Zhang Wenjun

Chinese Name: 张文君
Gender: Female
Age: 69
Province: Chongqing
Occupation: Jianshe Industry Group Corp.
Date of Death: 2005-08
Date of Most Recent Arrest: 2004
Most recent place of detention:
Case Description:

Ms. Zhang Wenjun, 69, a retiree of Jianshe Industry Group Corp. from Chongqing City, was persecuted to death.

Between Summer and Autumn 2004, police from the Xiejiawan Police Station illegally arrested Zhang Wenjun and sent her to the Maojiashan Women's Forced Labor Camp in Jiangbei City for two years of forced labor. Due to high blood pressure, she was sent back home for medical treatment. However, she was persecuted by Li Lisen, Wu Jiuke and other members of the 610 Office in her work unit. Her pension was unreasonably suspended and she was left without any assistance in her difficult situation. She had been monitored closely by the Public Security Bureau. Zhang Wenjun was detained in prison for over a year. She suffered from hunger and cold and had edema before she passed away in August 2005.