Qiao Zengyi

Chinese Name: 乔增义
Gender: Male
Age: 58
City: Haerbin City
Province: Heilongjiang
Date of Death: 2007-09-12
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2006-06-22
Most recent place of detention: Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp
Case Description:

Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Qiao Zengyi, 58, was a senior technician at Heilongjiang Province Hospital. He lived in Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province who had firmly believed in Dafa since he began the cultivation in 1997. He often spread the information about Falun Gong, explained the truth of the persecution and exhorted people to quit the CCP. Police had arrested him several times during the past eight years. At noon on June 21, 2006, the police broke into the place where he was staying. Mr. Qiao was illegally arrested by officers from the Harbin City National Security Team, the Nan'gang District Police Department, the Bashan Police Station, and the Neighborhood Administration at the No. 16 Compound of Shike Street in

Harbin City. When he was detained at Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp, Mr. Qiao was severely tortured. He contracted tuberculosis and could not eat or drink and became emaciated. He was unable to take care of himself. After being delirious for 43 days, he was eventually taken to a hospital. Even during that time, guards were assigned to watch him. Mr. Qiao died at noon on September 12, 2007. His death was a direct result of persecution.