Latest News from China - November 21, 2005
- [Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province] Wu Yongxin and Yueqin Arrested
- [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Personnel from the Jinniu Police Department Arrest and Torture Zhu Junxiu
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Police Arrest Fu Yilong While He Posts Truth-Clarifying Signs
- [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Meng Lijun is in Peril Due to Torture
- [Beijing] Doctor Li Weixiong from the Anesthesia Section of Hui National Hospital Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
- [Mishan City, Heilongjiang Province] Yang Xiaolin Suffers Tortures in a Small Compartment at Harbin City Women's Prison
- [Bejing] Practitioner Qi Yuzhen Employed at the Renmin University of China Arrested When Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
- [Qian County, Shaanxi Province] Qin Yingchang Secretly Sent to the Zaozihe Forced Labor Camp
- [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Bai Yujie When She Distributed Falun Dafa Truth-Clarifying Materials
- [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Wang Lixin Forcibly Sent to the Wuchang Brainwashing Class
- [Pingjiang County, Hunan Province] 610 Office Personnel Put Hu Weirong into the Yueyang City Brainwashing Class
- [Lanzhou City, Guansu Province] Practitioners Sentenced to Forced Labor and Imprisonment
- [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Autonomous Region] Practitioner Ding Fadong Arrested
- [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Four Practitioners Arrested and Taken to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
1. [Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province] Wu Yongxin and Yueqin Arrested
Falun Gong practitioners Wu Yongxin and Yueqin from the Xiangcheng District of Zhangzhou City were arrested in late October 2005. Wu Yongxin is from Tianbao Town, Xiangcheng District and had been sentenced to three years of imprisonment for practicing Falun Dafa. This time when s/he was arrested again, police also confiscated a computer and a fax machine. Yueqin had worked for the Zhangzhou City Overseas Chinese Hospital. At present, both practitioners' whereabouts are unknown.
2. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Personnel from the Jinniu Police Department Arrest and Torture Zhu Junxiu
Practitioner Zhu Junxiu was released at the end of September 2005 after being held for over three months at the Chengdu City National Security Team. One month later, personnel from the Jinniu Division, Chengdu City Police Department again arrested her. When personnel from Chengdu City Police Department had arrested Zhu Junxiu on September 29, 2002, they also confiscated 200,000 yuan from her home. Three years have passed, yet they still haven't returned the money. In early November 2005, Zhu Junxiu went to the Jinniu Division to ask for her money, but was arrested instead. She is now being held at the Pi County Detention Center. She was tortured so badly that she needs assistance when using the washroom.
3. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Police Arrest Fu Yilong While He Posts Truth-Clarifying Signs
On November 7, 2005, practitioner Fu Yilong rode a bike from Jinzhou City to his hometown in Dongjiagoujianshan. Policemen spotted him along the way as he was posting some Falun Dafa truth-clarifying materials in Ershilipu. He was later put into the Jinzhou Detention Center.
4. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Meng Lijun is in Peril Due to Torture
Practitioner Meng Lijun from Zhangqiu City was arrested on September 27, 2005, and has been held at the Jinan City Detention Center for 53 days. She staged an extended hunger strike and is now in peril. Ms. Meng has been sent to the detention center's hospital. On November 19, her 83 year-old mother and two daughters went to visit her, but the police refused to let them see Ms. Meng.
Personnel primarily responsible:
Yu Jinyuan, division head of the Tianqiao District Police Department
Yang Yili (team leader), Lu Ping (female, leader of No. 5 Team) from the Jinan City Detention Center
Liu Guorong, Jinan City's 610 Office deputy head: 86-531-82038137
5. [Beijing] Doctor Li Weixiong from the Anesthesia Section of Hui National Hospital Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
Mr. Li Xiongwei, who is in his 30's, was a doctor working for the Anesthesia Section of Hui National Hospital in Beijing. Around May 2005 he clarified the truth of Falun Dafa to his instructor and classmates while doing postgraduate study at the Beijing Friendship Hospital. His instructor later expelled him from the university. On around June 10, three unknown persons took him from his home at midnight. The next day they took a box from his home. Li Xiongwei was held for one month at the Dongcheng District Detention Center. He is now being held at the Tuanhe Forced Labor Camp where he was sentenced to two years of forced labor.
6. [Mishan City, Heilongjiang Province] Yang Xiaolin Suffers Tortures in a Small Compartment at Harbin City Women's Prison
Practitioner Ms. Yang Xiaolin from Mishan City, Heilongjiang Province is being held at the No. 9 Ward of the Harbin City Women's Prison. She is tortured in a small compartment with her hands handcuffed behind her back and her mouth taped shut. She is forced to watch videos slandering Falun Gong.
7. [Bejing] Practitioner Qi Yuzhen Employed at the Renmin University of China Arrested When Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
On November 17, 2005, practitioner Ms. Qi Yuzhen, who is employed at the Renmin University of China, was arrested while distributing "truth-clarifying" materials at the university's eastern entrance. At present, she is being held at the Haidian Branch Police Department of Beijing.
