Deng Xiangyun 08.02.2002
DENG died on August 2, 2002 from torture suffered in Hegang City’s Second Detention Center.
In February 2001, DENG was abducted and detained by the local police. In October 2001, she had become blind in both eyes and fell into a coma. DENG was diagnosed with encephaloma and was released on medical parole. On April 20, 2002, the Hegang City police arrested DENG and detained her in the Second Detention Center.
In detention, her encephaloma recurred and she was taken to the hospital but refused treatment. Her health rapidly deteriorated and her blindness recurred. On August 1, the police sent DENG home and she passed away the next day, leaving behind a 10-year-old son and her husband.