Latest News from China - November 11, 2005
1. [Qingzhou, Shandong Province] Ms. Gu Liangling was Arrested
Ms. Gu Liangling, 40, lived at Dongguan Village, Shaode Street Community, Qingzhou City, Shandong Province. She was arrested by Qingzhou 610 Office police on the morning of October 30, 2005, and her home was searched. No one has heard anything about her since.
Ms. Gu was persecuted by local police because she practiced Falun Gong. In early 2004, she was illegally arrested and detained at the Qingzhou Brainwashing Center for many days, which had a harmful effect on her health. She has been unable to work ever since.
2. [Wuwei, Anhui Province] Mr. Zhou Zongyong was Unlawfully Arrested
Around midnight on November 3, 2005, Mr. Zhou Zongyong was arrested by the local 610 Office at his apartment in the suburbs of Wuwei County. It is suspected that Mr. Zhou is currently being detained at the local detention center.
Relevant phone numbers
Police Station of Wuwei County: 86-565-6315284
Lin Shengyang, Party Secretary on Politics and Legal Issues: 86-565-6324431 (Home)
Zhang Jibing, Deputy Party Secretary of Wuwei Police Station: 86-13905657241 (Cell)
3. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Lin Shaohua in the Baiyun District was Unlawfully Arrested
Lin Shaohua was arrested on October 31, 2005, while clarifying the truth about Falun Gong to people in the Baiyun District and is currently being detained at Baiyun Detention Center and is not allowed to see family members.
4. [Hailin City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Zhao Zhongxiu Was Arrested and Sent to Forced Labor Camp for Three Years
Ms. Zhao Zhongxiu is a farmer in Xinhe County, Hailin City. She was reported to the police because she clarified the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong. She was arrested at noon on September 20, 2005, by Hailin police and detained at the Hailin Detention Center. Her home was also illegally broken into and ransacked. On November 4, 2005, she was unlawfully sentenced to three years in a forced labor camp. She is now being persecuted at the Harbin Drug Rehabilitation Center.
5. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Lan Lan Was Arrested
Ms. Lan Lan, lived in the Yanta District, Xi'an Province, and was an excellent employee of the China Agriculture Bank, Yanta Branch. Around noon on September 23, 2005, a group of policemen tricked her into opening the door of her house when she was half-asleep from taking a nap. When the police came in, she was not dressed yet so they wrapped her in a blanket and took her away. Those involved in her arrest included officials from the 610 Office of the Yanta District, local police, and the staff of her workplace. Ms. Lan is now detained at the brainwashing center in the Chang'an Worker's Rehabilitation Center of Xi'an City.
6. [Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Sha Yulian and Her Family Are Being Persecuted
On the afternoon of October 14, 2005, policemen from the Baoji City Police Station unlawfully searched the home of Ms. Sha Yulian and her husband, Mr. Zhao, a retired Weibin Police Station police officer, and arrested the couple. Then the police went to search the home of Ms. Sha's daughter. Mr. Zhao was detained at the Baoji Nitride Fertilizer Factory's hotel and questioned by the head of the Qianyang County Police Station. Ms. Sha Yulian has not been heard from since.
Ministry of Justice of Shaanxi Province
Postal code: 710004
Address: Floor 12, Provincial Government Building, Xincheng District, Xi'an City
Office: 86-29-87292073, 86-29-8729203
7. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Ms. Yin Zijing Was Arrested and Sent to Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Yin Zijing lived in Guan County, Shandong Province. She was arrested by Guan County police at 6 p.m. on September 28, 2005, and was immediately sentenced to a forced labor camp for three years.
Ministry of Justice of Shandong Province
Postal code: 250014
Address: 7 Jingshi Road East, Jinan City
Office: 86-531-2962145, 86-531-2965983
8. [Hebei Province] Mr. Chen Ke, Student of Hebei Jiao Tong Vocational and Technological College, Is Being Detained at a Brainwashing Center
Mr. Chen Ke, a student of the Hebei Jiao Tong Vocational and Technological College, was reported to the police by a supermarket employee when Mr. Chen was clarifying the truth about Falun Gong66 in the Xianglongtai Supermarket on Hongqi Street, Shijiazhuang City. He was arrested by the 610 police and sent to a brainwashing center the next day by the college and the police. His family is being forced to pay 100 yuan per day in "tuition" for the brainwashing center.
Relevant phone numbers
Xianglongtai Supermarket: 86-311-85231333;Order Hotline: 86-311-85231331 or 86-311-85232233
Party Secretary of Hebei Jiao Tong Vocational and Technological College Liu Junhe: 86-311-87668001
President of Hebei Jiao Tong Vocational and Technological College Feng Weixing: 86-311-87668002
Zhu Weisheng: 86-311-87668003
Hongqi Police Station: 86-31187901971
9. [Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Ms. Zheng Mingxiu and Two Other Practitioners Were Arrested
On October 7, 2005, Ms. Zheng Mingxiu, Ms. Su Ruiying, and another practitioner were arrested at their homes. No news about them has been heard since.
Ministry of Justice of Fujian Province
10. [Yongji County, Jilin Province] Mr. Yang Chunman Was Arrested and Tortured
On May 26, 2005, Yongji County 610 Office staff and local police broke into Mr. Yang Chunman's home, ransacked it, and arrested him. The police sentenced Mr. Yang to one year of imprisonment in a forced labor camp based on falsified evidence. He was sent to the Jiutai Forced Labor Camp.
Later, the Shulan City Police Station took Mr. Yang to the Shulan Detention Center, where he is still being persecuted.
11. [Shandong Province] Mr. Fan Yanqi Was Unlawfully Sentenced of Three Years in Wangcun Forced Labor Camp
Around October 21, 2005, Mr. Fan Yanqi, who lived in Jimo City, Shandong Province, was sentenced to three years in a forced labor camp. He was sent to Wangcun Forced Labor Camp in Zibo City.