Torture, Death Cases, Organ Harvesting

  • The Nightmares Faced by Mr. Lin Fengchi: Scalding with Boiling Water, Applying Salt to Wounds, Scrubbing Wounds with a Toothbrush

    The police ordered the guards to strip off Mr. Lin's clothing and then drag him outside. The guards pressed him down the ground and sat on his four limbs. They let his back be exposed to the scorching sun for a long time. They then turned him over and exposed the front of his body to the burning sun. Seeing he still wouldn't give in and renounce Falun Dafa, the police wrapped him with two heavy quilts and continued to expose him to the scorching sun. Altogether, Mr. Lin was subjected to the intense heat of the summer sun for several hours until his life was in grave danger.
  • Dafa Practitioner Ms. Yuan Xiangfan Dies as a Result of Torture at Shibalihe Female Labour Camp

    In addition to the illegal imprisonment, Ms.Yuan had been continuously tortured by the prison guards and inmates. On December 9, 2002, Ms. Yuan's family was notified to take her home from the Shibalihe Female Forced Labour Camp because she was at the brink of death. Ms. Yuan was beyond medical help and died on September 8, 2003.
  • Dafa Practitioner in Jilin Province Released Following Phone Calls From Overseas Practitioners

    Police officers in Shulan City were heard saying, "We had no idea that Falun Gong practitioners are everywhere. We have been receiving lots of overseas calls every day." Overseas phone calls are greatly effective in shocking and scaring the unscrupulous authorities. China's local practitioners are also participating in the effort by clarifying the facts to people and exposing the wrongdoings.
  • Practitioner Li Hai is Locked up in Daqing City Prison - Police Forbid His Family to Visit

    In the October of this year, 2003, the prison again deprived Dafa practitioners of their sleep, trying to force them to give up their belief. Li Hai's wife went to the prison and wanted to see him but the head of the 2nd prison Zhu Renshan told her "I heard that you also practise Falun Gong, if you say now that Falun Gong is not good, I will let you see him right away." He then said, "It is not me who does not let you see him, it is the order from 'above' that says 'No transformation, no visits'." The head of the team in which Li Hai is detained said, "It is no use even if you go to the 'above' and talk to them. If he refuses to write the 'five statements', you will not be able to see him for 12 years."
  • Brutal Torture at the Harbin Drug Rehabilitation Centre: Open Wounds Smeared with Salt

    On September 2002, Daqing city Ranqu area Falun Gong practitioner Sheng Xiaoyun and her husband Daiyi were abducted from their home by police, detained for one month, then sent to the Harbin Drug Rehabilitation Centre. Before the 16th National Communist Party Congress, guards at the centre began attacking Falun Gong practitioners to try to force them to renounce their beliefs. They ordered prisoners to pinch Sheng Xiaoyun's legs to the point of causing open wounds. They then smeared the wounds with salt to cause maximum pain and covered up the legs with tape.
  • Crimes of the Police in Shanxi Province: Dafa Practitioners Forced to Swallow Excrement and Urine, Many Tortured to Death

    In Datong, we practitioners were intimidated and threatened. Our families were also implicated. We were followed, watched, illegally detained, brainwashed and even paraded through the streets to be publicly humiliated. Just for practising Falun Gong, some of us were forced to leave home and some were detained many times or penalised with heavy fines. Practitioners were detained in detention centres. The police in Datong Prefecture beat us brutally with police batons and plastic clubs. They put heavy iron chains (weighing several dozen pounds) around our heads and hands, and forced us to walk around the yard.
  • Cruel Physical and Mental Torture at a Women’s Forced Labour Camp in Shandong Province

    Of the total verified deaths of Falun Gong practitioners throughout the country, Weifang City accounts for the highest of any province to date. Of more than 100 female Dafa practitioners illegally incarcerated in the forced labour camp, some have been thrown into the First Women's Forced Labour Camp in Shandong Province, otherwise known as the "Living Hell" to these female practitioners who have suffered, and continue to suffer from the most appalling atrocities.
  • Shulan City Police Hire Low-Ranking Members of Criminal Underworld Organisations to Torture Dafa Practitioners

    The hired gang members and thugs force-fed the four Dafa practitioners with water containing chilli pepper and ground mustard powder, then hung them up with their hands handcuffed behind their back. While torturing the four Dafa practitioners, the hired gang members and thugs shouted, "We were paid to make you speak against Falun Dafa!"
  • Atrocities at a Labour Camp of Guangzhou City: Tying Practitioners into a Ball and Suspend Them on a Metal Hook

    Some practitioners were subjected to additional persecutions such an extension of their jail terms, being subjected to further torture, and being forced to sleep in the corridor. Some people were suspended from the basketball stand, with their feet barely touching the ground. They hung there, rain or shine, all day long, except for mealtime and going to bathroom, until 11 p.m. They would be awakened at 6 a.m. the next day and once again suspended. This treatment continued for over 20 days and sometimes for up to three or four months.
  • An Eyewitness Account of the Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioners at Chishan Prison in Hunan Province

    I never thought that my twisted soul could ever be saved. In the fall of 2000, several Falun Gong practitioners were sent to my prison. As I became more familiar with them, they started to teach me the true standards for being a human being, that of having Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance. They awakened my heart and conscience. Today, I am free from that dark place; I feel the need to write down the sufferings those Falun Dafa practitioners have endured and that I have witnessed...
  • Two More Falun Gong Practitioners Are Verified to Have Died of Torture, Driving the Death Toll in Shandong Province up to 96

    According to those who had a chance to see his body, Xiao Peifeng's chin was pierced and had a hole in it. There were numerous wounds on his chest and under his armpit. The police did not allow people to see the rest of his body. The witnesses also said that one could tell from the body that Xiao had died many days earlier.
  • Ms. Deng Huiqun from Guangdong Province Dies as a Result of Persecution

    Dafa practitioner Ms. Deng Huiqun from Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province was arrested and detained at the Jiangmen Detention Centre, where she went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution. After over one month on her hunger strike, she was transferred to the Sanshui Women's Labor Camp in Guangdong Province, but because of her extremely poor health, the labor camp refused to take her. Her family then came to pick her up, but shortly after she returned home, she passed away.
  • Dafa Practitioner Mr. Song Youchun Tortured to Death in the Qinglong County Detention Centre

    Dafa practitioner Mr. Song Youchun was 54 years old, and lived in Tumenzi Township, Qinglong County, Qihuangdao City. At 6:00 p.m. on December 15, 2003, Song Youchun died at the Qinglong County Detention Centre following 14 days of inhuman treatment. The police ordered his family to remove his body within three days or they would forcibly cremate it.
  • More Than 800 Falun Gong Practitioners Have Been Arrested and Persecuted in a Remote County in Inner Mongolia

    In January 2003, a female Falun Gong practitioner was beaten and seriously wounded. She died the day she was sent to the hospital. When someone asked police why they don't follow the laws when treating Falun Gong practitioners, they replied that they received orders from the central government that Falun Gong is an exception.
  • UN Employee and Her Husband Reveal the Harassment and Brainwashing They Were Subjected to on a Visit to China

    "We told them that what they were doing was against international law, yet one of them named Li said rudely, "No need to talk to us about international law." He said this in a manner in absolute disregard for the law. When Mrs. Wu protested against their illegal conduct, Li said, "What is so special about being an employee in a foreign country? We dare to charge even American citizens. You will not be allowed to leave here unless you tell us everything!"