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  • Please Pay Attention to a Developing Story: An Appeal with 300 Thumbprints Sent to Politburo

    Please pay attention to the developing appeal on behalf of a Falun Gong practitioner in which the thumbprints of 300 villagers were sent to the Politburo. This has shocked the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The petition urges the authorities to release Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wang Xiaodong. Mr. Wang was arrested on February 25 after police found a Falun Gong CD in his home in Zhouguantun Village, Fu Town, Botou City, Hebei Province.
  • Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Fu Guichun Dies after Eight Years of Persecution in Prison

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Fu Guichun was arrested in May 2002 and forced to have an abortion; she was then sentenced to eight years in prison and held in Harbin Women's Prison. Ms. Fu was brutally persecuted to the point of unconsciousness numerous times. She developed diabetes and other illnesses in prison. When she was released in 2009, she was traumatised and injured both mentally and physically. Ms. Fu died on May 1st, only in her forties.
  • Ms. Zhang Yanling and Her Husband from Dunhua City, Jilin Province Arrested by 610 Office Agents

    Ms. Zhang Yanling was informed by her manager at work on April 6th, that she was to meet an officer from the Jilin Province 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong). She politely declined. The next morning, Ms. Zhang was arrested at work and was then taken to a brainwashing centre. Her husband, Mr. Wang Yongqiang, was later arrested and taken to a brainwashing centre after he questioned the Domestic Security Division about the situation.
  • Mr. Wang Qingsheng's Illnesses Cured after Cultivating Falun Gong--Tortured for Nine Years by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

    Falun Gong practitioner Wang Qingsheng, 61, finished his nine-year prison term and walked out of the Jinshi Prison in Changde on February 9th, 2012. During those nine years, he had been subjected to a variety of brutal tortures and brainwashing. He always persisted in his belief in Falun Gong and never gave up. One time, three strong police officers brutally tortured him by beating him for five hours. They held him down, forced his head to his toes, and put a chair against his back. They sat on the chair and he could not straighten his back. Then they pulled his tie down and tied both his hands tightly. A long stick was then used to lift his hands up as far as possible. It hurt so much that he lost consciousness.
  • Mr. Zhang Wei from Dalian Severely Persecuted

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhang Wei from Dalian City, Liaoning Province was sentenced to a ten-year prison term by the Chinese Communist regime in 2005. He is currently detained in the “illness section” of the Tenth Prison District in Panjin Jail, Liaoning Province. As a result of the persecution, Mr. Zhang is now severely emaciated. The joints on his fingers are all dark purple and he is extremely weak.
  • The Criminal Acts of Zhao Zhandong, Deputy Director of the Dongning County Police Department in Heilongjiang Province

    Zhao Zhandong, current deputy director of the Dongning County Police Department in Heilongjiang Province, is an official in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong. He has destroyed many formerly happy families. Soon after the 2012 New Year, Zhao Zhandong personally arrested Mr. Miao Fujing after Miao accompanied the family members of seven arrested Falun Gong practitioners to ask for their release.
  • Mr. Li Tuhan from Zhejiang Province Missing for Eight Years after Being Forced into Homelessness

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Tuhan from Gongqian Village, Huzhen Town, Jinyun County, Zhejiang Province was sixty-four years old. He was forced to become homeless in 2004. Since then, his whereabouts are unknown. On July 20th, 1999, Mr. Li and other local Falun Gong practitioners went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. However, he was arrested and sentenced to two and a half years in the Shiliping Forced Labour Camp in Zhejiang Province. He rejected the brainwashing and refused to sign the “guarantee letter” to renounce practising Falun Gong. Therefore, the guards of the camp seriously persecuted him with methods such as locking him on a "tiger bench" continuously for 9 days and nights,
  • Mr. Li Xuangang from Changsha County, Hunan Province Arrested at Work, Current Whereabouts Unknown

