Brainwashing, Illegal Detention and Imprisonment, Inside the Labour Camps, Individual Accounts, 6-10 Office

  • Many Practitioners Arrested in Shenzhou City, Hebei Province

    On October 4th, at 5am, 8 people from Shenzhou City police station and Dongan village township police station drove to practitioners Wang Qinghui and Guo Yanchun's home in Xiyangtai village, Dongan township. The police broke into their home by climbing over the wall, arresting them and confiscating one laptop computer, one printer, one copier, some DVDs and one satellite receiver. The following day, Lu Xiaoli from the same village was also arrested. In the evening of October 3rd, police from Yuke township government, Shenzhou City, drove to the home of practitioners Zhang Yunhui and Song Guiling. They were arrested as they returned from corn harvesting in the field and taken to the township judiciary department where they were brutally beaten.
  • Communist Agents in Changchun City Planning to Sentence Mr. Li Zhiyong to Prison

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Zhiyong from Changchun City was arrested again on October 26th, 2007 and taken to Jilin Prison. The Communist agents intend to sentence Mr. Li Zhiyong to prison. His parents looked for him everywhere. Eight days later they were informed that Mr. Li Zhiyong had been arrested and was being held at Jilin Prison. His father went to the prison to meet him, but the guards forbade the visit. Mr. Li's parents went to the Jilin Province Judiciary Department to report the situation. When the guard heard it was related to Falun Gong, he said, "Our higher-ups forbid all reports on Falun Gong." A letter that his family had mailed to the head of the Jilin Prison was also returned.
  • Two Graduate Students, Including Ms. Liu Jingzi from Beijing Normal University, Unjustly Sentenced

    Ms. Liu Jingzi is a graduate student attending Beijing Normal University. After Jiang Zemin's [former leader of China] communist regime launched the persecution of Falun Dafa, one of Ms. Liu Jingzi's classmates was reported one day when she was informing people about the persecution of Falun Gong and dispelling the state propaganda attacking the practice, and she was detained by the police. Later, the police found Ms. Liu and searched her dormitory under the excuse of "collecting information." She was subsequently arrested. Now Ms. Liu and her classmate have been sentenced, she for two years and six months, and the other woman for five years. They are currently detained in Beijing.
  • Persecution of Practitioners from Qidong County, Hunan Province

    In July 2007, fifteen Falun Gong practitioners from Chengguan Town, Buyunqiao Town, and Guanjiazui Town of Qidong County were arrested. Several of them were sentenced to forced labour camps. Wang Meihua was released after the police extorted 20,000 yuan from him. Kuang Zongyao was reported for stamping information dispelling the state propaganda attacking the practice on paper currency. Kuang Sen was arrested for selling and installing a satellite receiver for New Tang Dynasty TV (NTDTV), a TV company that broadcasts programmes exposing the persecution of Falun Gong. Most of the practitioners were arrested for possessing Falun Gong materials. Most of them were seriously beaten. Kuang Sen was beaten for seven days. Peng Fang was beaten to the verge of death.
  • Practitioner Mr. Cai Jichun Suffering Persecution

    On the morning of October 25th, 2007, while Mr. Cai Jichun was out earning his livelihood riding his tricycle, Mr. Cai was followed, arrested and then taken to the Yi County Police Department by police. Afterwards, four or five officers searched his home and seized Dafa books and some leaflets exposing the persecution. They took his wife to the office of the State Security Division, where she was interrogated. Later, she began twitching and went into shock, so the officers allowed her daughter to take her home. Mr. Cai was taken to the Jinzhou City No. 2 Detention centre and his tricycle was confiscated by the State Security Division.
  • Dafa Practitioners Arrested by National Security Officials in Wanquan County, Hebei Province

    On September 14th, 2007, the police sent four cars to practitioner Mr. Li Lianbing's home to arrest him. During the arrest that day his home was searched and his property was confiscated, including a notebook computer, printer, CDs, motorcycle, and over 3,000 yuan in cash. The police also took away many other household items. Due to Li Lianbing's family being poor there were hardly any valuable items in the home. The police even took several cooking pots.
  • Criminal Actions of Commander Wang Kai in the Changlinzi Forced Labour Camp's Fifth Battalion

    Wang Kai, an official of the fifth battalion in Changlinzi Forced Labour Camp, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, has actively followed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) policy of persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners since he was promoted from instructor to the post of commander. In order to protest the persecution, Yu Huai, a practitioner, went on a hunger strike. Wang ordered criminals to force-feed him with a tube. Mr. Yu was slapped twice for not cooperating. Even when Mr. Yu became extremely weak and was in critical condition, he wasn't released. He died in April 2007 as a result of this persecution.
  • Mr. Long Guande's Life at Risk in Prison

