69-Year-Old Woman Beaten and Injured at Henan Provincial Women's Prison
(Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Ke Fanghua, 69, has been persecuted in Henan Provincial Women's Prison since 2010. The guards ordered criminal inmates to torture and beat her, fracturing her tailbone in two places. She now has difficulty moving around and is in constant pain.
Inmates Yan Xiuying and You Yumei have been brutally beaten Ms. Ke over a dozen times since July 2012. You Yumei and another inmate, Zuo Dianyu, also beat Ms. Ke, concentrating on her stomach and liver area. After each beating, it would take a couple months for Ms. Ke's pain and bruising to subside.
Emboldened by the guards, on February 4, 2013, You Yumei kicked the plastic stool on which Ms. Ke was sitting. Ms. Ke fell down and hit her head. She went into shock. She had a huge bump on her head and fractured two sections of her tailbone.
After the incident, guards and doctors kept Ms. Ke in the dark about her injuries. The doctors refused to give her medication and didn't treat her injuries. Two sections of Ms. Ke's tailbone are now dislocated and overlap.
Ms. Ke, who is from Shangcheng County in the Xinyang Region of Henan Province, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison in January 2010 for practicing Falun Gong.
Details about Henan Provincial Women's Prison
Henan Provincial Women's Prison, located in Li Village in the south end of Xinxiang City, is commonly referred to as "Xinxiang Women's Prison." There is a sign that reads "Xinxiang Clothing Factory" on the prison doors.
The prison was established in July 1982 and is under the jurisdiction of the Henan Provincial Prison Administration Bureau. It appears to be a nice facility, but several practitioners have been tortured to death there.
Ms. Zhu Ying Murdered in Henan Women's Prison
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhu Ying, 53, from Xinxiang City was killed in the prison.
Ms. Zhu once was a national model worker and a representative of the National People's Congress. She also served as a committee member of the National Labor Union.
She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had surgery in 2004. She started practicing Falun Gong in 2005 and became disease free.
Ms. Zhu was arrested and her home ransacked in April 2010. She was sentenced to 8 years in prison and tortured to death on November 30, 2010, in Xinxiang Women's Prison.
Additional information about Ms. Zhu Ying at:
Ms. Zhu Ying, National Model Worker, Dies as a Result of Persecution (Photos)