(Minghui.org) Five months after Ms. Ye Xiaofen was released from a local brainwashing center, her family suspects that she was arrested again after losing contact with her recently.

Ms. Ye, of Wuhan City, Hubei Province, was targeted for her faith in Falun Gong, a spiritual and meditation discipline that has been persecuted by the Chinese communist regime since 1999.

Ms. Ye was previously arrested on December 2, 2021 for talking to people about Falun Gong in a restaurant. She was held at the Yusunshan Brainwashing Center for 54 days and released on January 24.

At the brainwashing center, Ms. Ye was forced to stand for 14 hours every day and listen to propaganda demonizing Falun Gong. The guards also beat her and caused her head to bleed and her face to be bruised.

When she was taken back from the hospital to the brainwashing center, she had constant pain in her head, like she was being pricked by needles. The pain kept her awake many nights.

The police harassed Ms. Ye again in early April 2022. They monitored her daily activities and followed her when she went out. The harassment lasted for nearly two weeks. The police later threatened to take her to the brainwashing center again if she didn’t give up Falun Gong.