Over Sixty Practitioners Still Detained at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
(Minghui.org) As many as 110 or 120 practitioners were detained at Masanjia Forced Labor Camp between October and December, 2012. Right now, about 60 or 70 are still being held there and are subjected to slave labor and other types of mistreatment. The majority were arrested in 2012, some in 2011. Almost all the practitioners are from Liaoning Province, more from Dalian than other cities.
As soon as they arrive at the camp, practitioners are usually forced to sit on small plastic stools for extended periods of time every day, watching videos or listening to speeches that vilify Falun Gong. Sometimes they are made to do heavy slave labor such as moving machines or stacking up large bundles of cloth (weighing 10-35 kilograms). Several practitioners were divided into two teams to make guard uniforms in the factory; some do tailoring, some sew, and some punch the numbers on the uniforms.
A board in the hallway displays all the practitioners’ names and “performance”--that is, their level of being transformed. A red flag next to the practitioner's name means “excellent” with their detention term reduced by five days for that month. A yellow flag means that the term is reduced by four days, blue flags mean the term is unchanged, and black flags mean the practitioners refuse to be transformed and their imprisonment term is increased by five days.
Practitioners do not have the most basic freedoms, and they are not even allowed paper or pens. When higher officials come through to inspect the camp, all luggage and places where things could be hidden are thoroughly searched, even including the practitioners’ bodies. Because the list below comes from memory, we hope others will please verify and update the information.
The following practitioners from Dalian City are detained:
Lin Qiuxiang (one year), Sun Yun (one year), Hao Qiujing (one year), Zheng Juxiang (one year), Song Changmei (one year), Kang Yuying (one year), Jin Guimei (one year), Wan Xiaohui (one year), Han Junjiu (one year), Yan Lijun (one year), Liu Shuyi (one year), Wang Shulan (one year), Wang Chunyan (one year), Wang Chun’e (one year), Zhang Xiuman (one year), Ma Chunling (two years), Liu Yanzhen (one year), Zhang Lina (two years), Song Ailian (one year), Lu Li (two years), Xiao Chunling (two years), Sun Zhongli (one year), Sun Cuiqing, Chen Guixiang (15 months), Jia Xiuchun (two years), Liu Meifen (one year), Wang Yan, and Du Longping (one year).
Some practitioners from other areas (or areas unknown):
Wang Xuemei and Wang Xuejie (sisters from Dandong, one year), Guan Yaqing (from Shenyang, one year), Ma Liguang (from Shenyang, one year), Cao Fuyan (from Shenyang, one year), Zhang Yuzhi (from Shenyang, 15 months), Liang Qizhen (from Shenyang, 21 months), Chen Min (from Shenyang, one year), Xia Chengmin (from Shenyang, one year), Shen Xiangling (one year), Qing Xiuying (from Shenyang, one year), and Sun Xiuhua (from Dandong, 15 months).