Torture, Death Cases, Organ Harvesting

  • Two Practitioners in Their 60s from the Zhongyuan Oil Field in Puyang City, Henan Province Arrested and Detained

    610 Office agents (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) in Puyang City, Henan Province broke into six practitioners' homes on November 30th. They ransacked the houses and took away the practitioners' computers, printers, Falun Gong books and other personal belongings. Two practitioners in their 60s were taken to the Puyang City Detention Centre.
  • The Persecution of Ms. Cong Peilan and Ms. Sun Xiaofang

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Cong Peilan was arrested again on August 21st, and was detained at Yuanbaoshan Detention Centre. She went on a hunger strike to protest her arrest. She is in critical condition, and she has been taken to the hospital twice for urgent treatment. Ms. Sun Xiaofang was arrested for practising Falun Gong in 2005. Three male officers interrogated her. One of them was extremely vicious, and she was soaked in sweat from the brutal beatings. The police ransacked Ms. Sun's home, but failed to find what they were looking for. So they tortured her and tried to get her to make a false confession. Ms. Sun did not yield, and was taken to Chifeng Detention Centre.
  • Retired Professor Persecuted for Three Years under “Strict Management” in Wuling Prison

    Mr. Tang Zhaomei, 78, is a retired professor from Xiangtan University. He has published more than 100 academic dissertations in national magazines and journals. He has published more than 20 books and has had many achievements in scientific research. However, due to practising Falun Gong, he was detained, monitored and his home was ransacked. He was imprisoned for three years.
  • Agents from Xiangtan 610 Office Initiate Extensive Search for Ms. Huang Duohong, Who Escaped from Detention

    However, since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) started persecuting Falun Gong in July 1999, Ms. Huang Duohong has been arrested, detained and sentenced to forced labour camps several times. She was forced to become homeless for over six years to avoid further persecution. On August 19th, 2011, Ms. Huang was arrested by police. Ms. Huang was transferred to Xiangtan City Detention Centre. Ms. Huang went on a hunger strike to protest her detention. She was force-fed through the nostrils and was tortured. She nearly died several times. Police took her to the city hospital for a medical exam on October 28th. Despite being extremely weak, she managed to escape.
  • Mr. Li Haitao from the Haidian District in Beijing Again Sentenced to Forced Labour

    Mr. Li Haitao, 37, was once again arrested on the evening of February 27th, 2011, and later sentenced to two and a half years of forced labour. He is currently in the Xinji Forced Labour Camp in Daxing, Beijing. The authorities have only allowed his immediate family to visit him, once each month, and each time for only 20 minutes. During their November visit, Mr. Li's relatives saw that he was emaciated due to physical abuse and mistreatment, and he was upset. His condition is worrying.
  • 60-Year-old Ms. Yang Cuiling from Chifeng Arrested At Least Seven Times for Practising Falun Gong

    On June 13th, 2011, police arrested Ms. Yang Cuiling. Ms. Yang had been detained in the Jishan Detention Centre in Kelaqinqi. Recent reports state that she has been sentenced to prison. Because Ms. Yang Cuiling firmly believes in Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, the Chifeng police arrested her once every two years. Ms. Yang has been arrested and detained at least seven times. She had been detained in a forced labour camp for two years. The reason for her repeated arrest is that Ms. Wang kept talking about Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance and did not give up her belief.
  • Former Yongzhou High School Teacher Arrested Again after Six Years in Prison

    On November 25th, four plainclothes policemen drove a van to the rice store Mr. Lei Zhiyong owns and they took Mr. Lei into custody as he was about to deliver rice to his customers. After the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched the persecution of Falun Gong, the CCP personnel from the Lanshan Education Bureau followed the directive to “cut them [practitioners] off financially, ruin their reputations, and destroy them physically.” As a result, Mr. Lei lost his job. He was sentenced to six years in prison in June 2002.
  • Mr. Fang Xicai from Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province Persecuted in Prison for Nine Years

