Latest News from China - 09/22/2003
- [Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Teacher Ms. Zhou Jingling from the Dongguan School Sent to Brainwashing Center
- [Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province] Police from Renhe District Arrest Four Dafa Practitioners
- [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Personnel from Fushun City Forced Labor Camp Send a Dozen Determined Dafa Practitioners to the Luotai Brainwashing Center
- [Beijing] A Practitioner Couple from the Military is Sentenced to Imprisonment
- [Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Arrest of Two Dafa Practitioners
- [Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners
- [Langfang City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioner Zhao Yongbo
- [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Dafa Materials Production Site Destroyed; Several Practitioners Arrested
- [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Illegal Arrest of Two Dafa Practitioners from Longgang District
- [Henan Province] The Case of Suing Jiang Is Broadcasted in Front of a Detention Center
- [Hebei Province] A Small Experience Sharing Conference
[Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Teacher Ms. Zhou Jingling from the Dongguan School Sent to Brainwashing Center
On the afternoon of September 5, 2003, the school principals Chang Guomin, Xiao Kaixian (female), Gu Guanghai and Li Shaokun collaborated with police to arrest 48-year-old Ms. Zhou Jingling while she was teaching a class, and sent her to Wuhan City Brainwashing Center. The school was required to hand in 10,000 Yuan and provide one person to "assist" during the brainwashing.
[Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province] Police from Renhe District Arrest Four Dafa Practitioners
On the evening of September 17, 2003, police from the Renhe District, Panzhihua City again arrested four Dafa practitioners. They are Mr. Yu Chuancheng, Mr. Liu Shibo, Ms. Fu Tingjie and Mr. Tang Shiguo.
[Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Personnel from Fushun City Forced Labor Camp Send a Dozen Determined Dafa Practitioners to the Luotai Brainwashing Center
Recently, in order to raise their so-called "transformation rate," Fushun City Forced Labor Camp officials sent a dozen determined Dafa practitioners to the notorious Luotai Brainwashing Center for even more vicious and cruel persecution. They are attempting to force practitioners to give up their belief in "Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance."
[Beijing] A Practitioner Couple from the Military is Sentenced to Imprisonment
According to people in the military, a Dafa practitioner couple was recently sentenced to two and three years of imprisonment, respectively. Both their military ranks are senior captain. Their names and whereabouts are to be investigated.
[Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Arrest of Two Dafa Practitioners
In the middle of June, the police from Hangzhou City arrested practitioners Mr. Zhou Lin and Mr. Wu Liren. It is said that Zhou Lin has been sent into a forced labor camp and Wu Liren is still in a detention center. The reason for Zhou Lin's arrest was that he distributed an advisory suggesting people to be good people and remember "Truth-Compassion-Tolerance," but the police thought it was Wu Liren who printed and distributed the material. So the police confiscated their computers, printers and CD-writers.
[Gongzhuling City, Jilin Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioners
From September 16, 2003, the police from Fanjiatun, Gongzhuling City in Jilin Province started arresting practitioners who clarify the truth. There is a 5,000 Yuan* reward for arresting a practitioner.
[Langfang City, Hebei Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioner Zhao Yongbo
At 5:00 a.m. on September 6, 2003, more than a dozen "610 Office"** personnel and policemen broke into Mr. Zhao Yongbo's home to arrest Zhao and his wife with the excuse of someone having reported them. The police handcuffed Mr. Zhao before they threw him into the police car. Then the police pushed his wife, Ms. Zhao Guohong, on the ground and dragged her. Mrs. Zhao's clothes were torn open. She resisted and shouted for help. On hearing this, Mr. Zhao's angry father came carrying a bicycle pump and ran towards the police. The police released Ms. Zhao and drove away. Zhao Yongpo, though, was detained at Langfang City Brainwashing Center.
[Chengde City, Hebei Province] Dafa Materials Production Site Destroyed; Several Practitioners Arrested
A Dafa truth-clarifying materials production site was destroyed at Chengde City, Hebei Province. Several practitioners were arrested.
[Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Illegal Arrest of Two Dafa Practitioners from Longgang District
- Dafa practitioner Mr. Gu Wenqi, about 30 years old, from the Longgang District, is an employee of Huludao City's Zinc Factory. He had been illegally sent to a mental hospital and the city's forced labor camp for practicing Falun Gong. On about September 11, 2003, lawless policemen from the Xijie Police Precinct arrested him and sources say that he is detained at the city's detention center.
- On the morning of September 18, policemen from the Xijie Police Precinct again broke into 34-year-old practitioner Ms. Su Shuang's home and forcibly packed Su Shuang and her mother (also a Dafa practitioner) into a police car, though many people were around. They also confiscated their Dafa materials. Afterward, Su Shuang was detained at the city's detention center and her mother was released on the same day.
Phone numbers of responsible units:
Xijie Police Precinct in Longgang District: 86-429-2103726
Xijie Street Administrative Office: 86-429-2102897, secretary office,86-429-2102924 (director office), 86-429-2107879 (associate director office), 86-429-2102732, 2093534 (office)
Huludao City Detention Center: 86-429-3960813 (duty office), 86-429-3960806 (political commissar)
[Henan Province] The Case of Suing Jiang Is Broadcasted in Front of a Detention Center
On September 11, 2003, the day of the mid-autumn festival, Dafa practitioners in a county of Henan Province successfully hung a speaker in front of a detention center. On that day, the speaker suddenly began to broadcast, which attracted the attention of many passers-by and people inside the detention center. When they got to know the broadcast was about suing Jiang in many places in the world, kind-hearted people stopped to listen carefully.
[Hebei Province] A Small Experience Sharing Conference
At 2:00 p.m. on September 13, 2003, over a dozen Dafa practitioners from a city in northern Hebei Province successfully held a small experience sharing conference in a Dafa practitioner's home. They sent forth righteous thoughts together, recited Lun Yu and studied Teaching the Fa at the 2003 Washington, D.C. Fa Conference. Later they sincerely exchanged their experiences on how to break through the self to follow along with the process of Fa-rectification and discovered existing loopholes. Practitioners thus got a deeper and clearer understanding of the Fa during this conference. They will help each other and will improve as a whole body.
* 500 Yuan is the average monthly income in urban areas of China (U.S.$ 63.00)
** The "610 Office" is a bureau specifically created by the Chinese government to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party, as well all other political and judiciary systems.
September 21, 2003