Investigative Report on the Persecution of Falun Gong by Wang Yujiang
Full Name of Perpetrator: Wang (last name) Yujiang (first name) (王玉江)
Date/year of Birth: April 1960
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Title or Position:
Jan 2002 - Mar 2010: Member of the Standing Committee of Miyun County Party Committee, Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of Miyun County.
Mar 2010 - Dec 2011: Deputy Secretary of the Standing Committee of Miyun County Party Committee.
Dec 2011 - Dec 2013: Deputy Secretary of the Standing Committee of Miyun County Party Committee, Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of Miyun County.
Dec 2013 - Present: Director and Secretary of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of Miyun County (Note: Miyun is now a District instead of a County)
The Political and Legal Affairs Committee is a political arm of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the means through which the CCP gives orders to persecute Falun Gong. As Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of Miyun County, Wang Yujiang is responsible for the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in Miyun County, including cases of torture and subsequent death and disability. Below are some of the crimes that took place during the period Yuijang headed the Political and Legal Affairs Committee.
For over 11 years as Deputy Secretary and then Secretary of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee of Miyun County, January 2002 to December 2013, Wang Yujiang closely followed President Jiang Zemin’s political group in violating the Chinese Constitution and trampling on the law. He used his rank and position at the head of the Political and Legal Affairs Committee to establish village and town level “610 Offices.” The “610 Office” is the commanding organization of the Chinese Communist Part, established specifically to carry out the persecution of Falun Gong.
Wang Yuijiang also coordinated with the Public Security Bureau, procuratorates, and the courts to carry out criminal activities including abductions, illegal detentions, ransacking private properties, and persecution through forced labor, resulting in victims becoming severely disabled or even dying.
Wang Yujiang led numerous rounds of large-scale persecution. He deployed, mobilized, supervised, and directed all subordinate departments to terrorize Falun Gong practitioners. Yuijang created and implemented a 1000 Yuan reward system by the county governor to any person reporting on "Falun Gong activities". In 2008, preceding the Beijing Olympics, the county spent at least 500,000 Yuan on these rewards.
Wang Yujiang instructed the county Political and Legal Affairs Committee, "610 Office", and the National Security Branch of the Public Security Bureau to mobilize village and town level offices to paint slogans slandering Falun Gong on streets, print special newspaper editions attacking Falun Gong, distribute these to every local community, and hire local communist members to track down Falun Gong practitioners who removed the slanderous slogans or were making “truth clarification materials,” i.e. information explaining the true circumstances of the CCP’s persecution of Falun Gong.
Wang Yujiang also instructed the county “610 Office” to register all local Falun Gong practitioners and their family members. These records kept by the “610 Office” were divided into four categories. Practitioners who were listed in categories 1 and 2 were frequently harassed by “visits” from local police stations, neighborhood committees, and their employers. Practitioners in categories 3 and 4 were monitored and followed in addition to being harassed. Practitioners and their family members lived under constant harassment and fear.
According to a 2005 Minghui report, within three years of when Wang Yujiang took office in 2002, about 200 Falun Gong practitioners were illegally detained in labor camps. Over 100 were detained in labor camps from July 2004 to September 2005. Hundreds of families suffered from the impact of the persecution and a massive number of people were misled by the brainwashing propaganda.
Below are some of the cases, in chronological order, of practitioners who died from persecution or were disabled during Wang Yujiang's terms as Secretary in Miyun County.
In the evening of January 30, 2002, a female practitioner who was illegally detained at the Miyun Police Station refused to tell her name and address. The police on duty instructed a prisoner to beat the practitioner with a large wooden board for over two hours. Unable to stand up after the beating, the practitioner had to crawl back to her cell. She was discovered dead ten hours later. To cover it up, the director of the police station ordered several policemen to carry her body away and cremate it secretly.
Mr. Guo Changzhi, 63 years old, lived in Beizhuang Town, Miyun County. He went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong and was arrested by local policemen and "610 Office" members when he returned home. They took him to a station in a forested area far away from his home, tied him up, and then suspended his entire body in the air. The policemen gave him severe beatings. They also extorted 1,000 Yuan from him several days later. His liver and stomach were damaged from the physical abuse. He died in February 2003.
Ms. Gong Shuzhen, 52 years old, from Miyun County, began practicing Falun Gong in 2002. Local policemen,"610 Office" members, and village officers seized and took her to a "brainwashing center" (a jail that persecutes Falun Gong practitioners through coercion and torture to renounce their faith). She was ravaged both physically and mentally. As a result of the torture, she passed away on April 15, 2003.
Ms. Yang Haiqin, 48 years old, was arrested numerous times by the local “610 Office,” county police, and the local police. After being released in July 2003, she remained under surveillance and constant harassment. Ms. Yang Haiqin died on November 28, 2004 from mental and physical torture during the persecution.
Mr. Li Hailin, 63 years old, a resident in Miyun County. In fall of 2002, Mr. Li was arrested for speaking about Falun Gong to the Secretary of the village Communist Party Committee. He was taken to the Miyun County Police Station where he suffered repeated beatings, forced to stand for extremely long periods of time, and had freezing water poured over his head. He was then sentenced to two years in a labor camp. On February 21, 2006, Mr. Li was abducted by Henanzhai Township "610 Office" members and local police when he was working in his orchard because they found two Falun Gong books in his home. Later Mr. Li was arrested twice more in 2007 and 2010. As a result of the continuous persecution Mr. Li Hailin died on December 1, 2010.
Ms. Li Jinhuan, approximately 46 years old, a Civil Servant in Miyun County. Ms. Jinhuan was illegally arrested on May 25, 2011. Under the direct instruction of the “610 Office,” Miyun County Court held a trial on November 10 and sentenced her to ten years. Ms. Li's family members were forbidden to attend the trial.