Gao Xianmin

Chinese Name: 高献民
Gender: Male
Age: 41
City: Guangzhou City
Province: Guangdong
Date of Death: 2000-01-17
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 1999-12-31
Most recent place of detention: Tangxia Detention Center in Tianhe District
Case Description:

On December 31, 1999, Gao was arrested in the Tianhe Park of Guangzhou City while having a picnic. The police claimed that he lost consciousness on January 7, 2000, during the hunger strike, and died in the hospital. It was suspected that he was suffocated to death when force-fed with high-density salt water. Tiananmen Square October 1st, 2000 (Continued)

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