(Clearwisdom.net) On the afternoon of November 8, 2007, Mr. Yang Libing, a practitioner from Jinshan Village, Yicun City, was illegally arrested by Jinshan Police Station officials and detained. Mr. Yang escaped and become destitute and homeless. His wife, Ms. Chen Guiqiu, was arrested on the street and is now held in Jinshantun Detention Center. The couple's son, who needs to go to college, and the boy's grandmother now have no means of support.
Since the persecution began in July 1999, Communist Party agents have treated Falun Gong practitioners cruelly. This couple has been arrested, and had their home searched, and things confiscated many times. Ms. Chen has been taken into custody six times and detained for over 300 days. In 2001, she was sentenced to two years of forced labor and admitted to the Heilongjiang Drug Rehabilitation Center. In July 2000, Mr. Yang was jailed in Yichun Forced Labor Camp for one and a half years. In September 2005, the couple was arrested twice, imprisoned for several months and then sentenced to forced labor. Because they were too weak, they were refused admittance to the labor camp. Over ten thousand yuan was extorted from the family by the local police before the two were released.