6-10 Office

  • Xiao Ningjian, a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Official from Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, Actively Persecutes Falun Gong Practitioners

    Xiao Ningjian is in his 40s. He is one of the key figures with the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) of Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, as well as the chief of the Domestic Security Group of the Najing City Police Department. All of his work focuses on persecuting Falun Gong practitioners. Once arrested, to pressure them to give up practising Falun Gong, Xiao would torture practitioners with sleep deprivation to break their mental and physical resolve. When the victims refused to cooperate with him, he would fly into a rage, threatening, “I will certainly sentence you to forced labour.”
  • Further Information on the Arrests of Falun Gong Practitioners from Sanhe City, Hebei Province by the Langfang City 610 Office

    Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official Ma Hua led a team to Xiaotianzhuang Village. They broke into the home of practitioner Ms. Xiao Lihua. They arrested Ms. Xiao and sent her to the Langfang Brainwashing Centre. Mr. Li Min, Ms. Xiao Lihua’s husband, and their son Liu Xiaowei were arrested on December 22nd, 2010. They were sent to a brainwashing facility in Langfang, where they were incarcerated for over 30 days. The local authorities went to their homes to threaten and harass them in an attempt to have them renounce Falun Gong in writing during the summer of 2010 and in December 2010.
  • The 610 Office in Linyi City, Shandong Province Arrests Three Practitioners

    Three practitioners were recently arrested in April by perpetrators from the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) in Linyi City. They are Ms. Li Hua, Mr. Zhang Fengjun and Mr. Ji Zhongsheng. They are currently being held at the Linyi Brainwashing Centre. Meanwhile, practitioner Xu Zengheng’s family was harassed. A total of eight practitioners have been detained at the Linyi Brainwashing Centre.
  • 610 Office Orders Arrest of Nine Falun Gong Practitioners in Hunan Province

    On April 28th, 2011, several officers from the Jinpenling Police Station in Changsha City broke into the home of Miss Xiong Xiaolan. They indiscriminately arrested Professor Gao Desi, a retired professor from the Hunan Institute of Finance, Hunan University, and seven other guests, by force and without due process. They were taken to the Jinpenling Police Station. Under orders from the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong), they were taken to the “black prison,” which operates outside the rule of law. The 610 Office calls it “the base.”
  • More than Twenty Falun Gong Practitioners from Chengdu City Detained and Subjected to Brainwashing

    Recently, the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) of Chengdu ordered neighbourhood associations to harass and detain Falun Gong practitioners. At least 20 practitioners have been detained in the past two months. Some of them were directly sent to a brainwashing centre to force them to give up Falun Gong. The whereabouts of the others are unknown. Many more practitioners and their family members have been threatened and harassed.
  • Sixteen-Year-Old Practitioner Mr. Wang Yu Persecuted by Beijing's Changping District 610 Office and His School

    On December 24th, 2010, Mr. Wang Yu, a 16-year-old practitioner, was taken to a brainwashing centre in Beijing and held for thirteen days. He was released on January 5th. At present, he is still being investigated and interrogated by the school staff under orders from the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong). Mr. Wang started practising Falun Gong as a youngster. In his school, he showed his classmates and teachers the greatness of Falun Gong by his actions. At the same time, he told them the facts about Falun Gong and the unprecedented persecution of this spiritual practice. This good 16-year-old student was harassed, detained and forced to undergo brainwashing by the 610 Office.
  • Ms. Huang Xiangling Detained by the Chengdu City 610 Office After Being Falsely Imprisoned for Three Years

    Practitioner Ms. Huang Xiangling has been imprisoned for three years in Jianyang Women's Prison. On November 13th, 2010, the day she was released from prison, police took Ms. Huang Xiangling to the Xinjin Brainwashing Centre for further persecution. On March 22nd, 2011, she was transferred again, and her whereabouts are currently unknown. When Ms. Huang arrived at the Jianyang Women's Prison, she was subjected to torture, including being cuffed to a window with her hands behind her back during the day, sleeping while handcuffed at night, being hung up in the air suspended by her handcuffed wrists, being forced to stand until midnight or 2:00 a.m. for “study”. If she did not finish her work quota, she had to clean the toilets, stand under the sun in military poses, or do calisthenics.
  • Seventeen Falun Gong Practitioners from Deyang City Tricked and Arrested by 610 Office Personnel in Sichuan Province

    The 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) of Deyang City ordered the cancellation of the March 7th Luojiang County Court trial for four Falun Gong practitioners. Many Falun Gong practitioners did not know this, and went to the court as visitors to attend the trial. Seventeen of them were arrested. The arrested practitioners were taken to Guanghan City Detention Centre that night. Meanwhile, the police ransacked their homes.
  • Mengyin County 610 Office in Shandong Province Withholds Falun Gong Practitioners' Salaries and Pensions

