News from China -- July 13, 2004
[Heilongjiang Province] Current Situation of Persecution at the Mudanjiang Jail
[Huangmei County, Hubei Province] Practitioner Feng'e Xiang Was Severely Beaten by the Police
[Sichuan Province] Two Practitioners from Chengdu Were Arrested
[Beipiao City, Inner Mongolia] Practitioners Shuzhong Li and Guomin Ji Were Illegally Arrested in Aohan, Inner Mongolia
[Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Several Practitioners from Shijiazhuang City Were Arrested
[Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Yuhong Pan Was Detained and Her Home Illegally Searched
[Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Mei Yu Was Arrested
[Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Xiuying Zhang Is Illegally Detained at No. 4 Labor Camp
1. [Heilongjiang Province] Current Situation of Persecution at the Mudanjiang Jail
- Practitioners Changbai Wang has been abused so much that he is becoming mentally unstable.
- Jinxian Shen, a practitioner from Baijian District, was beaten and severely injured.
- In July 2003, the Mudanjiang Jail tortured a Dafa practitioner named Junxiu Yu (from Zhejiang Province) to death. The persecution lasted for over three months. Junxiu Yu demanded to meet with fellow practitioners but his request was rejected. The information of his death was tightly blocked from family and the public.
- Zhaoguang Zhang, Jun Liu, Zhimei Xie and Qiong Zhang, etc. are under surveillance twenty-four hours a day by four to five people.
2. [Huangmei County, Hubei Province] Practitioner Feng'e Xiang Was Severely Beaten by the Police
On the evening of July 1, 2004, practitioner Feng'e Xiang, from Caishan, Huangmei County and her husband were sound asleep after the day's work. At about 10:30pm, a village cadre named Yaohua Chen knocked on the door. When the door was opened, four policemen led by Yajun He rushed into the room. Without a search warrant, they thoroughly searched the home. They confiscated copies of Zhuan Falun (the main book of Falun Gong) and Falun Gong truth-clarification materials. Then they forcibly abducted her and took her to the police station.
The police separated into three shifts to interrogate Feng'e Xiang. They wanted to know who gave her the Falun Gong materials and told her that if she would cooperate, they would release her, otherwise, they would beat her face with a wooden plank. Feng'e Xiang was later severely beaten, suffering injuries that caused her to bleed from the mouth.
3. [Sichuan Province] Two Practitioners from Chengdu Were Arrested
Mr. Rongshen Li, who is over 50 years old, is a practitioner from the Chengdu Steel Pipe Factory. He was arrested again while on a medical release.
Ms. Qing Chang, 66 years old, living at the Wuye Dormitory, was arrested after her home was illegally searched.
4. [Beipiao City, Inner Mongolia] Practitioners Shuzhong Li and Guomin Ji Were Illegally Arrested in Aohan, Inner Mongolia
On July 6, practitioners Shuzhong Li and Guomin Ji went to Aohan, Inner Mongolia on a motorcycle to distribute the truth-clarifying materials (they have been homeless for quite some time). On their way, their motorcycle had an accident and large amount of truth-clarifying materials were discovered. Shuzhong Li was detained by the "Beipiao 610 Office"(1) and the local police.
Relevant phone numbers:
Director of the detention center: 86-421-5813077, 86-421-5822401
Beipiao 610 Office: 86-421-5812610
Chunshen Duan: 86-421-5823397 (home), 86-13942187333(cell)
Yuxin Wang: 86-421-5813685
Hua Fei: 86-421-5816688(home) or 86-421-5873388
Deputy Commissioner of the Public Security Bureau: Zhenghua Pan: 86-421-5826418 (office), 86-421-5822369(home)
Team leader of the National Security Team, Guoqing Liu: 86-421-5816187(office), 86-421-5823819(home), 86-13904212633 (cell)
Instructor of the National Security Team: Jiuling Yan: 86-421-5816187(office), 86-421-5825808(home), 86-13500417062(cell)
5.[Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Several Practitioners from Shijiazhuang City Were Arrested
Ms. Suyu Zhang, 52 years old, residing in Shangzhuang Village, Luquan City, works for the Xinhua District government in Shijiazhuang City. Since Jiang's regime started persecuting Falun Gong, she has been targeted several times. On the eve before the Chinese New Year in 2000, she was arrested by the Hezhuo Road Police Substation and her home was searched. She was sent to the Beijing Tuanhe Labor Camp and tortured severely. In total, she was illegally jailed for over one year.
In July 2002, Suyu Zhang was turned in by an informant, and was arrested and transferred by the Xinhua District 610 Office to the Xinhua District Brainwashing Class. Two weeks later, she was transferred to the brainwashing center in the capital city of the province and was tortured both physically and mentally for over eight months.
On the evening on June 21, 2004, when Suyu Zhang was hanging up truth-clarifying banners in a suburban area, she was arrested by the patrolling 610 Officers and her home was searched.
Ms. Xiuzhen Zhang, a practitioner from Shijiazhuang City, about 60 years old, was arrested by the Shijiazhuang 610 Office, the Tannan Road Police Substation, the Residence Committee of the Teachers' University and the secretary general of the Tannan Road Office. She was taken to the brainwashing center in the capital city of the province.
Phone number of the Tannan Road Police Substation: 86-311-6049896,
Pager of the director Yanping Zhao: 86-311-76777-1306
On June 22, 2004, Suwen Zhang was arrested without a search warrant. Cai, from the security section of the Shijiazhuang No. 3 Cotton Mill, followed by several others and together with Xiao from the Wencun Security Committee, forcibly arrested her.
Phone number of the Shijiazhuang No. 3 Cotton Mill: 86-311-6049318
Phone number of the Wencun Security Committee: 86-311-3625465
6. [Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Yuhong Pan Was Detained and Her Home Illegally Searched
At midnight on June 1, 2004, a policeman in Fuzhou City named Zhaosen Ye and seven public security officers came to Yuhong Pan's home and searched it without a search warrant. Ye only found an exercise tape. They immediately they took her to the police substation. Later they sent her to a detention center and further persecuted her.
7. [Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Mei Yu Was Arrested
Ms. Mei Yu, from Chikan district, Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, is 41 years old. At around 7:00pm to 8:00pm on June 20, 2004, she went to her younger brother's home near the Haijing Supermarket in Xiashan, Zhanjiang. When she went downstairs, she was arrested by the police from the Xiashan Police Substation.
8. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Xiuying Zhang Is Illegally Detained at No. 4 Labor Camp
Ms. Xiuying Zhang, 54 years old, resides in Zhaijia Tiexi New District, Shenyang City. On July 5, 2004, Zhang was reported when she was handing out truth-clarifying materials at the Dapan Supermarket in Dapan Village, Yuhong District. She was arrested by policeman Xiuyue Guan from the Dapan Police Substation. She is now detained at the Shenyang No. 4 Detention Center.
Phone number for the Dapan Police Substation: 86-24-89895110
Director: Ping He