Chinese Name: 王桂菊
Occupation: engineer/Beijing Steel Metallurgy Research Institute
Date of Death: 2002-05
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention: brainwashing session held by the Haidian District
According to reports from Beijing, Ms. Wang Guiju, a 62-year-old engineer, retired from the Beijing Steel Metallurgy Research Institute, was arrested on April 27. The arrest took place at the campus of the People's University and was conducted by the Haidian Police Station and the People's University Neighborhood Committee. She was tortured to death in mid-May. The Beijing authority has claimed that Ms. Wang had committed suicide by jumping from a building. They had prohibited Ms. Wang's relatives who had traveled to Beijing for the funeral from contacting anyone.
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