Kidnapping, Extortion, Persecution Throughout Society

  • Shuangcheng City Female Dafa Practitioner Suffers Injustices During Illegal Arrest

    Practitioner Gao Guofeng resisted with all her strength. Gao's husband struggled with the police to protect his wife. Her two sons also came and asked the police for the reason (for the arrest). The police said, "She has to come with us because she practises Falun Gong. There is no other reason. We only follow orders from the higher authority." Then they tried to drag her into the police car. Under both her sons' protection, the police failed to take her away. One police officer left while three other stayed to watch over Ms. Gao.
  • Beijing Police Forcibly Abduct Practitioner Female Dafa Practitioner

    Police Chief Bai Jinlong, came to the house of Dafa practitioner Yu Huiqin and tried to take her away by force. Yu Huiqin resisted with her righteous thoughts and righteous actions. Shortly after, about seven or eight policemen led by Detention Centre Police Chief Xia Yongkun clambered over Yu's garden wall and entered her yard. They crashed through windows and smashed down the door to gain entry into Yu's house. Without showing any identification, the policemen seized Yu Huiqin and dragged her away. Nobody knows where she was taken.
  • Retired Lady Abducted for Practising Falun Gong; Her Daughter and Son-in-law Unjustly Arrested for Attempting to Protect Her

    Together, three or four police dragged her out. Ms.Cao was very strong and brave. She kept clarifying the truth to more than a hundred people who were standing nearby. Her daughter could no longer tolerate the police illegally arresting her mother, so she went to the police car to prevent the police from putting her mother in the car. The police, with total disregard for the law or human decency, immediately arrested her daughter. When her son-in-law tried to protect his wife, the police arrested him as well. Neither her daughter nor son-in-law are Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Report from the "World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong" Reveals Chinese Government Lies -- Official Government Media Seriously Violate Basic Reporting Principles and Professi

    A group called the "Tiananmen Self-immolation Investigation Committee" under the auspices of the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG) made an important discovery through their publicly reported analysis and investigation of the Tiananmen self-immolation incident. They have published the second part of this investigative report regarding this incident. The complete report can be found on http://www.upholdjustice.org/. The report reveals at least 14 contradictory and blatantly bogus plots and fake witness accounts cited in the government report.
  • Dafa Practitioners' Children Are Also Victims of Jiang Zemin's Persecution

    Their unjust detention forced them to leave behind their eighty-four year old mother and three young children (the youngest is still in elementary school). The new term is near but the three children are facing the grim possibility of leaving school because their parents are detained and they have no income.
  • Hebei Province Police Abduct and Cripple Falun Gong Practitioners

    The Public Security Bureau began removing citizens from their homes for incarceration and torture while attributing this round of state-sponsored terrorism to the accusation that these citizens were spreading SARS rumours. These local police then applied barbaric tactics aimed at coercing the practitioners into renouncing their freedom of belief. Following their torture, some practitioners have continued to suffer in a crippled state.
  • Tangshan City Dafa Practitioner Abducted Again After Being Severely Injured by Torture

    The police, wielding guns and using a hammer on the door, finally broke through around noontime. The door was completely destroyed. Disregarding his condition, the police carried him away, as his mother fell to the ground and cried out loudly. The police deceived his mother and took her into the vehicle and drove to the police substation. The surrounding residents all saw the polices' atrocities and felt very angry.
  • Authorities in Shandong Province Spend Large Amounts of Money for "Name Lists" to Persecute Dafa Practitioners

    In 2001, Longkou's Lower Dingjia Town Power Plant officials spent nearly one million Yuan to build a "610 Office" brainwashing centre. According to incomplete statistics, until now, nearly 400 Dafa practitioners have been detained and are being brainwashed there. Some practitioners have been illegally imprisoned for more than one year and still have not been released...Since 1999, they spent thousands of Yuan going to Tiananmen Square, and the National Appeals Bureau bought name lists of practitioners who went to Beijing to appeal.
  • Practitioner Life is in Danger after Being Abducted Several Times in Nanchang City

    They abducted her to Donghu District Police Department. Zhou Xiangfeng beat her arms and legs with a metal rod. To prevent Jiang Lanying from practising the Falun Gong exercises, political head Li put a stool on her legs and they then sat on the stool. They took turns to torture her for two days and nights. Later they sent her to a detention centre and her family was not even allowed to visit her. By the end of February 2003, Jiangxi Province Women's Prison authorities suddenly notified her mother to visit her in the Changzheng Hospital, a labour camp hospital. Her mother then learned that she had been sentenced to five years of imprisonment and that she had been on a hunger strike to protest the illegal sentence.
  • Authorities in Henan Province Again Issue Secret Orders to Intensify Persecution

    Recently, more secret orders for the persecution of Dafa practitioners were forwarded to various levels of government in Zhoukou City. They still follow the previous method of transmission: officials at higher level directly read the order that comes via fax, then destroy it and pass it on verbally.
  • FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Company Illegally Dismisses Employees For Practising Falun Gong

    FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Company, Ltd., located in Jilin City, Jilin Province, is financed and managed jointly by the China FAW Group and Volkswagen AG Germany. It has over 3,000 employees. Since July 20, 1999, this company has expelled over a dozen employees for practising Falun Gong.
  • Female Practitioner From Chenzhou City Missing for Over Two Years After Her Arrest

    While she was detained in Beijing, the Beijing police transported practitioners who peacefully appealed to remote mountains and valleys late at night. Some of them were beaten until they were bleeding all over or near death. The police then dug a pit to bury them alive (the purpose was to force them to tell their address). The mud already went up to her neck. The police abandoned those who still refused to tell their address. There are many people who were abandoned in remote mountains like that.
  • Police in Unmarked Car Arrive at a Village and Attempt to Arrest Dafa Practitioner without Any Legal Procedure

    Why did the township head and policemen take an unmarked car and try to arrest the practitioner without being noticed? They knew what they did couldn't withstand public scrutiny, but they still did it against their conscience in order to reach a targeted quota and achieve personal gain.
  • Huludao City Practitioner Abducted by Police; Young Daughter Missing

    Pei Guangxin's wife has been illegally arrested on over ten separate occasions, and has twice been sent to the notorious Masanjia Forced Labour Camp. Mr. Pei and his daughter, who was not even six years old at the time that her mother was taken, have become dependant upon each other during these past four years of hardship. Now Mr. Pei is also detained simply for refusing to give up his belief in "Truthfulness-Benevolence-Forbearance."
  • The Corruption at Handan City Police Station

    When she asked the police to release her husband, the police asked for 5000 Yuan. She had no way of finding that much money, since their home had been ransacked by the police several times, and she was forced to leave her job. Since the police didn't receive any money, they refused to release her husband, Liu Jun.