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Topic - Liu Zhifa
During her 30-hour train journey to Beijing, Wang Xiulan ducked into bathrooms whenever the conductors checked IDs. Later, as she lay low in the outskirts of the capital, unidentified men caught her in a nighttime raid and hauled her to a police station. She assumed a fake identity to get away and is now in hiding again.
"They've all been chased away, caught or scared home," said Liu Zhifa, a 67-year-old petitioner from Henan province and one of the holdouts.
'What right do you have to see our identification? Who do you think you are?'" Mr. Liu said. "They were ruthless. The authorities and the police are working with people in the underworld."