October 31, 1999, News from Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China:Mr. Gu Zhi-yi, a Falun Gong contact person in his 60s in Chongqing, was arrested on July 19th. In the jail, he has endured 24 types of inhumane tortures, including the "Tiger Stool"(lash thighs on a bench and then bent legs to the opposite direction by adding bricks under the heels), piercing through fingers with sharp bamboo sticks, electric chair, and electric shocks by connecting the head and bottom, etc.
When Gu Zhi-yi was asked whether he would continue to
practice Falun Gong, he answered "Yes" firmly all the time. When he appeared
on TV, he said, "Fellow practitioners, you ought to be clear-minded!"
Consequently, many practitioners in Sichuan Province have become awakened
and stood up to the challenge. Mr. Gu is still in custody.
Dong Bu-yun Dedicated her life for Falun DafaDong Bu-yun, female, 36. An elementary school teacher of Lanshan District, Lin-yi City, Shandong Province. She went to Beijing to appeal on July 20. Later she was arrested in Beijing and was escorted back by the police of Lanshan District on September 20. She was then under the custody of the school. It was said that she was detained in an office on the second floor and was not allowed to go home. The guard watched her day and night.
She was required to watch TV and learn the policy on
Falun Gong by the central committee. She was also required to write a pledge
of giving up Falun Gong etc. She declared with determination that the propaganda
on the TV was all fabricated, and they were vicious slanders on Mr. Li
Hongzhi. She also refused to write the pledge. Instead, she wrote a letter
of resignation. She would rather give up her job than give up Falun Gong.
On the second day, it was said that she jumped out of the building and
got killed in the midnight. Her body was cremated in a rush before the
noon. Fellow practitioners felt extreme grievance for losing such an outstanding
Wang Yin-ke Was Deceived and Got Jailed
In Shijiazhuang, all Falun Gong practitioners are required
to follow four rules: 1, no contact; 2, no gathering; 3, no appealing in
Beijing; 4, no exercise. Anyone who violates any of the four rules will
be arrested. Wang Yin-ke did not go to Beijing, nor did he gather; yet
he was still arrested. He is now being detained in the Shijiazhuang.