Latest News From China - 10/31/2003
- [Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Ms. Han Ru and Ms. Yang Meizhen Illegally Arrested Again
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Dafa Practitioners Liu Haixiao, Li Huaiming and Wu Zilong Are Illegally Sentenced between 13 to 16 years
- [Huilai County, Guangdong Province] Eight Female Dafa Practitioners Are Illegally Seized and Sentenced
- [Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners Yang Xiufen and Xiao Guofen Are Illegally Sentenced
- [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Han Meiling and Others Are Illegally Detained
- [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Jiang visited Huaihua City in Hunan Province
- [Hubei Province] "610 Office" Intensified its Persecution of Dafa Practitioners
[Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Dafa Practitioners Validate Dafa
[Hefei City, Anhui Province] Dafa Practitioner Yang Yongchao was Illegally Arrested
[Baobai County, Guangxi Province] Dafa Practitioner Lin Tiemei is Illegally Detained in Nanning No. 1 Forced Labor Camp
[Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province] Dafa Practitioner Fan Chunying was Illegally Seized
- [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners Please Pay Attention
- [Mancheng County, Hebei Province] The Police Illegally Torture Dafa Practitioners
- [Xushui County, Hebei Province] Dafa Practitioner Xie Xiugai is Brutally Persecuted by Xushui County Detention Center Policeman Yan Yongzheng
1. [Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province] Dafa Practitioners Ms. Han Ru and Ms. Yang Meizhen Illegally Arrested Again
On September 15, 2003, Dafa practitioners Ms. Han Ru and Ms. Yang Meizhen of Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province walked away from the courtroom with righteous thoughts. Approximately 40 days later, on October 28, 2003, the Hegang City Worker and Peasant sub-bureau again illegally arrested them.
Responsible departments involoved in the perseuction：
Hegang City Police Department：
Deputy Director：86-468-3353909， 3342233，3340257， 3344591
Brigade Chief of Criminal Affairs：86-468-3349216
Worker and Peasant Police Sub-branch：
Public Security Section：86-468-3418558
Legal System Section：86-468-3415757
Brigade of Criminal Affairs: 86-468- 3419118 ，3423798
2. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Dafa Practitioners Liu Haixiao, Li Huaiming and Wu Zilong are Illegally Sentenced between 13 to 16 years
Dafa Practitioners Mr. Liu Haixiao, Mr. Li Huaiming and Mr. Wu Zilong of Shuangyang District, Changchun City, Jilin Province received a heavy sentence. The fabricated charges read: damaging television systems. Liu Haixiao and Li Huaiming were sentenced to 16 years, and Wu Zilong to 13 years. They are now detained at Jilin Province Jail.
Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhao Xinling (the wife of Liu Haixiao) is illegally sentenced to 2 years, and detained in Heizuizi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Jilin Province.
3. [Huilai County, Guangdong Province] Eight Female Dafa Practitioners are Illegally Seized and Sentenced
According to information from Huilai County, Guangdong Province: In the middle of May 2003, eight female Dafa practitioners of Huilai County were illegally arrested, as well as illegally sentenced in October. They are Lin Huijuan (1 year), Wang Wenshuang (1 year), Lin Meiling (3 years), Liu Zhaodi (1 year), Zhang Yuxi (3 years), Fang Qi (3 years), Xie Liumei (3 years), Fang Li (3 years).
4. [Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners Yang Xiufen and Xiao Guofen are Illegally Sentenced
Liaoning Province Chaoyang City Dafa practitioners Ms. Yang Xiufen and Ms. Xiao Guofen went to Jianping County to clarify the truth, but were illegally arrested by the Hebei Police Station of the Jianping County Public Security Bureau. They were brutally tortured by the police, and forced to kneel down for a long time. A short fat policeman surnamed Gao slapped their faces with his hands and with books. He broke many books and threatened, "We are veteran police, so we know how to beat people without leaving marks." He also said many dirty words. These two practitioners were illegally sentenced to 3 years, and sent to Dabei Jail in Shenyang City.
Hebei Police Station telephone number: 86-421-7813153
5. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioner Han Meiling and Others Are Illegally Detained
Liaoning Province Lingyuan City Xiangdong Dafa practitioners Han Meiling, Li Shuqing, Ma Chengwu and Song were illegally arrested recently. They are detained at Lingyuan Police Department No. 1 Station.
6. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Jiang Visited Huaihua City in Hunan Province
After the October 20, Jiang visited No. 2 missile forces army base in Shimen town, Huaihua City, Hunan Province. During recent months, Jiang travelled to Changsha, Hengyang City of Hunan Province, and to Huaihua City. Wherever he went, Dafa practitioners sent forth righetous thoughts every hour.