    Mr. Long Guande, 43, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Guangdong Province, was severely injured from police beatings when he was arrested. Mr. Long sustained severe internal injuries, and he had blood in his urine and stool for an entire week. He also has chest pains, difficulty breathing, and continuous coughing. He is detained in the Third Detention Centre in the Baiyun District of Guangzhou City. He has refused to sign the arrest warrant.
  • Recent Account of Persecution at the Xindian Women's Forced Labour Camp in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province

    Due to the recent 17th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress, the visitation schedule at Xindian Women's Forced Labour Camp was disrupted. The guards have been harassing the visiting family members and turned them away without granting visitation. There were practitioners on long term hunger strikes and in critical condition in the labour camp. The labour camp authorities forced their family members to come from far away to help persuade the practitioners to stop their hunger strikes and give up Falun Gong. If the family members failed in their efforts, the labour camp continued to imprison the practitioners. Furthermore, they denied family visits the next day, which was an official visiting day.
  • Ms. Yu Suye from Zhangqiu City, Shandong Province Sentenced to Forced Labour

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Yu Suye talked about Falun Gong to people in a market on October 3rd, 2007. Someone ignorant of the facts about Falun Gong reported her to the police, and they arrested Ms. Yu and ransacked her home. Police sentenced Ms. Yu to one and a half years of forced labour on November 3rd. She is presently being held at the Jiangshuiquan Women's Forced Labour Camp in Jinan City. During Ms. Yu's incarceration in the forced labour camp, the guards have detained her in solitary confinement to persecute her. Her family members have been to the forced labour camp and requested to meet with her. However, the guards have denied their request with the excuse that Ms. Yu is too firm in her belief.
  • Guards from the Second Unit of the Heizuizi Forced Labour Camp Continue to Torture Dafa Practitioners

    Practitioner Ms. Zhang Guizhi is 62 years old. Around 4:00 a.m., a guard found Ms. Zhang reading Dafa articles in her bedroom. Later that morning Guard Jia Hongyan continuously shocked Ms. Zhang with an electric baton for an extended period of time. Practitioner Ms. Xu Mingying is 50 years old. In August, 2007, a prisoner reported that Ms. Xu had Falun Dafa materials. Guard Yang Liqiu (female) hit Ms. Xu's mouth and shocked her with an electric baton. Ms. Xu's teeth were knocked loose and she now has difficulty eating.
  • Ms. Chen Yuhua Arrested While Taking Care of Her Ailing Husband at Home

    On the morning of October 14th, 2007, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Chen Yuhua, 57 years old, was arrested by eight police officers. At the time of the arrest, she was taking care of her husband who was ill and receiving intravenous injections. Ms. Chen is currently being detained at the Heze City Detention Centre. She has been arrested eight times previously, and was sentenced to forced labour twice. Because of her recent arrest, Ms. Chen is unable to care for her elderly parents and her ailing husband.
  • Mr. Liu Xianyan and Others from Guangshui City, Hubei Province Suffer Mental Collapse Due to Persecution by the Guangshui City 610 Office

    In 2002, when Mr. Liu Xianyan,was exposing the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) lies to students at the Guangchang Middle School, he was arrested by personnel from the 610 Office and imprisoned first for four months, followed quickly by another four months detention. As a result of this harassment, Mr. Liu suffered a mental collapse. His wife, unable to cope with his mental condition, later divorced him. With the kind help and care of other practitioners, Mr. Liu's mental condition gradually improved. In 2005 he was again arrested. Under the intense pressure in the brainwashing centre, Mr. Liu wrote the "Three Statements" to renounce Falun Gong, against his will. The constant threats and harassment caused Mr. Liu to have another mental breakdown, which the 610 Office used to try to convince people that Mr. Liu had become insane from practising Falun Gong.
  • The 610 Office Persecutes and Harasses Practitioner Ms. Lei Jianying

    At 3 p.m. on September 23rd, 2007, Ms. Li Jianying was arrested. She was at a shop owned by her family when agents from the municipal 610 Office and police arrested her. The incident was witnessed by many bystanders. Without going through any legal procedures, police officers handcuffed Ms. Li in public and dragged her into their vehicle. When her brother arrived, he challenged the officers as to why they were arresting his sister. He ended up being beaten by police officers and arrested as well.
  • Exposing the Crimes Committed at Shanxi Women's Forced Labour Camp

    Situated near a small shopping centre in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, is a forced labour camp for women. This is a sinister place where over 46 Falun Dafa practitioners are held in confinement. On October 15th, 2006, Ms. Liu Taojiang was beaten so badly by warden Hong Yuanqu that she was sent home immediately by the guards, who wanted to avoid responsibility for her death. A month later, just when Liu was well enough to get out of bed, she was again taken back to Shanxi Forced Labour Camp. Liu went on a hunger strike to protest. Seeing that Liu was dying, the camp officials quickly ordered her family to take her home. Liu slowly recovered two weeks later. Again, the camp officers came and took her away. She has not been seen since.