Statistical Report: Persecution of Falun Gong in First Six Months of 2013
(Minghui.org) In this report you will find statistics, charts and graphs regarding:
- Deaths as a Result of Torture
- Imprisonments and Labor Camp Detentions
The persecution of Falun Gong continues in China to this day. This report presents statistics covering the first 6 months of 2013, based on reports received at the Minghui website.
Various forms of mistreatment range from arrests, home ransackings, detentions, labor camp detainments, imprisonments, tortures, and many others.
Laws have been abused and the basic human rights of Falun Gong practitioners have been violated simply because of their beliefs.
According to reports published on Minghui from January 1 to June 30, 2013:
- 43 practitioners died as a result of torture (60% women, 40% men)
- 2101 were arrested
- 14 were sent to labor camps, and,
- 445 faced trial or sentencing.
In addition, the deaths of 20 practitioners (all of which occurred before 2013) were reported during the first 6 months of the year.
Please note: In addition to the cases exposed here, many more accounts of persecution remain unreported due to information blockades and the fear of reprisal. Statistics will be updated once more information is available.
Death as a Result of Torture
The deaths of 63 practitioners due to torture have been documented or reported during the last 6 months. Among them, 43 occurred during this year and 20 took place prior to 2013.
Number of Falun Gong Deaths by Province (First Half of 2013):
- - 5 each in Shandong and Jilin,
- - 3 each in Heilongjiang, Sichuan, Hunan, Beijing, Anhui, Henan, Liaoning,
- - 2 each in Guangdong, Shanxi, Hebe), and,
- - 1 in each of Hubei, Jiangsu, Gansu, Jiangxi, Inner Mongolia, Qinghai
Pictures of some of those who died in 2013 follow here:
Upper row: Shan Muzhi (Jiangxi), Deng Huaiying (Beijing), Liu Rongxiang (Heilongjiang), Jiang Zhaofang (Henan), Zeng Haiqi (Hunan), Wu Shuyan (Liaoning). Middle row: Lei Jinxiang (Sichuan), Wang Mingyun (Shandong), Liu Xinlan (Hubei), Du Wenfu (Heilongjiang), Liu Zhanyu (Inner Mongolia), Wu Ruixiang (Hebei). Lower row: Zhang Fuying (Guangdong), Qian Fajun (Shandong), Guo Boqin (Hunan), Jiang Cuiping (Anhui), Liu Shuhua (Shandong)
The geographic distribution in each province: 5 (Shandong), 3 (Hunan), 1 (Fujian, Guangdong, Hubei, Sichuan, Guangxi, Ningxia, Liaoning, Guizhou, Jilin, Hebei, Zhejiang, Beijing)
Pictures of some of those who died prior to 2013:
Among the 43 practitioners who died, 9 died after long-term harassment, threats, and home ransackings; 15 died due to mistreatment in prisons, 12 in labor camps, 4 in detention centers, and 3 in brainwashing centers.
Cause of Death for Falun Gong Practitioners
|Province||Region||Name||Gender||Time of Death||Age at Death||Cause of Death|
|Shandong||Beimeng Town, Weifang City||Li Shulian||M||01/12/2013||Unknown||Long-term harassment and detention. Home ransacking|
|Dongying City||Wang Mingyun||F||02/11/2013||50||Mistreatment in prison|
|Gaomi City||Liu Shuhua||F||01/25/2013||48||Mistreatment at labor camp, mental disorder|
|Rizho City||Zhang Ping||F||04/27/2013||81||9 detentions (detention center, brainwashing center, labor camp, and prison)|
|Linyi City||Qian Fajun||M||04/17/2013||43||Mistreatment at labor camp, unable to take care of himself|
|Dezhou City||Zheng Hongchang||M||04/21/2013||37||Mistreatment in prison|
|Jilin||Changchun City||Ren Shuqing||F||01/07/2013||67||Long-term harassment, detention, home ransacking|
|Jiaohe City||Chang Guiyun||F||03/08/2013||62||Mistreatment in prison|
|Tonghua City||Li Jingzhi||F||05/01/2013||59||Mistreatment at labor camp|
