Li Xince

Chinese Name: 李新策
Gender: Male
Age: 43
City: Mianyang City
Province: Sichuan
Date of Death: 2002-04
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2002-03
Most recent place of detention: Xinhua Forced Labor Camp in Mianyang City
Case Description:

Mr. Li Xince, 43, was a mechanic at an auto repair factory in Zigong City, Sichuan Province.

In February 2000, Li went to Beijing to appeal. He was arrested and sent back to Zigong City Detention Center. In early 2002, he went to Beijing to appeal for a second time, and was again arrested and sent back to the Zigong Detention Center. Later he was illegally sentenced to "education through forced labor" and detained at the Xinhua Labor Camp in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. He was tortured to death there between April and May of 2002.