Handian Branch of Bejing Police Department: 86-10-82519110
Chief: Zhang Weigang
Political commissar: Wang Jucheng
8. [Qian County, Shaanxi Province] Qin Yingchang Secretly Sent to the Zaozihe Forced Labor Camp
On July 28, 2005, personnel from the 610 Office and from the National Security Team at the Qian County Police Department arrested practitioner Qin Yingchang from his home. Police secretly tortured Qin in a detention center. Qin Yingchang kept clarifying the truth while being held. He once clarified the truth of Falun Gong to the people who were standing by the gate of the detention center, but police beat him with a wooden club and took him into the center. Qin was later bailed out for hospitalization. Since Qin's family didn't have much money to spare, they did not have much of an opportunity to visit Qin. He has since been sent to the Zaozihe Forced Labor Camp.
9. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Police Arrest Practitioner Bai Yujie When She Distributed Falun Dafa Truth-Clarifying Materials
During the evening of November 15, 2005, personnel from the Beihai Road Police Station in Changchun's Development District arrested practitioner Ms. Bai Yujie when she was distributing truth-clarifying materials. Afterwards police ransacked her home and confiscated a computer, a printer, and Falun Dafa books and materials. Bai Yujie is currently being held at the Daguang Detention Center.
10. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Wang Lixin Forcibly Sent to the Wuchang Brainwashing Class
At around noon on November 15, 2005, Li Minghong and Guo Baoxiang, from the Pingfang District Police Department, along with personnel from the Baoguo Police Station, arrested 37-year-old practitioner Mr. Wang Lixin. The arrest happened at his workplace, the No. 204 Workshop, Micro-engine Company, Harbin Aeronautics and Astronautics Industry Group. Police ransacked his home and sent him to the Wuchang Brainwashing Class.
Li Minghong, Political Security Section chief, Pingfang District Branch Police Department: 86-13504513538 (Cell), 86-451-86501523 (Office), 86-451-86503538 (Home)
11. [Pingjiang County, Hunan Province] 610 Office Personnel Put Hu Weirong into the Yueyang City Brainwashing Class
On November 18, 2005, personnel from the Pingjiang County National Security Team and from the 610 Office arrested practitioner Mr. Hu Weirong from Yuping Town in the county and put him into the Yueyang City Brainwashing Class. This was an act of retaliation, because previously they had arrested four practitioners and held them at a detention center. Hu Weirong and other practitioners had intervened to urge them to release those detained practitioners.
Pingjiang County 610 Office: 86-730-6224345
Pan Jiancheng, 610 Office secretary: 86-730-6224972, 86-13327303555 (Cell)
12. [Lanzhou City, Guansu Province] Practitioners Sentenced to Forced Labor and Imprisonment
Ms. Jin Xiaoqin, sentenced to four years of imprisonment, currently being
held in the Lanzhou City Women's Prison.
Zhang Luchan was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment.
Ma Yongkang and Luo Xiufeng are thought to be held at the city's No. 1 Forced Labor Camp.
Ma Jianchun is being held at No. 1 Team, No.1 Division of the city's No. 2 Forced Labor Camp.
Ms. Lei Hongmei is being held at the city's No. 2 Forced Labor Camp.
Li Jun, an employee of the Gansu Province People's Hospital, is currently under surveillance in the hospital.
13. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Autonomous Region] Practitioner Ding Fadong Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Ding Fadong from Yinchuan City was tortured so severely in a forced labor camp that he suffered a deformity. He was released on June 17, 2005 after his detention term expired.
On November 15, personnel from the Qianjin Street Police Precinct in the Xingqing District of Yinchuan City followed Ding Fadong to the Yinchuan City General Merchandise Building and arrested him. Later they searched his house and confiscated Dafa books and truth-clarifying materials. They even confiscated the borrowed laptop, which his child used to study. Furthermore, they threatened his wife. According to a witness, on November 16, policemen beat Ding Fadong cruelly and interrogated him under additional torture. He is currently being incarcerated at the Yinchuan City Detention Center.
Phone numbers for the Qianjin Street Police Precinct, the Xingqing District
Police Department, Yinchuan City Police Department:
Wang Hongbin, head: 86-13323518110 (Cell), 86-951-5031979 (Office)
Li Xi, political head: 86-13909582688(Cell), 86-951-6087456 (Office)
14. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Four Practitioners Arrested and Taken to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp
Practitioners Liu Deqing and Jiao Wanhui are employees of the Jinzhou City Heavy Machine Factory in Liaoning Province. On October 29, 2005 they went to Laoguanpu Village in Tashan Township, Huludao City to distribute truth-clarifying materials. Village head Zhang Baolin informed the Tashan Police Station. Thus, policemen arrested the two practitioners and transported them to the City Qitun Detention Center. Seven days later they transferred the two practitioners to another detention center and did not permit their families to see them.
On October 30, the relatives and friends of the two practitioners accompanied by four practitioners went to the Township Police Station to gather information. Personnel at the police station detained all four practitioners and sent them to the Qitun Detention Center. On November 11, personnel from the Tashan Police Station sent the four practitioners to the Shenyang City Masanjia Forced Labor Camp for two years. Liu Yanqiu, one of the four practitioners, went on a hunger strike soon after. So far, ten days have passed. Liu Yanqiu is being detained at the No. 3 Team, No. 3 Brigade, No. 1 Women's Division.
Phone number for the No. 3 Team, No. 3 Brigade, No. 1 Women's Division:
Wang Xueqiu is the chief
November 20, 2005