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

  • Mr. Jiang Zonglin Arrested by Chengdu Police

    On August 2nd, 2007, Chengdu resident and Falun Dafa practitioner Jiang Zonglin was arrested. His whereabouts is still unknown. Both Fuqin Police Department of Chengdu City and the State Protection Brigade of Jinniu Public Security Sub-bureau are denying any responsibility. They refused to notify Jiang's family members of his current situation. The Fuqin Police and the National Security Brigade of Jinniu Public Security Sub-bureau are, however, most likely involved in this situation.
  • Practitioner Mr. Jiang Zonglin from Chengdu City, Sichuan Province is Missing

    Officials from the Public Security Office and National Security Office, broke into the home of practitioner Mr. Jiang Zonglin, on August 2nd, 2007. Mr. Jiang, an architecture engineer in his late fifties, was handcuffed and taken away, without the officers saying a word. Jiang's wife and daughter were also taken. It's been several months since Jiang went missing. When his family asked his whereabouts an officer said, "We took him his clothes, which means he is still around."
  • Ms. Qiu Liying Arrested and Detained for Attending Two Public Trials against Fellow Practitioners

    Ms. Qiu Liying is a Falun Gong practitioner from Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. On September 26th, 2007, Ms. Qiu sat in the audience in a trial against a fellow Falun Gong practitioner named Li Xiumin (female). The next morning, the local police arrested her and took her to Sifang Police Station. Later the police and officials pried open Ms. Qiu Liying's door and looted her personal belongings including her PC. On the morning of September 28th, 2007, the police transferred Ms. Qiu to a brainwashing centre. Ms. Qiu has been on a hunger strike to protest the unjust detention for eight days at the time of this writing. Her health is in jeopardy.
  • Mr. Ba Shuqun's Leg Broken by Police, His Wife is Hospitalised Due to Mental and Physical Stress

    Recently it was reported that Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Ba Shuqun was arrested covertly by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and his status was unknown. On October 25th, Mr. Ba's wife, Ms. Jiang, was asked by police officers to sign an arrest warrant, in order to see her husband who was injured and had been away from her for over a year. Under pressure, she signed the warrant. Upon arriving, she was told that her husband was in Xinkang Prison hospital. When she got to the hospital, personnel demanded a 9,000 yuan "medical fee" from Ms. Jiang, indicating that Mr. Ba was seriously ill. At the time, the doctors refused to disclose Mr. Ba's condition. Ms. Jiang was so stressed about her husband that she needed to be hospitalised herself.
  • Ms. Wang Haohong, in Hiding for Eight Years, Has Been Arrested Again

    Ms. Wang Haohong was arrested several times by police because she practised Falun Gong. During her first detention, she was beaten and verbally abused when she refused to write a guarantee statement to renounce Falun Gong. The former Deputy Chief of the police station shocked Ms. Wang with a hand-cranked electric telephone generator. The shock was so great that she lost control of her bladder and wet herself. The chief of the police station forced Ms. Wang to stand under the burning sun during the hottest time of the day. They also extorted 2,000 yuan from Ms. Wang's husband. Since 2001 Ms. Wang went into hiding to avoid persecution, but was arrested again in September 2007.
  • Several Practitioners in Kangping County Arrested, Brainwashed, and Beaten

    On September 13th, the Kangping County Police Department took practitioners Ms. Qi Jingru, Ms. Li Yuqing, Ms. Zhao Xiumei, and Ms. Liu Li into custody and they were detained in detention centres. Chinese Communist Party (CCP) agents tried to have Ms. Qi Jingru sentenced to prison. However, the case was turned down by the Procuratorate due to insufficient evidence. Ms Liu Li was beaten, resulting in cuts and bruises all over her body. Ms. Zheng Xiuli and Ms. Chen Yuchun were released after each was extorted of 5,000 yuan.
  • Practitioners Tortured and Forced to Do Hard Labour at Heizuizi Women's Forced Labour Camp in Changchun City, Jilin Province

    Practitioners have been forced to work from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., or even 10:00 p.m. if more work needed to be done. Qiang Tongqin is the production captain in this brigade. In his labour record book, he wrote down that every Wednesday is his interview day, that Saturdays and Sundays are rest days, and that labour is done only five to six hours each day with rest breaks taken at noon. But these records do not reflect the true situation at all.
  • Ms. Wang Xiaoren was Unjustly Tried by Judicial System in Jinan City, Shandong Province

    On October 24th, 2007, Ms. Wang Xiaoren, a Falun Dafa practitioner, was tried in the Fourth Courtroom in the Lixia District of Jinan City, Shandong Province. An announcement of the trial itself was not posted on the bulletin board or anywhere else. The guards at the entrance to the courtroom carefully searched everyone who attended the session. The chief justice, Liu Yong, refused to allow Ms. Wang's husband to attend the trial, claiming that he was involved in the case. The chief justice made his judgment very quickly because Ms. Wang did not have a defence counsel. In addition, because he was afraid that Ms. Wang would speak out about the persecution of Falun Gong in court, the chief justice continually interrupted Ms. Wang and distorted her words when she attempted to defend herself.
  • Why Has Mr. Ruan Fanghua's Happy Family Been Torn Apart?