    On April 9th, Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Xuangang went to work and was arrested by police officers from the 610 Offices (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) of Changsha County, Hunan Province and Chibi City in Hubei Province. He is currently being detained in Chibi City, the exact location unknown. After the persecution began, Mr. Li Xuangang went to Beijing on July 20th, 1999 to appeal for Falun Gong. He was sentenced to four years in prison and a year of forced labour. Mr. Li Xuangang has been persecuted repeatedly over the past ten years for practising Falun Gong.
  • Mr. Gao Zeng Denied Family Visits at Handan Forced Labour Camp

    Thirty-one-year-old Mr. Gao Zeng is a Falun Gong practitioner in Chen'an, Handan City, Hebei Province. He was subjected to one and a half years of forced labour in October 2011, and is currently in the Handan Forced Labour Camp. Mr. Gao was physically abused and tortured in the forced labour camp. Several months have passed, and the authorities still forbid his family to visit him. Mr. Gao's wife repeatedly requested to visit her husband but the officials still turned her down, using the excuse that Mr. Gao refused to be “transformed” [forcibly renounce Falun Gong].
  • Elderly Qin Yuping from Heilongjiang Province Dies Seven Years after Her Son's Death as a Result of Persecution

    Ms. Qin Yuping was the mother of Mr. Pan Xingfu, who was tortured almost to death in 2005 in Mudanjiang Prison and then died at home. In 2002, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities sentenced him to five years in prison because he wouldn't give up practising Falun Gong. They were both Falun Gong practitioners. On April 7th, 2012, Ms. Qin passed away seven years after the loss of her beloved son. She was 72 years old.
  • Ms. Zhang Xiuling Arrested by Police in Laishui County, Hebei Province

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhang Xiuling was arrested by Laishui County police on April 23rd, 2012. Ms. Zhang began to practise Falun Gong in May 1999. Before that, she used to suffer from neurotic headaches, neck pain, peritoneal adhesions from an appendectomy, chronic arthritis, and irregular heartbeat. A month after she began the practice, all of her illnesses disappeared. Furthermore, her family conflicts were resolved after she followed Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. Ms. Zhang used to be short-tempered and argued with her husband and daughter all the time.
  • Retired Lieutenant Colonel: I See Clearly the Evil Essence of the Chinese Communist Party

    I feel truly sorry for those who haven't realized how evil the essence of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) really is. Once upon a time, I was just like them. Although people know that corruption in the Party is very common, they continue to put their hopes in it. Although most people are puzzled by the CCP's propaganda, they never think to question it, because they don't believe that a nation-wide media publication could deceive the population of an entire country.
  • Zhao Xindong Mentally Ill After Persecution and Missing for Almost Three Years

    Mr. Zhao started practising Falun Gong in 1998. In 2000, he went to Beijing to appeal to the government for the right to practise Falun Gong. He was arrested and taken to a labour camp. After being persecuted for a year in Tuanhe Labour Camp, he became mentally ill and couldn't take care of himself. In June 2009, he went missing.
  • Wife Speaks Out Against Unjust Sentence of Mr. Tang Jian from Chongqing

    Mr. Tang Jian was arrested at work five months ago and sentenced to a three-year prison term by the Nan'an District Court in Chongqing on March 16th, 2012. He is appealing to the Chongqing Fifth Middle Court. Mr. Tang's wife describes her pain on hearing her husband was sentenced: "Every cell in my body felt as though being torn apart. The pain was indescribable. My heart felt like it would explode, and blood rushed to my throat. I was not able to breathe and the smell of blood filled the air. I collapsed." She also said, "Mr. Tang Jian does not violate any laws. It is totally wrong to detain him and sentence him."
  • Son Dies From Torture--Mother Not Allowed to View Remains Five Years Later

    Five years ago, Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Huang Fujun from Acheng District in Harbin City was tortured to death by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police. His elderly parents lived in Guangxi Province and were not in good health. Mr. Huang's wife reluctantly bore the sorrow of his death alone and didn't tell her in-laws about her husband's death, fearing that they couldn't bear the pain of losing their son. In order to seek justice, she has refused to cremate her husband's remains. However, her in-laws continually ask about their son. Finally, she couldn't keep the news from them any longer and told Mr. Huang's family about his death.