Persecution Cases of Falun Gong Practitioners in Lengshuijiang City, Hunan Province
Case 1: Ms. Luo Qiaoli is over 40 years old and is an employee of Zijiang Nitrogenous Fertilizer Factory of Lengshuijiang City. In October 1999, Ms. Luo was illegally detained for 15 days after going to appeal for Falun Gong in Beijing. In June 2000, she again went to appeal in Beijing and was again captured. This time she was sentenced to one and a half years in a labor camp and her husband was forced to divorce her. After being released from the labor camp two years later, Ms. Luo was once again arrested for her participation in a Falun Gong truth clarification materials production site. For this she was sentenced to a seven-year prison term. She is now detained in the Changsha Women's Prison.
Case 2: Ms. Wang Jianying is over 40 years old and is an employee of the Zijiang Nitrogenous Fertilizer Factory of Lengshuijiang City. Ms. Wang was detained for 15 days after going to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in October 1999. In June 2000, she again went to appeal in Beijing and was again captured. Then she was let go, put under house arrest for 8 months, fined 10,000 yuan (1), and forced to pay the expenses incurred by her workplace for picking her up from Beijing. On February 2, 2002, Ms. Wang was arrested and sentenced to a five-year prison term because of posting materials with the message, "Falun Dafa is Good," in public places. She is presently detained in the Changsha Women's Prison.
Case 3: Mr. Hu Biyou is a 30-year-old teacher who works at the Zijiang Chemical Engineering School. In August 2000, he was detained for 15 days. At around 11:00 one night in November 2000, the city "610 Office" (2) and police department took him away from home by deception. They also confiscated his computer. Between February and May of 2001, Mr. Hu was detained for four months and fined 3,500 yuan for practicing Falun Gong. In July 2002, Mr. Hu was reported to the police and eventually arrested because he told his students the facts about Falun Gong. He was detained in a detention center until January 2004, and then was sentenced to a four-year prison term. He is currently imprisoned in the Chishan Prison.
Case 4: Ms. Liu Xiaoling is in her 40s and an employee of the Lengshuijiang Steel Factory. In September 2001, Ms. Liu was sentenced to a 1-year term in a labor camp for distributing Falun Gong materials. In February 2004, Ms. Liu clarified the truth about Falun Gong by wearing a badge in the dormitory area of the steel factory that stated, "Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance." Ms. Liu was then taken to the security department of the factory. Then she was .. .sentenced to a 1.5-year term in a labor camp. She is presently detained in the Baimalong Women's Labor Camp.
Case 5: Mr. Li Shuping is the husband of Liu Xiaoling. He is over 40 years old and is a teacher at the school of the Lengshuijiang Steel Factory. In July 2000, Mr. Li was detained for 15 days. One night in November 2000, he was deceived by the National Security Team and detained for nine days in a detention center. Also, one of his computers was confiscated by the National Security Team. In July 2002, Mr. Li was detained for 3 months and robbed of another computer. He was dismissed from the ruling party and deprived of his job.
Chen Daifu, head of the Lengshuijiang Steel Factory: 86-13607386235, 86-738-5361018(Home)
Hou Yuxian, leader of the Lengshuijiang Steel Factory Security Department: 86-13973852585, 86-738-5362719 (home) (Please call this number as much as possible)
Qi Xingping, another leader of the Lengshuijiang Steel Factory Security Department: 86-13973851053
Cai Lingli, officer specializing in dealing with Falun Gong affairs, Lengshuijiang Steel Factory Security Department: 86-13873832277, 86-738-5362070 (home) (Please call this number as much as possible)
Tang Chuxu, head of the Organization Department, Lengshuijiang Steel Factory: 86-13973803613, 86-738-005216098
Chen Yaohua, vice head of the Organization Department, Lengshuijiang Steel Factory: 86-13707388149, 86-738-5222165 (home).
(1) Yuan is the Chinese currency; 500 Yuan is equal to the average monthly income of an urban worker in China.
(2) The "610 Office" is 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.