Liu Wenping - 刘文萍

Chinese name:
Panjin City
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Panjin City Forced Labor Camp
Case Description:

Liu Wenping, a 43-year-old woman, retired early from the Water Supply Company at Liaohe Oil Field, Panjin City, Liaoning Province. She lived in the Qingquan Development, at the Liaohe Oil Field. On December 17, 1999, she joined a group Falun Gong practice held on the Beijing Badaling Great Wall. The police seized, kicked and beat her, then deliberately placed her in a windy spot where it was freezing cold, before detaining her at Yanqing Prison. Panjin City Police from Liaohe Station were summoned to return her to Panjin City, where she was detained for over a month. On January 29, 2000, she was illegally sentenced to three years at Panjin Forced Labor Camp.

Police officers at Panjin City Forced Labor Camp severely tortured her. Officer Yi Xiuyan is among those responsible for the cruel treatment she endured. Ms Liu, confused, disoriented, and completely devastated by the torture, suffered a mental collapse. In the end, the torture having left her "not in her right mind," she reportedly jumped off a building and died from the resulting injuries.

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