June 10, 2003


Editors' Note: In both Western and Chinese culture, the principle of karmic retribution, that is, being held ultimately accountable for one's own actions, is widely accepted. The fundamental teaching of Falun Gong is the characteristic of the universe, "Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance." The universe will reward actions that are in harmony with this principle, while actions such as beating, torturing and murdering people will incur karmic retribution. Stated another way, good deeds will be rewarded with good, while evildoings will meet due retribution. Articles such as this one are meant as a compassionateáreminder of this principle to those who would commit wrongdoing. While many of those who persecute Falun Gong are merely "following orders," the universal law requires that they, too, be held responsible for their actions, and that only by reversing their course of wrongdoing may they escape retribution.

Shao Wenzhang, ex-Director of Shenyang City Telecommunication Department receives death sentence for corruption

Mr. Shao Wenzhang is over 50 years old, and was the director of the Shenyang City Telecommunication Department. During his assignment in the year 2000, he illegally deprived Dafa practitioners of their jobs in his department, and persecuted several practitioners. He has recently been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to death, with a stay of execution.

Vicious prisoners and policemen in Handan City Labor Camp, Hebei Province receive immediate retribution

Mr. Du Hetao is about 30 years old. In April of 2001, when he was serving his sentence in the Handan City Labor Camp, he cooperated with the criminal police in persecuting Dafa practitioners, and the methods he used were very cruel. He beat many Dafa practitioners to the point that the practitioners' clothes were saturated with blood. In May 2001, he bribed the corrupt policemen with hundreds of thousands of Yuan,* and was released before the expiration of his term. A month later, when he was in a Karaoke bar, suddenly three outlaws barged in, brandishing knives and sharp axes, and attacked him. Eight of Du Hetao's fingers were chopped off, and his head was injured.

Mr. Cui Qingyi is over 50 years old, and is a prisoner from Daming County, Hebei Province. In April of 2001, when the criminal policemen were rampantly persecuting Dafa practitioners, he helped the police to persecute and beat Dafa practitioners. Several days later, he suddenly suffered from tuberculosis and became bedridden. His illness worsened rapidly, so he was bailed out for medical treatment. It is unknown whether he survived the illness.

Guard Li Haiming is over 30 years old. He is the Chief of the Second Team of the Handan City Labor Camp. Since July 20th, 1999 he has been directly persecuting Dafa practitioners. At the end of 2000 he was in a car accident, and one of his legs was seriously injured. After medical treatment, the splints and metal pins put into his leg could not be taken out, and today he still walks with a limp.

* Yuan is the Chinese currency. The average monthly salary of an urban worker in China is 500 Yuan.