Latest News from China - August 22, 2004
- [Xingtai City, Hebei Province] Illegal Sentencing of Practitioners
- [Laixi City, Shandong Province] Arrest of Practitioner Su Guangli
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Arrest of Practitioner Ma Yunxiu
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Torture of Practitioner Zhou Guoqing
- [Luoyang City, Henan Province] Illegal Detention of Cui Defen at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
- [Chongqing] Lawless Policemen Forcibly Arrested Shen Fengmei from the Shapingba District
- [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioner Liu Shuqin
- [Huangmei County, Hubei Province] Yan Chunmu Has Been Missing Since His Disappearance Four Years Ago
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Illegal Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Wang Xiumei and Wang Yongjiu
1. [Xingtai City, Hebei Province] Illegal Sentencing of Practitioners
At 8:00 a.m. on August 19, 2004, the police were on high alert inside and outside the Qiaoxi District Court, Xingtai Province, Hebei Province. The reason for this was the illegal sentencing of practitioner Mr. Wang Shengbiao from Shijiazhuang City and two other practitioners from Xingtai City, Hebei Province who were determined to persist in practicing Falun Dafa according to "Truth-Compassion-Tolerance."
Related Phone Numbers:
Qiaoxi District Court: 86-319-2283775, 2287856, 2287858
Case Office: 86-319-2282926
Executive Office: 86-319-2130938
2. [Laixi City, Shandong Province] Arrest of Practitioner Su Guangli
On the morning of July 30, 2004, personnel from the Jiangshan Town Political and Judiciary Committee and from the local police precinct arrested Ms. Su Guangli from Xilinghou Village, Jiangshan Town, Laixi City, Shandong Province when she was doing housework. Su Guangli is currently being detained at the Xinzhuang Brainwashing Class, Wangcheng, Laixi City. She is on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
Related Phone Numbers (Country code: 86, Area code: 532, Please, do not dial Area code before a cellular phone number):
Su Junxian, Jiangshan Town Appeals Office chief: 6461539
Zhou Shaoyi, Jiangshan Town Police Office chief: 6461286 (Office), 8473108 (Home), 2063108 (Mobile)
Li Weikei, Jiangshan Town's Police Office deputy chief: 8412992 (Home), 13969606750 (Mobile)
Li Aiqing, from Laixi City's "610 Office": 6462998
Wang Shouhua, "610 Office" head: 8405610 (Office), 8487255 (Home), 13963970187 (Mobile)
Shen Tao, Political and Security Section chief: 8483613, ext. 9587(Home), 2067030 (Mobile)
3. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Arrest of Practitioner Ma Yunxiu
In July 2003, police from the Development District office and personnel from the Wendeng "610 Office" in the Wendeng Development District, Shandong Province, arrested 48-year-old practitioner Ms. Ma Yunxiu from Qianche Village, Gangcheng Street Fangzi District of Weifang City, Shandong Province. They also arrested two other female practitioners in their 40s at the same time. No one, not even her family members, know her whereabouts.
4. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Torture of Practitioner Zhou Guoqing
On August 18, practitioner Mr. Zhou Guoqing from Changchun City's Puyang Elementary School was arrested and taken to a forced labor camp. Since he was arrested, he has been shouting, "Falun Dafa is great!" and did not cooperate with the evildoers' torture. He went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
On August 19, the vicious police force-fed him and stuffed a pair of old, foul-smelling socks into his mouth. Zhou Guoqing is currently being hung up in a small cell, suffering this inhuman torture.
5. [Luoyang City, Henan Province] Illegal Detention of Cui Defen at the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
Dafa practitioner Ms. Cui Defen, over 40 years old, is an employee of the Components Branch for Luoyang City's Tractor Factory in Henan Province. In July 2004, when she went back to her hometown, Fushun City in Liaoning Province, she was arrested for distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials. She is currently being held at the No. 2 Team of the No. 2 Division in Liaoning Province's Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
6. [Chongqing] Lawless Policemen Forcibly Arrested Shen Fengmei from the Shapingba District
Dafa practitioner Ms. Shen Fengmei from Shuangbei, the Shapingba District, Chongqing City, has retired from the Special Steel Factory. Policemen arrested her on her way back from a market and sent her to the Geleshan Brainwashing Center for torment.
7. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Arrest of Dafa Practitioner Liu Shuqin
On August 17, 2004, personnel from Daqing City's Xiangyang Police Precinct illegally arrested Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Shuqin from the Longfeng District, Daqing City. They ransacked her house. On August 18, they sent Liu Shuqin to the Daqing City Detention Center.
Related phone numbers:
The Xiangyang Police Precinct chief: 86-459-6233598 (Office)
Daqing City's Detention Center: 86-459-4616163,86-459-4616158
8. [Huangmei County, Hubei Province] Yan Chunmu Has Been Missing Since His Disappearance Four Years Ago
Yan Chunmu is a Dafa practitioner from the Longganhu Farm in Huangmei County, Hubei Province. He was born in 1935 and had joined the army to fight during the Korean War. In November 2000 he went to Beijing to tell the authorities the truth of Falun Gong, but there has been no information of him since then.
9. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Illegal Arrest of Dafa Practitioners Wang Xiumei and Wang Yongjiu
During the night of August 18, 2004, when Dafa practitioner Ms. Wang Xiumei and Ms. Wang Yongjiu were distributing Dafa truth-clarifying materials, they were arrested. They are currently being detained at Qinhuangdao City's No. 2 Detention Center, in violation of the Chinese Constitution.