Latest News from China - October 11, 2005
1. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Hu Zhehui Sent Back to the Panjin Detention Center
On October 8, 2005, Mr. Hu Zhehui was sent to Shenyang Women's Jail (Note: Sometimes males are held there, too). He did not pass the physical examination as he had heart problems and high-blood pressure. Therefore, the jail refused to take him and he was sent back to the Panjin Detention Center. He is now on a hunger strike to protest the persecution. Since August 3 when he was arrested, he has not had water or rice. Because of his hunger strike, the guards force-fed him.
2. [Jilin Province] Mr. Li Zhiyong Forced to Become Homeless
Mr. Li Zhiyong developed nephritis after being tortured at the Jilin Jail. Upon the strong request of his family and the support of practitioners around the world, he was bailed out for medical treatment on October 13, 2004.
On September 22, 2005, four people including Zhang Heng and Wang Lianfa from the Criminal Punishment Section of Jilin Jail broke into Mr. Li's home. They wanted to take Mr. Li away, but they failed. On September 27, Zhang Heng and Wang Lianfa returned to Mr. Li's home to ask for him. They also demanded that Mr. Li's father go to the police substation immediately. Mr. Li Zhiyong has been forced to leave home and go from place to place to avoid recapture and continued persecution.
3. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] More Information about Ms. Cao Jinbo's Arrest
Ms. Cao Jinbo is over 50 years old. In the evening on September 23, 2005, she went out to distribute truth-clarifying materials. Someone reported her to the Chengyang District City Administration Department, who then arrested her. On September 24, her family accompanied her to the Haici'an Hospital for a medical check-up, after which Ms. Cao was sent to the Dashan No.3 Detention Center in Qingdao City.
Her family was forced to send her clothes and pay two hundred Yuan for the bedding. After that, the detention center refused to allow them to visit her.
The phone numbers:
The Government of the Chengyang District: 86-532-87868500, 86-532-87868519, 86-532-87868092
The Deputy Secretary General of the Political and Judicial Committee, Lin Xianhao: 86-532-87722177 (Home)
The Head of the District, Wang Luming: 86-13573297777 (Cell)
The Deputy Head of the District, Jiang Junjian: 86-13705428177 (Cell)
4. [Heilongjiang Province] Four Practitioners Including Mr. Ge Zhenmin and Tang Jinye from the Daqing No. 3 Oil Extraction Factory Arrested
On September 23, 2005, the 610 Office arrested four practitioners including Mr. Ge Zhenmin and Tang Jinye. They are being held at the Saqu Detention Center.
5. [Nanyang City, Henan Province] Practitioners Including Mr. Ma Gan Arrested
The Oil Field Security Sub-bureau of the Nanyang City Public Security Bureau arrested their employee, Mr. Ma Gan,in Henan Province this year. They deceived his family by detaining him at the Oil Field. The next day, Mr. Ma Gan was sent to Nanyang No. 1 Detention Center (Shangzhuang Detention Center). Within a few days, they sentenced him and took him to Xuchang (Henan Province No. 3 Labor Camp), where they continued to torture him.
In August, the Oil Field Public Security Bureau again broke into Ms. Liang Yunying and Mr. Ma Zhigang's home and arrested both the mother and son. They ransacked their home and confiscated a computer. Later they had the Nanyang 610 Office ask the family for ten thousand Yuan. After Mr. Ma had been jailed for over a month, they extorted eight thousand Yuan from him and then released him. However Ms. Liang Yunying is still being jailed at the Nanyang City No. 1 Detention Center (Shangzhuang Detention Center) and continues to be tortured there.
6. [Jinzhong District, Shanxi Province] Mr. Wang Shuangchun and Ms. Ma Meiju Sentenced to a Forced Labor Camp
In March of this year, the 610 Office arrested Mr. Wang Shuangchun from Yuci, Jinzhong District, Shanxi Province and sentenced him to two years in a forced labor camp.
The 610 Office arrested Ms. Ma Meiju from Yuci on May 21, 2005, and sentenced her to one and a half years in a labor camp.
Currently both are being held at the Taiyuan City Xindian Labor Camp.
7. [Chongqing City] Seven Practitioners Including Mr. Huang Zhen Arrested
At 5:30 p.m. on October 6, 2005, dozens of policemen from the National Security Team surrounded a farmer's home in Pingdingshan Garden. They arrested Mr. Huang Zhen, Ms. Li Zhonglan, Lao Yu, Sister Li, Lao Tang, Sister Wang and Lao Zhou.
8. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] A Seventy-year-old Practitioner Arrested
Ms. Gao Xiuxian, a resident from Er'shiwulibao of Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province is 70 years old. She was reported when she went to clarify the truth at Shaoguozhangzi at Wangzhangzi Village of Lingyuan Dawang. The Dawangzhangzhi Police Substation arrested her and sent her to the Lingyuan City No. 2 Detention Center.
The phone number for the Dawangzhangzi Village Police Substation: 86-421-6188108
The Lingyuan City No. 2 Detention Center: 86-421-6883185
9. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Xia Yang from the Qingshan District Arrested
The 610 Office and the Neighborhood Committee arrested Mr. Xia Yang from the Qingshan District, Wuhan City, Hubei Province. They were waiting for him in the building when he went home at 4:00 p.m. on October 10, 2005. The searched Mr. Xia's home.
Currently Mr. Xia is being held in the Brainwashing Center at Gongren Village of the Qingshan District where she is being tortured.
10. [Guangdong Province] Ms. Huang Yinglian from Dianbai County Arrested
Ms. Huang Yinglian, about 37 years old, is a teacher at the Daya Middle School in Dianbai County, Guangdong Province. On October 7, 2005, the Dianbai 610 Office and the National Security Team arrested her because she practices Falun Gong.
11. [Sanmao City, Guangdong Province] Seven Practitioners Arrested; Ms. Yu Qian Taken to a Forced Labor Camp
At the end of September 2005, the police from the Sanmao Railway Public Security Bureau, Guangdong Province arrested seven practitioners at the Sanshui Railway Residential Area. Among them, six have already been released. However Ms. Yu Qian was sentenced and taken to a forced labor camp.
The phone number for Hui Yong, the Section Chief of the Sanmao Railway
Public Security Bureau: 86-13929864417 (Cell), 86-758-6161418 (Office)