Suspicious Physical Examinations at Tilanqiao Prison Shanghai

August 03, 2015 | By a Falun Gong practitioner in Shanghai

(Minghui.org) According to insiders, Tilanqiao Prison in Shanghai has carried out physical examinations on detained Falun Gong practitioners every December since 2010. The examinations are performed in a specific vehicle from Shanghai Prison General Hospital.

Practitioners took the exams along with inmates from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, while all other inmates were given separate examinations.

A complete physical examination was given to practitioners, which was much more extensive than the examination given to regular inmates. They take a blood sample, give a chest exam (ECG), as well as run an ultrasound of the kidneys, liver, cardiac system and gallbladder. Each practitioner also had a picture taken after the medical exam. It is said that the same examination was performed in Shanghai Women’s Prison.

Practitioners are generally mistreated severely at Tilanqiao Prison. They are held in a small area of 3.3 square meters for a long time, facing the wall with their hands behind their back. They are physically abused by being forced to sit on a 10-centimeter-wide coil for 18 hours daily.


I wonder if there are ulterior motives behind the comprehensive physical examinations at Tilanqiao Prison and whether they may be related to organ harvesting. I hope that the public will pay attention to this situation.

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Veteran Files Complaint Against Former Chinese Dictator for Ten Years of Unjust Imprisonment

August 03, 2015 | By a Minghui correspondent in Shanxi Province, China

(Minghui.org) An army veteran from Shanxi Province has filed a criminal complaint against former Chinese dictator Jiang Zemin for initiating the persecution of Falun Gong, which led to his being subjected to a total of ten years of unjust imprisonment.

Mr. Sun Shuangwen, 55, began practicing Falun Gong in June 1993. Although he benefited greatly from the practice, he and his family have been tormented by the nationwide persecution since its inception in July 1999. It was Jiang Zemin, then-leader of the Chinese Communist Party, who overrode other Politburo standing committee members, and launched the violent suppression of the peaceful cultivation practice.

Over the course of the 16-year persecution, Mr. Sun was arrested many times, his home was ransacked and he was held in labor camps, detention centers, and prisons. He suffered abuse and torture at the hands of prison guards and inmates. His mother became very ill and died in 2000 upon learning that her son had been sent to a labor camp. In 2006 Mr. Sun was forced to become homeless to avoid being arrested again. He had to move from place to place, and could not contact his family. Out of desperation and under the difficulties of raising their son alone, his wife tried to commit suicide during this time.

In his official complaint, Mr. Sun accuses Jiang of depriving citizens of their personal belief, deprivation of liberty, searches without warrant, libel, the crime of inflicting deliberate humiliation, abuse of power, assault, and maltreatment of people who are detained. He filed his criminal complaint with the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, requesting that this legal body prosecute Jiang.

In his complaint, Mr. Sun recalled a heartbreaking family visitation around 2008, when he was locked up in Jinzhong Prison in Shanxi Province:

“I just walked into the visitation room and heard a woman crying. She sounded like my wife. She had come in in tears. Our son had forgotten to bring his ID. Therefore, he was not allowed to see his father. She begged the police, but to no avail.

“She then told me to just look at our son through the glass window. My son was still so little at the time, I could only see his hair. So he jumped up so I could see his young face for a short few seconds.

“My heart was wrenched each time he jumped. I was so heartbroken and exhausted after the half-hour visit.”

In his legal complaint Mr. Sun outlines all the home ransackings, illegal sentences, and imprisonment he suffered over the 16 years of brutal persecution. He also documents his family’s agony. The excerpt below details a particularly harrowing experience in detention.

“I was sent to Jinzhong Prison in Shanxi Province in September 2003. I appealed my sentence many times, but my appeals were withheld by the prison, and never reached the court. I was often locked up in solitary confinement and forced to do slave labor.

“In May 2004, I reasoned with officer Wang Wenzhou (王文洲) about the wrongness of torturing Falun Gong practitioners. He became angry and ordered inmates to drag me to a small cell. Three ferocious inmates surrounded me, each with a long wooden board like a paddle. They beat me severely, and I almost lost consciousness. Then they put metal chains weighing over 30 pounds (about 15 kg) on me, and threw me into solitary confinement.”

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Category: Prosecuting Jiang Zemin

Police Arrest Falun Gong Practitioners for Filing Criminal Complaints Against Jiang Zemin

August 03, 2015 | By a Falun Dafa practitioner from China

(Minghui.org) Over 100,000 Falun Gong practitioners inside and outside of China filed criminal complaints against Jiang Zemin, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) between the end of May, and July 23, 2015.

