Chinese name:
Jilin City
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Jilin City Detention Center
Case Description:

"We won't sentence her, nor release her until after the 2008 Olympic Games", police said. Ms. Wang Minli was tortured to death.

Ms. Wang Minli from Jilin City was arrested a 1:00 p.m. on March 15, 2007 by a group of policemen from the National Security Division of Changyi District Police Department led by Du Xingze. She was detained at the Yueshan Road Police Dog Base in Jilin City, where National Security agents savagely beat and tortured her. They poured a bottle of spicy mustard oil into her eyes, causing blindness in one eye. They broke one of her legs by beating her with wooden sticks. Later they sent her to Jilin City Detention Center.

Ms. Wang Minli's injuries disabled her, and she could not take care of herself, but the detention center authorities lied to her family, said that she was doing well. They hastily took her to the No. 222 Hospital at 2:00 p.m. on June 19, 2007 when they realized she was near death. The No. 222 Hospital is far away from the detention center, Wang Minli passed away on the way to the hospital. She was 43 years old.

The officials said they would not sentence her, nor would they release her until after the 2008 Olympic Games.