Zhang Zhenfu

Chinese Name: 张振福
Gender: Male
Age: 60
City: Hegang City
Province: Heilongjiang
Date of Death: 2002-01-04
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention: a detention center
Case Description:

Practitioner Zhang Zhenfu, male, about 60 years old, was taken away from home during the day on January 2, 2002, by police from Shengli Police Station, Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province. On the same night, police lay in wait near his home and arrested his son Zhang Tingfan, another Falun Gong practitioner. Both father and son were detained in the local detention center.

Zhang Zhenfu went on a hunger strike right after being illegally detained. On January 4, he died during a brutal force-feeding session.