Torture, Death Cases, Organ Harvesting

  • Doctor Zhang Dianguo Wanted and Present Whereabouts Unknown; Children Implicated

    A doctor and Falun Gong practitioner, Mr. Zhang Dianguo from Liaoning Province, has lived away from home for close to three years in order to avoid persecution. The local police ordered the arrest of Mr. Zhang, calling it “a big case.” They keep monitoring the family. Mr. Zhang’s adult children planned to look for a job, but the Communist regime refused to issue them identification documents and thus deprived them of their right to make a living.
  • Facts Regarding the Persecution of Huo Shuxiang from Dongning County, Heilongjiang Province

    Huo Shuxiang became healthy both mentally and physically after she began practising Falun Gong in 1998. She was a good and conscientious worker. In June 2007, she was arrested. Three policemen cuffed and beat Ms. Huo severely. They hit her chest fiercely. They forcefully lifted her up by the throat with their hands. She fell limply to the ground. She couldn't stop coughing, and for a long time she couldn't get up. Her physical condition continued to deteriorate to the point that it was even difficult to walk. Later, she went to the doctor, who diagnosed her with fluid in the chest and heart disease. She passed away on November 23rd, 2008 as a result of her from injuries.
  • Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Wang Hongfa Sent to Brainwashing Centre after Term of Detention Ends

    On February 1st, Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wang Hongfa was detained for fifteen days without cause by the Haizhu District 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong) and domestic security team. On February 15th, when the detention period ended, the authorities still kept him detained. Mr. Wang Hongfa was then directly sent to the brainwashing centre located in the Tangang Forced Labour Camp in Caitou, Guangzhou City.
  • Mother and Son Sent to Forced Labour Camps

    Ms. Wu Shuzhen and Mr. Zhang Mao, mother and son, were arrested by police on the evening of December 18th, 2010. When their family members made inquiries to the local authorities as to their whereabouts, they were threatened by the officers. The family found out that they had been sent to forced labour camps. Ms. Wu was taken to Hebei Province Women's Forced Labour Camp, and Mr. Zhang was taken to the forced labour camp on Taihua Street in Shijiazhuang.
  • Blinded in One Eye from Beatings in the Datong Bureau of Mines Detention Centre, Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Li Lanying Grossly Abused in a Forced Labour Camp

    Ms. Li Lanying, who worked in Datong Bureau of Mines, benefited physically and mentally after practising Falun Gong. On July 29th, 2009, the bureau posted a slanderous slogan about Falun Gong. Ms. Li went to the Bureau of Mines headquarters and exposed the persecution of Falun Gong to people near the bureau. She was arrested and held in a detention centre. While she was there, guards incited the inmates to beat and force-feed her. They beat her nearly to death. She has completely lost sight in her right eye and has only limited vision in her left eye.
  • Australian Resident, Biologist Ms. Nie Xiaomei Arrested Before Chinese New Year

    Beijing DoRun Trading Co., Ltd Chief Scientist Ms. Nie Xiaomei was arrested on February 1st, before the Chinese New Year. She is currently held in the Dongcheng District Detention Centre in Beijing. We also learned that someone placed some Falun Gong-related informational material on Ms. Nie's car. Ms. Nie picked it up and placed it on a car parked next to hers before she drove away. A security guard saw this and reported her to the police. Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Nie Xiaomei, 48 years old, studied in Australia after she graduated from university in China, and is now a permanent Australian resident. Ms. Nie's family has contacted the Australian Embassy for help.
  • Additional Information about the Persecution and Death of Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Gao Jinling from Liaoyang City

    Ms. Gao Jinling died in 2003 as a result of physical abuse during her detention. While exposing the persecution of Falun Gong when visiting her hometown in 2003, someone reported her to the police. She was arrested and police beat her badly. Without following any legal procedures, the police took Ms. Gao directly to Masanjia Forced Labour Camp. However, after a physical, the labour camp officials would not accept her. The police had no choice but to take her back home. Four agents, whose names need to be confirmed, were involved in the death of Ms. Gao.
  • The Chinese Authorities Persecute a Farm Wife

    On September 15th, 2010, six domestic security division officers broke through Ms. Bai Qunfang's fence while she was planting seeds and arrested her. The officers took her to the Legal Education Centre (a brainwashing centre) in Xinjin and pressured her to give up her belief in Falun Gong. She was brainwashed, injected with unknown drugs, and tortured to the brink of death before she was sent to hospital. She was diagnosed with a cerebral haemorrhage and cerebral vascular sclerosis. On October 24th, she was discharged from the hospital because she could not pay for the medical expenses.
  • Mr. Huang Cheng, 56, Dies in Liaoning Province after Years of Severe Torture

