the “Yinghua Garment Factory,” enslaves their detainees, which include criminal inmates and innocent Falun Gong practitioners. The prisoners make uniforms for the Public Security and the Industrial and Commercial agencies. They also adorn embroidery on sweaters, make fringe for scarfs, pick loose wool and small objects off sweaters, package disposable chopsticks and toothpicks, and sort buckwheat. The semi-finished products arrive at the prison, go through a finishing process and become end products with a “Made in China” label on them. Most of the products are exported through foreign trade, including the sorted buckwheat.
  • Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Lu Jinyou Sentenced Twice, Files Second Appeal

    Practitioner Mr. Lu Jinyou was arrested by the Zhuozhou city police more than one year ago. He was sentenced to three years in prison by the Zhuozhou Municipal Court, and a final verdict was approved by the Baoding City Intermediate People's Court. Mr. Lu Jinyou rejected the sentence and has appealed to the Hebei Provincial Higher People's Court as of February 26th. In Mr. Lu Jinyou's appeal letter, he demands that the Provincial Higher People's Court revoke the final verdict, give him a new trial, and make a fair judgment. He also demands that the courts repair the social impact caused by the framing of Falun Gong practitioners and restore their reputation.
  • Mr. Li Decheng from Gaizhou City Recently Sentenced Again

    Mr. Li Decheng, 66, is a practitioner from Gaizhou City in Liaoning Province. He has previously been sentenced twice due to his belief in Falun Gong, totalling 9 years. On February 24th, officials at Gaizhou Court sentenced him to another 6 years in prison. When Mr. Li's family told the court to provide evidence for their decision, they were made to leave the court. Mr. Li later appealed.