Beijing police abducted four female Falun Dafa practitioners in Beijing on December 31, 2001, while the practitioners were busy making truth clarification materials. After ten months of illegal detention, they were convicted and heavily sentenced by the Beijing First Intermediate Court on September 5, 2002.
Liao Zhaoqi, a 57-year-old Dafa practitioner and Director of Qionglai Health Care Clinic, was tortured to death at around 10 p.m. on October 3, 2002. Those responsible for her death are Dayi Rehabilitation Center Chief Zhang and Criminal Police Team Leader Zhou Wencai.
Since July 20, 1999, the Political and Security Subsection of Shijiazhuang Public Security Bureau has become a vicious team that solely and specifically persecutes Falun Gong practitioners.
According to reliable sources, Cai Mi has been tortured to the verge of death in prison. Her body is nothing but skin and bones. Her family can barely recognize her extremely distorted figure when they visit her.
Gao Shuying’s parents-in-law are over 80 years old. Her mother-in-law is paralytic. Her two children are still in high school. They all need her to look after them. In addition, her husband Xin Baodong has been persecuted many times for steadfastly practicing Falun Dafa.
Falun Dafa practitioner Zhao Dongmei, female, was a former employee of the Housing Reform Office in Linfen District, Shanxi Province. She went to Beijing to appeal in the middle of December 2000, and was illegally arrested and brought back to the Linfen City Detention Centre. She went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution, and was brutally force-fed by male prisoners, resulting in her death on December 27, 2000.
According to reliable sources in China, since Communist Party head Jiang Zemin launched the persecution of Falun Gong in 1999, Ms. Fu had been kidnapped and taken away to brainwashing classes and detention centers several times, and had been incarcerated in a mental hospital for one month.
(Falun Dafa Information Centre) – UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan may be receiving a large number of letters from Chinese citizens this year that read more like forced confessions than heart-felt appeals.
Ms. Lingxia Wu, 37, shortly before she died from torture under Jiang Zemin’s persecution of Falun Gong.
Deng Xiangyun, female, 39, was a resident of Gongnong District in Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province…On August 1, seeing that Deng was near death, the police sent her home to avoid responsibility. Deng passed away the very next day.