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Practitioners Force-Fed Drugs, Exposed to Swarms of Mosquitoes at No. 2 Women's Prison in Yunnan Province

February 14, 2008 |   By a Falun Dafa practitioner in Yunnan Province

(Clearwisdom.net) A Falun Dafa practitioner who was recently released from the No. 2 Women's Prison in Yunnan Province revealed that the prison guards forced every imprisoned Falun Dafa practitioner to give up her belief by being "transformed". All of the practitioners were forced to have their blood pressure taken. Subsequently, they were told that they had high blood pressure and needed to take drugs and receive injections. Nerve-damaging drugs were administered for long periods of time.

One day a guard told a practitioner to take her "medicine." The practitioner replied that she was not sick and did not need to take it. The guard then ordered the inmates to force her to take it. When the inmates told the guard that the practitioner refused, the guard said, "You must find a way to force her to take it." The inmates pushed the practitioner down and immobilized her head, hands, and feet. One inmate held her chest down with her knees, pried open her mouth and force-fed the medicine. The practitioner almost lost consciousness.

One practitioner heard another practitioner in the next cell say, "I am not sick and I will not take the medicine. Falun Dafa is good." Sounds of chaos erupted in the cell accompanied by a lot of banging. After a while, an inmate who participated in the commotion came by saying to herself, "A person who was beaten to death in the prison was treated worse than a fly."

One day a practitioner was practicing the sitting exercise. An inmate reported her to the guard. The guard put the practitioner in handcuffs and shocked her chin and her shoulder with an electric baton. She was confined in a small cell (1) for over one month.

The No. 2 Women's Prison is located near a forested mountainous region that is host to swarms of mosquitoes. Most inmates are allowed to use mosquito nets while they sleep. However, Falun Gong practitioners are not allowed to use the mosquito nets. One night, a practitioner could not endure the mosquitoes and pulled over a corner of an inmate's mosquito net to cover her face. She was confined in a small cell for over one month. An elderly practitioner was so badly bitten she had bite wounds all over her face. Ms. Shen Yueping, a practitioner from Yuxi City, suffers with a swollen body from the torture she received. There were many other practitioners that were tortured until their bodies were swollen.

When the inmates in No. 2 Women's Prison are not happy, they lash out in anger towards practitioners. The practitioners are often physically beaten and verbally abused for no apparent reason by those inmates. One day an inmate pulled out a handful of hair from a practitioner. Inmates that saw the incident laughed hysterically.

(1) Small cell - The detainee is confined alone in a very small cell. The guards handcuff the practitioner behind her back in a fixed position, so that she can neither move nor lie down. The small cell is very damp and no sunshine comes in. A bucket in the cell serves as the toilet. Only half of a regular meal is served each day. During the night rats run around. The stench in the small cell is so bad that it is difficult to breathe.