    Mr. Huang Cheng used to have severe health problems but after practising Falun Gong, all of his sicknesses disappeared. Mr. Huang was very considerate of others and was well-liked by friends and work colleagues. However, because of the persecution of Falun Gong, from 1999 to 2010, Huang Cheng was arrested and taken into custody 15 times. During those years, he was held in police stations, detention centres,drug rehabilitation centres, brainwashing centres, forced labour camps and prisons. He suffered severe physical torture as well as financial extortion, harassment, and his home was ransacked. The Taihe District Court sentenced Mr. Huang to six years in prison in August 2008. He was mercilessly tortured. Mr. Huang died on February 24th, 2011.
  • Mr. Hu Mingliang Arrested after Suing the Labour Camp Where His Daughter Ms. Hu Miaomiao Was Sexually Abused

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Hu Miaomiao, a woman in her mid-twenties, was detained at the First Section of Hebei Province Women's Forced Labour Camp in Shijiazhuang City for one year of forced labour. Under orders from Wang Weiwei, the section chief, several inmates tortured her. They used extremely base methods, including sexually abusing. The torture caused tremendous damage to her both physically and psychologically. Three months have passed, and Ms. Hu has still not fully recovered from the trauma. Her father, Mr. Hu Mingliang, was secretly arrested on February 24th, for suing the authorities responsible for the mistreatment of his daughter.
  • Eyewitness Account: How Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Liu Shuling Was Persecuted to Death by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

    On July 3rd, 2010, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Liu Shuling, 55, was tortured to death at the Harbin Drug Rehabilitation Centre in Heilongjiang Province. According to witnesses, Ms. Liu was placed in a metal chair and killed by shocks from electric batons. There was a ring of ecchymosis (discolouration of the skin as a result of bruising) at the back of her left ear and neck. Ms. Liu's family received notification on July 3rd from the rehabilitation centre stating that Ms. Liu died suddenly in the toilet from a heart attack. According to a detainee at the rehabilitation centre, no one was allowed to go to the toilet, and each person had a bucket in their room to relieve themselves.
  • Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Wang Lei from Beijing Suffers Nervous Breakdown As a Result of Persecution

    Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wang Lei has been relentlessly persecuted by the local police and 610 Office (an organisation of special agents just for persecuting Falun Gong). She was arrested nine times. Her mental problems relapsed upon her arrest in October 2010. She was recently released. Her mental problems stem from the extreme trauma she suffered when she was arrested during the 2008 Olympics. Ms. Liu Shuxian and Ms. Wang Haiyan, mother and daughter practitioners, who were arrested the same day as Ms. Wang Lei, were each sentenced to two and a half years of forced labour.
  • Seven-year-old Daughter of Falun Gong Practitioners Suffers Miserable Childhood Due to Persecution of Parents by Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

    Seven-year-old Niu Qingqing, came from Beijing to New York on January 27th. Since she was born, she has been with her mother for less than two years. Both her father and her mother, Ms. Zhang Lianying, are Falun Gong practitioners. They were arrested and detained many times by police because of the persecution of Falun Gong. When her mother was arrested, Qingqing was 18 months old. Ms. Zhang was released in December 2007 and reunited with Qingqing, who was four at the time, two years after her arrest. Ms. Zhang was incarcerated in the Masanjia Forced Labour Camp. She suffered the “stretching torture” and guards shocked her with electric batons until her flesh was burnt.
  • Elderly Falun Gong Practitioner from Dandong, Liaoning Province Persecuted

    I am an elderly female Falun Gong practitioner from Dandong, Liaoning Province. I have been persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for practising Falun Gong and suffered two years of forced labour. I was injured severely. I cannot see clearly with my left eye. I lost seven teeth and I weigh less than 90 pounds. Guards used former practitioners to try to brainwash me to renounce Falun Gong. However, the CCP's coercion cannot change my heart. I still firmly believe in Falun Gong.
  • Crimes Committed by Chinese Communist Party Staff in Wanzhou District, Chongqing

    Chinese Communist Party (CCP) staff from Chongqing have recently found a new way of deceiving Falun Gong practitioners and the world’s people, by “involving the local departments” to try and achieve their target of “transforming” [forcibly renounce Falun Gong] practitioners. The benefits received by the involved units depend on whether the units achieve their “transformation” quotas or not. At the end of the year, when the higher authorities come for inspection, if they have not achieved their quota, all the employees will be punished, and won’t get their yearly bonuses.