Chinese name:
Tangshan City
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Shijiazhuang City Forced Labor Camp
Case Description:
Mr. Li Enying, 53, was from Tanghai County, Tangshan City, Hebei Province . He was detained in the Tanghai County Detention Center on January 2001. On October 11, 2006, Mr. Li Enying was arrested again and detained in the Tanghai County Detention Center. During the detention period, Mr. Li Enying was beaten by seven policemen at the same time. He was arrested again on January 19, 2007 and was sentenced to forced labor in the Shijiazhuang City Forced Labor Camp on January 25, 2007.Mr. Li was subjected a multitude of tortures in the Shijiazhuang Labor Camp, including being forced to sit on a small stool for a long time, and being closely monitored by prisoners. He was not allowed visitation rights. On June 20, 2007, Mr. Li started to experience discomfort, and he was diagnosed to have a pleura infection (tuberculosis). The camp released him on bail for medical treatment on July 17, 2007. Upon returning home, Li Enying had difficulty eating, walking, and breathing, had a blurry mind, was unable to lie down, and his whole body was swollen. He coughed up a lot of mucus as well. Mr. Li Enying died on the afternoon of July 29, 2007.