|Changchun City||Yu Feng||F||05/02/2013||61||Mistreatment at labor camp, forced-injection of unknown drugs|
|Heilongjiang||Luobei County||Liang Jinshu||M||02/17/2013||63||Mistreatment at detention center, symptoms of thrombosis|
|Jiamusi City||Du Wenfu||M||02/07/2013||62||Long-term harassment, detention, threats|
|Daqing City||Liu Rongxiang||F||05/10/2013||46||Arrest, detention, and labor camp mistreatment|
|Sichuan||Lei Jinxiang||F||02/01/2013||60+||Mistreatment in prison|
|Gongjing District, Zigong City||Wang Xiajun||F||03/14/2013||55||Mistreatment at detention center|
|Cangxi County, Guangyuan City||Yan Zongfang||F||06/05/2013||65||Tortured by 10+ methods, labor camp detention|
|Hubei||Ezhou City||Liu Xinlan||F||01/13/2013||58||Long-term harassment. Numerous detention (brainwashing center, detention center, labor camp)|
|Hunan||Zeng Haiqi||M||04/25/2013||42||Mistreatment in prison|
|Changsha County||Zhang Guilin||M||06/11/2013||74||Labor camp detention. Mental and financial mistreatment|
|Chenzhou City||Guo Boqin||M||04/18/2013||47||Imprisonment. Numerous arrest and home ransacking|
|Beijing||Yan Yuhua||F||03/18/2013||50+||Mistreatment at detention center|
|Deng Huaiying||M||05/15/2013||42||Mistreatment at detention center|
|Zhang Yuming||M||March 2013||45||Mistreatment in prison|
|Anhui||Hefei City||Jiang Cuiping||F||02/02/2013||74||Numerous harassment, threat, arrest, and home ransacking|
|Hefei City||Zhang Junru||F||05/25/2013||50||Mistreatment at brainwashing center|
|Bengbu City||Zhang Yan||F||04/23/2013||46||Mistreatment at brainwashing center|
|Henan||Zhengzhou City||Yuan Hongwei||M||01/23/2013||45||Mistreatment in prison. Disabled and left unattended|
|Puyang City||Jiang Zhaofang||F||03/02/2013||47||Mistreatment in prison|
|Huiyang County||Wang Chunling||F||05/03/2013||Unknown||Mistreatment in prison|
|Liaoning||Shenyang City||Wu Shuyan||F||06/02/2013||47||Mistreatment in prison|
|Dalian City||Zhang Zhenji||M||05/05/2013||60+||Mental stress after wife's arrest and detention|
|Guangdong||Shenzhen City||Zhang Fuying||F||February 2013||66||Mistreatment at brainwashing center. Edema in entire body|
|Jiangmen City||Jin Chu||M||03/29/2013||70||Mistreatment in prison|
|Hebei||Langfang City||Wang Janxin||M||03/03/2013||Unknown||Mistreatment in prison, paralysis|
|Tangshan City||Meng Qingfu||M||03/22/2013||57||Mistreatment in prison, financial persecution|
|Li County||Wu Ruixiang||M||01/18/2013||50||Mistreatment at labor camp|
|Jiangsu||Nanjing City||Zhang Benfang||F||01/01/2013||55||Numerous detentions and torture|
|Gansu||Wuwei City||He Xiuying||F||03/16/2013||About 50||Numerous harassment. Arrest and labor camp detention.|
|Jiangxi||Niujiang City||Shan Muzhi||F||02/25/2013||70||Mistreated by police|
|Inner Mongolia||Tuquan County||Liu Zhanyu||M||01/18/2013||57||Numerous labor camp detention|
|Qinghai||Xining City||Wu Zhongmin||M||05/20/2013||50||Numerous labor camp detention. Four limbs disabled|
|Liaoning||Jinzhou City||Yin Guizhi||F||05/30/2013||62||Mistreatment at labor camp|
|Cause of Death for Falun Gong Practitioners |
Who Died as a Result of Persecution
(Died Prior to 2013, but Reported in 2013)
|Province||Region||Name||Gender||Time of Death||Age at Death||Cause of Death|
|Guangdong||Huizhou City||Zheng Guiyou||F||12/30/2012||48||Mistreatment in prison|
|Fujian||Bu Liping||F||12/17/2012||Unknown||Numerous detention, labor camp detention, harassment, and threats.|
|Hunan||Xiangtan City||Li Riqing||M||07/02/1905||56||Sent to mental hospital three times and mistreated there|
|Huitong County||Liang Xuelin||F||09/25/2012||55||Numerous detention, labor camp detention, and imprisonment|
