Ms. Ma Duo, a 26-year-old practitioner, has been illegally sentenced to three years in prison by the Jiamusi Suburban Court. Ms. Ma and her family have appealed the case. They hired attorneys from Beijing to defend Ms. Ma. When attorneys from Beijing and Ms. Ma's family went to the Jiamusi City Intermediate Court to process the paperwork for representing Ms. Ma, a dozen plainclothes police officers took Ms. Ma's relatives into custody right in front of the attorneys.
The Huaihua City government, 610 Office, and other departments use the excuse of ensuring "safety" during the Olympics and the Olympic torch coming to Hunan Province in order to implement increased persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. Acts of persecution have included arrests, ransacking of homes and harassment in cities, counties, and villages.
Practitioner Mr. Zhang Tao from Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province was tortured to death by the CCP. His daughter, Ms. Zhang Jianhui, was sentenced to prison for ten years and is currently being held in the Harbin City Women's Prison. His wife, Ms. Yao Caiwei, has been arrested many times, sentenced to forced labor camps twice, and longs for her husband and the return of her daughter.
My name isHuang Kui. I enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Tsinghua University in 1999. On December 16, 2000, I was illegally arrested at Zhuhai City in Guangdong Province. On December 18, I was transferred to the notorious Zhuhai City No. 2 Detention Center where I was tortured.
On the morning of July 4, 2008, officers from Chang'an Police Station in Dadong District, Shenyang City tried to arrest Ms. Chen Yumei, 48, on Pangjiang Street near Ms. Chen's neighborhood. They brutally beat and kicked her. Many bystanders witnessed the brutality, and saw that Ms. Chen passed out from the beating.
Since Ms. Yin Fengxiu, a practitioner from Yining City, Xinjiang Province, was arrested on June 12, 2008, the Yining police have arrested about 20 more practitioners. The police first made the arrests and then determined the charges.
Ms. Lang Fengxian, in her 60s, lived in the Gaojiayuan Neighborhood in Chaoyang District, Beijing. She used to have breast cancer, but she recovered after she started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996. After July 20, 1999, she firmly held onto her faith in "Truthfulness-Compassion- Forbearance," was sentenced to forced labor by 610 Office agents, and her old sickness recurred. She was bailed out for medical parole.
For many years, the Jiangxi Province Women's Forced Labor Camp has been notorious for its persecution of Falun Dafa practitioners. The following article exposes the crimes in the camp with the intention to arouse public awareness of the cruelty of the Chinese Community Party (CCP).
In May 2008, it was reported that eight Falun Gong practitioners died as a direct result of the persecution. Among them, two were female and three were over 50 years old. All eight victims died between January and May of this year, 2008, with three of the eight deaths occurring in May. The Minghui/Clearwisdom website has revealed that among the 42 confirmed death reports between January and May 2008, thirty-four died within the period of January to May.
The Chinese government has consistently denied the fact that it uses violence in the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. However, there is one fact that not even the Chinese government can deny - namely, the massive death rate of Falun Gong practitioners in police custody.