(Minghui.org) Ms. Chen Yuanhua and Ms. Yang Fujing of Ninghe County, Tianjin have been held in a detention center for more than three months.

Ms. Chen, 66, has been on hunger strike to protest the persecution. Her blood pressure reached 190, with symptoms of angina. The detention center refused to give her treatment or release her. She is in critical condition.

Ms. Chen has been subjected to severe abuse for her belief in Falun Gong, placing her under severe physical and mental distress. She was given 2.5 years of forced labor in 2001, and sentenced to three years in prison in 2006. She was held in detention centers and brainwashing centers over ten times, harassed at home repeatedly, and forced to pay around 10,000 yuan.

Ms. Chen and Ms. Yang were arrested on August 26, 2015 for giving out Falun Gong informational materials in the countryside.

Partial list of parties involved in the persecution:Liu Yushun (刘玉顺), director of Ninghe County Police Department: +86-22-69591252 (office)Yang Zhiqiang (杨志强), chief of Domestic Security Division: +86-22-69591243 (office), 86-13612001155 (cell)Yue Wenping (岳文平), director of Ninghe County Prevention Office (610 Office): +86-13702096285 (cell), +86-22-69577588 (office)