Facts About the Illegal Imprisonment, Brutal Beatings and Extortion of Dafa Practitioners in Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province (Continued)
(Clearwisdom.net) Liu Yafang, female, 43 years old, was captured by the police at Tiananmen Square when she went to Beijing to validate Dafa with her daughter in 2000. She was brought back to her hometown and was illegally imprisoned for 15 days. Then she was transferred to Jincheng Township police station and illegally imprisoned for 17 days. During her illegal imprisonment, Liu Guoping, secretary of Jincheng Township party verbally abused Dafa practitioners every day. In July 2000, Liu Guoping extorted 3,400 Yuan from her.
Li Hancai, Male, 42 years old, went to Beijing to appeal and validate Dafa in November 1999. He was sent back to a detention center and illegally imprisoned for 70 days. People from the local police department, extorted 3,000 Yuan from him. Another 4,000 Yuan went into the pockets of someone from Heping Village, and 500 Yuan were swindled from him by persons from the township police station. In June 2000, the township Political and Judiciary Committee secretary and the secretary of the township party went to beat Li Hancai and sent him to the township police station. Then he was transferred to the Shuangcheng Detention Center and illegally imprisoned for 15 days there. After that, he was transferred to Jingcheng's police station for 15 days of illegal imprisonment. Liu Guoping, secretary of Jingcheng Township's Party and his followers brutally beat and verbally abused him, extorted 800 Yuan "traveling expenses and food and boarding fee" money from him as well. On July 23, 1999, the secretary of Commune's Political and Judiciary Committee went to Heping Village to beat him and forced him to also stand outside in the sun and be exposed to the heat.
Zhang Zhongtian, male, 60 years old, went to Beijing's Appeals Office to explain to the government the advantages of Falun Dafa for the common people and for the practitioners. Liu Guoping, from the local government along with his fellow "law men," came to the doorway of the Appeals Bureau and arrested him without due process of law. Then he was sent to the Shuangcheng Liaison Office in Beijing and sent back to the Shuangcheng Detention Center the same night, to begin 39 days of illegal imprisonment. Later, he was transferred to the township government and was illegally jailed for 9 days. Then, after being illegally imprisoned at Dengjia of Aiwang Village for 3 days, he was released. In April 2000, the leader of the village underhandedly sold his farmland when Mr. Zhang was not present.
On June 28th of the lunar calendar, he was lured to the township police station by Zhang Zhaokui and was sent to the Shuangcheng Detention Center for 15 days of illegal imprisonment. Then he was transferred to the township police station and illegally imprisoned for another 15 days. Liu Guoping extorted 3,000 Yuan from him for "traveling expenses while looking for him in Beijing." The fee charged was 600 Yuan for each officer.
Zhou Fenglan, female, is 63 years old. Before she obtained Falun Dafa she was weak and had many illnesses. After she learned Falun Dafa, all of her illnesses were healed without the use of any medicine. Her family became harmonious and full of happiness. On October 26th, 2000, this older woman, together with two other practitioners, went to Beijing to appeal. On the 27th, around noon, they were arrested by the people's police from Fengtai's Police Department of Beijing. Then, she was sent to the Shuangcheng Liaison Office in Beijing and subsequently transferred to Shuangcheng's "610 Office." (An agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems) Because of her relatives' intervention, on October 30th, she was released. This was after Zhang Guofu, Wang Shengli, and Jin (female) from Shuangcheng's "Falun Dafa Special Cases Group" extorted about 3,000 Yuan from her.
Song Shuhua, female, is 47 years old. Two thousand Yuan was extorted from her by the village leaders on October 28th, 2000. On November 16th, Zhang Shiyue from "610 Office" and Bu Zhaochun from the village team extorted 702 Yuan from her. On January 27th, 2001, Zhou Meijiang and Liu Yuhua from the town community again took 1,000 Yuan from her. Later, 960 Yuan was returned. Her family gave Zhang Shiyue from the "610 Office" 3,000 Yuan as a "gift." About 2,000 Yuan has not been returned.
Han Yuru, female, is 48 years old. She went to Beijing to rectify the Fa on October 28th, 2000. Later, she was illegally sent to a detention center for imprisonment. After the leaders of the village became aware of the information, they sent Zhou Meijiang from the town community to extort 1,300 Yuan from her family members. Her family members spent more than 2,000 Yuan arranging for her release. Six days later, she was released. Afterwards, she was fined another 800 Yuan by the "610 Office". She was not given a receipt .
