(Clearwisdom.net) Wang Jincai, a 43- year-old male living at College of Chinese Medicine Residence in Acheng City, went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong on December 5, 2000. He was arrested at Tiananmen Square, Beijing and was detained there for 36 hours before he was transferred to Mentougou Detention Center. There, he was slapped in the face by a policeman and at 11 p.m. was stripped of his clothes and forced to lie down on the ground outside. Then, another policeman came to kick him wherever he pleased. Wang was again detained at his local detention center for another 16 days after being held for 9 days in Beijing. On July 23, 1999, a policeman named Zhao Xintian, from the railway station police station, extorted 200 Yuan (Note: about 4-months wages for an average Chinese urban laborer) from him. In addition, on November 6, 2000, Wang was again extorted 2000 Yuan by a policeman named Xiao Shiping.

Meng Qingqiu, 34-year-old female, a worker at a recycling collection company, went to Beijing to peacefully appeal for Falun Dafa on September 25, 1999. She was sent back to the local police station on September 30, where she was held for four months and was terribly abused. On January 17, 2000, 10,000 Yuan was extorted from her by a local government official named Zhao Yujun before she was released.

Tang Yafang, a 42-year-old female living at College of Chinese Medicine Residence, was called to Heping Police Station on February 3, 2000. She was held in a detention center for 60 days simply because she refused to give up the practice of Falun Gong. She had 5000 Yuan extorted from her (perpetrator's name is Xiao Zhiping). In addition, she was beaten, verbally abused, flogged with a specially designed whip, doused with cold water, and forced to stay out in the cold.

Zhang Chunyu, a 48-year-old female living at Heping Street, Acheng City, was illegally detained for three days at the local police station because she went to the provincial government on July 24, 1999 to peacefully appeal for Falun Gong. In addition, she was fined 200 Yuan. (Main perpetrator: Ru Jitao, chief at Heping Street Police Station). On February 2, 2000, she was called to the local police station and was held there for 60 days and fined for another 5000 Yuan before she was released. During the time she was held, she was subject to all kinds of abuses: lashed with a specially designed whip, doused with cold water when it was minus 20 degree (-20o C), forced to stand by an open window to freeze after being doused, suspended by flying rings [hanging rings used in gymnastics]. (The perpetrators were Lv Qi, Yang Qi, Zhang Wenli, Zhao Benguan). On June 19, 2000, she was arrested and detained again. She was released on November 1, 2000, only after she went on a hunger strike and was in critical condition. As the local police had never given up arresting her, she was forced to leave home for three months, moving from place to place to avoid further persecution. On December 31, 2000, she went to Beijing to appeal and was arrested again. This time she was forced to stand in the freezing cold, and was not allowed to eat or sleep for 36 hours. On February 8, 2001, the "610 Office" (An agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems) , local police and her employer the Commerce Bureau, convinced her that if she could promise not to practice Falun Gong again, she wouldn't be arrested. Two weeks after she signed, she was taken into a brainwashing class. On March 5, she was detained at the detention center for 3 days and sentenced to forced labor for one year in the Wanjia Labor Camp. There, she was tortured under various means: she was forced to squat in a small cell for over 20 days, was hung up, beaten, continuously verbally abused, and forced to stand for extended periods of time.