Paralyzed from Torture, Ms. Xiao Yunying Arrested Again
(Clearwisdom.net) During the Olympic Torch Relay in Anyang City, Henan Province, disabled Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Xiao Yunying was subjected to more persecution, and was unlawfully sent to the Xinxiang Women's Prison on July 23, 2008.
Ms. Xiao Yunying, 58 years old, lives in the Huanbei residential area, Beiguan District in Anyang City. She started practicing Falun Gong in 1997. After the persecution began on July 20, 1999, Xiao Yunying was detained numerous times in a brainwashing center, but she firmly refused to write the three statements denouncing her belief. During her detention, both her legs became paralyzed due to being tortured, and she has needed special care ever since.
In August 2005, Xiao Yunying was unlawfully sentenced to six years of forced labor. Because she was diagnosed with spinal cord paraplegia and neuritis, she was ordered to serve her term outside the prison. In May 2007, her retirement pension was suddenly suspended. Ms. Xiao wrote many letters to the appropriate departments and asked that her pension be resumed. However, Wang Yuansheng from the 610 Office ordered that her pension must not be resumed because she refused to be "transformed."
On the morning of July 23, 2008, Yang Yanju, head of the "610 Office" in Beiguan District, and Gao (given name unknown), leader of the domestic security division of the Beiguan Police Department, tricked Ms. Xiao into opening the door of her house. They took her directly to prison, after saying that they were taking her for a health examination. Afterwards, they repealed the earlier court order that allowed her to serve the sentence outside of prison, and followed no legal procedures in doing so. Xiao Yunying's family members have nowhere to seek justice and they are very worried about her safety.
Another practitioner, Ms. Duan Yanlin, was arrested on the evening of July 27, and has now been sentenced to two years of forced labor. On September 1, she was sent to a forced labor camp. The police told her family members only that she had been sent south. All that the police found when ransacking her home was a few dozen pieces of paper money with messages about the persecution of Falun Gong written on them. They tried to force Duan Yanlin to tell them where she got these materials, but failed to find out anything from her.
Practitioner Ms. Su Lifen was unlawfully sentenced to four years of forced labor. She is now in the process of appealing the sentence.
Practitioner Li Aiping from Anyang City was unlawfully taken away by police officers led by Song Fulin, head of the Domestic Security Division of the Yindu District Police Department in Anyang. Song Fulin's mobile phone number is 86-13939989777.
Yang Yanju, deputy Party secretary of Beiguan 610 Office: 86-732-2263927
(Office), 86-732-2293366 (H)
Gao, leader of the National Security Brigade of Beiguan Police Department: 86-732-5118912 (Office), 86-732-2926822 (H), 86-13803729089