News from China - 06/12/2000
[Sichuan Province] Practitioner Mr. Tian Shiqiang Died For Unknown Reasons While Appealing In Beijing
Mr. Tian Shiqiang, a practitioner from Lanjiang Town, Suining City of Sichuan Province, went to Beijing to appeal to the government to report the truth of Falun Gong on this June 5, carrying with him his 2-year-old child. On June 7, his family members got a notice from Beijing that Mr. Tian Shiqiang had died. Now his family members have left for Beijing to handle his death..
[Beijing] Practitioner Ms. Zhang Shuying Was Disabled From Torturing
Zhang Shuying, female, 35 years old, a practitioner from the Dongcheng District of Beijing, got detained in the Dongcheng District Detention Center for unfurling a Falun Dafa banner on the Tiananmen Square on April 13 and was sentenced to one year of forced-labor. As soon as she entered the detention center, she started to abstain from food and water. Seven days later, she was tortured with electrical needles. All the people in the detention center could hear her horrible screams when she was tortured. She lost her consciousness from the torturing and was then sent back to her cell after regaining consciousness. During the night, Ms. Zhang Shuying lost her consciousness again and was sent to the hospital for emergency treatment. She was totally paralyzed when she was sent back to the detention center from the hospital. She could not take care of herself even up to now. Although it has happened for almost two months, the detention center has not yet informed her family members.
In a short period of one month, two practitioners from Beijing, Ms. Mei Yulan and Ms. Wang Xiuying (Who was dubbed "F2" in the previous news reporting at
http://www.minghui.ca/eng/2000/May/29/LHC052900_1.html) died from torturing, while another one from Beijing, Ms. Zhang Shuying, became disabled from torturing.
[Beijing] A Follow-up Report of "A Divorce Threat to A Falun Gong Practitioner from His Family Under Pressure"
On April 8, the Chinese Minghui Net posted an article entitled "A Divorce Threat to A Falun Gong Practitioner from His Family Under Pressure" (the article was translated and posted on English Minghui Net on April 20, at http://www.minghui.ca/eng/2000/Apr/20/RMS_LHC042000.html.). The author of that article, Ms. Liang Baokuan, received a divorce verdict from the court in mid April, which put his daughter under the legal custody of his wife. A few days later, on May 15, Mr. Liang Baokuan got arrested and was sent to the Tuanhe Labor Camp for one year of forced-labor.
A harmonious family was therefore torn apart just because of the wrong policy of the government.
[Hebei Province] To Get Back Falun Dafa Books, Practitioner Wang Yuhe Has Been On Hunger Strike for A Month
Wang Yuhe, a practitioner from the Wei County of Hebei Province, got detained for circulating the materials downloaded from Falun Dafa web sites that he had obtained on a business trip to Beijing. Prior to that, he was detained for over 3 months for appealing for Falun Gong last year.
In the jail, some criminals wanted to learn Falun Dafa exercises after hearing or reading about Falun Dafa. When Mr. Wang Yuhe was teaching them the Falun Dafa exercises, the guard found it out and confiscated his book. Then Mr. Wang was put on shackles. In order to get back his book, Mr. Wang Yuhe went on hunger strike, which has lasted for almost one month up to now.