Latest News from China - June 2, 2005
1. [Handan City, Hebei Province] The 610 Office Again Sentenced Ms. Qi Shuchun to a Forced Labor Camp
In February, the police from the Liulinqiao Police Station, Handan City arrested Ms. Qi Shuchun using residential registration as the excuse. After they tortured her, Ms. Qi became very weak. She could not walk by herself, and displayed symptoms of severe tuberculosis. She was sent to the First and the Second Detention Center of Handan City. After the Shijiazhuang Forced Labor Camp refused to admit her, the police from the 610 Office forcibly detained her in the First Detention Center of Handan City. On April 22, 2005, not long after she was detained there, the First Detention Center, fearing responsibility in case of her death, returned her to the Liulinqiao Police Station. The Liulinqiao Police Station confined Ms. Qi in a metal cage that was less than two meters wide. Six persons taking turns watched her 24 hours a day. She was detained in the police station for over a month, although according to regulations, she should not be detained for over three days.
Recently, the 610 Office of Handan City arrested Ms. Qi again and sentenced her to three years in a forced labor camp. She was sent to the fifth brigade in the Female Forced Labor Camp of Shijiazhuang City.
Related phone numbers:
Director of 610 Office: Cao Zhixia, 86-310-7413519 (Office), 86-13803101111 (Cell), 86-310-3158028 (Home)
The Police Bureau of Handan City: 86-310-3022465, 86-310-3025991
The Director, Li Guihong: 86-310-3022465 extension 6999
The Head of the Liulinqiao Police Station, Geng Shaofeng: 86-310-8108972
The Assistant Head: He X:86-310-8108972
2. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Jing Yandong, the Assistant General Manager of the Olympic Electronic City of Dalian City, Was Arrested
In May 2005, Mr. Jing Yandong was appointed as the assistant general manager of the Olympic Electronic City of Dalian City for his outstanding job performance. Because he practices Falun Gong, early in the morning on May 20, the police broke into his house just before he went to work and arrested him. The police took away his computer, mobile phone and other personal items of his and threatened his family members.
Mr. Jing was a lecturer at the Dalian Oceanic University. He was fired from his job at the University for practicing Falun Gong. At the end of 2003, Mr. Jin was invited to serve as the director of the training center in the Spring Goods Management Center.
3. [Jilin Province] Several Falun Gong Practitioners from Jilin City Were Arrested
On the night of May 17, 2005, four policemen from the New Jiuzhan Police Station, Jiuzhan Development District, Jilin City broke into the house of Ms. Zhang Yazhen's brother and searched it. The policemen took some things from his house. Subsequently, the police arrested Mr. Zhang Yazhen who came to his brother's house for a visit.
On the morning of May 18, four policemen broke into the living compounds of the Fiber Factory. They ransacked Mr. Liu Zhihuan's house, and took away his Falun Dafa books and Teacher's portrait. Zhu Shanji and Mr. Liu were released. Mr. Zhang was sent to the First Detention Center of Jilin City.
Ms. Cui Xianghong from Jiuzhan District is about 30 years old and was arrested and sent to the Third Detention. Ms. Zuo Ruiying (about 60 years old) is a teacher in the Seventh Middle School. The director of the street neighborhood and the police station arrested her at 2 a.m. on May 14.
On May 26, several policemen from the Longhua Police Station, Longtan District, Jilin City broke into Ms. Ming Yanpo's house and arrested her. The police also took many things from her house. The details are still unknown. Many policemen are still waiting in her house to arrest others who may go to there.
Related phone numbers:
The Reception Office of the Technology Development, the Police Bureau of Jilin City: 86-432-3054110
The New Jiuzhan Police Station: 86-432-3057899, 86-432-3058646
The Jiuzhan Police Station: 86-432-3058487
Police officer Luan Hui: 86-432-7807958 (mobile phone) 86-432-4844018 (Office) 86-432-2059022 (Home)
The Seventh Middle School of Jilin City: 86-432-4843903
The Longhua Police Station: 86-432-3039367
4. [Nanchong City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Lin Feng Was tortured until She Lost All Normal Emotion
Ms. Lin Feng from Nanchong City was arrested after the Spring Festival of 2003. She was sentenced to a forced labor camp for three years and was sent to the Chengdu Prison. Because she did not give up practicing Falun Gong, she was injected with nerve-damaging drug that led to her losing all normal emotion. In addition, she became ill and was diagnosed as having late-stage stomach cancer. Her life is at risk.
Related Phone Numbers:
The Nanchong National Security Office, Zhang Youxuan: 86-817-2257038 (Office)
Tian Ming: 86-13350253177 (Cell)
5. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Mr. Wang Tao Was Arrested
Mr. Wang Tao is 27 years old. He is an employee in the Water and Electricity Department, Pingmei Corporation, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia. In late May 2005, the police and officers from the National Security Bureau of Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia arrested Mr. Wang through Internet monitoring. He is being detained in the Pingzhuang Police Station, Chifeng City.
6. [Xianning City, Hubei Province] Mr. Wang Xinqian and Ms. Zhang Hongping Were Arrested
On May 23, 2005, the police unlawfully broke into Mr. Wang Xingqian's house, arrested him, and took away his computer and other equipment.
At about 9 a.m. on June 1, 2005, over a dozen police officers arrested Ms. Zhang Hongping from Xianning City, Hubei Province while she was riding by on her bicycle. Her current situation is unknown.