|Chenxi County||Zhang Jiaoyu||F||Right before 1/1/2013||59||Numerous detention, mistreatment, threats, and mental abuse|
|Hubei||Huangshi City||Yang Yunxia||F||12/29/2012||65||Mistreatment at detention center|
|Shandong||Du Yujie||M||2007||59||Mistreatment in prison|
|Cui Zhenying||M||2006||58||Mistreatment in prison|
|Longkou City||Wang Mingli||M||04/22/2012||71||Mistreatment in prison|
|Longkou City||Shi Fengzhi||F||10/01/2012||64||Mistreatment in prison|
|Mengyin County||Lu Dianyi||M||12/12/2012||72||Numerous detention, financial persecution|
|Sichuan||Jiangyou City||Wei Chaohai||M||12/31/2012||62||Mistreatment in prison|
|Guangxi||Nanning City||Huang Yuanran||F||12/17/2012||40||Labor camp detention, forced to stay away from home|
|Ningxia||Lingwu City||Tuo Meiling||F||Late 2011||50||Mistreatment in prison|
|Liaoning||Fengcheng City||Qu Shanlin||M||05/16/2012||67||Mistreatment in prison|
|Guizhou||Panjiang||Song Meilan||F||09/13/2012||69||Mistreatment at labor camp, numerous detention|
|Jilin||Changchun City||Ma Xiuhua||F||2011||56||Mistreatment at labor camp led to mental disorder|
|Zhejiang||Hangzhou City||Jin Lixin||M||About 2007||38||After Ms. Li died as a result of torture in prison, officials lied saying it was suicide|
|Beijing||Fengtai District||Gao Huiyun||F||Oct. 2011||62||Mistreatment at labor camp|
|Hebei||Qianxi County||Chen Baihe||M||09/17/2012||59||Mistreatment in prison|
Arrests in the First Half of 2013
Arrests and the ransacking of practitioners' homes occur nearly every day in China. In Total, 2,101 practitioners were arrested in the first half of 2013.
Lists of their names (all in Chinese) available for download here .
Practitioners were arrested throughout all regions of Mainland China in the first half of 2013, with the exception if Tibet. Liaoning Province had the highest number or arrests, at 278.
Arrests of practitioners are directed by 610 Offices and conducted by local police. Among the cases mentioned above, many involved the arrests of numerous practitioners at once.
Number Facing Trial or Prison Sentence
In total, 448 practitioners faced trial and/or were sentenced to prison in the first half of 2013: Liaoning Province (85), Sichuan Province (52), Heilongjiang (29), Shandong (24), Guangdong (22), Jiangsu (21), Jilin (21), Zhejiang (17), Shanxi (16), Gansu (16), Yunnan (14), Henan (14), Inner Mongolia (14), Shanghai (11), Shaanxi (11), Hubei (10), Hebei (13), Guizhou (10), Tianjin (8), Beijing (6), Jiangxi (7), Anhui (6), Chongqing (6), Xinjiang (6), Hunan (6), Ningxia (3), and Fujian (2).
It should be noted that while the regime claims Falun Gong practitioners are dealt with by "rule of law" and that they face fair trials, the truth is, they are nothing more than show trials where the practitioners' fate is typically decided by Party authorities long before the court date.
Labor Camp Detentions
12 practitioners from 7 regions were sent to labor camps during this period of time, including 4 from Beijing, 3 from Shandong, and 1 each from the provinces of Heilongjiang, Hubei, Guangdong, and Jilin.
At least 186 practitioners were sent to brainwashing centers in the first half of 2013: January (20), February (5), March (22), April (41), May (55), and June (43).
The brainwashing centers are located across China: Shandong Province (21), Hubei (9), Heilongjiang (8), Hebei (6), Sichuan (6), 5 in Jilin (5), 5 in Beijing (5), 4 in Jiangsu (4), 3 in Guangdong (3), 2 in Liaoning (2), 2 in Shaanxi (2), 2 in Inner Mongolia (2), 2 in Xinjiang (2), Hunan (2), and 1 each from the regions of Chongqing, Henan, Hainan, Shanghai, and Guizhou.