Taking a Righteous Stance: My Sister-in-law's Release from Unlawful Detention
(Minghui.org) When my sister-in-law and her husband were returning home from a visit to their son in late June of this year, a police officer at a train station searched them. He found a Falun Gong book, Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs, and software to bypass China's Internet firewall. The couple was arrested and detained at the local police station.
The husband, who does not practice Falun Gong, was released at 2:00 p.m. and told us about the arrest. I told him not to worry and asked him to come with me to the police station to demand the release of his wife.
Meanwhile, I asked fellow practitioners to send forth righteous thoughts. My wife went with us to the police station, and she and I kept sending forth righteous thoughts. I believed that Master was with me and that my sister-in-law would be released.
At the station, my sister-in-law was sitting quietly in a chair and appeared very calm.
I found the chief and said, “You are the police chief. Are you aware that hundreds of thousands of people are filing criminal complaints with the Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate against Jiang Zemin for the persecution of Falun Gong?
“Jiang Zemin overrode the Chinese Constitution and existing Chinese laws to slander Falun Gong. It is illegal to arrest, detain, and search Falun Gong practitioners. The instigators of the persecution will be brought to trial. Justice will prevail.”
He told me she had two options: She could attend a brainwashing session or be detained. It was up to me to chose. I told him that neither one was acceptable, that the only option was to release her, which would resolve the issue. He left without another word.
The deputy police chief then came in and asked my wife to leave. I saw the chief getting ready to leave the station, so I stopped him and asked about the next step.
“Just do what you want and take your sister-in-law home,” he said.
The four of us left the station. My sister-in-law said that she had sent forth righteous thoughts non-stop. She also asked Master to give her courage and strength, was not frightened, and told the police the facts about Falun Gong.
From this experience, we gained a genuine insight about what Master said: “Once your thought is righteous, evil will collapse” (“What’s There to Fear” from Hong Yin Vol. II)