Other News, Exposing the Persecution

Torture | Kidnapping | Brainwashing | Illegal Detention and Imprisonment | Extortion | Persecution Throughout Society | Inside the Labour Camps | Individual Accounts | 6-10 Office | Death Cases | Organ Harvesting

  • Ms. Shi Jinhua Sentenced to Prison on False Evidence

    Ms. Shi Jinhua, 72, was arrested in Shanghai on June 4th, 2010. On October 25th, 2010, she was sentenced to four years in prison for mailing letters that explain the facts about Falun Gong. In prison, to force her into renouncing Falun Gong, the guards tied Ms. Shi's hands behind her back and force-fed her unknown drugs. Over the past 11 years, Ms. Shi has been arrested and detained 14 times. During detention, she has suffered brutal torture and beatings. Her home has been ransacked many times, and many of her personal belongings have been confiscated. Money has been extorted from her several times.
  • A Healthy Man Tortured for Almost 5 Years in a Mental Hospital, His Mother Attacked When She Went to Visit Him

    Mr. Zhao Xianghai was young and healthy and never complained, but the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) persecuted him due to his firm belief in Falun Gong. In August 2007, officials from Xiangtan City 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) conspired with the staff at Mr. Zhao's workplace to put him in a mental hospital. Over a long period of time, doctors and nurses injected him with unknown substances. As a result, Mr. Zhao, who had been very healthy, became very weak. On March 30th, 2012, when his mother went to see him, medical workers surrounded her and roughly searched her.
  • Crimes Committed by the 610 Office of Mudanjiang City's Political and Legislative Affairs Committee

    On March 27th, police arrested Ms. Yan Fenghua because she practised Falun Gong. Ms. Yan was at the police station applying for her husband's death certificate and later was detained without any reason. Her husband had been a practitioner who died as a result of persecution. The third police station and officials from Hailin City took Ms. Yan to a brainwashing centre in Mudanjiang City.
  • After Falun Gong Cured Ms. Zhou Guilan of Lung Cancer, the Heilongjiang Province 610 Office Persecuted Her to Death

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhou Guilan was arrested by officers from the Beilin District 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) on September 15th, 2011. After being sentenced to three and a half years in prison, she filed an appeal and sued the Suihua 610 Office over this injustice. Her family hired an attorney to defend her, but before a second trial date was set, she died in a detention centre on March 29th, 2012.
  • Ms. Guo Ling Attained a New Life Practising Falun Dafa, but Abuse at Yunnan Prison Renders Her Almost Paralyzed

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Guo Ling, 55, contracted polio when she was a baby, and the effects of this disease followed her to middle age. She started Falun Gong practice in April 1997. Shortly afterwards, all signs of illness disappeared. After July 20th 1999, Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) brutal persecution of Falun Gong this disabled woman experienced several abductions and incarcerations at the Yunnan No. 2 Women's Prison for seven years, including forced labour. In October 2011, Ms. Guo was diagnosed with femoral head necrosis and was bailed out for medical treatment. CCP personnel still closely monitored her. She was almost completely paralyzed because of the abuse.
  • Respected Business Owner from Tanghai County, Hebei Province Incarcerated at Mental Hospital

    Tanghai County Domestic Security Division head Li Fuguo colluded with the Tanghai County Detention Centre on April 6th, 2012. They took Mr. Zheng Xiangxing to Tangshan City's Ankang Hospital, which is actually a mental hospital. In this place, as a form of torture, Falun Gong practitioners are known to have been injected or administrated with unknown drugs. Li Fuguo deceived Mr. Zheng's family into paying huge sums of money for his “medical treatment.” In actuality, they were paying to have their loved one abused and tortured.
  • Two Cases of Injustice Involving Zhou Yongkang and His Accomplices in Wuhan City, Hubei Province in 2011

    Around April 2011, Zhou Yongkang visited Wuhan. Two weeks later, the Domestic Security Division of Wuhan Police Department launched a mass arrest of local practitioners. At least nineteen practitioners had their homes ransacked and were arrested and sent to a brainwashing centre on April 19th and May 5th, 2011. Under the directive of Hubei Province 610 Office [office specially for persecting Falun Gong], the brainwashing centre tortured the practitioners during interrogation, attempting to extract “criminal evidence.”
  • The Involvement of Bo Xilai and Wang Lijun in Live Organ Harvesting Crimes

