Chinese name:
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Case Description:

( Ms. Zheng Baohua had been taken twice to labor camps and held in custody several times. Additionally, she had been displaced for several years because of harassment by police. Her health deteriorated recently and she died on October 14, 2015, at the age of 44.

She went to Beijing to peacefully appeal for the right to practice Falun Gong in 1999. She was arrested and taken back to her home town. She was detained for 15 days in the Fusong County Detention Center and guards extorted 500 yuan before her release.

In 2000, she was given one year of forced labor. In 2001, she was again sentenced to one year of forced labor.

Her residential registration was canceled by the Lushuihe Police Station.

She was arrested by officers from the Yanji City Domestic Security Division in 2004. She was tortured and went on hunger strike for over 10 days. She was released for health reasons.

Ms. Zheng was arrested again at home in 2007, and tortured in a police station in Helong City. She went on a hunger strike and was force-fed with salt water and sugar water for 15 days. She became emaciated, mentally disoriented and had problems with her eye sight, among other health problems. She could not take care of herself. The police released her on medical parole.

She became unconscious in the early morning of October 13, 2015 and passed away on the evening of October 14, 2015.

Related articles: Persecution News from China – February 19, 2016 (10 Reports)