(Clearwisdom.net) Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Gao Weixi from Changchun City, Jilin Province was planning to visit his daughter out of town on May 10, 2007. He has been separated from his daughter for eight years; his daughter went to the United States while he was under persecution. On May 9, 2007, he was arrested by police from the Nanguan District Department and Jilin Province Department.

Mr. Gao Weixi's daughter went to the United States in 1999. When her first child was born, her father was illegally detained in a forced labor camp. When her second child was born, her mother was on the Chinese Communist Party's wanted list and had no living resources, and her father was forced to leave home after being released to avoid being arrested again. Mr. Gao's daughter suffered from poor health due to worrying about her parents' safety. She was so eager for this planned family reunion after being separated for eight years, but her father was arrested again.

On May 10, 2007, the family could not find Mr. Gao at the train station like they had planned. They anxiously waited several days for him, but there was no news from him at all. Finally, they went by train to look for him at the house he rented in Changchun City; they found two policemen, who had been living there for several days. The family learned that the officers had already arrested one practitioner (name unknown) who had come to visit Mr. Gao during those past few days. The two policemen were shocked to find his family members and asked them how they knew him. The family members requested to see Mr. Gao, but the policemen said, "We found three big bags of Falun Gong materials in this place. Five books are enough to have him sentenced. Mr. Gao has been detained in the Changchun City Third Detention Center, and once he is sentenced, he will be permitted visits."

It is unknown how severely Mr. Gao is being mistreated in the detention center, and his family is very worried about him.

June 1, 2007