Following mass arrests of Falun Gong practitioners in Wuhan during April and May, 2011, the Wuhan 610 Office recently initiated another “top priority effort” and has arrested seven more Falun Gong practitioners, most of whom are intellectuals.
The practitioners were arrested for using the Internet “in an organized manner” to send publications overseas, thus allegedly committing the crime of leaking national secrets in an attempt to subvert the Chinese government.
Ms. He Xiuling, a Falun Gong practitioner from Yantai City, was transferred from a detention center to a hospital in March 2004 for meningitis. She was later taken to the morgue while still breathing and her lower back was bandaged. Her husband Xu Chengben suspected that his wife had her kidneys harvested while she was still alive. The police tried to pay him 100,000 yuan to keep him quiet, but he refused. When Mr.
Ms. Chen Hongzhou, a Falun Gong practitioner from Baozang Township, Qifeng Town of Luzhou City in Sichuan Province, was arrested and sent to the Er'ehu Brainwashing Center by local authorities on her 70th birthday on April 26, 2012. The Er'ehu Brainwashing Center is known for persecuting Falun Gong practitioners. According to a recent Minghui article, two practitioners were poisoned to death at the center in 2012.
A Tibetan nomadic herder set himself on fire to protest against the Chinese regime’s decades-old occupation of Tibet in the central-western province of Qinghai on Friday, sparking mass demonstrations and a subsequent security crackdown.
Tibetan human rights groups said Tamdin Thar, who is believed to be in his 60s, was killed after he set himself on fire outside the People’s Armed Police compound, which is said to house military personnel, in Chentsa near the border with the Tibet Autonomous Region.
After the Chinese regime sent tanks and soldiers to kill students calling for democracy in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, key leaders of the Chinese Communist Party were busy making strategies to turn public opinion in their favor.
The massacre happened early in the morning, and an eye witness saw soldiers of the Chinese military, disguised as protesters, brutally murder a soldier in the large crowd.