Latest News from China - 07/04/2002
1. [Wuhan city, Hubei Province] Wuhan Qiaokou's 610 Office Reassigns Its Personnel to Administer Brainwashing Class
Wuhai City Qiaokou's 610 Office reassigned the personnel from the police department to administer a brainwashing class. They claimed that from June 10 to July 10, all detained practitioners must be "transformed" [renounce their spiritual belief]. Four of the officers persecuted one practitioner. They threatened that if the practitioner did not give up his belief within one month, he would be designated officially as a "stubborn person" and be sent to the Shayang Forced Labor Camp. In the brainwashing class, practitioners were forbidden to talk with each other and practice the exercises.
The List of Evil Persons:
- Chief of Shuilu Police Station, Xu Huaping, Tel 86-27-86967901 (H) 86-27-86961771 (W)
- Wangjijie Police Station Office, 86-27-89871173
- Cangfujie Police Station 86-27-89060104 Police: Zhen Hongbin
- Shuangliujie Police Station, Director: 86-27-89707190; Office: 86-27-89707119
2. [Hubei Province] Shayang Labor Camp Forces Dafa Practitioners To Work At Long Hours without Rest
Shayang Labor Camp forces Dafa practitioners to work from 6 am to 3 am each day with a rest time of only three hours. Their labour is heavier than other people but their food is very poor and without nutrition.
3. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] An Elderly Practitioner Leaves Labor Camp With Righteous Thoughts
Since Changchun practitioners broadcast the program of the truth of Falun Dafa on TV, the police in Changchun arrested many practitioners. Among those arrested was a 73-year-old practitioner who was sent to the Chaoyanggou Labor Camp. This practitioner continued to send righteous thoughts, clarify the truth, and not to cooperate with the evil. After a 21-day hunger strike, the elderly practitioner walked out of the labor camp with dignity.
4. [Jilin Province] Labor Camp Forces the Family Members of Practitioners to Curse During Visits
On the morning of May 29, in the reception room of Jilin Female Labor Camp, a young lady from Harbin came to visit her family member. A police asked her to verbally abuse the founder of Falun Gong. But she refused, and the police forbade her to visit.
5. [Yongqing county, Hebei Province] Police Arrests Five Practitioners
On May 17, the director of the security team of the Yongqing police station, Zhang Zhenqing, led a gang of people to break into the home of Yang Shilian, a Falun Gong practitioner, without any legal procedure. They searched the house and arrested Yang Shilian, Yang Shifeng, two sisters and a fellow practitioner, Xie Qimin.
In order to protest against the persecution, the three practitioners who were arrested and another four practitioners went on a hunger strike. Police force-fed several of them on two occasions. Later, they transferred Yang Shilian, Yang Shifeng, Xie Qimin, Liu Dongmei and Yang Suhua to brainwashing class for further persecution. It has been over twenty days. Xie Qimin was sent to the hospital where she was finally out of danger. In order to disclose the news, police forbade the family members to visit. Now their lives are in danger.
List of vicious people:
1. Yu Yong, the director of 610 office
2. Shi Huanjin, the vice director
3. Zhang Zhenqing, the director of the security team of the police station
6. [Dalian city, Shandong Province] Dalian Detention Center Forbids Family Members of Practitioners to Visit Them For Three Months
7. [Longkou City, Shandong Province] Zhang Shumin Is Arrested
Police ransacked the home of Dafa practitioner Zhang Shumin and arrested him. They confiscated many Dafa materials. Zhang's whereabouts are not known.
8. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Base 115 and Murderer
Telephone of Base 115: 86-535-3220096
Murderer who killed practitioner Yang Fengbin: Yu Zhenggao, Wang Yinjie, Qiao Chengguan