Mr. Liu Jinglu and His Wife, Ms. Sun Lixiang, Tell the Court the Police Used Physical Torture to Extract a Confession (Photos)

( On the morning of October 30, 2008, the Jixi City Jiguan Area Court in Heilongjiang Province held a trial for Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Liu Jinglu and his wife, Ms. Sun Lixiang. During the trial, Ms. Sun accused the police of forcing her to "confess" by means of physical torture. The public prosecutor asked that the court adjourn to further investigate her claim.

Additional Information - How Ms. Zhang Dezhen Died after an Injection of an Unknown Drug in Shandong Province (Photo)

( Ms. Zhang Dezhen, 38, was a biology teacher employed by the Mengyin County Sixth High School (also called the Jiuzhai High School). On September 19, 2002, she was once again arrested and detained in Mengyin County Detention Center. She went on hunger strike to protest, and was force-fed in the Mengyin County Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital multiple times. On January 31, 2003, Chinese New Year Eve, she died after an injection of an unknown drug.

Mr. Li Cheng Sentenced to Five Years in Prison (Huanan County, Heilongjiang Province)

( Mr. Li Cheng, a Falun Dafa (a.k.a Falun Gong) practitioner residing in Huanan County, was sentenced to five years in prison in Huanan County, Heilongjiang Province. On October 28, 2008, he was taken to No. 861 Prison in Qitaihe City.

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