Latest News from China - November 25, 2005
1. [Yitong County, Jilin Province] Mr. Yan Zhonghua and Mr. Li Zhibiao Arrested in Fushun City, Liaoning Province
On the morning of November 23, 2005, police officers Li Xiaodong (male) and Han Jie (male) and others from the Yitong County Police Department in Jilin Province illegally arrested practitioners Mr. Yan Zhonghua from the Yitong County Social Security Company and Mr. Li Zhibiao from the Yitong Town Land Management Office. After Mr. Li arrived at the police department, police officer Li Xiaodong (male) punched and kicked Mr. Yan Zhonghua on the first floor of the police building. Mr. Yan and Mr. Li are being held in the Fushun City Brainwashing Center in Liaoning Province. Their work places were forced to pay 5,000 yuan. Since his arrest, Mr. Yan Zhonghua has gone on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
Relevant phone numbers:
Yitong County Land Management Office: 86-434-4242900
Yitong County Social Security Company: 86-434-4223700
Chief of the State Security Division of the Yitong Police Department Li Xiaodong (male): 86-13904354977 (Cell), 86-434-4236998 (Home), 86-434-4228071
Police Officer Han Jie (male): 86-434-4237708 (Home), 86-13943498171 (Cell), 86-434-4227708
Deputy Director of the Yitong County Police Department Zong Guo (male) (he is in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong): 86-434-4265358, 86-434-4237266 (Home), 86-13844499996 (Cell), 86-434-4229013 (Office)
Feng Changfu, male, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Secretary of the Yitong County, (he used to violently beat practitioners who went to Beijing to appeal): 86-434-4222979 (Office), 86-434-4264162ext. 8118 (Office), 86-434-4226929 (Home)
2. [Tieling City, Liaoning Province] Over Ten Falun Dafa Practitioners from Wolong Village, Qijiazi Town of Changtu County Arrested
On the evening of November 24, when 13 practitioners, including Mr. Qian Chuanhuo, Mr. Qin (first name unknown) and Mr. Qin's wife, from Wolong Village, Qijiazi Town, Changtu County of Tieling City in Liaoning Province, were having group Fa study, someone reported them to the police. Police officers Wang Shun (male), Li Jinqing (male), Wang Limin (male), Zhao Fengshan (male), Bai Jinying (male), and others from the Qijiazi Town Police Station arrested all the practitioners and took them to the police station. On the afternoon of November 25, 2005, all the practitioners were sent to the Changtu County Detention Center. Among the practitioners arrested, the oldest is in his sixties.
Relevant phone numbers:
The Qijiazi Town Police Station: 86-410-5420110
The Chief of the Qijiazi Town Police Station, Wang Shun (male): 86-13841035118 (Cell)
Police Officers of the Qijiazi Town Police Station: Li Jinqing (male), Wang Limin (male), Bai Tabao (male), Zhao Fengshan (male)
The Political and Security Division of the Police Department of Changtu County in Tieling City, Ma Bo (male): 86-410-5822043
The Changtu County Detention Center: 86-410-5823063, 86-410-5823851
3. [Shenyan City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Liu Meizhen Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Liu Meizhen from Shenyan City is 64 years old. At about 3:00 p.m. on November 22, 2005, Ms. Liu was posting Falun Dafa truth-clarification materials and was arrested by the patrol police officers from the Liaoshen Street Police Station of the Dadong District in Shenyan City. On the same day, half a dozen people, including the staff members in charge of the residents' registration and the CCP Community Director from the Liaoshen Street Police Station and the Dongzhan Street Police Station, went to ransack Ms. Liu Meizhen's home. They confiscated all of the Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials as well as the phone book. On November 24, 2005, the CCP Community Director went to Ms. Liu Meizhen's home to inform her family members to send Ms. Liu's luggage to the Zhaohua District Detention Center.
Relevant phone numbers:
The Dadong District 610 Office: 86-24-24344563, 86-24-24834894
Staff members of the Dadong District 610 Office: Yi Fenghao (male) and Liang Hong (male)
The Dadong District Police Department: 86-24-88503258
The Liaoshen Street Police Station: 86-24-88113342
The Tongzhan Street Police Station: 86-24-88093619
4. [Cangzhou City, Hebei Province] Mr. Guo Zhiwei on a Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution
On the morning of November 18, 2005, practitioner Mr. Guo Zhiwei from Qing County of Cangzhou City in Hebei Province was arrested by the police officers from the Qingdong District Police Station of Qing County and the Police Department of Bohai Petroleum Company in Renqiu City. Mr. Guo is being held in the Bohai Petroleum Company Subdivision Oil Field Detention Center in Renqiu City. Mr. Guo Zhiwei is on a hunger strike to protest the illegal torture.
