Torture, Death Cases, Organ Harvesting

  • Jilin Man Dies after Years of Incarceration and Torture for His Faith

    A Jingyu County resident died on January 21, 2016, after years of incarceration ruined his health.
  • Xinjiang Engineer Dies Within Three Months of Her Transfer to Prison

    An engineer from Karamay, Xinjiang Autonomous Region died 83 days after she was admitted to Xinjiang Women’s Prison in Urumqi to serve five years for filing a criminal complaint against Jiang Zemin.
  • Imprisoned Inner Mongolia Man Tortured to Death for His Faith

    Mr. Fang Qingchang from Horqin Right Front Banner, Hinggan League was tortured to death on June 25 at Baoanzhao Prison in Inner Mongolia. He was serving four years for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime.
  • Woman Tortured to Death for Her Faith; Family Not Given Death Certificate Until Five Years Later

    A 38-year-old woman in Zhuhai City was tortured to death nine months after her arrest for making informational materials about Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime.
  • Family Suspects Organ Harvesting in Case of Harbin Man's Death

    Mr. Kong Fanzhe died on the same day of his arrest on February 21, 2003 for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. The police didn’t notify his parents until three days later.
  • Liaoning Man Dies 9 Days after Arrest for His Faith, Family Suspects Foul Play

    A Liaoyang County resident, Mr. Jiang Deting, died on July 7th, nine days after he was arrested for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Mr. Jiang was seized from his home on June 28th of this year. His family was shocked to see him in critical condition when they were asked to pick him up on July 7th. Mr. Jiang passed away hours after he was released on bail that day. His family suspects he suffered severe internal injuries due to torture.
  • Retired Teacher Dies 3 Weeks After Release on Medical Parole

    Retired teacher Ms. Xu Huixian, 71, was serving 3.5 years for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. She was reduced to skin and bones within less than one year of her admission to Gansu Province Women’s Prison. Ms. Xu died on July 8th, three weeks after she was released on medical parole.
  • Woman Tortured to Death for Her Faith; Family Not Given Death Certificate Until Five Years Later

    A 38-year-old woman in Zhuhai City was tortured to death on June 17th, 2002, nine months after her arrest for making informational materials about Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. Ms. Yuan Zheng’s family was not issued a death certificate until five years later. They were shocked to see “severe malnutrition” listed as the cause of death. They sought justice for her, but without success.
  • Imprisoned Inner Mongolia Man Tortured to Death for His Faith

    Mr. Fang Qingchang was tortured to death on June 25th at Baoanzhao Prison in Inner Mongolia. He was serving four years for refusing to renounce Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline being persecuted by the Chinese communist regime. When his wife visited him two months ago, he was already emaciated and appeared to be very weak. According to insiders, he was subjected to brutal beatings and extra workload four days before his death.
  • A Most Devastating Cover-Up: The 17-Year Persecution of Falun Gong and Forced Organ Harvesting

    Because of the tight censorship of the communist regime in China, the persecution of Falun Gong, particularly the crime of forced organ harvesting from these prisoners of conscience, has become one of the most tragic cover-ups by the Chinese communist regime.
  • Newsweek Reports on China's Organ Harvesting from Political Prisoners

    The World edition of Newsweek online carried a report titled “Is China Still Harvesting Organs From Its Political Prisoners?” by Jessica Firger on June 15th, 2016. This article reported that U.S. House Resolution 343, which passed unanimously on the evening of June 13th, 2016, calls on China's communist regime to immediately stop forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience.
  • Imprisoned Shanxi Doctor Suddenly Dies, Leaving Many Questions Unanswered

    Mr. Wang Jigui from Yangquan City sounded upbeat and healthy when he called his family from Jinzhong Prison on May 26th of this year. Five days later he was rushed to a hospital and died on June 2nd. Mr. Wang, a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, was serving three years for distributing information exposing the persecution of Falun Gong. The family noticed bruises on his chest and the right side of his neck. A doctor replied that it was a result of chest compression during resuscitation.
  • Younger Brother Tortured to Death, Older Brother Detained and Tortured

    Mr. Yu Chunbo, a farmer, is suing former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin for launching the persecution of Falun Gong that resulted in his detention in a forced labour camp. His younger bother, Mr. Yu Chunhai, was tortured to death at the age of 32 in a labour camp because he refused to give up his faith at the demands of the communist authorities.
  • Ms. Wang Jingjie Brutally Tortured During Three-Year Imprisonment

    Ms. Wang Jingjie is a Falun Gong practitioner from Heilongjiang Province. She was arrested on December 10th, 2012, and was sentenced to three years in prison. While she was detained in Heilongjiang Women's Prison, she suffered brutal torture such as solitary confinement, beatings and being pierced with needles. She was once near death after being tied up with tape and suffocated. She survived and was finally released.
  • Minghui Report: 1,022 Arrested in May 2016 for Resisting Persecution of Falun Gong, One Dies Within Hours in Police Custody

    According to data compiled by Minghui.org, 1,022 Chinese citizens were arrested in May 2016 under the communist regime's persecution of Falun Gong, a spiritual discipline based on the principle of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. One of the targeted Falun Gong practitioners died within hours of her arrest. Ms. Wang Xiuyun from Yuzhou City, Henan Province was seized from her home on May 13th. Later that night, she was dead. To date, the authorities have not given her family any explanation of her sudden death.