Kidnapping, Extortion, Persecution Throughout Society

  • Hong Kong Practitioner: Shanghai Police Abducted My Mother For Telling People the Truth about the Persecution

    I am a practitioner from Hong Kong. My mother Zhu Wenxian is also a Falun Gong practitioner. On November 9, 2004, my mother was talking to people about the true situation of Falun Gong in a market in Shanghai when the Shanghai police abducted her. This is not the first time the police have abducted her. She is still being detained.
  • When Can Five-Year-Old Zhan Xuanhong Be Reunited with His Imprisoned Father, Mother and Grandmother?

    A boy named Zhan Xuanhong was born in November 1999. He lives in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province. He has been separated from family members since he was a toddler due to the persecution of Falun Gong, and has suffered tremendously. When he was only two years old, he was deprived of his father's care. Later, he was deprived of his mother's as well.
  • Information about Shao Linyao, Son of Deceased Falun Gong Practitioner Shao Hui from Huadian City

    Shao Linyao had a healthy and happy childhood in a loving family environment. His happiness, however, did not last long because Jiang's faction arrested his parents time and time again. Since turning three years old, he has been deprived of his parents and subjected to loneliness, helplessness and terror.
  • Distraught Teen-Aged Daughter Attempts Suicide After the Murder of her Innocent Mother

    Ms. Li Qingqing, 13 years old, is a student in the Jiangjin Heping Middle School. She lives in the Ninth Section of Zhouwu Village, Luohuang Town, Jiangjin City in Chongqing. Qingqing became an orphan when she was only nine years old. Her father died of illness in 2000, and her mother died as the result of persecution in 2001 for practising Falun Gong. Li Qingqing lost not only the love of her mother but the warmth of her family. She has had to live in her uncle's home and often cries for her mother.
  • Propagandists in China under Investigation; Chinese Social Science Academy at the Top of the List

    According to human rights organisations, it is confirmed through investigation that the Chinese Social Science Academy and its branches have established organisations and institutions specialised in studying the ideology to be used in the anti-Falun Gong movement. Those organisations have used their power under the guise of academic research to slander Falun Gong, instigate hatred towards it, and implement tactics to persecute it. They are also suspected of having influenced other authorities to use mental hospitals to torture Falun Gong practitioners with nerve-damaging drugs.
  • Current Situation of Wang Yuexing, Orphaned Son of Practitioner Wang Kemin from Daqing City

    Falun Gong practitioner Wang Kemin, from Daqing City in Heilongjiang Province, was persecuted many times. He died on May the 8th 2003, shortly after police pounded on his door, attempting to break in to arrest him. His son was left orphaned after his father died. He is one of many children whose parents have been killed in the five years of persecution against Falun Gong.
  • Six-Year Old Twins Sun Ri And Sun Yue in Shuangcheng City Lost Their Mother in March 2004 - Ms. Xiao Yali Dies From the Brutalities of Force Feeding

    On March the 6th 2004, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Xiao Yali from Dongfa Village of Zhoujia Township in Shuangcheng City of Heilongjiang Province died during force-feeding in Shuangcheng City No. 2 Detention Centre. The following is some information about Ms. Xiao's twin children, Sun Ri and Sun Yue.
  • Orphan of a Practitioner who Lost his Life in the Persecution Is Missing

    Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Miao Qisheng from Shenyang City, Liaoning Province passed away on May the 14th 2002 as a result of the persecution by Xianggong Police Station officers in the Huanggu District of Shenyang City. His son Miao Yumeng, around 13 years old, suffers from heart disease and his whereabouts is unknown.
  • Pinochet Faces Trial so Why Wait to Bring Jiang and His Accomplices to Justice?

    According to Jiang Zemin and his regime's confidential orders he stated with regards to those who practise Falun Gong, "Beating them to death is counted as suicide, there is no need for their families to identify the bodies, and cremate them directly," a state of affairs even more startling then that enacted by Pinochet has existed in China for over five years. This ongoing persecution has resulted in over 1,100 confirmed deaths. According to internal statistics generated by Chinese officials, the death toll at the end of 2001 had actually reached 1600.
  • A Brief History of Events Leading Up to Jiang Zemin's Irrational Persecution of Falun Gong in China

    Today, elderly Chinese people can still vividly recall the series of framing, fabrications and persecution cases during the "Anti-rightist" movement and the Cultural Revolution. After the economic reform and "opening-up" policies took effect, China's economy developed quickly and the financial environment loosened up, but the same cannot be said about the government's iron-fisted control on diversity of thought.
  • Torture Leaves Shandong Province Practitioner Ma Zhixin Disabled - His Wife Is Unjustly Jailed

    Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Ma Zhixin from Anqiu City lost the ability to take care of himself due to persecution. His wife, Zhang Zhenfang, was sentenced to five years in prison in 2002, because she practises Falun Gong. Currently she is being detained in Jinan Women's Prison. On top of that, in the past five years of persecution, Ma Zhixin and his family have had a total of 69,842 yuan extorted from them, by officials and police.
  • Officials in Hebei Province Extort Over Five Hundred Thousand Yuan from Falun Gong Practitioners

    From July 30, 1999 to November 30, 2003, officials in Baoding City, Hebei Province extorted a total of 501,900 Yuan from Falun Gong practitioners. "610 Office" head often ordered Falun Gong practitioners to give him money, food, and other items. In addition, these officials organized many campaigns to search practitioners' homes and send practitioners to brainwashing classes. When they arrested any practitioners, they first questioned the practitioners about their financial circumstances, then extorted money from the wealthier practitioners and sent the poorer practitioners to a labour camp or long-term imprisonment.
  • A Non-Practitioner's Eyewitness Account of the Police Brutality on Tiananmen Square in July 2001

    I am not a Falun Gong practitioner, but my mother and my older sister are. On July 20, 2001, I went to Tiananmen Square to look for my mother and my sister who went to appeal for Falun Gong. From July 20 to July 22, when I was looking for them, I observed a more complete picture of the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. Several policemen in the centre were hitting Falun Gong practitioners on the head with electric batons. Practitioners' blood was sprayed all over a banner, yet they still carried on holding the banner and protecting it with their bodies.
  • Family Tragedy: A Little Girl Longs for Her Mother, Luo Zhixiang, Who Died as a Result of Persecution

    Huang Ying's father is illegally imprisoned because he practises Falun Gong and her mother was killed whilst incarcerated for the same reason. She now lives with her grandparents in a dilapidated house made of sun-dried mud bricks. She has never told her grandmother about the death of her mother. because she is in poor health and they don't want to shock her.
  • Recent News of Wang Boru, The Orphaned Son of Practitioner Wang Hongbin who was Tortured to Death

    Wang Boru witnessed many occasions where the police ransacked his house like burglars. On the morning of July 20, 1999, over 20 plainclothes policemen broke into his house and arrested both his father and mother. At that time, Wang Boru was less than 10 years old and he was so scared that he cried loudly. After the event, nobody was there to take care of him for over 50 days. He wandered around by himself.