(Clearwisdom.net) Ms. Liu Tongling, 53 years old, was taken away on September 9, 2003 by the security guards of the Sanan Industrial Company and the police in Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province. On October 12, 2003, she was tortured to death in Harbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center. Before she died, she was an employee of the Sanan Industrial Company, which is under the Venture Group of Daqing Petroleum Administration Bureau.
On April 19, 2000, Liu Tongling went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong and was illegally detained by Daqing City Liaison Office in Beijing. On April 19, 2003, Shi Shijin, from Daqing City Liaison Office in Beijing, extorted 2,670 Yuan* from Liu Tongling, and gave her no receipt. At that time, Daqing City "610 Office"** also extorted 1,000 Yuan from her. She was later detained in Daqing City Detention Center for a month. In the detention center, for practicing Falun Gong exercises, she was put in shackles and handcuffs, the shackles badly injuring her ankles.
On September 24, 2001, the Rang District Qinjian Police Station of Daqing City arrested Liu Tongling for clarifying the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong. The police extorted 175 Yuan from her. She was sent to Daqing City Detention Center and detained there for a month. She held a hunger strike the whole time in protest of her arrest. She was later transferred to Rang District Custody Center and illegally detained there for half a month. She was badly hurt mentally, physically and financially.
On September 9, 2003, Liu Tongling was arrested again and sent to a brainwashing class by the security guards of the Sanan Industrial Company and the police from Rang District Chengxin Police Station. She held a hunger strike in protest of the persecution. In the meantime, she clarified the truth to the staff members of the brainwashing class. They were afraid that she would positively influence others detained there. On September 12, 2003, she was sent to Harbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center.
Because in the drug rehabilitation center Liu Tongling refused to give up her cultivation and continued her hunger strike in protest of her illegal detention, the guards tortured her by putting her into a confinement cell. She soon showed symptoms of heart disease, vasculitis, etc. When her family members were finally able to see her -- after great effort -- they found her extremely thin and weak. Her family members asked to take her out for medical treatment. However, the drug rehabilitation center replied, "She will be allowed to go out to see a doctor only when her life is in peril." On October 12, 2003, only a month after she was sent to Harbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center, Liu Tongling was tortured to death.
The departments and offices responsible for Liu Tongling's death:
Meng Qinghong, the vice manager of the Sanan Industrial Company, Venture Group, Daqing Petroleum Administration Bureau, in charge of persecuting Falun Gong, 86-459-5797366 (home)
Harbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center, 86-451-82424046üC86-451-82424093
Chen Guiqing, Director of Harbin City Drug Rehabilitation Center
*500 Yuan is the average monthly income for an urban worker in China.
** "610 Office" is a bureau specifically created by the Chinese government to persecute Falun Gong. It has absolute power over each level of administration in the Party, as well as over the political and judiciary branches.
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October 30, 2003