Latest News from China - May 13, 2004
- [Shuangya City, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Wu Yueqing Tortured in Mudanjiang Prison
- [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Yang Jiangpo's Life Is in Great Danger after Two Months of Hunger Strike in Kaiping Forced Labor Camp
- [Fangcheng County, Henan Province] Eight Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in Local Prison
- [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Police Detain and Extort Money from Several Practitioners
- [Hui County, Henan Province] Wu Chaogang Detained in Hui County Detention Center
- [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners Are Illegally Sentenced Three to Seven Years in Prison
- [Dianbai County, Guangdong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners He Yanwei and Deng Shuiyi Detained in Brainwashing Class
- [Dianbai County, Guangdong Province] Lin Lizhen and Yang Lan Detained in the No.1 Detention Center
- [Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Liang Loutu and Ransack His Home
- [Kaiyuan City, Liaoning Province] Tan Shiqiu Tortured in Huazi Prison of Dengta City
[Shuangya City, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Dafa Practitioner Wu Yueqing Tortured in Mudanjiang Prison
Wu Yueqing, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Shuangya City, was arrested while preparing Falun Dafa literature in December 2001. He was illegally sentenced to twelve years in prison in January 2002. Currently he is being detained at Branch 23 of Ward 11 in Mudanjiang Prison. During the past two years of detention, he has been tortured both physically and spiritually. He is hospitalized and suffering from severe pulmonary tuberculosis.
Contact number: 86-453-6404715 Ext. 8655, 8659, 8656, or 8716
[Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Yang Jiangpo's Life Is in Great Danger after Two Months of Hunger Strike in Kaiping Forced Labor Camp
Practitioner Yang Jianpo was abducted by Guangyang District Public Security Branch in Langfang City on February 20, 2004. He was unlawfully taken to Team No.1 of Kaiping Forced Labor Camp in Tangshan City, where he went on a hunger strike. His life is in great danger after two months of hunger strike.
Relevant phone numbers:
Kaiping Forced Labor Camp in Hebei Province, 86-315-3363939, 86-315-3363751, 86-315-3363752
Li Xiaofeng, team head, 86-13933396528 (Cell), 86-13091059657 (Cell)
Xu Deshan, director of Kaiping Forced Labor Camp, 86-315-2020980 (Home)
Assistant director, 86-315-2011861 (Home)
Li Hong and Fan Xiuzhen from the Administrative Section (in charge of force-feeding Falun Gong practitioners), 86-315-3367086
[Fangcheng County, Henan Province] Eight Falun Dafa Practitioners Detained in Local Prison
On the morning of February 25, 2004, twenty Falun Dafa practitioners were having a small Fa-conference at practitioner Jia Yanjie's home. After 10:00 a.m., policemen from the Security Team of local Public Security Bureau broke in and arrested the practitioners. The practitioners were then put in jail and tortured.
Sun Xiaojuan was beaten and verbally abused by Li Wensheng, head of the Security Team, and Yue Quanfa, political instructor of the Security Team.
The following eight practitioners are known to be detained: Sun Xiaojuan, Shan Shumei, Wang Yuzhen, He Shunrong, Chen Ping, Jia Yanjie, Yu Hao and Liu Cheng.
Relevant phone numbers:
Yue Quanfa, political instructor, 86-377-7211660 (Home), 86-13937716578 (Cell)
Li Wensheng, head of the Security Team, 86-377-7231660 (Home), 86-13703415889 (Cell)
[Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Police Detain and Extort Money from Several Practitioners
On March 27, Ms. Wang Shan, Ms. Su Shufang, a retired worker from Jiujiang Cotton Spinning Plant No.2, Ms. Li Guirong, Ms. Hu Yanhua and Ms. Yang Guihua, a retired worker from 5727 Plant, were abducted by policemen Luo Siyin, Tian Ruhong and Chen Xin without justification. The police also searched the homes of Wang Shan and Li Guirong. Employees of the "610 Offices" in Jiujiang City and Lushan District extorted 10,000 yuan from Su Shufang's family members and 5,000 yuan from Yang Guihua's family. Wang Shan and Li Guirong were approved for arrest on April 30.
[Hui County, Henan Province] Wu Chaogang Detained in Hui County Detention Center
Wu Chaogang, a 25-year-old Falun Dafa practitioner from Hui County, was reported by Du Huaixi for removing slogans slandering Falun Dafa at Dongxinzhuang and Huayuan Village. He is currently detained in the Hui County Detention Center. At around 4:00 pm on May 11, 2004, the People's Court in Hui County held a hearing. Before the hearing, the Court told Wu Chaogang's family members to represent him as his defense. After the hearing started, however, the Court refused to allow Wu's family members to defend him and ended the hearing quickly.
[Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Several Falun Dafa Practitioners Illegally Sentenced Three to Seven Years in Prison
Sun Jianzhong, Zhang Yunping, Zhang Jinlu, Han Xueyu, An Zhenjie and Langfang practitioner Ms. Guo Xiaohui were sentenced to prison by Tangshanlu North District Court with terms ranging from three to seven years for preparing Falun Dafa truth-clarifying literature. Tangshan Middle Court rejected the appeal. These Falun Dafa practitioners are currently being detained in Nanbao Prison in Tangshan City, where they have been kept in confinement and persecuted. Sun Jianzhong has been on hunger strike over a month. His life is in great danger.
Phone number of Nanbao Prison, 86-315-8515106
[Dianbai County, Guangdong Province] Falun Dafa Practitioners He Yanwei and Deng Shuiyi Detained in Brainwashing Class
Falun Dafa practitioners He Yanwei and Deng Shuiyu were abducted while distributing truth-clarifying materials and explaining the truth of Falun Dafa on March 3. The Xiadong Police Substation is responsible for their arrest. The two practitioners have been taken to the so-called "Legal Class" in Maoming City, where they are subjected to harsh brainwashing techniques.
Wen Ruxiong, principal of the Legal School, 86-13828688798 (Cell), 86-668-2910005 (Office), 86-668-5110199 (Home)
Zhang Chongyun, assistant instructor and former practitioner who turned against Dafa under pressure, 86-668-3287366
Tan Zhilin, 86-13828684612 (Cell)
Ren Wenqiong, 86-668-6613654
[Dianbai County, Guangdong Province] Lin Lizhen and Yang Lan Detained in the No.1 Detention Center
Ms. Lin Lizhen and Ms. Yang Lan, two practitioners from Dianbai and Bohe, were reported and arrested while explaining the truth of Falun Dafa at Yangmei Village of Longxia Town. They were forcibly taken to Dianbai No.1 Detention Center. The two practitioners have now been on hunger strike for many days. On May 2, Xiao Xiong, director of the local "610 Office" asked Lin Lizhen's mother to persuade her to eat. Lin's mother said that her daughter was very weak and could not speak. She could not walk out to meet her without assistance. She also said that the Detention Center would force-feed her the next day if she still did not eat. Director Xiao Xiong urged Yang Lan's family members to persuade her to eat. Her family members requested her release.
Relevant phone numbers:
The "610 Office" in Dianbai County, 86-668-5115166
Xiao Xiong, director of the "610 Office", 86-13702895369 (Cell), 86-668-3533407
Chen, assistant director of the "610 Office", 86-668-3513708
No.3 Security Team, 86-668-5510220
Cen Xun, team head, 86-668-3516672
Xie Ge, assistant team head, 86-13702895027 (Cell)
Ruan Zhong, director of the No.1 Detention Center and former director of the "610 Office", 86-13902548708 (Cell)
[Maoming City, Guangdong Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Liang Loutu and Ransack His Home
Liang Loutu, a practitioner from Maoming City, was arrested at around three or four o'clock on May 10. Liang's home was searched and personal belongs were confiscated.
[Kaiyuan City, Liaoning Province] Tan Shiqiu Tortured in Huazi Prison of Dengta City
Tan Shiqiu, a practitioner from Dongsheng Village, Kaiyuan City, Liaoning Province, was arrested on September 15, 2001. Li Kuiguang, director of Shangfeidi Township Police Substation, is responsible for the arrest. Tan is presently detained in Huazi Prison of Dengta City. In March 2004, policemen from Huazi Prison forcibly removed Tan's winter boots and replaced them with a pair of regular shoes, in spite of the fact that Tan had not yet recovered from a fracture in his left leg. The policemen did not return his boots until Tan went on hunger strike in protest for three days, when they said that he could wear them until May 1. (Note: it is still very cold in March in Liaoning Province.)
Relevant phone numbers:
Li Kuiguang, director of Shangfeidi Township Police Substation, 86-13941027165 (Cell)
Shangfeidi Township Police Substation, 86-410-3301110
Han Bo from Shangfeidi Township Police Substation, 86-410-3301229 (Home)
Li Kuiguang and Hao Bo beat practitioner Wang Hongwei from Qingyuan County, and continue to follow and arrest practitioners who become destitute and homeless in order to avoid further persecution. Han Bo has participated in the persecution of Falun Gong since 1999. At least seven practitioners have been taken to detention center because of Li Kuiguang's actions. The two also post banners defaming Falun Dafa and poisoning people's minds.