Chen Heping

Chinese Name: 陈和平
Gender: Male
Age: 53
City: Honghu City
Province: Hubei
Date of Death: 2004-10-15
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention: a brainwashing center
Case Description:

Mr. Chen Heping was 53 years old. He lived in Yanwo Town, Honghu City, Hubei Province. Mr. Chen Heping began practicing Falun Dafa in November 1998. On December 28, 2000, he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Dafa. The "610 Office" of Honghu City arrested him and sentenced him to two years in Shayang Labor Camp of Hubei Province. While in the labor camp, he was subjected to many tortures and forced to do hard labor. He developed high blood pressure while there. On September 28, 2001, Mr. Chen was released on medical parole when his health deteriorated.

In October 2002, during the People's Congress and the Political Consultation Conference, the policemen from the Second Detention Center of Honghu City arrested Mr. Chen Heping from his bed. They tortured him for three months. In October 2003, he was unjustly brought to a brainwashing center and persecuted until he became very frail. Due to the prolonged period of harassment and physical torture, Mr. Chen Heping passed away at 2 p.m. on October 15, 2004.