Liu Fenghua, female, is 46 years old. The town government representatives came to her house and hoodwinked her into going to prison. This prison was a new construction, finished on January 17th, 2001. The town government took her as hostage to extort 1,000 Yuan from her family as a 'guarantee deposit'. They wouldn't release her without receiving the money. Through her family's efforts, she was released from unlawful imprisonment after 21 days. Before her release, she was forced to write a "guarantee" (to give up Falun Dafa). She was fined 480 Yuan by representatives from the Shuangcheng Town government. Their names are: Yu Zhanqi, Yan Shanli, Ye Fulai and Liu Yuhua.
Li Shuying, female, is 69 years old. She went to Beijing to appeal and validate Falun Dafa on October 30th, 2000. She was fined 1,000 Yuan by Zhou Meijiang from Chengen Village. She was taken for 1,000 Yuan by Zhang Guofu and Zhang Shiyue from the "610 Office". Zhou Meijiang from Chengen Village took 1,702 Yuan from her in December. On January 27th, 2001, she was forced to attend a brainwashing class and was fined 1,000 Yuan by Zhou Meijiang and Wang from the Town Community. They returned 940 Yuan later.
Tong Wencheng, male, 47 years old, was illegally imprisoned in the Second Detention Center and was extorted 200 Yuan "meal fee" when he went to Beijing to appeal and validate Dafa in August 1999. In February 2000, he went to Beijing to appeal again, and was illegally imprisoned in the First Detention Center and was extorted 350 Yuan for a "meal fee." When he went to Beijing to appeal for the third time on October 28th, 2000, he was brutally beaten with electric batons by a policemen from Tiananmen's Police Station in Beijing. He has been illegally imprisoned in the Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp until now, and is suffering inhumane tortures. We hope all kind people will extend their support to rescue him.
Xu Shuling, female, is 38 years old. Zhang Shiyue and Zhang Guofu from the "610 Office," extorted 1,600 Yuan from her. That was on May 15th, 2000. Zhao, from Political and Security Section of the police department took 1,000 Yuan from her on May 17th . Three hundred thirty Yuan was taken from her by Liu Yuhua from the Shuangcheng Detention Center on May 20th. Another 1,000 Yuan was taken by Zhou Meijiang from the town community on February 1st, 2001. Zhou Meijiang returned 960 Yuan to her later.
Guo Furong, female, 47 years old, was tricked by representatives from the town community into going to the detention center on February 1st, 2001. She wasn't released until she was forced to hand in 1,000 Yuan, which Bu Zhaochun and Yu Zhanqi from the Shuangcheng Town community took from her.
Yang Hua, female, 33 years old, was forced to attend a brainwashing class in April 2000. She went on a hunger strike during this period. Liu Yuhua, from the Town "610 Office," and his accomplices, Ran Lingcai and Yan Shanli, extorted 200 Yuan from her. On January 2nd, 2001, she was forced to attend a brainwashing class again. The determined practitioners were forced to stand still for a long period of time and were not allowed to sleep. That even included 10-year-old children.
Wang Xianfen, female, 59 years old was arrested without a warrant by full time representative Liu Guoping from the local government. The arrest took place at the doorway of the Appeals Bureau in Beijing when she went there to explain the real situation to the country's representatives. She was sent to the Shuangcheng Liaison Office in Beijing and the same night was sent back to the Shuangcheng Detention Center to begin 39 days of illegal imprisonment. Then she was transferred to her township government for 9 days of imprisonment. After being imprisoned in Dengjia, Aiwang Village for another 3 days, she was released. In April 2000, in her absence, Liu Guoping from Jicheng Village, Shuangcheng City, sold her farmland.
In May, 2001, she was taken away and forced to attend a brainwashing class by Zhang Zhaokui from the township police station. She was illegally imprisoned for 8 days and was not allowed to practice the exercises and study the Fa. She was deprived of her personal freedom, including freedom of speech and freedom to practice her belief. In August 2000, she was extorted 3,000 Yuan by the township authorities.
Zhang Shufeng, female, is 35 years old. In January 2001, Zhang Zhaokui and Luo, from Jincheng township police station, came to her home and asked her whether or not she practiced Falun Gong. After she said yes, they told her to dress herself immediately and made her go to the township to see a propaganda video. They said they would send her back at 5 pm, but she was actually imprisoned there for 33 days, without due process of law. Liu Guoping, the fulltime officer for Jincheng Township's police station forced practitioners to write a 'guarantee letter' (to guarantee to give up Falun Dafa), using all kinds of depraved means, and brutally beat those who refused to write the statement. Finally, after being extorted 660 Yuan by Liu Guoping, she was released.
