Name: Guo Huisheng (郭会生 )
Occupation: Employee of the Legal System Office in Jiahe County, Hunan Province
Date of Death: October 12, 2009
Date of Most Recent Arrest: August 6, 2009
Most Recent Place of Detention: Local detention center
City: Jiahe County
Province: Hunan Province
Persecution Suffered: Beatings, Home Ransacked, Detention
Mr. Guo Huisheng was an employee of the Legal System Office in Jiahe County, Hunan Province. His wife Ms. Li Jumei works at the Zhuquanwan Elementary School. They wrote a letter to Xi Xiaogang, Director of the Lanshan County Police Department, to request the release of fellow practitioner Ms. Xiao Silan. As a result, they suffered brutal persecution from the local 610 Office and National Security Bureau. On the night of August 6, 2009, they were arrested by a group of police officers. Their home was searched twice when no one was home. Mr. Guo's hands were handcuffed behind his back, and he was held to the ground and beaten by Hu Yonghui, political head of the local National Security Bureau, and three other police officers. When he was brought to the police station, there was blood all over his head and face.
On October 6, 2009, he fell into a coma in the detention center, and was taken to the People's Hospital in Jiahe County for emergency treatment. After brain surgery, he remained in a coma. He had a faint heartbeat, but remained unconscious.
It was confirmed that he passed away at 5:00 a.m. on October 12, 2009 in the hospital. His wife is still being detained.
People involved in persecution:
Li Hongchun (male), Secretary of the Political and Judiciary Committee in Jiahe County: 86-735-6633796(o) 86-13973514866
610 Office of Jiahe County: 86-735-6626101
Zhang Chifei (male), Director of the 610 Office of Jiahe County: 86-13786503812
Huang Zhen (female), Director of National Security Bureau: 86-13975557699
Hu Yongui, political head of National Security Bureau: 86-13973546350
Xi Xiaogang, Director of Lanshan County Police Department: 86-13974683966