    The recent events surrounding Wang Lixun and Bo Xilai have provided major clues into the crimes of harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. Bo and Wang are two of the main suspects implicated in the crimes of live organ harvesting. According to a U.S. official with knowledge of the situation, the documents that Wang Lijun submitted to the U.S. Consulate included a section of great value which contains relevant evidence on how Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang have been involved in organ harvesting.
  • Mr. Cai Qiliang and Ms. Ma Gaiqin Arrested in Xuchang City, Henan Province

    Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Ma Gaiqin and her husband, Mr. Cai Qiliang were arrested recently by Chinese Communist Party police, and the police ransacked their home. There is now no one to care for their elderly family members at home. Mr. Cai and Ms. Ma are currently being held in the Gaoqiaoying Detention Centre in Xuchang City.
  • Mr. Lin Wenhui from Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, Dies After Being Abused in a Forced Labour Camp

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Lin Wenhui was subjected to long term incarceration by the authorities. Before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he was taken to a forced labour camp in Inner Mongolia and detained for two years. Shortly after his release, he was arrested again and taken to another forced labour camp. He was diagnosed with liver ascites. The camp authorities didn't want to be held responsible for his condition and released him on medical parole. Mr. Lin died on March 10th, 2012.
  • Retired Nurse Sentenced to Five-Year Prison Term – Injected with Unknown Drugs in Yunnan Women's Prison

    On May 31st, 2008, while visiting her son Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhang Lei, 52, was arrested by plainclothes police and sentenced to five years in prison. At the Yunnan Second Women's Prison, Ms. Zhang stayed steadfast in her belief in Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. Instigated by the prison guards, Ms. Zhang was brutally beaten by the prisoners eight times and subjected to torture methods including “hanging up in the air” three times, solitary confinement three times, sitting on a small stool for long periods of time, and was injected against her will with unknown drugs. Ms. Zhang has suffered mentally and physically.
  • World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong Publishes Case Report of Conversation with Witness to Organ Harvesting

    A female Falun Gong practitioner in her 30s had wounds and scars covering her entire body, after one week of severe torment and forced food intake. On April 9th, 2002, a certain office of the Public Security Bureau of Liaoning province sent two military surgeons. They transferred this practitioner to another place. Under the circumstances that this female practitioner was fully conscious, without using any anesthetics, they harvested her heart, kidneys and other organs. The witness was an armed police guard by that time and witnessed the entire process of live organ harvesting.
  • Shenyang Police Tortured Older Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Meng Yue Before Subjecting Her to Forced Labour Term

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Meng Yue from Shenyang City was arrested on March 9th. Ms. Meng was subjected to force-feedings in the detention centre. The police also kept her shackled and put other torture instruments on her while forcing her to remain in a fixed position for eight days. Ms. Meng is currently in the Masanjia Forced Labour Camp. She is in extreme pain, and her physical condition is worrying.
  • Mr. Li Chengshun from Tangshan City Sent to Hebei Pronvince No. 1 Forced Labour Camp Again

    Six policemen broke into Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Chengshun’s home at 7:30 a.m. on February 25th. They arrested him and confiscated his Falun Gong books and two mobile phones. Mr. Li was then sent to the Hebei Province First Forced Labour Camp (also known as Kaiping Forced Labour Camp in Tangshan) on March 23rd and was sentenced to two years of imprisonment. This is the third time he has been subjected to long-term detention.
  • 610 Office Attempts to Break Lock and Arrest Ms. Jin Yanqiu from Xianfeng County, Hubei Province Fail

    Recently, Hubei Province authorities repeatedly went to the home of Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Jin Yanqiu and attempted to pry open her door, but were unsuccessful. They picked up Ms. Jin's husband and took his house key, but still were unable to open the door. On March 14th, the authorities brought a locksmith to the home of Ms. Jin in the morning and evening, in an attempt to force open the security door, but still did not succeed.