Kidnapping, Extortion, Persecution Throughout Society

  • A Practitioner and Her Family Endure Five Years of Persecution

    Two police claiming to be responsible for the security in my area also came to visit. One of them kept telling me: Why are you practising Falun Gong? Why not practise something else? While he was talking, he kept searching my household. I realized I would be arrested when I saw that the road we were taking wasn't the way to my office. They took me to the Third Affiliated Hospital (a mental hospital) of Beijing Medical School. I tried to escape, but they guarded all the car doors. Four men (two police, my colleague and my husband) each took hold of my limbs and carried me into the hospital hallway. I struggled to try to free myself. I cried out: "I am a Falun Gong practitioner. I am not a mental patient."
  • Senior Citizen Dies from Stress Caused by the Relentless Persecution of His Family

    After Jiang Zemin began his persecution of Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, Mr. Wang's daughter, daughter-in-law, grandson, and granddaughter-in-law were all sentenced to three years of forced labour because of their belief in Falun Gong. His daughter and daughter-in-law were allowed parole to get medical help after they had been severely tortured. On March 13, 2003, a group of officials went to Mr. Wang's house to arrest his daughter again. Since she was not there, the officials began to harass Mr. Wang. As a result, he died on March 14, after he was taken to Jiangnan 465 Air Force Hospital for emergency rescue.
  • Police Arrest and Persecute 60 Year Old Woman

    "The local head of the "610" office dispatched over 20 policemen to surround and break into my house. When they tried to take me away my four-year-old grandson became afraid and started to cry. My husband pulled my grandson out of the way, while 5 or 6 policemen were dragging me, an elderly woman, like a lifeless body into their car. They took me to the local station and kept my persecution a secret."
  • Jiang Zemin Needs to Explain the Incongruities of the "Tiananmen Self-immolation" at the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Chinese Ruling Party Committee

    When approaching him that his whole body appeared charred and I could also see that some new skin had just grown in some places. His two hands were limp and hung, in an immobile position close to his body. I asked anxiously, "What's happened?" He said, "Some gasoline set on fire burning me." I asked him, "Why aren't you covered with bandages? You saw that those people who were burned in the Tiananmen self-immolation incident were wrapped with bandages." He smiled and did not answer.
  • Death of Hebei Province Dafa Practitioner Mr. Ma Changbin in 2001 and Arrest of His Wife

    Mr. Ma Changbin, 57 years old, was a retired worker who lived in Tangshan City, Hebei Province. He was illegally incarcerated in October 2000, and was released in February 2001. During the incarceration he was physically tortured and mentally tormented. Medical intervention failed to cure him and he died in May 2001. In May 2004, people from the "610 Office" arrested Ma Changbin's wife, Xu Ruilan, from home and sent her to the Kaiping Forced Labour Camp without following any legal proceedings.
  • Ministry of Public Security Plots Large-scale Secret Arrests of Practitioners

    It has been learned that since July 20, the Ministry of Public Security has been plotting a new plan to mass-arrest Falun Gong practitioners nationwide. The arrests, however, are intended to be done in secret without publicizing the events as usual. In Anshan City, Liaoning Province, local authorities have been following practitioners, and have conducted secret arrests of anyone who practises Falun Gong. So far, over thirty practitioners have been arrested.
  • Abducted and Persecuted - The Story of Two Practitioners from Guangzhou

    In May 2004, the "610 Office" in Tianhe, a district of Guangzhou City, abducted two Falun Dafa practitioners named Chen Chunli and Gao Dandi. The apartment that they rented in Dongpu Tianhong Garden of the Tianhe district in Guangzhou City was searched. The police confiscated their computer, laptop, cash and other property.
  • Falun Gong Practitioners Tortured and Killed for Their Belief in China's Universities and Colleges

    Chen Zhili, currently member of State Council in charge of education, former Minister of Education used her special relationship with Jiang Zemin to promote the persecution of Falun Gong in the Chinese educational system. A least 61 faculty members at schools and students who were Falun Gong practitioners have died as a result of torture. Numerous professors and students were sentenced to prison and sent to forced labour camps and detention centres. At least 18 at Tsinghua University were sentenced to prison; at least 300 others were illegally detained, fired, expelled from school or directly sent to forced labour camps.
  • Anti-Falun Gong Hate Camp Established to Poison the Minds of Young People in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province

    Sources say that a so-called "rejecting cult" programme for young people from elementary and high schools in the Dongshan District, began operations on July 30, 2004. Being the first of its kind, the camp was organized by Guangdong Province authorities to spread propaganda and instill hatred toward Falun Gong among those youngsters. The plan is to indoctrinate close to 70,000 young people in Dongshan District every year by making them attend the camp.
  • Family Protests "610 Office's" Abduction of Northwest Industry University Professor Ms. Xing Wenzhen

    On the morning of April 8, a man from the Public Security Department of Northwest Industry University called Professor Xing Wenzhen to say that someone wanted to talk to her. Xing Wenzhen, therefore, went to the University, bringing with her documents and awards issued by various departments of the national government. She has not been heard from since.
  • How Jiang and His Accomplices Such as Zhao Zhizhen Use the Media to Brainwash the Chinese People

    Compared to the advertising efforts by the two political parties in the United States, the brainwashing of the people by Jiang's regime in Mainland China is at a much higher level. Since July 20, 1999, when Chinas dictator, Jiang Zemin and his followers started to persecute Falun Gong, TV, radio and the press have been constantly attacking Falun Gong. If we were to describe the advertising by the two major political parties in the United States as a gentle shower, then the media attacks on Falun Gong in China could be described as a hurricane.
  • Pregnant Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Guijin Arrested and Separated from Husband and 4 Year Old Child

    At the end of February 2004, perpetrators abducted a whole family of practitioners in Zhoukou City, Henan province. Mr. Song Zhenlin, his wife Ms. Wang Guijin, and their 4-year-old child were all taken away. The wife was released after it was realized she was pregnant. A while later, police detained the pregnant Wang Guijin again, openly violating the nation's law.
  • Details of At Least 60 Practitioners in the Shijiazhuang Area Arrested Over the Past Six Months

    Since the beginning of 2004, persecutors in Shijiazhuang City, Hebei province, have escalated their persecution of Dafa practitioners. The persecutors include the "610 Office" of Shijiazhuang City and surrounding counties and towns, Political and Security Subsections, all police sub-departments within Shijiazhuang City and public security bureaus, procuratorial bureaus and people's courts of the nearby towns and counties. They trail practitioners, appoint people to keep practitioners' homes under surveillance and arrest them. Over 60 Dafa practitioners were arrested, of which 2 were sentenced to jail terms, and several others were sent to forced labour camps.
  • Police Brutality in Jinan City: Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Guo Piling Suffers Three Severed Tendons in Her Hand While being Arrested

    On March 3, 2004, several Falun Dafa practitioners in Shandong Province were reported to the police while distributing truth-clarifying materials and posting Falun Gong posters. About eight policemen came to arrest five female Falun Dafa practitioners. Dafa practitioner Ms. Guo Piling, refused to cooperate during the unlawful arrest. Four policemen seized her arms and legs and forcibly pushed her into the backseat of a police car. When the police slammed the door shut, the door hit and injured Ms. Guo's hand.
  • Mr. Xie Chengshan and Two of his Family Members are Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labour

    In February 2004, the "610 Office" in Chongqing, sent three more Falun Dafa practitioners to a labour camp, because they distributed truth-clarifying Dafa materials These three practitioners are part of one family: Mr Xie Chengshan, his wife and his son. Each were brutally tortured and have received a three year sentence.