Latest News from China - October 28, 2005
1. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Lu Feiyan Tortured and Near Death at Nanmusi Female Forced Labor Camp
Suining City Falun Dafa practitioner Lu Feiyan, former secretary of Shuanshan Town Women's Association and People's Congress representative was arrested when appealing to the government in September 1999. She was detained at Wujiawan Detention Center in Suining for over a month. In February 2000, she went to Beijing to appeal, and was arrested and sentenced to a four-year prison term. She was detained at Yangmahe Forced Labor Camp in Jianyang, where she suffered severe persecution. Four years later, she was taken to a Suining brainwashing session, and tortured for eight days. After her release, she was arrested again and taken to a brainwashing center. After returning home, she was arrested within a month and detained at Lingquan Temple Forced Labor Camp for ten days. After her release, she was arrested again on October 7, and sentenced to serve three years of forced labor. Now she is detained at Nanmu Temple Female Forced Labor Camp at Zizhong City, Sichuan Province, where she suffers cruel torture. She is detained in solitary confinement, and her life is in great danger. Her family tried to visit her often, but visitation was not granted. The forced labor camp won't accept clothes her family brought along for her.
2. [Jiutai City, Jilin Province] Zhu Dexiang Being Held in Solitary Confinement and Tortured
Practitioner Mr. Zhu Dexiang, who is in his 50s, is from Jiutai City, Jilin Province. The Jiutai Court sentenced him to 12 years in prison. On January 12, 2004, he was arrested and detained at the No. 2 Division in Jilin prison. On September 25, because he taught criminals the Dafa principles and how to be good people, he was taken to solitary confinement, where he is being tortured. His situation is unknown.
Jilin Province Jilin Jail:
Li Qiang, Head of Jilin Prison: 86-431-4881551, Ext. 3001 (Office), 86-13843218517 (Cell); Administration Office: 86-431-4881551, Ext 3666
3. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Ji Shuying Arrested by Police While Clarifying the Truth
Ms. Ji Shuying, about 65, is a retired government official from the Qixi County Economics and Trade Bureau of Tangshan City, Hebei Province. On the afternoon of October 26, 2005, when she was clarifying the truth at Xianghenghe Village, Baimiaozi Town, Qianxi County, she was arrested and taken to the County Police Bureau by local police. She is currently detained at Qianxi County Detention Center. The same afternoon, Wang Yinguang, associate team leader of the county National Security Team, his driver Wang Wei and two other people from the Economics and Trade Bureau, broke into her home and ransacked it.
4. [Jingmen City, Hubei Province] Yang Guiping Arrested and Detained in a Brainwashing Center
Yang Guiping is an employee at No. 1 People's Hospital of Jinmen City, Hubei Province. Due to her continued belief in Truth, Compassion, Forbearance, personnel from the Jingmen City 610 Office and the police arrested her at her workplace in October 2004. She was sentenced to one year of forced labor. Recently, personnel from the Jingmen City 610 Office arrested her again and detained her at the Hubei Province Brainwashing Center (located at Hongshan District, Wuhan City).
5. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ma Guirong's Term Extended Without Cause by Hezuizi Forced Labor Camp
On October 21, 2005, which was the release date of Changchun City practitioner Ma Guirong, her term was extended for an additional six months, because she refused to write the three statements.
6. [Xinjiang Province] Wei Yangshu and Zhang Ruiling Are Arrested
On October 1, 2005, Xinjiang City Practitioner Ms. Wei Shuyang and Zhang Ruiling were arrested and detained at a forced labor camp. Police officers tried to force Zhang Ruiling to write the repentance statement, but Zhang refused. Police threatened to sentence her to two years and nine months in prison. Zhang is currently detained at the Asuke City Detention Center. Her husband is unable to find help and is very depressed.
On October 1, 2005, Ms. Wei Shuyang was arrested and detained at Hami City Detention Center. Her son was left alone. Her father, 70, traveled from another city to take care of her son. Her father was denied visitation by Hami City Detention Center. Police said that she would be detained for at least one month.
7. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Du Zhuhua Arrested and Detained at Tangsunhu Brainwashing Center
At about 10 o'clock on October 19, 2005, police from Guanshan police station, Wuchang District, Wuhan City, and staff from the 610 Office came in their police van to Qibiao Square to arrest Du Zhuhua at his barbershop. When Du Zhuhua tried to clarify the truth to them, they said that they had seen Du's declaration for renouncing his Chinese Communist Party (CCP) membership. Du told them, "I am not even a member of the Youth League, let alone a CCP member." They had no response, yet they arrested Du and took him to Tangxunhu Brainwashing Center.
8. [Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] Arrest of Three Falun Dafa Practitioners
On October 24, 2005, Xiangyang police arrested Liu Shulan, Chen Lichun and Liu Dan from Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province. Liu was arrested at her workplace, while Chen Lichun and Liu Dan were arrested at home.
Telephone of Xiangyang police station at Jixi City: 86-467-2331461
9. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Miao Fengzhen Detained in the Strict Monitoring Group at Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
Miao Fengzhen lives in Dongdalin Village, Masanjia Town, Yuhong District, Shenyang City. She was an employee of the Yingshou Plastics Products Factory. The people of her neighborhood knew her to be a very good person.
In May 2005, on her way to work, local police arrested her, and took her to Masanjia Forced Labor Camp, Liaoning Province. At this time Miao is detained in the Strict Monitoring Group at the Forced Labor Camp.
10. [Tianjin City] Zhang Zhiying Arrested For Surfing the Internet
Tianjin City practitioner Ms. Zhang Zhiying, 30, lives at No. 10 District in Wanxin Village, Hedong District. In the early morning of September 26, 2005, when leaving her apartment building for work, she was arrested. She had been released from a forced labor camp in 2002 and had not been in contact with local practitioners, but she had surfed the internet. It was said by insiders that Tianjin City authorities are using high-tech software to catch practitioners surfing the Internet.
11. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Yin Shushen Arrested When Handing Out Truth-Clarification Materials
At 4:00 p.m. on October 27, 2005, Yin Shushen from Hexi District, Changsha was arrested when she was handing out truth-clarification materials at the Yinpenling Community area. Her home was ransacked. She is detained at Yinpenling police station.
12. [Dongfeng County, Jilin Province] Fei Fengju Sentenced to Eighteen Months of Forced Labor
At around 10 o'clock on October 13, 2005, Wei Fengju from Dongfeng County was arrested, and staff from the Dongfeng County Politics and Juridical Committee 610 Office of Dongfeng County and policemen from the National Security Team ransacked her home. Wei was sentenced to eighteen months of forced labor. He is detained at Dongfeng Detention Center.
Zhang Baocheng, secretary of the Dongfeng County Political and Judicial Committee: 86-437-6216968 (Office),86-437-6210265 (Home)
Zhang Zhiting, head of the Police Bureau: 86-437-6222794 (Office), 86-437-3247998 (Home), 86-13904375928 (Cell)
Pan Dong, deputy head of Police Bureau: 86-13843711566 (Cell), 86-437-3246616
Li Wensheng, head of the 610 Office: 86-13504372728 (Cell)
Gu Jiahai, National Security Team leader: 86-13904371222 (Cell),86-437-6215022
13. [Chongqing, Sichuan Province] Ji Yu Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
Falun Dafa practitioner Ji Yu of Rongchang County, Chongqing City, Sichuan Province was arrested and detained at Chongqing City Maojiashan Female Forced Labor Camp and sentenced to one year of forced labor.