Ma Xiao

Chinese Name: 马孝
Gender: Male
Age: 59
City: Lingyuan City
Province: Liaoning
Date of Death: 2007-02-18
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2005-06-30
Most recent place of detention: Dayingzi Labor Camp in Chaoyang City
Case Description:
Mr. Ma Xiao, 59, was a peasant. He lived in Group 4, Sanguandianzi Village, Lingbei Town, Lingyuan City. Officers from the Lingbei Town Police Station arrested him several times. Mr. Ma was sentenced to three years in prison in 2001 and was held in the No. 3 Prison in Shenyang City and also in the No. 2 Masanjia Prison in Shenyang City for three years. Mr. Ma was arrested again on June 30, 2005, by Li Xinghai and other officers from Lingbei Police Station. They sentenced him to three years of forced labor. He was held in Dayingzi Labor Camp in Chaoyang City, where he was tortured until he vomited blood and was in critical condition. The labor camp authorities took him home in February 2006. Ma Xiao died on February 18, 2007.