Jilin Woman Given Eight Years for Raising Awareness of Persecution of Her Faith
(Minghui.org) A Jilin City, Jilin Province, resident is serving an eight-year term for her faith in Falun Gong, a mind-body discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.
Ms. Liang Chunhua was arrested on March 17, 2019, after being found by the police for exchanging banknotes that had messages about Falun Gong printed on them. Due to the strict information censorship in China, many Falun Gong practitioners are using creative ways to raise awareness about their faith, including printing messages on banknotes.
The police followed Ms. Liang and confiscated the 10,000 yuan in cash she had on her. They also ransacked her home and almost emptied the place. Her bank cards were taken away as well.
Ms. Liang was held at Jilin City Detention Center and later sentenced to eight years in Jilin Province Women’s Prison. More details about her sentencing remain to be investigated.
Prior to her latest ordeal, she was held in custody for one day after being arrested on October 20, 2017.