Defending Rights October 27
Let’s take a look at the recent human rights activities.
26 Provinces in Mainland China Have 113 Cities Where
Car Owners Defend Their Rights
On Oct. 26, tens of thousands of Sagitar car owners from
113 cities from 26 provinces jointly protested against FAW-
Volkswagen’s “patch" method of recalling problematic Sagitar
cars, and demanded to return their cars.
Dozens of Guangzhou and Fuzhou car owners were arrested.
It is understood that, because of design flaws, many areas
witnessed a number of new Sagitar car rear suspension
breakage incidents, the owners had therefore launched
dozens of activities.
Persecuted to Paralysis For Two And a Half Years,
Qiu Yuxia Passed Away
Minghui revealed on Oct. 27, that Falun Gong practitioner
Qiu Yuxia from Heilongjiang Jiamusi, was arrested many
times by Chinese officials, and was twice sentenced to
a total of six years in prison.
On July 2011 , after the expiration of her sentence – a
miscarriage of justice – Qiu Yuxia returned home and was
paralyzed in bed, aching all over with swollen legs. She
wrongfully died on Dec. 9 2013, aged 59 years.
It is understood that during Qiu Yuxia’s illegal detention,
she had her hands handcuffed behind her back, shackled
to a ring, handcuffed to the bed for a long time, was frozen,
had injections, water torture and other severe persecutions.
Qianjiang Petitioner Beaten For Defending Rights in Beijing
On Oct. 27 Livelihood Watch reported that Qianjiang City
petitioner Peng Feng visited Beijing twice during the
Fourth Plenary Session.
But he was noticed as a petitioner in Tiananmen Square
and arrested, beaten by local liberating staff.
On Oct. 22nd Peng Feng was sent back to Qianjiang, then
transferred to the black prison; he was released on Oct. 24.
Workers Beaten by Police When Defending Rights
On Oct. 25th, 300 workers from the first production base
of Silver Pigeon Industrial Group Co., Ltd. Henan Luohe City
blocked the road to protest, later on the police arrested
three people and the rest were dispersed.
That afternoon, the workers went to the company head office
requesting the release of those arrested.
They got into conflict with the security guard. Seven to ten
workers were wounded and hospitalized.
That night, several more workers were arrested by police.
It is understood that after the reallocation of the company
factory, workers were forced to be divided;
They had not given a solution to reallocate the workers,
which led to workers’ grievances.