These practitioners have charged the former Chinese dictator with initiating the brutal suppression of Falun Gong, and hold him responsible for the tremendous suffering inflicted upon them by his campaign.

The Chinese Constitution stipulates that its citizens have the right to sue any state entities and state functionaries for misfeasance, and its citizens have the right to expose and allege to the relevant authority. However, practitioners’ legal actions against Jiang Zemin have been disrupted and retaliated by police in some areas of China.

Sixteen Practitioners Arrested in Ninghe County, Tianjin

The Ninghe County Post Office stopped accepting complaints against Jiang on June 15, 2015. Thereafter, the Ninghe County 610 Office, Domestic Security Division, and local police stations started to monitor Falun Gong practitioners, and plot their arrests.

Seven practitioners who filed complaints were arrested on June 25. Three police officers from Chengguan Branch Police Station broke into practitioner Kong Fanwei’s (孔凡卫) home on July 9 at 9:00 a.m. They confiscated Dafa books, six USB flash drives, two network interface cards, copies of Minghui Weekly, and several copies of Shen Yun DVDs, among other items.

Sixteen practitioners had been arrested by July 7, and several more were harassed. Of the 16 who were arrested, 13 are being held in the county’s detention center. These practitioners include Di Shiqi (翟士奇), Feng Shaohua (冯少华), Yang Guirong (杨桂荣), Li Chunxia (李春霞), Mo Weiqiu (莫伟秋), Tian Li (田丽), Dong Chaofeng (董朝凤), Ren Xiuyun (任秀云), Huang Fenglian (黄凤莲), Hu Guijin (胡桂金), Tang Hongxiu (唐洪秀), Zhao Xiuyuan (赵秀元), and a male practitioner whose name is unknown. Zhu Shujun (朱淑君) was released on July 5 after being detained for two weeks. Wang Yingmei (王英梅) and Wang Fengxian (王凤仙) have since been released and have returned home.

Threatened With Summons in Jincheng City, Gangsu Province

Several Falun Gong practitioners in Jinchang City were threatened with a summons by both police and residential committees on July 8 and July 9, 2015, for filing complaints against Jiang with the Supreme People’s Procuratorate.

Dai Baoji from the Longshou Branch Police Department, along with others, took the son of practitioner Ms. Liu Guiju (刘桂菊) to the police department on July 8. They used Ms. Liu’s son as a hostage to force Ms. Liu to come for the illegal summons. Before she was released, Ms. Liu was interrogated for filing a complaint against Jiang.

Practitioner Ms. Ma Yongyang (马咏雁) was called by her managers on the morning of July 8. She was told that she brought trouble to the company. When she told her managers that she filed a complaint against Jiang, her managers were shocked. They are under great pressure from the Longshou Branch Police Department.

The next day, police from the Longshou Police Branch Department and the Xingfu Road Branch Police Station took Ms. Ma from her workplace to the police station, where she was interrogated for two hours.

Officers from the Binghe Police Station came to Ms. Fu Wenling’s (符文玲) home on July 8. They said, “You should not file any more complaints. If you have any problem, we can help you solve it.”

Ms. Fu said, “I am suing Jiang Zemin for persecuting Falun Gong. How could you ever solve this problem?”

Complaints Against Jiang Zemin Intercepted

On July 11, 2015, the Weifang Police Department began intercepting criminal complaints against Jiang, sent via EMS postal courier. The receipt sent by EMS reads, “Police Interception.”

A search for the mailing status of the complaints on the EMS postal courier website also showed, “Police Interception.”

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Receipt sent by EMS with “Police Interception”

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Web page on EMS website shows “Police Interception.”

Background

In 1999 Jiang Zemin, as head of the CCP, overrode other Politburo standing committee members and launched the violent suppression of Falun Gong.

The persecution has led to the deaths of many Falun Gong practitioners during the past 16 years. More have been tortured for their belief and even killed for their organs. Jiang Zemin is directly responsible for the inception and continuation of the brutal persecution.

Under his personal direction, the CCP established an extralegal security organ, the 610 Office, on June 10, 1999. This organization was given the authority to override the police and the judicial systems in carrying out Jiang’s directive regarding Falun Gong: to ruin their reputations, cut off their financial resources, and destroy them physically.

Chinese law allows for citizens to be plaintiffs in criminal cases, and many practitioners are now exercising that right to file criminal complaints against the former dictator.

Related articles in Chinese:
山东潍坊公安局非法拦截、扣留公民信件
甘肃金昌市公安局、派出所非法传唤诉江公民

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Category: Prosecuting Jiang Zemin