Prisoners of Conscience in Communist China Injected With Nerve-Damaging Drugs

Epoch Times
Date: February 13, 2017
By: Jack Phillips, Epoch Times

A Chinese woman has revealed she was injected with unknown drugs while she was imprisoned

Torture reenactment: Being injected with unknown drugs (Minghui)

for her belief. She survived, but her friend—who was also injected with drugs—died shortly after the ordeal.

The two women, Bi Yunping and Yang Xiuhua, were imprisoned in Heilongjiang Province for persisting in practicing Falun Gong, a form of traditional Chinese meditation and spiritual practice. The information was released in a Feb. 2 report from, an online clearinghouse for first-hand information about the ongoing extrajudicial persecution of the practice.

Since July 1999, Falun Gong has been in the crosshairs of a Chinese Communist Party persecution campaign. According to a report last year from former Canadian MP David Kilgour and human rights lawyer David Matas, as many as 1.5 million practitioners may have been killed for their organs over the last 15 years. It details a widespread state-run hospital system that harvests the vital organs from Falun Gong practitioners—often without anesthetic—and killing them in the process.

The Minghui report, which cited Yang, stated that Bi was “injected with an unknown drug and immediately began experiencing heart problems. She was carried out of the room.”