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Rights Defenders’ Actions 10/3/14
Blind men from Shanghai were arrested for spreading fliers with rights defending information at Tiananmen Square
Blind men Chen Yongcheng, Hu Yizhong and Bao Changxing along with forced demolition victim Wu Shihao from Shanghai formed a rights defending group. From Oct.1 to 3, they came to Tiananmen Square to protest. They gave out their petition materials due to years of unsolved rights issues. On the afternoon of Oct.3, they were arrested by more than10 police officers after handing out 800 fliers. One policeman grabbed Wu Shihao by his neck and beat him up. The four men were released later on.
30 Petitioners Arrested in Beijing For Begging
Over 30 petitioners from Luquan City and Zhangjiakou City of Hebei Province and northern China came to Beijing to appeal about grievances over their land being forcibly taken and houses being forcibly demolished by local governments. Without a source of income, the petitioners were begging for food at Xidan in Beijing. They were taken away by police on the afternoon of Oct. 3. No one knows where they are now.
Baby Dies From Lack of Oxygen, Parents Arrested For Defending Their Right to Information
On Oct.1, one year-old Yang Ji’en in Yichun City of Jiangxi Province was sent to the provincial children’s hospital with a high fever. The baby died on the way to the hospital because the oxygen bottle on the ambulance was empty. On Oct. 2, the baby’s parents and other family members went to the hospital to seek accountability for the death. But they were all arrested by police. Their current situation is unclear.
House Owners in Wuxi Beaten For Defending Their Rights
A building was recently finished in central Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province. But house owners found out that none of the promised facilities were installed in the property. From Oct. 1 to 3, a number of house owners protested at the developer’s office. They were beaten by the security guards. A female owner was kicked to the ground.