(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Hu Wenjian is a Falun Dafa practitioner from Langfang City, Hebei Province. Half of his body has been paralyzed as a result of torture suffered at the hands of lawless officials. He is not able to move freely, engage in normal work or take care of himself. Mr. Hu has filed a lawsuit against the officials involved in the persecution.

Mr. Hu Wenjian has a middle school education and started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998. After the persecution started in 1999, he presented the facts about Falun Gong to the National People's Congress as well as distributing truth-clarifying leaflets. As a result, he was jailed, tortured and sentenced to forced labor.

When Mr. Hu was arrested, he was cruelly beaten at the police station and then held in custody in the detention center seven months beyond the legal maximum duration. After this, he was forced into slave labor in a labor camp. There he was forced to work for extended hours each day, as well as suffering physical torture and mental abuse. The excessive mental and physical abuse has resulted in the paralysis of half of his body. He has not been able to take care of his regular daily life or work. His wife left him under such pressure.

Mr. Hu Wenjian has filed a lawsuit, suing the organizations and individuals who participated in the persecution against him. He has filed his case with the People's Congress and the court. Recently, a township official, led by the village Party Secretary, visited him. The official promised to compensate him in exchange for his commitment to forgo an appeal and stay out of Beijing.

Organizations and individuals Mr. Hu has filed the lawsuit against are as follows:

Yan Zhen, officer of the Langfang City Police Department
Li Aimin, officer of the Anci District Police Department in Langfang City
Zhang Wanchun, deputy director of the Luofa Police Station in Anci District
Xu Lianyu, Party Secretary of the Luofa Township Political and Judiciary Committee
Liu Fengjun and Yang Guangfeng, Party Secretaries of the Chouzhuang Township Political and Judiciary Committee in Anci District, Langfang City

January 2, 2005

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Category: Accounts of Persecution