Latest News from China - 08/23/2002
- [Dehui City, Jilin Province] Police Illegally Arrest Dafa Practitioners
- [Jieyang, Guangdong Province] Policemen Arrest Female Dafa Practitioners Sun Jiefeng and Lin Xiaohe
- [Jiutai, Jilin Province] Brutal Abuse in Jiutai's Forced Labor Camp Have Caused the Death of Dafa Practitioners
- [Gaoyi County, Hebei Province] Officials from the "610" Office Send Dafa Practitioners to the brainwashing camp again
- [Yangxin County, Hubei Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Dong Ailian Is Jailed in the Local Detention Center
- [Shanghai] A Film is Produced to Slander Dafa
- [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Policemen from Chengguan District Illegally Send Dafa Practitioners to Forced Labor Camps
- [Dalian, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Ma Xueqin Is Kidnapped
- [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Around 40 Dafa Practitioners in Chengxi County Are Illegally Detained
- [Ningjin County, Hebei Province] Dafa Practitioners Wang Junmei and Tian Shumiao Are Arrested Illegally and Tortured by Policemen
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Wang Weiqing Is Sent to the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp
- [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Policemen from the 3502 Factory and the Mine District Arrest Many Dafa Practitioners
- [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Liang Huining from the 38th Middle School Is Kidnapped from Her Home and Sent to a Brainwashing Center
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Policemen in Wujiabao Forced Labor Camp Instigate Criminals to Abuse Dafa Practitioners Without Mercy In Order to Force Them to Renouce their Practice of Falun Dafa
- [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Policemen from Linyuan Police Branch Kidnap Dafa Practitioner Huang Yazhong
1. [Dehui City, Jilin Province] Police Illegally Arrest Dafa Practitioners
At around 8am on August 17, 2002, over ten policemen from the Yangshu township police station of Dehui city arrested Han Chunyan illegally while she had was only barely dressed.
Her husband is working at some far away place, and her mother-in-law was forced to leave home to avoid being illegally arrested, leaving her only child, who is only about 9 years old, at home alone.
The Dehui government organized a brainwashing camp in a new round of abuse against Dafa practitioners. On August 18, five Dafa practitioners in the city were arrested. Some Dafa practitioners hung a loudspeaker outside the window of the brainwashing camp building to broadcast the true facts of Falun Dafa to the people nearby. The evil was shocked by the broadcast, and Dafa practitioners who were arrested were greatly encouraged after listening to it.
About 8am on July 26, Policemen from Hewan police station, Jiutai city, Jilin province intercepted and arrested Dafa practitioners off the street, six Dafa practitioners including Wang Shuwei, Yin Guilan (female), and Zhang Chunlian were sent to Jiutai city.
Personnel or units involved in committing crimes against practitioners:
Head of police station, Jiutai city: Yin Weijun
Policemen: Jiang Yonghui, Li
Phone number of the police station: 86-431-2165283
2. [Jieyang, Guangdong Province] Policemen Arrest Female Dafa Practitioners Sun Jiefeng and Lin Xiaohe
Sun Jiefeng was arrested by undercover policemen at around 11pm on April 27, 2002. She was jailed in the Sanshui forced labor camp in Guangdong province in August 2000, and was released in October 2001. Now she has been sent to the same camp again, and has not been heard from since her last arrest.
Lin Xiaohe, another female Dafa practitioner, was arrested and jailed in the Sanshui women's forced labor camp.
3. [Jiutai, Jilin Province] Brutal Abuse in the Jiutai Forced Labor Camp Have Caused the Death of Dafa Practitioners
Yunmahe forced labor camp in Jiutai city tried every evil way to force Dafa practitioners to write "Five papers" to denounce Falun Gong. Those collaborators [former Falun Gong practitioners who have gone astray due to brainwashing and torture] are very brutal in aiding the camp authorities.
Dafa practitioners who refused to write the "five papers" were tortured. Cold-hearted guards look for the weakest points on Dafa practitioners' bodies to make them suffer as much as possible.
On April 19, 2002, an estimated five Dafa practitioners were brought there. Among them, Sun Shizhong, who is middle aged and is from Songyuan city refused to write the "five papers" and was tortured to death in two or three hours.
Dafa practitioner Wang Enhui, refused to "sever" with Falun Gong while facing the worst abuse, has been on hunger strike for 3 months.
4. [Gaoyi County, Hebei Province] Officials from the "610" Office Send Dafa Practitioners to the brainwashing camp again
On around August 16, 2002, Dafa practitioners Zhi Junli and Wang Qin (female) from Xihan village were arrested by police from their home and sent to the Shijiazhuang Brainwashing center. Wang Qin's young child was left home alone. Still other Dafa practitioners were forced to leave their homes.
5. [Yangxin County, Hubei Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Dong Ailian Is Jailed in the Local Detention Center
Dong Ailian, a female Dafa practitioner from Zhoutong village, Futujie Township was recently arrested by police and jailed in Yangxin detention station. According to her family, police intend to sentence her to three years in jail.
6. [Shanghai] A Film is Produced to Slander Dafa
A film made to slander Dafa by some people in Shanghai has been screened since August 20, 2002 in some of Shanghai's cinemas. They said a similar TV show would also be broadcast soon on some channels in Shanghai.
7. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Policemen from Chengguan District Illegally Send Dafa Practitioners to Forced Labor Camps
At the beginning of 2002, policemen in Chengguan district illegally arrested a few Dafa practitioners; they went on a hunger strike to protest. Later policemen showed Dafa practitioner's photos and asked for identification of other practitioners. Policemen then slyly forced Dafa practitioners' family members into making oral statements, then they sent those Dafa practitioners to forced labor camps.