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Gong Weisen, 72, is a retiree of the Mengyin Land and Resources Bureau. In 2000, the Mengyin 610 Office staff [an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong] and policemen ransacked his home. They found a Falun Gong book and fined him 5,000 yuan. Shortly after, the 610 Office took away his pension from the Mengyin Pension Insurance Bureau starting in January 2001, leaving Mr. Gong with no money at all for the past ten years. The total amount taken away from Mr. Gong is 230,000 yuan. Mr. Gong has had to live on support from his children and relatives.
  • Chenzhou 610 Office Arrested Ms. Chen Binge and Extorted Money from Her Daughter

    On October 12th, 2010, police broke into Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Chen Binge’s home, arrested her and forced to attend a brainwashing session. In the class, several CCP members dragged her by her arms, causing severe bruising. When she asked them why they were being so rough, they replied, “It’s because you should not study Falun Gong.” Ms. Chen went on a hunger strike to resist the persecution. They tried everything, including threats and promises to release her, to get Ms. Chen to write a pledge to not practise Falun Gong anymore. Ms. Chen refused to sign, so they extorted 1,824 yuan from her daughter.
  • Officials Repeatedly Extort Money from a Disabled Army Veteran during His Daughter's Imprisonment

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Qi Lei, 30, is a teacher in Shandong Province. On February 23rd, 2010, she was arrested by police outside the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) school as she was talking with people about Falun Gong and how the Chinese Communist Party has slandered Falun Gong. After Ms. Qi was taken to the Linyi City Detention Centre the officials started to intimidate, deceive and extort money from her family. Ms. Qi's father is a disabled army veteran, confined to a wheelchair, and needs to be cared for. 610 Office officials (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) and the Domestic Security Bureau extorted 16,000 yuan from her parents.
  • Fuzhou City 610 Office Prevents Lawyer from Meeting with and Reviewing his Falun Gong Practitioner Client’s Case

    Mr. Wang Yongjin is a 37-year-old Falun Gong practitioner from Fuzhou City, Fujian Province. He holds a master’s degree in Ancient Chinese language and is an excellent writer. After the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began its suppression of Falun Gong in 1999, he was arrested for refusing to give up his belief. In August 2010, he was arrested and taken to the Fuzhou City First Detention Centre. Mr. Wang’s family hired a lawyer from Beijing after learning of his arrest. However, guards at the detention centre flashed a statement supposedly signed by Mr. Wang expressing his intention not to use a lawyer. The lawyer also had doubts about the validity, legality, and authenticity of the statement, but he was still refused a meeting with Mr. Wang.
  • Suzhou City 610 Office Confidential Document Exposes a Large Number of Communist Regime Agents Active in the Persecution of Falun Gong

    The 610 Office is an illegal organisation established by the Chinese communist regime specifically to persecute Falun Gong practitioners. Shen Huiming, a vicious agent from the Political Office of the Taicang City Procuratorate in Jiangsu Province, was awarded by Suzhou City 610 Office as a city-level brainwashing specialist. This news has already been published on the Taicang City Procuratorate website. Another item on that website was a confidential document from the Suzhou City 610 Office, which names 29 agents who were actively involved in the persecution of Falun Gong. Marked as “confidential” the document is numbered Suzhou City 610 Office-2010-No. 46, and was issued on May 25th, 2010.
  • Shandong Zhaoyuan 610 Office Refuses to Allow Falun Gong Practitioners to Hire Lawyers

    Zhaoyuan City Court recently tried seven Falun Gong practitioners. The practitioners' families hired lawyers from Beijing to defend them, but Zhaoyuan police, court officials, Procuratorate agents and those from the 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) worked together to harass, intimidate, and prevent the lawyers from defending the practitioners. When one lawyer first arrived in Zhaoyuan, 610 Office personnel went to the practitioners’ village and told the village head that the lawyer was a reporter, "digging for village gossip." The 610 Office agents told the village official to send two men to the village entrance and beat up the lawyer when he showed up.
  • Yangpu 610 Office Agents in Shanghai Beat Elderly Woman

    On June 25th, 2010, police officer Zhou Guangrong deceived 64-year-old Ms. Xu Xuecun into opening the door of her home. The police then went into her bedroom and twelve more people from the local 610 Office [an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong] arrived. A large policeman grabbed the small elderly woman, lifted her up and threw her to the ground. When Ms. Xu hit the ground, the policeman used his hands to push and roll her body. Immediately, Ms. Xu's legs and arms started swelling. The right side of her face was swollen and her eyes were black from bruising. One of her teeth also fell out. She sustained severe internal injuries. Currently, Ms. Xu's whereabouts are unknown.