    Mr. Fang Xicai, a 39-year-old Falun Gong practitioner has been persecuted in prison for nine years. During this time, overcome by grief and indignation, his father passed away and his wife divorced him. Mr. Fang was sentenced to fifteen years of imprisonment by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) merely because he practises Falun Gong and told people about the facts of Falun Gong. He is still being held in Mudanjiang Prison. Previously, Mr. Fang was arrested by police. They removed all his clothes and hung him up. They brutally beat him the entire night. When he passed out from the beating, the police poured cold water over him to wake him up. He was covered with bruises, even his fingers were injured.
  • Mr. Tian Xinfang Holds a Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution in Tai'an Prison, Shandong Province

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Tian Xinfang was sentenced to four years in prison in 2001 by the Leqing County Court in Zhejiang Province. He was later given another five years of imprisonment on April 11th, 2008. He is currently in Ward No. 1 where he is holding a hunger strike to protest the persecution. He is emaciated. His term will end on April 10th, 2013.
  • Huaian City Police Arrest and Harass Falun Gong Practitioners

    Agents from the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) in Huaian City, Jiangsu Province recently stepped up their arrests and harassment of Falun Gong practitioners. On November 9th, police in Huaian City climbed over the walls and broke into Ms. Ji Shujun’s home. She is in her 80s. They arrested four female practitioners who are in their 60s who were visiting Ms. Ji. They also coerced Ms. Ji to disclose the whereabouts of two practitioners who then had to leave their homes to avoid further persecution.
  • Brutality of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP): Facial Injuries Due to Beatings and Torture

    Mr. Qiu Qinghua was persecuted many times for practising Falun Gong. He passed away on October 12th due to repeated persecution. In January 2006, Mr. Qiu was put into Zhangshi Brainwashing Centre in Shenyang for distributing Falun Gong leaflets exposing the persecution. Policeman Feng Dongchang from the Liaozhong County National Security Team poured a glass of cold water into his ear, causing purulent infection in his lower ear, which eventually led to severe meningitis. He was unable to recognise his family and was on the verge of death.
  • Ms. Wang Hong Tortured at Benxi Prison

    Ms. Wang Hong was arrested on May 24th, 2008 and sentenced to four years in prison. At the end of December 2008, she was transferred to the Benxi Prison. Tian Yong, Chief of the First Division of Benxi Prison arranged eight or nine prisoners to torture Ms. Wang Hong. Ms. Wang is still being detained there. Ms. Wang Hong was forced to sit on a stool. On the top of the stool, two floor boards with 5 cm width joint to form an edge with a 60 degree angle. They put an ashtray on her head and put burning cigarettes on top. If Ms. Wang could not hold still, the prisoners kicked her upper back. Ms. Wang had difficulty breathing due to the cigarette smoke.
  • Police from Xian County Arrest and Brutally Beat Citizens

    Several police in Xian County, Hebei, climbed over a fence, broke into the home of Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Wenzhao’s father-in-law, stole valuable items, and beat family members. They also arrested and brutally beat Mr. Li Wenzhao, his wife’s brother Mr. Wang Fuqiang, and his wife’s underage nephew Mr. Wang Xuejian. Even though the police have released these three, they still harass them now and then.
  • Retired Teacher of Beijing Normal University Robbed by Police Again

    Retired Teacher Ms. Guo Yulan, 67,lives in Beijing. Because she cultivates Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, the Changping police made plans to arrest her again on November 17th. They also took a large amount of personal property from her home. Ms. Guo’s resident registration is in Haidian. Local police officer in the Haidian District picked her up and took her to the detention centre on April 21st, 2009. Ms. Guo was released that night. Afterwards the police put her name on an Internet watch list.
  • Mr. Sun Jiefeng and Mr. Deng Tiansheng Face Trial in Shenzhen City

    Mr. Sun Jiefeng and Mr. Deng Tiansheng have been detained since they were arrested in April 2011. Longgang District Court officials will attempt to put the two practitioners on trial next week (between Dec 11th and 17th) with a charge of “undermining law enforcement.” When police didn't find Falun Gong informational materials while searching Mr. Deng's residence, they severely beat him to get him to confess that a CD burner confiscated from another place was his. Thus the police had a piece of “evidence” to detain Mr. Deng.