Chang Guiyou - 常贵友

Chinese name:
Tongzhou District
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Qianjin Prison in Tianjin City
Case Description:

Mr. Chang Guiyou, 55, lived in Xiaoshengmiao Village, Yongshun Town, Tongzhou District, Beijing City.

On January 2, 2001, Chang Guiyou was arrested by officers from the Tongzhou District 610 Office and the State Security Division, and detained in a detention center. Our home was searched and our property was confiscated. He was sentenced to eighteen months of forced labor. In the Tuanhe Forced Labor Camp, he almost died due to the intense persecution. After being released, his health was extremely poor, and he was unable to work.

In March 2004, he was taken to a brainwashing center. Our home was raided again by the police while no one was at home. I was also arrested.

In June 2004, Chang Guiyou was taken to the Tongzhou District Detention Center. Then he was sentenced to three years of imprisonment. In late November 2004, he was taken to the Qianjin Prison in Tianjin City. 

Three months later, in March 2005, he died in custody.

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