Wang Yuhuan

Chinese Name: 王玉环
Gender: Female
Age: 52
City: Changchun City
Province: Jilin
Date of Death: 2008-10-08
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2007-05-09
Most recent place of detention: Changchun City Forced Labor Camp Central Hospital
Case Description:

Ms. Wang Yuhuan was born in 1955 and was a retired worker. During the past 8 years of persecution of Falun Gong, she was arrested and detained more than ten times. She suffered the torture method of Tiger Bench for three days and two nights until her ankle bones were exposed from the constant grinding of the shackles and the tendons in her arms were torn through repeated beatings by the police. Her face was shocked and charred from being beaten with electric batons. Her eyeballs were burnt with cigarettes, and ears punctured with bamboo toothpicks. Her body was covered with bloody cuts and injuries. She was stripped naked and tied down on wooden boards with their limbs spread out for 26 days, suffering insult and humiliation by guards, prison doctors and male inmates.

On May 9, 2007, Changchun City police arrested Ms. Wang Yuhuan put her into the Rongguang Street Police Station. She was then transferred by the Changchun City National Security Team to a secret place in Jingyuetan, Changchun City and interrogated that night. When Wang Yuhuan was transferred back to the Rongguang Street Police Station, she was already injured and had to be carried by two policemen. Later on she was taken to and detained in the No. 3 Detention Center in Changchun City. Ms. Wang fainted during the admission checkup and had to be carried away by two policemen. On the morning of September 24, 2007, Ms. Wang passed away in the Changchun City Forced Labor Camp Central Hospital. Relatives and friends did not receive notification of her death until October 8, 2007.