Latest News from China - 09/06/2002
- [Chongqing, Sichuan Province] Chongqing's Law: Are People That Know How To Use A Radio Guilty?!
- [Beijing City] A Beijing Falun Dafa Practitioner Is Sent to a Brainwashing Center
- [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] The Police Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioner Mu Qinglan
- [Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang Province] Mudanjiang Falun Dafa Practitioners Suggest That Area Practitioners Diligently Send Forth Righteous Thoughts
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Distribute Truth Clarification Materials During an Agriculture Exposition
- [Wei County, Hebei Province] Police Officer Zhang Xiaojing From Bianma Village Police Station Commits Crimes
- [Zhengzhou, Henan Province] The Criminal Record of the Police in Yingyang City Police Department, Sanlizhuang Detention Center, and Gaocun Village Police Station
- [Beijing City] A Police Officer From The First District Police Station of Tiananmen East District First Branch Brutally Beats Appealing Dafa Practitioners
- [Beijing City] Falun Dafa Practitioner Zhang Na Is Illegally Sentenced to Three Years in Beijing Xinan Female Forced Labor Camp
- [Zizhong, Sichuan Province] Nanmusi Female Forced Labor Camp Illegally Detains Falun Dafa Practitioners Indefinitely
- [Handan City, Hebei Province] The Guards in Handan Forced Labor Camp "Special Control Squad" Instigate the Inmates to Brutally Beat Dafa Practitioners
- [Xingtai, Hebei Province] Ren County Police Break into Residences
- [Mianyang City, Sichan Province] Xinhua Forced Labor Camp Intensifies The Persecution of Dafa Practitioners
- [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] "610" Office Arrests Dafa Practitioner
1. [Chongqing, Sichuan Province] Chongqing's Law: Are People That Know How To Use A Radio Guilty?!
At the beginning of August 2002, the police from Gailanxi Police Station went to some Falun Dafa practitioners' homes and asked whether they knew how to use a radio. One practitioner answered: "Yes." Several days later, the police from the first section of Jiangbei District Police Branch came to his house, arrested him, and searched his house. To this day, we do not know his whereabouts
2. [Beijing City] A Beijing Falun Dafa Practitioner Is Sent to A Brainwashing Center
Practitioner Tan, male, 30s, who worked at an artistic newspaper office, was arrested in January 2002 and is still being detained at a brainwashing center near Lugouqiao in Beijing Fengtai district.
3. [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] The Police Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioner Mu Qinglan
Mu Qinglan, female, 50s, was a worker at the Shijiazhuang City Second Printing and Dyeing Factory. On the evening of August 31, 2002, the police arrested her while she was clarifying the truth. Her whereabouts are unknown.
4. [Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang Province] Mudanjiang Falun Dafa Practitioners Suggest That Area Practitioners Diligently Send Forth Righteous Thoughts
In Mudanjiang area, hundreds of practitioners were arrested and detained, and they are suffering inhuman tortures. We should maximally utilize the power of Dafa practitioners as a whole body, eliminate the evil elements in other dimensions behind the persecution with our righteous thoughts, and help them to get out of prison and rejoin the Fa-rectification.
5. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners Distribute Truth Clarification Materials During an Agriculture Exposition
The agricultural exposition was held in Changchun from August 16 to 21, 2002. Some Falun Dafa practitioners took the opportunity to clarify the truth to the attendants. In the meantime, the practitioners in attendance upgraded their understanding of Dafa in different degrees through this experience.
At the same time on the afternoon of Sunday, August 18, in different exhibition rooms, practitioners passed out truth clarification materials and their kind wishes to people face-to-face. All of practitioners returned home safely.
One elderly person was seen picking up a truth clarification flyer from a garbage can. He carefully read it, neatly folded it, and put into his pocket.
6. [Wei County, Hebei Province] Police Officer Zhang Xiaojing From Bianma Village Police Station Commits Crimes
Zhang Xiaojing is a police officer who persecutes Dafa practitioners. His cell phone number is 86-1380-329-0828
7. [Zhenzhou, Henan Province] The Criminal Record of the Police in Yingyang City Police Department, Sanlizhuang Detention Center, and Gaocun Village Police Station
In Sanlizhuang Detention Center, female guard Zhang Baofeng and inmate Li Peilan (a female murderer) monitor practitioners' activities inside the cells. They brutally beat female practitioners Wang Aixian, Shi Shuqin, Meng Jihui, and Ren Qiaoling. Zhang ordered practitioners who practice the exercises inside the cell to face the wall, slapped them, and confiscated their money and possessions.
Police officer Xu Xiaohui from Gaocun Village Police Station mercilessly beat Dafa practitioners Meng Yuyu, Jing Jianxin, and Jing Shaoling, and confiscated 200 Yuan from practitioner Shi Shuqi.
At midnight on August 14th, 2000, Liu Qijun, male, the director of a residential registration office at Gaocun Village Police Station, got drunk and brutally beat female practitioner Li Qiaoyun. Two other police officers tried to force practitioners Li Qiaoyun, Li Wanxuan (male), and Ma Yanrui (female) to give up practicing Falun Gong. When the practitioners refused, the police tortured them for three hours using means like brutally pressing the person's head against the protruding corner of a wall while pushing the feet against another object.
The phone numbers for Gaocun Police Station: 86-371-4900160; for Li Yingen, the director, 86-371-4900991.
