Clearwisdom Weekly Persecution News - March 17 ~ 22, 2009
Ms. Yang Miao was abducted at her workplace before the Beijing Olympic Games. Within two days, she was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor. She was tortured to the point of near death, but the police denied her medical parole due to the CCP's "Two Conferences" were about to be held.
The police claimed they would detain her in a forced labor camp for six to eighteen months, because she did Falun Gong exercises.
Police interrogate a five-year-old after arresting her parents. Her response is used to justifiy an additional sentence for her parents.
- 610 Office Deceives Defense Attorneys--Mr. Liu Jinglu and Ms. Sun Lixiang End up Sentenced to Nine-Year Terms
After a court tries them without allowing attorneys present, Liu and Sun hire lawyers to appeal. The 610 office interferes trying to deceive their family into firing the lawyers.
- Prisoners at Jinzhou Prison Send Out Appeal Letter after Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Zhang Litian Was Beaten to Death (Photos)
Prisoners (not all Falun Gong practitioners) seek relief from intolerable conditions and justice for the respected practitioner Mr. Zhang Litian whose death by beating has been covered up.
Ms. Ma Xiulan was arrested for passing out materials to clarify the truth about Falun Gong. After being abused in the detention center for six months, she died in a military police hospital.
Without any legal documents, the police arrested Ms. Liang Yuzhen and searched her house on February 25, 2009, because she distributed Falun Gong informational materials in the countryside.
Clearwisdom.net and its Chinese-language sister-website (minghui.ca) provide first-hand reports about the horrors of the persecution of Falun Gong in China. Dozens of reports are received every day from the victims of torture, the wrongfully imprisoned, and families crippled by the senseless hardship and grief for their loved ones imposed by the persecution. In contrast, the websites also report positive news and events from the more than 80 countries around the world where Falun Gong is practiced, and serve as an online forum for practitioners to share stories of the good things Falun Gong has brought to their lives. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
Category: Bi-monthly newsletter