    On October 7th, 2007, Mr. Ruan Fanghua was reported while distributing leaflets exposing the persecution and telling people the facts about Falun Dafa. He was then arrested by the police from the Longping High Tech District in Changsha City. He was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labour and sent to the Xinkaipu Forced Labour Camp. On May 15th, 2005, he was sentenced to forced labour for the first time for distributing leaflets exposing the persecution to the local residents. The first torture for practitioners on their arrival at the forced labour camp is sleep deprivation. They are not allowed to sleep for many days and nights. Then those in charge take advantage of practitioners' foggy mental state as a result of sleep deprivation and pressure them to write the Guarantee Statement declaring that they will no longer practise Falun Gong.
  • Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioners in Harbin City's Changlinzi Forced Labour Camp

    Practitioner Qiao Zengyi was tortured to skin and bones in Changlinzi Forced Labour Camp, and he was on the verge of death. In June 2007, he was sent to hospital for emergency treatment. On July 4th, his family was ordered to bring medicine for a lung infection. When the family saw how emaciated he was, they asked the camp authorities to hospitalise him for further treatment, but their request was denied. They did not take Mr. Qiao to the First Hospital of Harbin Medical University until July 11th. Mr. Qiao died two months later.
  • Students and Teachers from Jiaotong University in Shanghai Persecuted for Their Belief in Falun Dafa

    Several Falun Gong practitioners from the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at Shanghai's Jiaotong University were recently sentenced and persecuted. Among those detained were teacher Mr. Guo Xiaojun, mechanical engineering student Mr. Mei Jianqi, and Department of Energy student Mr. Ju Yanlai. They were all sentenced to five years in prison. Also, Mr. Wang Xudong, a Master's degree student from the School of Chemical Engineering, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison. They were all detained in Tilanqiao Prison in Shanghai at one time or another. Mr. Ju Yanlai held hunger strikes to protest the persecution for four years and was once near death.
  • The Chinese Communist Party Persecutes Practitioners in the Yanbian Area, Jilin Province

    Before the Chinese Communist Party held it's 17th National People's Congress, agents of the Yanbian Administration Division Political and Judicial Committee, the Administration Division, the 610 Office, the Administration Division Court and the Appeals Office went to local counties and cities to keep Falun Gong practitioners from going to Beijing to appeal. They planned to strengthen their efforts to persecute Falun Gong, and they rampantly arrested practitioners.
  • Mr. Tan Weichang from Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province Imprisoned

    On September 23rd, 2007, Mr. Tan Weichang was arrested by the local police. At present, he is imprisoned at the Yuexiu District No. 2 Detention Centre in Guangzhou City. His family members have gone several times to deliver him clothing, but every time the guards haven't allowed them to see him. They were only allowed to leave some of his clothes and money for him. His family members still don't know his situation.
  • Veteran Medical Officer from Beijing Suffers Brutal Torture in Wuyuan Forced Labour Camp in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

    Mr. Gao Liangui, 69 years old, was arrested because he is a Falun Gong practitioner and sent to Wuyuan Forced Labour Camp. The most common methods of torture used in Wuyuan Forced Labour Camp include the following: being confined in a solitary cell for more than a month at a time; being forced to attend brainwashing sessions run by a group of collaborators, former practitioners who have turned against Dafa; being shocked with electric batons, immobilised with handcuffs, forced to wear a motorcycle helmet for extended periods of time. The guards told Mr. Gao to participate in a "formation drill" in the afternoon. Mr. Gao talked to the division head and asked to rest because he was not feeling well. As a result he was brutally beaten.
  • Officers from the 610 Office in Mengyang Town, Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province Brutally Beat Mr. Zhuang Chenglin

    Officers from the 610 Office and the Regional Administration Office brutally beat four Falun Dafa practitioners simply because they read a leaflet exposing the persecution. On January 24th, 2000, police broke into the home of Mr. Zhuang Chenglin and arrested him. Because Mr. Zhuang refused to answer any questions he was badly beaten. The head of the town government, first slapped Mr. Zhuang. Then others proceeded to punch and kick Mr. Zhuang. The police had Mr. Zhuang take off his trousers and lay down with his arms stretched out. Another group of officers then whipped Mr. Zhuang with bamboo and wooden sticks on the buttocks and all over his body. Five or six police officers took turns hitting Mr. Zhuang with sticks. His body was covered with cuts and bruises afterwards.