Oct. 20

CCP (the Chinese Communist Party) agents sent her to a mental hospital four times because she refused to renounce Falun Gong. She is now jailed at Jiamusi City Mental Hospital.

Oct. 21

Mr. Xu Dongyu and Ms. Huang Xungui were arrested by the police as they handed out truth-clarifying materials in Yikou, Xingzi County. Currently they are detained at Xingzi County Detention Center.

Oct. 23

Elderly retired senior engineer Mr. Yang Jianzhong, a Falun Gong practitioner since 1996, was arrested in July 2008 and much of his personal property confiscated. He is reported to have been hospitalized in October 2008.

On the afternoon of March 20, 2008, the police arrested Ms. Gu Li and Ms. Qiu Shuping, both from Jinzhou District, Dalian City, Liaoning Province. After being detained for over six months, Ms. Gu was secretly sentenced to three years and Ms. Qiu to four years in prison. Both have appealed their cases.

Oct. 25

Ms. Wang Yanfeng and Ms. Sheng Cuilian were arrested and tortured in September 2008. Ms. Wang died as a result of Force-feeding by guards.

Oct. 26

Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Zhen Baohua was arrested by the police in Helong City, Jilin Province. Within one month, he was tortured to the brink of death in the detention center.

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