Yang Haiqin - 杨海琴

Chinese name:
Miyun County
Date of Death:
Date of Most Recent Arrest:
Most recent place of detention:
Beijing Women's Forced Labor Camp
Case Description:

Ms. Yang Haiqin, 48 years old, lived in the Shiqiao residential area at Chengguan Town in Miyun County, Beijing. She started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996.

After the persecution of Falun Dafa by Jiang's regime began in July 1999, Ms. Yang was detained and abducted for brainwashing sessions. She was arrested numerous times by the 610 Office, county police, and the local police, and she suffered much mental and physical abuse.

On January 27, 2002, she was arrested by police from the Miyun County 610 Office and the county police station. She was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor from January 27, 2002 to July 26, 2003. In Beijing Women's Forced Labor Camp, she suffered numerous brutalities because of her steadfast belief in Teacher Li and Falun Dafa.

After being released in July 2003, she remained under surveillance and constant harassment. Ms. Yang Haiqin died on November 28, 2004 from persecution as a result of extensive mental and physical torture.

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