Latest News from China - 07/26/2002
- [Lanzhou, Gansu Province] Jicheng Prison Secretly Detains a Group of Falun Gong Practitioners From Other Provinces
- [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Dafa Practitioners Yang Xuegui and Han Xu Are Detained at Dashaping Forced Labor Camp Hospital
- [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] A Female Dafa Practitioner Is Illegally Detained for Carrying Speakers and Dafa DVDs
- [Yongkang City, Zhejiang Province] The Persecution of Dafa Practitioners Is Escalating
According to reliable information, Jicheng Prison, located at Dashaping in Lanzhou City, Gansu Province has been detaining a group of Falun Gong practitioners who are from other provinces. Since the information is strictly controlled, details regarding the number, origin, names, and gender of the practitioners are not known. We have heard that these practitioners all have very strong, righteous minds and have refused any form of forced labor.
2. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Dafa Practitioners Yang Xuegui and Han Xu Are Detained at the Dashaping Forced Labor Camp Hospital
Six Lanzhou Dafa practitioners, including Yang Xuegui and Han Xu, are currently being illegally detained at the Dashaping Forced Labor Camp Hospital. Yang Xuegui contracted scabies when he was detained at the Xiguoyuan Detention Center. The labor camp's hospital confiscates 1000 Yuan per month from his family as the hospital fee. [The average monthly salary for a Chinese urban worker is 500 Yuan.] The police found several relatively large keys on Han Xu when arresting him and said that these were the keys for a safe. They tortured Han and tried to force him to turn it over to them.
3. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] A Female Dafa Practitioner Is Illegally Detained for Carrying Speakers and Dafa DVDs
Around July 20, 2002, the police found two speakers and some Falun Gong DVDs on a female Falun Dafa practitioner in her 50s at the east Lanzhou long-distance bus station. They illegally detained her and her son who had only gone to see her off.
4. [Yongkang City, Zhejiang Province] Persecution of Dafa Practitioners Is Escalating
Telephone number of the Yongkang City government office is 86-579-7131266