8. [Dalian, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Ma Xueqin Is Kidnapped
Under the guidance from the vice head of Chunmei police station, 4 policemen including Dong Liang arrested Ma Xueqin while he was working, then sent him to the Yaojia detention station of Dalian city.
9. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Around 40 Dafa Practitioners in Chengxi County Are Illegally Detained
At the end of 2001, Dafa practitioner Song Haibo in Chengxi County told students the true facts of Falun Dafa, but was reported on by one student. He has now been illegally sent to a labor camp.
On March 5, 2002, while 5 Dafa practitioners were making banners, policemen broke in to arrest them, one of them managed to escape. Later, Dafa practitioners Liu Lumei (female), Tang Yuqing (female), Lianlian (female), Jin Jiqiu, and Wu Jianli were arrested while clarifying the truth about Dafa to people.
On May 21, 2002, a practitioner was followed and reported on by her former husband while going to a Dafa group study. Policemen encircled the study location, 26 Dafa practitioners were arrested and many Dafa materials were taken away. Liu Shenhua managed to escape in the process, but was arrested again by police from his home three days later, and he was sentenced to two years in a forced labor camp. He had been previously jailed in a forced labor camp for one year prior to this .
Dafa practitioner Yang Binxiu from Huaihua city was reported to policemen while posting Dafa truth materials, and was sent to the first detention station in the city. He went on a hunger strike, and was also diagnosed as having a heart attack. Policemen released him after extorting 3000 Yuan from him. Later, policemen arrested him again and sent him to the Baimalong forced labor camp in Zhuzhou where he is still on a hunger strike. His life is in immediate danger.
Dafa practitioner Pan Jianjun from Mafuyi Township of Yuanlin County, Hunan province mailed Dafa materials to his hometown. The mail however was traced back by local policemen and he had to leave home to avoid arrest and further persecution. Last Chinese New Year, he went back home to clarify the truth to people again, but has not been heard from since. It might be the case that police have arrested him again.
10. [Ningjin County, Hebei Province] Dafa Practitioners Wang Junmei and Tian Shumiao Are Arrested Illegally and Tortured by Policemen
With Wang Gangjun and Shen Jianzhong as leaders, policemen from the political and security section of Ningjin county have never stopped persecuting local Dafa practitioners and their family members since July 20, 1999.
They frequently interrogate Dafa practitioners and extort their money. If no information was forthcoming after torture and interrogating a Dafa practitioner, policemen would extort 2500 Yuan from his family before he could be released, or he would be detained indefinitely.
Policemen also interrogated Dafa practitioners' family members to ask for the information of Dafa practitioners who were forced to leave home. Policemen usually broke in or knocked on the door at midnight, they also hired people to follow Dafa practitioners, making even the neighbors of a Dafa practitioner afraid.
At 2 am on July 24, 2002, policemen illegally arrested the couple Wang Junmei and Tian Shumiao (female), from one of their relatives' home to the county detention station and tortured them. They also threatened their relatives in order obtain more information.
To protest her illegal detention, Tian Shumiao went on a hunger strike. She was force-fed twice and injected once. Policemen also tortured her, so she is very weak now. Only recently were her family members allowed to visit. Her husband had to carry her out on his back. The injuries from electric batons were visible on her back and neck. Policemen still try different methods to abuse the two.
Phone number of the political and guarding section of Ningjin county public security bureau:
11. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Wang Weiqing Is Sent to the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp
Wang Weiqing, female, is 27 years old. In the evening of August 18, 2002, she was arrested by a few policemen from Yintaoyuan police station of Weifang city, and was sent to Wangcun forced labor camp on August 20.
12. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Policemen from the 3502 Factory and the Mine District Arrest Many Dafa Practitioners
On July 6, 2002, policemen from the 3502 factory and the mine district arrested female Dafa practitioners Wang Pengpeng and Zhang Lingxia in the Dongfang hotel. They have been on a hunger strike to protest their illegal arrest. Now Zhang Lingxia has been sentenced to two years in a forced labor camp.
On August 13, 2002, policemen arrested Dafa practitioners Ma Qing and Li xinhua, who were workers of the 3502 factory and had been forced to leave home for insisting on practicing Dafa.
Li Xinhua managed to escape during the process.
Criminal policemen and other people:
Mei, head of the mine district public security bureau of Jinxin County
Yang, a policeman
Zhao Weisheng, the manager of the 3502 factory
Zhao Changjiang who takes a major responsibility in the Falun Gong issue, accomplice Xu Le, Qiu Xizhen.
Luo Shirui, head of the police branch in the 3502 factory
13. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Female Dafa Practitioner Liang Huining from the 38th Middle School Is Kidnapped from Her Home and Sent to a Brainwashing Center
At around 9:00 am on July 23, 2002, the communist party secretary of the number 38 middle school came to Liang Huining's home with two other people. The secretary said that the local educational bureau and the "610" office wanted to transform Liang forcefully. Policemen from the Yudong police station also came later. Liang and her husband refused to open the door. But police broke down their door using tools and carried Liang out of her building then sent her to a brainwashing camp.
14. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Policemen in Wujiabao Forced Labor Camp Instigate Criminals to Abuse Dafa Practitioners Without Mercy In Order to Force Them to Give up their Practice of Falun Dafa
Also female Dafa practitioner Ma Hongxia from Fushun city disappeared recently, it's said that she has been detained at the second detention center of Fushun city.
15. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Policemen from Linyuan Police Branch Kidnap Dafa Practitioner Huang Yazhong
Policemen from Linyuan police branch have illegally sent many Dafa practitioners to forced labor camps and ruined the happiness of many Dafa practitioners' families.
On July 23, 2002, they kidnapped Huang Yazhong from his work unit, and sent him to Datong detention center to be jailed.
August 22, 2002