Feng Songmao, the Party secretary of Yingyang City, made up lies to slander Falun Gong. Ran Qiaoling of Rengou Village in Liuhe Village, Yingyang City went to Beijing to appeal in mid-November 2000 and was illegally sent to Zhengzhou Shibalihe Female Forced Labor Camp. After enduring all kinds of torture, she suffered a mental collapse. However, Feng falsely reported this case as "insanity resulting from practicing Falun Gong" and asked Rengou Village to take her home. Feng's cell phone number is 86-13700857393.
Zheng Feng, the section chief of Yingyang Police Department, has been arresting Dafa practitioners and torturing practitioners detained in Sanlizhuang Detention Center since July 22, 1999. In the summer of 2001, Zheng Feng led some people in destroying a website used to promote Falun Dafa and forced practitioners into the brainwashing center. For such activities, he was promoted to vice-chairman of the police department and the director of the "610" office. His cell phone number is 86-13803991788.
8. [Beijing City] A Police Officer From The First District Police Station of Tiananmen East District First Branch Brutally Beats Dafa Practitioners Going to Appeal
Around July 22, 2000, a police officer, badge number of 3337334, brutally beat practitioners from various areas in China who went to Beijing to appeal. He illegally confiscated practitioners' belongings and cash.
9. [Beijing City] Falun Dafa Practitioner Zhang Na Is Illegally Sentenced to Three Years in Beijing Xinan Female Forced Labor Camp
Zhang Na, female, 36, with a Master's degree, was a teacher at Beijing Xisi Middle School. She was arrested during the 2002 Spring Festival and illegally sentenced to three years in Xinan Female Forced Labor Camp.
10. [Zizhong, Sichuan Province] Nanmusi Female Forced Labor Camp Illegally Detains Falun Dafa Practitioners Indefinitely
Nanmusi Female Forced Labor Camp illegally detains practitioners who persist in practicing Falun Gong for indefinite terms. These practitioners include: Wang Hongxia, held for three years although she was only sentenced to two years, Fan Ying's sentence was extended by half a year after serving a two-year sentence, and Du Jie and Gong Shulian were detained for two months past their sentences.
11. [Handan City, Hebei Province] The Guards in the Handan Forced Labor Camp "Special Control Squad" Instigate the Inmates to Brutally Beat Dafa Practitioners
The "special control squad' in Handan Forced Labor Camp was set up to illegally persecute Falun Dafa practitioners. Currently, practitioners Qin Zhongke, Gao Wenmin, and Zhang Hongbin are being tortured there. The police instigate inmates to torture practitioners using various methods such as forcing practitioners to remain standing for extended periods of time, kneeling for extended periods, being pinched, being shocked with electric batons and sleep deprivation. Qin has been tortured for ten days in a row.
12. [Xingtai, Hebei Province] Ren County Police Break into Residences
On August 10, 2002, Dafa practitioner Xiao Hui from Ren County stayed with a relative who also practices Falun Gong. At midnight, the police broke into the house and arrested Xiao Hui as well as two other family members. The female owner of the house was forced to jump off a high wall in order to escape, leaving a young child at home. The whereabouts of the arrested practitioners are unknown.
At the same time, the police from Xingtai Police Department and Nanhe County Police Department scaled a wall to get into a practitioner's house. The practitioner was away on a business trip. They forced her daughter to reveal the practitioner's whereabouts and scared her a great deal. The police searched the house and confiscated the book Zhuan Falun.
13. [Mianyang City, Sichan Province] Xinhua Forced Labor Camp Intensifies The Persecution of Dafa Practitioners
Since mid-July of 2002, Xinhua Forced Labor Camp has escalated the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. The police from the labor camp headquarters personally went to the "special control squad" to direct the forceful brainwashing of Falun Gong practitioners. They only allow these practitioners to sleep one to four hours a day. Four guards supervise one practitioner and try to force the practitioner to read materials and watch videos that slander Falun Gong. When a practitioner refuses, they force the practitioner to squat for long periods of time. During the day, they force the practitioners to do drills. Some practitioners have vomited after being subjected to these tortures. The guards also instigate some people to kick, drag, pinch, and burn Falun Gong practitioners with cigarettes. The police use people who used to practice Falun Gong but under intense pressure and brainwashing went astray in their understanding and now have collaborated with the authorities to persecute and spread lies to true practitioners. Firm practitioners are suffering under great pressure. The authorities also isolate practitioners from each other by sending them to other squads.
14. [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] "610" Office Arrests Dafa Practitioner
Practitioner Zhang Feng went to Beijing to validate Dafa in 2001 and his work unit cut off his salary. The police often harassed him and this persecution forced him to leave home at the beginning of 2001. At the beginning of 2002, the police arrested him and tortured him at the Liaocheng Detention Center. He has resisted the evil persecution using a hunger strike for half a year. Despite his weak body, the police tortured him with force-feeding and sent him to the provincial prison, which refused to accept him because of his poor health. The police then detained him at the city's hospital and assigned people to watch and force-feed him everyday. Now, the police are sending him to a brainwashing center again.
Dafa practitioner Zhang Shuping, female, wrote a letter to the city's Party Secretary in 2001 about Falun Gong, and the police put her in a detention center. She firmly resisted the evil persecution with a hunger strike. They force-fed her, sent her to a psychiatric institution, and tortured her with neurotoxic drugs. Later, her work unit bailed her out. This May, she distributed Falun Dafa flyers, and she was again illegally arrested and taken to the detention center, where she has been held ever since.
The evil people who persecuted Dafa practitioners:
Li Yugong, director of Dongchang district "610" office, Tel. 86-635-8413081 (office); Xian Qingping, vice-director of "610" office; Zhang Xinyu, vice director of Dongchang district; The led former practitioners Zheng Guangmin and Wei Ligong astray and assisted the "610" office to persecute Dafa practitioners.