Huaihua City Military sub-region switchboard: 86-745-2782113
Huaihua City No. 2 missile forces army switchboard: 86-745-2833114, Headquarters: 86-745-2833102
Political Department: 86-745-2833201
7. [Hubei Province] "610 Office" Intensified its Persecution of Dafa Practitioners
After Jiang went to Wuhan City in Hubei Province in September and applied pressure, the Hubei Province "610 Office" [an agency specifically created to persecute Falun Gong, with absolute power over each level of administration in the Party and all other political and judiciary systems.] ordered to not only arrest Wuhan Dafa practitioners, but also requested all "610 Offices" in every county and city to send a certain number of Dafa practitioners to the provincial brainwashing center. Different torture methods are being used to torment Dafa practitioners, such as a kind of small iron cage with nails everywhere. People can neither sit nor stand, moreover they even showed off that they would cremate practitioners if they do not "transform."
8. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Dafa Practitioners Validate Dafa
Before the National Day, Jiangxi Province Jiujiang City organized the middle-aged to elderly people of the entire city (contains ten counties and one city) to climb Lushan Mountain. Dafa practitioners knew about this event, and in order to clarify the truth to the people, they posted several dozens of stickers along the route on the day before the event. They wanted people to know that Jiang is being sued worldwide, as well as the police's persecution of Dafa practitioners. It helped many people understand the truth.
October 1 was the first long holiday of the year,the sky was clear and the weather was pleasant. Thus many tourists visited Lushan Mountain. Especially between the 1st to the 3rd October, Dafa practitioners used this precious chance to tell people the facts of Falun Gong. On the evening of the 1st, some practitioners hung signs, some posted stickers, and some handed out flyers. After they finished, everyone returned safely home. From the night of the 2nd until now, the roads on the mountain have been very light. This frightened the evil terribly.
9. [Hefei City, Anhui Province] Dafa Practitioner Yang Yongchao is Illegally Arrested
Dafa practitioner Ms. Yang Yongchao is an employee of Donghua Engineering Science and Technology Proprietary Limited at Hefei City, Anhui Province. She was illegally taken away when working in the office on the morning of October 22, 2003. Her whereabouts are still unknown.
Xie Siheng, Security Officer, "610 Office" personnel. This person has caused
many Dafa practitioners of the company to be illegally taken to the brainwashing
10. [Baobai County, Guangxi Province] Dafa Practitioner Lin Tiemei is Illegally Detained in Nanning No. 1 Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Lin Tiemei is over 20 years old, and a Dafa practitioner in Baobai County, Guangxi Province. She went to Beijing during the 16th Party Congress in 2002 to clarify the truth but was illegally arrested and sent to Nanning Forced Labor Camp in Guangxi Province. She tried to escape by jumping from the building. Her lower leg and the waist bone fractured, and she was sent to Baobai County Hospital. Before she recovered, she was sent to female brigade of Nanning No.1 Forced Labor Camp in Guangxi. It has been reported that Ms. Lin is on a hunger strike to protest her illegal detention.
11. [Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province] Dafa Practitioner Fan Chunying is Illegally Seized
Dafa practitioner Ms. Fan Chunying of Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province was illegally arrested by the Guangyuan policemen, and is now detained at the Jianguo County Detention Center of Guangyuan City. A source said that she would be sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor on November 16.
12. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Dafa Practitioners Please Pay Attention
It is said that Lianshan District of Huludao City, Liaoning Province held an assessment of rental properties meeting on October 23. The assessment will last from October 23 until the end of December. During that time they intend to destroy Dafa materials production sites and persecute Dafa practitioners. One could already hear some slogans defaming Dafa on some streets. On October 24, one practitioner's residence in my area has been destroyed. Dafa practitioner Ms. Xie Lijuan and another fellow practitioner were illegally detained at the Xingcheng Brainwashing Center and are being persecuted.
13. [Mancheng County, Hebei Province] The Police Torture Dafa Practitioners
The police of Shenxing Town local police station in Mancheng County, Hebei Province forcefully and illegally arrested Dafa practitioners. During the illegal detention at Hebei Province Mancheng County Detention Center, they did not provide food for Dafa practitioners and tricked them with lies. They said they would detain them for 7 days, but did not release practitioners at that time. They kept extending the term to half a month, one month, two months, and now indefinitely. Moreover, they extorted money from practitioners. The Mancheng County 3rd Squadron extorted a total of 34,500 Yuan [500 Yuan is the average monthly income for an urban worker in China.] from 4 practitioners.
The police in Mancheng Detention Center inhumanly tortured Ms. Lin Ru. The police stepped on her pants, and put handfuls of ants and other insects inside her clothes.
14. [Xushui County, Hebei Province] Dafa Practitioner Xie Xiugai is Brutally Tortured by Xushui County Detention Center Policeman Yan Yongzheng
Hebei Province Xushui County Detention Center Policeman Yan Yongzheng said to Dafa practitioners, "Seeing me today is like seeing Yan Wang ["the god of death" in Chinese folklore]. Don't expect to get out of here alive." He slapped Dafa practitioner Xie Xiugai's face, and then hit her with a stick many times, especially the bones below the thigh. Xie Xiugai was in great pain, every joint turned dark purple. They also extorted 20,000 Yuan from her.