FDIC - Falun Gong Practitioner Near Death in Tianjin Prison

17 Feb 2012

NEW YORK--On February 8, Amnesty International issued an urgent call for help on behalf of a Falun Gong practitioner being held at Tianjin prison who is feared to be near death (link). The practitioner, Zhou Xiangyang (周向阳), was the subject of a petition signed by over 1,500 of his fellow villagers in August 2011 urging the Chinese to release him.

Mr. Zhou Xiangyang, who is near death in a Chinese prison, and his wife Li Shanshan, now in a labor camp

Shenzhen Police Threaten Practitioners' Families, Fearful of Being Exposed on the Minghui Website (Photos)

(Clearwisdom.net) Shenzhen City Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Liu Jingze, Mr. Liu Xiaoguang, and Mr. Lu Chunrong were

illegally arrested

on June 21, 2011, and have been detained ever since. The police threatened the practitioners’ families not to expose the involved authorities and agents on the Minghui website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom), as well as not to hire defense attorneys to make not-guilty pleas in court.

Firsthand Account: Liu Haiyi from Jiamusi City Persecuted in Raohe County

Name: Liu Haiyi (刘海毅)

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Address: Jiamusi City

Occupation: Driver

Date of Most Recent Arrest: December 13, 2011

Most Recent Place of Detention: Raohe County Detention Center (饶河县看守所)

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