Latest News from China - 07/12/2002
- [Daqing, Heilongjiang Province] Saertu District Police Department Tortures Falun Gong Practitioners Chen Xiuli by Putting Bamboo Sticks under Her Nails
- [Hailun City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Ma Yuhuan, Guo Lixiang, and Guo Limin Are Arrested
- [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Jiangpu county Police Department and Zhujiang Police Station Torture Dafa Practitioners in Psychiatric Hospital
- [Tianshui, Gansu Province] Dafa Practitioner Chen Gang Is Arrested Again by Lanzhou Police, Brutally Tortured, and Now in Critical Condition
- [Shenyang City, Jilin Province] Ankong Psychiatric Hospital in Shenyang Police Department Drug Rehabilitation Section Illegally Detains Falun Gong Practitioners
- [Dalian City, Jilin Province] "610" Police Arrest Falun Gong Practitioners Zong Lirong and Sun Guimei
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] The "610 Office" Illegally Hold Brainwashing Sessions and Torture Dafa Practitioners
In April 2002, Saertu District Police Department arrested Chen Xiuli on a bus while she was clarifying the truth. Her husband Zhang Xinye was suspected of being the responsible person in charge of Falun Gong in Daqing. In order to force Chen to reveal Zhang's whereabouts, the police in the Politics and Security Section even put bamboo sticks under her fingernails. Dong Fenglin, the head of the Politics and Security Squad, arrested and persecuted hundreds of Dafa practitioners. Chen Xiuli is currently detained at Harbin Drug Rehabilitation Center and Forced Labor Camp. Zhang Xinye was also arrested later and is now detained at Daqing Detention Center.2. [Hailun City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Ma Yuhuan, Guo Lixiang, and Guo Limin Are Arrested
Female Dafa practitioners Ma Yuhuan, Guo Lixiang, and Guo Limin from Hailun City were arrested at the beginning of July 2002, and are being illegally detained at a detention center.3. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Jiangpu county Police Department and Zhujiang Police Station Torture Dafa Practitioners in a Psychiatric Hospital
Dafa Practitioners Wu Chunru, Zhu Dongmei, and Kong Linzhen from the town of Zhujing in Jiangpu County went to Tiananmen for a peaceful appeal. Jiangpu county Police Department and Zhujiang Police Station have been illegally detaining and torturing them in the Nanjing Zutangshan Psychiatric Hospital since March 2002. It was said that Wu Chunru had been transferred to another mental hospital.4. [Tianshui, Gansu Province] Dafa Practitioner Chen Gang Is Arrested Again by Lanzhou Police, Brutally Tortured, and Is Now in Critical Condition
Chen Gang, male, 28, went to Beijing to peacefully appeal in November 1999. The police sent him back and illegally detained him for 15 days. In January 2000, the Tianshui Politics and Law Committee illegally detained him for one month, after which they sent him to a forced labor camp for one year in Lanzhou Pingantai. He was released in March 2001. The police did not allow him to go back to work and the work unit stopped his salary. The police often went to his residence to harass him, so he was forced to live on the streets and become homeless. In April 2002, the Lanzhou police again arrested, brutally beat and tortured him. Currently, he is being illegally detained in Tianshui Lurgou and is in critical condition.5. [Shenyang City, Jilin Province] Ankong Psychiatric Hospital in Shenyang Police Department Drug Rehabilitation Section Illegally Detains Falun Gong Practitioners
Ankong Hospital in Shenyang Police Department Drug Rehabilitation Section is actually a psychiatric hospital. It is illegally holding several female Falun Gong Practitioners. They have been on a hunger strike, without water, to protest the Shenyang Police Department's illegal detention and persecution.6. [Dalian City, Jilin Province] Police Arrest Falun Gong Practitioners Zong Lirong and Sun Guimei
On the morning of June 26, 2002, Zong Lirong and Sun Guimei were arrested by the police while distributing Dafa materials and clarifying the truth. The police beat them and confiscated their homes. They are now detained at Yaojia Detention Center in Dalian City.
7. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] The "610 Office" Illegally Holds Brainwashing Sessions and Tortures Dafa Practitioners
Recently, Wuhan "610 Office" [a bureau specifically created by the Chinese government to persecute Falun Gong. It has absolute power over each level of administration in the Party, as well as over the political and judiciary branches] took over the brainwashing center in Wuchang Yangyuan. It was said that brainwashing centers in other part of Wuhan were gradually phased out. The practitioners that firmly persisted in Falun Dafa were transferred to Yangyuan brainwashing center and brutally tortured.
Former practitioner Liu Zhuoli, the former vice director of Wuhan Qiaokuo District Audition Bureau, went astray. She aided the "610" Office to brainwash the practitioners and the brainwashing center and to damage Dafa.