5. [Shanghai City] The Persecution of Ms. Yang Jin'e and Ms. Hu Shunfang
On the evening of November 22, 2005, practitioner Ms. Yang Jin'e from the Jinshan Petroleum Chemicals Industrial Plant District of Shanghai City was arrested when she was distributing truth-clarification materials to the homes of the neighboring residents. Later, her house was illegally searched and her son's computer was also confiscated.
Practitioner Ms. Hu Shunfang was reported to the police when she was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa. She had to leave home to avoid being arrested. Because her husband often goes away on business trips, their son is now home alone with no one to take care of him.
6. [Tonghua City, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhao Aiqin and Others Arrested
On the evening of November 24, 2005, practitioner Ms. Zhao Aiqin from Zhi'an Village in the Jiangbei District of Tonghua City was arrested by more than 10 police officers from the Tuanjie District Police Station. Practitioner Ms. Meng Fanhua and two other male practitioners from the district overseen by the Tuanjie District Police Station were also arrested one after the other. The police tortured them for about 15 hours to extort a confession. After being deprived of sleep the whole night, Ms. Zhao Aiqin and the other two male practitioners were taken to the Changliu District Detention Center in Tonghua City by the police from the Tuanjie District Police Station. Meanwhile, police from the Tuanjie District Police Station took Ms. Meng Fanhua into a police car, drove back to her home, ransacked her house, and then took her away. The whereabouts of Ms. Meng are not clear.
7. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Liu Guiyuan Severely Tortured in Masanjia Labor Camp
In the middle of July 2003, practitioner Ms. Liu Guiyuan from Shenyang City was on a business trip to the Donggang District of Dandong City. When she clarified the truth to the local residents, she was reported to the police. The police officers from the Donggang District Police Station in Dandong City arrested her. Ms. Liu was illegally sentenced to two years of forced labor. In November 2003, she was transferred to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp where she was severely tortured,
Ms. Liu Guiyuan was supposed to be released this July, but the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp extended her detention for another year and also forbade Ms. Liu's family members from visiting her.
Relevant phone numbers:
The Second Regiment of the Fifth Platoon in the Masanjia Labor Camp (the chief's last name is Liu): 86-24-89210454
The Office in Charge of Extended Detention Cases in Shenyang City:
The Procuratorate of the Outskirts of Shenyang City: 86-24-88129619
The Education Department of the Masanjia Labor Camp Affiliated with the Procuratorate of the Outskirts of Shenyang City: 86-24-89210516
8. [Jilin Province] Mr. Hao Hongfa from Erdaohezi District of Changchun City Taken to Brainwashing Center
Practitioner Mr. Hao Hongfa, in his 60s, from the Erdaohezi District of Changchun City was illegally sentenced to three years of forced labor on March 19, 2002. In March 2005, when he was due for release, the Weizigou Forced Labor Camp illegally added another six months of forced labor to Mr. Hao Hongfa's sentence.
On September 22, 2005, when Mr. Hao Hongfa was released from the Weizigou Forced Labor Camp of Changchun City, he was taken by members from the Erdaohezi District 610 Office to the Changchun City Legal Institution (a brainwashing center) for further torture. Mr. Hao still has not been released.
9. [Jincheng City, Shanxi Province] Ms. He Biru and Mr. Zhu Yongfu Illegally Detained in Zigong City, Sichuan Province
Practitioners Ms. He Biru and Mr. Zhu Yongfu from Jincheng City of Shanxi Province were arrested by the local police when they were visiting their relatives in Sichuan Province. They were stopped right after they left the home of their relatives, either on November 22 or 23, 2005. They are being illegally detained in Zigong City, Sichuan Province.
10. [Xishui County, Hubei Province] Mr. Li Zhengwen Arrested by the Police
Practitioner Mr. Li Zhengwen from the Xishui County of Hubei Province was arrested by the police on November 22, 2005. He is being secretly detained in the Xishui County Land Tax Hotel.
11. [Shangdong Province] Mr. Zhou Baoshun Illegally Sentenced to Three Years in Prison and Now Detained in Wangchun Detention Center
On May 27, 2005, police officer Zhou Shuqin (male) and four others went to practitioner Mr. Zhou Baoshun's home and took Mr. Zhou Baoshun to the Triumph Oil Field Supply Station Brainwashing Center and held him for seven days. Mr. Zhou went on a hunger strike for the entire duration.
On the afternoon of June 26, 2005, police officer Zhou Shuqin (male) again took Mr. Zhou Baoshun to the Shengdong District Police Station. With the help of his family members and righteous thoughts, Mr. Zhou Baoshun left the police station that night and returned home.
At 6:00 p.m. on October 8, 2005, Mr. Zhou Baoshun came home from work. Police officer Zhou Shuqin (male) again took him away from home to the Shengdong District Police Station. That evening, Mr. Zhou Baoshun was sent to the brainwashing center. Two weeks later, Mr. Zhou Baoshun was sentenced to three years in prison without any legal procedure. He is being held in the Wangchun Detention Center and family members are not allowed to visit him.