Song Guilan, female, 38 years old, was captured and brought to the local government's Liaison Office in Beijing on 10th day of the first month of 2000, according to the lunar calendar, when she went to Beijing to appeal. There she was body-searched and they forcefully confiscated 20 Yuan, brutally beat and illegally imprisoned her for 11 days. After that, she was sent to the Baoding region for 4 days of illegal imprisonment. Following that, she was sent back to the Shuangcheng Detention Center for 42 days' additional imprisonment. Next, she was fined 340 Yuan for a "meal fee," extorted for 45 Yuan by Sui, and secretaries of the team, Xi Yuku and Zhou Yushuang. She was directly sent to the police station and was placed under house arrest for one day. Then, she was imprisoned for another 51 days at the Old Folks Home. Finally, she was released.
On November 13th, she went to Beijing to appeal and speak words of justice for Dafa again and was arrested by policemen at Tiananmen Square. After that incident, she was sent to Haidian's Police Department and was put into the Fifth Prison where the common criminals brutally beat her. On January 20, 2001, she was deceived and placed under house arrest by Cheng Fubin and Jin Guozhu from the police station and also under deception from those in the commune. They forcefully brainwashed her, beat her brutally, did not give her any water for washing, and forbid her to go to the toilet. The house she stayed in was so cold that her hands were frozen. During this period, she was beaten till she almost died. The criminal perpetrator is Wang Jichun, director of the Dancheng Township Irrigation Works Bureau, and also Xiao Jianzhao. They often behaved like hooligans, confiscated money they found in practitioners' pockets, forbid practitioners to sleep, forced practitioners to stand still till daybreak, and sometimes even threatened and extorted practitioners' relatives. After 76 days of illegal imprisonment in the commune, she was sent to Shuangcheng's Party School and was brainwashed for 21 days to give up her belief. When her health deteriorated, she was released back home, because the authorities were afraid of taking responsibility for her condition.
Liu Kunlan, female, is 53 years old. In December 1999 her son went to Beijing to appeal. Then the village leaders, policemen, Yu Zhanguo, and Qi Zhenquan came to her home to illegally search her house. In January 2001, her daughter-in-law went to Beijing to appeal and was brought back. Some people from the township forcibly took her away and illegally put her into a detention center for imprisonment. They even intended to forcefully take away her farming vehicles and house certificate.
Yang Yajuan, female, is 32 years old. In December 1999, because her husband went to Beijing to appeal, officials with the names of Xu Wenli, Yu Zhanguo, Qi Zhenquan illegally searched her house and forcibly drove her farming vehicle away. She was illegally imprisoned for 12 hours. In January 2001, she was captured for going to Beijing to appeal. Then she was illegally imprisoned for 45 days by the local government and after that, she was illegally imprisoned for another 20 days by the township government. During this period, the township government asked a local ruffian to abuse, beat and freeze her and another female practitioner. The women were also ordered to stay in the same room with the ruffian. At night, the shifting guards prevented them from sleeping. So they promoted Dafa to the guards. But those guards answered, "Whatever you say is useless. This is the order from the superiors. Even if you are beaten to death, there's no one who would be held responsible for your death. It is Jiang Zemin who does not allow you to practice." It is obvious that there is no law in China at all. Later, after she was extorted for 4,800 Yuan by scofflaws Liu Guoping, Luo Yanbin, Lu Jinghua and Yu Zhanguo, she was released.
Yu Fenchi, male, is 59 years old. In September 1999, his ID card was stolen by someone from the team. Liang Shuyi, Du Chunfa, Liang Zhiwei often went to his home to intimidate and threaten him not to practice or go to Beijing to appeal.
Li Yalin, male, is 31 years old. His wife went to Beijing to appeal in June 2000. Then one night at about 10 p.m. Tian Chunlai from the commune, with several others from the police station, went to his home and forcibly took him to the police station for one night of illegal imprisonment. His farmland was forcibly taken back. (In China, farmers never outright own their land. They only permanently lease it for a certain amount of years from the government.) Then he was released. In April 2001, he and his wife were captured again by enforcers from the Handian Commune and were sent to the Shuangcheng " 615 Special Cases" Group. Because his wife was going to give birth, Li Yalin was shut in the detention center in her stead. He was illegally detained for a month and also been extorted for 100 Yuan by Zhang Shiyue for a "meal fee." Later, he began to practice Falun Dafa and became a determined Dafa practitioner. Now he solemnly announced that the "guarantee letters" he wrote, together with all the words and deeds that did not accord with Dafa before his practice of cultivation are all invalid.
