(Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wang Haiyan was illegally tried by Haigang District Court in Qinhuangdao City on November 20, 2018. The court sentenced her to four years and three months in prison and fined her 3,000 yuan.

Ms. Wang's friends and family are submitting an appeal on her behalf.

Ms. Wang was arrested by officers from Duzhuang Police Station of Haigang District Police Department on May 20, 2017. Officers ransacked her home and confiscated her computer, printer, and other personal items. She has been detained in the Qinhuangdao Detention Center for over a year.

Her case was recently submitted to the court by the Haigang District Procuratorate.

Ms. Wang's relatives have also been arrested numerous times by Haigang and Kaifa District police departments. Her brother, Wang Haifeng, was sentenced to two years in a forced labor camp in 2000, while his wife, Lu Caiyun, was detained for 20 days. Ms. Wang's parents were also forced to stay away from home to avoid being harassed by police.

Known participants in the persecution of Ms. Wang:Zhang Shuxia (张淑侠), presiding judge, No. 1 Criminal Tribunal, Qinhuangdao Court: +86-335-3552221Yang Xuan (杨旋), court clerk: +86-335-7512097Yang Changtian (杨长田), person responsible for Ms. Wang's case, Qinhuangdao Haigang District Procuratorate: +86-335-3552532Chen Wei (陈巍), chief public prosecutor, Qinhuangdao Haigang District Procuratorate: +86-335-3028179Liu Xiaoguang (刘晓光), sub-bureau chief, Qinhuangdao Haigang District Police Department: +86-13383351199

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