300 People Hunger Strike Against Prison Guards’ Atrocities
300 prisoners in Heilongjiang Women’sPrison have started
a hunger strike against Prison Guards Atrocities.
Oversea media Minghui.org reported that drunken prison
guard Qu Jialiang beat up illegally detained Falun Gong
practitioner Lu Yinghua around 8pm on Jan 6th . Lu Yinghua
had a heart attack whiles attacked and was sent to hospital.
The report says the beating incident shocked all detainees.
Around 10pm, no one was asleep and
everyone shouted to see the prison chief.
Prison guards didn’tdare to go in, and waited for
instructions on handling the situation.
The next day, nearly 300 prisoners carried out
a hunger strike.
In order to cover up the crime of prison guard Qu Jialiang,
the prison already deleted the surveillance videos.
According to reports, Heilongjiang Women’sPrison has
tortured Falun Gong practitioners mentally and physically,
in order to force them to give up their freedom of belief.
The means of torture include abuses, humiliation, force
feeding, drug abuse, beatings, outdoor freezer,
as well as prolonged sleep deprivation,
solitary confinement and other tortures.
Meetings of Li Chengpeng and Netizens
in Guangzhou Province Canceled
Famous Mainland Chinese writer Li Chengpeng planed to
meet netizens in Guangzhou Province on Jan 20th .
However, the meeting was canceled in emergency.
According to Guangzhou netizens who went for the meeting,
they were prohibited from entering the site around 2pm.
They saw several police cars and many plainclothes police
near the building.
Clash Between Police And Residents in Hubei Province
Breaks Out in Large-Scale
On January 19th a clash between police and residents
occurred in Jianli County of Jingzhou City in Hubei Province.
Over 1000 residents fought against police. A police car was
overturned, and many police cars were smashed.
Many people got injured on both sides.
The cause of the incident was a medical dispute.
A pregnant woman had a caesarean section in Chinese
Medicine Hospital of Jianli County on January 12th.
The woman had a sudden cerebral hemorrhage the next day.
After being transferred to the People’sHospital,
she died on the afternoon of 17th.
Her family suspects that the hospital had treatment problems.
On the 19th, family of the deceased took the body to the
Chinese Medicine Hospital for dissection.
Local authority dispatched many special police to the
hospital to snatch the body.
They had big conflict with the family.
Some family members were injured.
Police also beat passersby who took pictures.
The police outrage irritated the crowds.
Over 1000 people fought against the police.
The site was a very chaotic with many people arrested.
The Head of Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch Detained
Human Rights Defenders reported that Liu Feiyue,
rights activist in Suizhou city of Hubei Province,
(also the head of Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch),
was detained by police for three days.
Since we failed to contact his cell phone, we don’tknow
where he has been detained, and when he will be freed.
The report says Liu Feiyue was taken away by
Suizhou city police on January 18th.
The reason is possibly relative to the National People’s
Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative
Congress which are going to be held in Hubei Province.
Liu has been dedicated to China’sdemocracy and
human rights activities for years.
He also established Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch
Detained, a website focusing on rights of the victims.
He has been monitored by local government, lost his internet,
under house arrest, assaulted, and summoned for years.