Zhou Liju, female, 42 years old, went to Beijing to appeal on July 20, 1999. The Appeals Bureau brought her to the Shuangcheng Liaison Office in Beijing. Then she was forcibly body searched, was relieved of 50 Yuan, handcuffed and beaten. She completely lost her personal freedom. After 8 days of illegal imprisonment she was sent to the Shuangcheng Second Detention Center for another 38 days of imprisonment. During those days she suffered inhumane treatment. Her body, as well as her mind, was hurt tremendously. After being fined 1,500 Yuan by people named Liu Chunyang and Jin Wanzhi, an additional 340 Yuan for a "meal fee", and 200 Yuan by the town government representatives, she was released.
Shi Baoying, female, 44 years old, was deceived to go to the detention center on February 1, 2000. Before she was released, she was extorted 1,000 Yuan by Bu Zhaochun and Yu Zhanqi.
Nie Zhenduo, male, 59 years old, went to Beijing in November 2000 to request the government restore the reputation of Teacher and Dafa. He was arrested and suffered brutal beatings from the driver of the police vehicle. Then he was transferred to the Shuangcheng Detention Center. A policeman who slapped his mouth also punched him in his belly. On November 15, 2000 he was extorted 1,500 Yuan by the Shuangcheng Detention Center. And on January 23, 2001 he also was fined 4,200 Yuan by Song Bolin from Dancheng's police station, in the name of "the fee for looking for him."
Wang Yumei, female, 41 years old. Zhao Hongshu and his followers from Zhenhuazhi Village, Jincheng Town, Shuangcheng City, forced her to go to the village to write a "guarantee letter." They threatened to send her to the police department for persecution if she refused to write it.
Liu Zongrong, female, 49 years old, went to Beijing to appeal and validate Dafa. She was arrested on December 13, 2000 and sent to the Tiananmen Police Station by officers from that station. The same afternoon she was transferred to the Pinggu Detention Center where the bad people brutally beat her, verbally abused her and forced her to stand still for a long time. On January 23, 2001, at the "Spring Festival," team secretary Zhou Yushuang, an individual named Wang from the commune, and others, came to her home to extort a 2,000 Yuan "deposit" from her. Since she had no money, she was brought to the commune and illegally imprisoned for one month. During this period she suffered beatings and other abuse and completely lost her freedom. More than 20 male and female practitioners were put into one room without a bed or a quilt, with the temperature below 0o C ( 20 degrees F --- 32 degrees F is the freezing mark). They have been illegally imprisoned for more than one month in such an environment.
Zhao Xiangli, male, is 52 years old. Liang Shuyi, from Shengping Village, forcibly took Zhao Xiangli's ID card and house certificate as a deposit. Liang often went to his home to threaten him in order to deter him from going to Beijing to appeal. Once, when someone from the village found him practicing at home, he had his house illegally searched and was fined 2,000 Yuan by these individuals: Liang Shuyi, Du Chunfa and Liang Zhiwei, from Shengping Village.
Zhang Xiutian, female, 56 years old, went to Beijing to appeal in October, 1999 and was illegally detained for one night at a detention center and extorted for a 3,000 Yuan "guarantee fee" by Zhang Guofu and Zhang Shiyue from the "610 Office." In April, 2000 she went to Beijing to validate Falun Dafa again. This time she was illegally imprisoned for more than one month at a detention center and was extorted for 300 Yuan for a "meal fee." At the end of 2000, she was sent back to Shuangcheng City and suffered from freezing temperatures for one night at the Old Folks Home.
Dong Shufang, male, 55 years old. When he came back from Beijing after appealing for Falun Gong in September 1999, he went to the town government to work. Then he was illegally arrested and sent to the Shuangcheng Second Detention Center by enforcers from the "610 Office," Handian Town government. After 5 months' illegal imprisonment and abuse he was released. During this period, he was fined 5,000 Yuan by people from the "610 Office" of Shuangcheng City; 3,000 Yuan by scofflaws from the Handian Police Station and Town government. On January 26, 2000 he was again illegally arrested and sent to the Shuangcheng Second Detention Center with the trumped-up charge of "being in cahoots with others." This time he was illegally imprisoned for 6 months. Before his release he was extorted 300 Yuan by politicians from the "610 Office" of Shuangcheng City.
Fu Zhiqing, female, 46 years old, was forced to write a "guarantee letter" by Zhao Shuhong from Huayuan village, and by others. They threatened to arrest her or send her to a forced labor camp if she refused to write a statement.