12. [Fuping County, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhang Xiuzhong Illegally Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Xiuzhong from the Fuping County in Hebei Province was arrested on November 1, 2005, when he was distributing truth-clarification materials. He is being detained in the Fuping County prison.
13. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wei Fenghe and Ms. Bao Guozhi Arrested
On November 23, 2005, practitioners Ms. Wei Fenghe and Ms. Bao Guozhi from Daoerdeng Town of Lingyuan City were arrested by police from the Daoerdeng Town Police Station.
The phone number of the Daoerdeng Town Police Station: 086-421-6349004
14. [Shanxi Province] Mr. Liu Wei and Mr. Han Wei from Xiangyuan County of Changzhi City Arrested
On November 5, 2005, practitioners Mr. Liu Wei and Mr. Han Wei from Xiangyuan County of Changzhi City in Shanxi Province were arrested in Pingshun County. They are being illegally held in the Lucheng City Detention Center.
Relevant phone numbers:
The 610 Office of Zhangzhi City: 86-355-2058054
Director of the CCP Political and Security Department of the Pingshun County Police Department Xu Zhiqing (male): 86-355-8922080 (Home)
The Corporal Punishment Investigation Division of the Pingshun County Police Department: 86-355-8926781, 86-355-8926791, 86-355-8926782, 86-355-8926792
The State Security Division of the Changzhi City Police Department: 86-355-2058064
15. [Xianghe County, Hebei Province] Ms. Yu Wanli and Others Detained
On the morning of November 15, 2005, the police officers broke into the home of practitioner Ms. Yu Wanli in Xianghe County of Hebei Province. They illegally confiscated Falun Dafa materials and arrested her. Several days prior to this, several practitioners were reported to the police when they were distributing truth-clarification flyers and consequently were arrested by the police. On November 24, 2005, practitioner Mr. Niu was also illegally arrested. They are all being held in the local detention center.
16. [Chifeng City, Inner-Mongolia Autonomous Region] Mr. Yang Dong and Others Arrested by the Police
On the evening of November 22, 2005, practitioner Mr. Yang Dong and his wife, from the Songshan District of Chifeng City, were arrested by police from the Xiangyang Street Police Station of the Songshan District in Chifeng City. On the same day, practitioner Mr. Sun was also arrested. The homes of Mr. Yang Dong and Mr. Sun were ransacked.
17. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Du Dianpeng from the Hanting District Chemical Fabrics Factory Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Du Dianpeng, about 38, works at the Julong Chemical Fabrics Company of Weifang City in Shandong Province. Ten days ago when Mr. Du was distributing truth-clarification materials in the neighborhood residential areas, he was reported to the local police officers. That day, the 610 Office of Hanting District wanted to take him away, but the director of the factory kept him at work. On the afternoon of November 24, 2005, he was unexpectedly arrested by the police and taken to the Weifang City Gongyeganxiao Brainwashing Center.
The phone number for the CCP Secretary of the Julong Chemical Fabrics Company of Weifang City, Liu Jinzhi (male, in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong): 86-536-7275256, 86-13805366697 (Cell)
18. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Ms. Xiao Dunmin Illegally Arrested
On the afternoon of November 22, 2005, practitioner Ms. Xiao Dunmin from Changsha City was arrested, and her home was ransacked that night. The next morning, Ms. Xiao's Chaoyue Decoration and Design Company, located in the East Business Center of the Yangjiashan District of Changsha City, was ransacked. Over 100 truth-clarification CDs in her car were also confiscated. Her car was also impounded.
19. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Sun Shuying and Ms. Li Qingping on a Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution
On March 8, 2005, practitioner Ms. Sun Shuying was arrested by the police from the Jingchen Police Department of the Changchun City One Steam Group Factory. Ms. Sun Shuying and another practitioner, Ms. Li Qingping, are now on a hunger strike in the police department hospital to protest the illegal torture.
20. [Yushu city, Jilin Province] Ms. Zhang Huayun from Qingshan Township Arrested at Home
On November 16, 2005, police officer Zhang Dezhi (male) from Qingshan Township, colluded with members of the Yushu City 610 Office and arrested practitioner Ms. Zhang Huayun while she was cutting someone's hair at the Jingying Barbershop. Ms. Zhang Huayun was taken to the Yushu City Detention Center and tortured.
21. [Liaoyuan City, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Fengmei Arrested at Home by Police from the Xining District Police Station
On the evening of November 21, 2005, practitioner Ms. Wang Fengmei, who lives on Zhanqian Street in Liaoyuan City, was arrested at home by the police from the Xining District Police Station. Prior to this, practitioner Mr. Yin Hongjiang was also arrested by the police from the Xining District Police Station. The whereabouts of both practitioners are not known.