7. [Pingchang City, Sichuan Province] An Elementary School Teacher, Ms. Tu Xiufang from Hulu Town, Was Arrested
Ms. Tu Xiufang is an elementary school teacher in Hulu Town, Pingchang City. On May 13, 2005, police from the National Security Brigade of Pingchang County arrested her at her house. It is not known where she is detained.
8. [Guangdong Province] Ms. Wen Fenhua from Mianhu, Jiexi Arrested
At about 8 a.m. on May 30, 2005, the county police bureau, the 610 Office, and the town police station arrested Ms. Wen Fenhua from Mianhu Town, Jiexi County, Guangdong Province. Her whereabouts are unknown. At the time of her arrest, family members asked where she would be taken, but she was forcibly dragged away. Her four children, the youngest one being only one year old, and a 70-year-old parent were left at home with nobody to take care of them. Ms. Wen was taken to the brainwashing session three times last year. Each time she was tortured there.
Related Phone Numbers:
Li Jumu, the head of the first division of the Police Bureau of Jiexi County: 86-663-5587688, 86-13060582028 (Cell)
The Police Bureau of Jiexi County: 86-663-5584302, 86-663-5581648, 86-663-5583156
Operator: 86-663-5582115, 86-663-5517770
9. [Yichang City, Hubei Province] Mr. Zhao Xiong Arrested
On May 23, 2005, Mr. Zhao Xiong was arrested for distributing truth-clarification flyers on the street. He may be detained in the First Detention Center of Yichang City (86-717-6551775, 86-717-6553602).
10. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Xinchun's Father Was Arrested Again
On April 9, 2005, three men led by Xiao Jingyu from the 610 Office of Jingshandun Town Yichun City broke into the Shoe-Repairing Store where Mr. Wang Xinchun works. They arrested Mr. Wang Xinchun, Mr. Wang Zhijian, and the person who was teaching Mr. Wang Xinchun how to repair shoes.
Several hours later, Mr. Wang Zhijian and the teacher were released, but Mr. Wang Xinchun was sent to Jingshandun Detention Center. There he went on a hunger strike to protest the unreasonable persecution and was later released. However, on the same day when Mr. Wang Xinchun was released, his father Mr. Wang Fengqi was arrested. He is now detained in the Jingshandun Detention Center.
Related Phone Numbers:
The Jingshandun Detention Center of Yichun City: 86-458-3738449
Xiao Qingyu, the director of the 610 Office: 86-458-3733015, 86-13945880911 (Cell)
Chen Yongmei, a 610 staff member: 86-458-3730588
Cui Yuzhong director of the police sub-bureau: 86-458-3732368 (Office), 86-458-3738537: 86-13904588191 (Cell)
Kong Fanlin, director of the district 610 Office: 86-13039666331 (Cell)
11. [Shaanxi Province] Chen Laosan and Two Others from Shide Town, Liquan County Were Arrested
On May 23, 2005, two officers from "National Security" arrested Chen Laosan and two other Falun Gong practitioners from Dazhai Village, Shide Town, Liquan County, Shaaxi Province when they were distributing truth-clarification materials. Their whereabouts are unknown.
12. [Luoyang City, Henan Province] Mr. Cui Zhili Was Detained for Two Months and Is Now Facing Trial
Mr. Cui Zhili came from Gongyi. He worked in Luanchuan County, Luoyang City. On March 20, 2005, he was reported when he clarified the truth about Falun Gong on a bus. The Police Bureau of Luanchuan County arrested him and has detained him for two months. It was learned recently that he will face a trial.
13. [Helongjiang Province] Mr. Sun Shaomin Has Been on a Hunger Strike in Hulan Prison for 46 Days
For 46 days now, Mr. Sun Shaomin from Wuchang City, Heilongjiang Province has been on hunger strike in Hulan Prison in order to protest the persecution. As a result, the inmates, prison guards, and prison doctors have brutally force-fed him. He has been deprived of sleep, shut in solitary confinement, brutally beaten, and violently tortured. He was tortured so severely that he is as thin as a stick and has difficulty breathing. His life is in imminent danger.
Related Phone Numbers
Head of the Hulan Prison: 86-451-57307719, 86-451-57307220
The Director of the Hulan Prison: 86-451-57307108
The Hulan Prison Hospital: 86-451-57307662
14. [Tianjin City] Ms. Li Tingying from Dongpuwa Town, Wuqing District Was Tortured
On May 24, 2005, Ms. Li Tingying clarified the truth about Falun Gong to villagers when she went to visit her relative in Sicundian. The Police Station in Sicundian arrested her. She is now detained in the Wuqing Detention Center where she is being tortured.
Related Phone Numbers
The Party Office of Dongpuwa: 86-22-82127249
The Town Responsible Person, Wang Baohua: 86-22-82117062 (Office), 86-22-82129958 (Home)
Xiao Qingqian: 86-22-82127252 (Office), 86-22-82125600 (Home)
The Town Police Station: 86-22-82127771
Ma Zhiyuan: 86-22-82127253 (Office), 86-22-821 21901 (Home)
The Party Office of Sicundian: 86-22-29425634
The Town Responsible Person, Ci Shuqiao: 86-22-29425626 (Office), 86-22-29337667 (Home)
15. [Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province] Ms. Zhang Wenjuan and Several Others Were Arrested
Since May 14, 2005, following the arrest of Ms. Zhang Wenjuan, Ms. Zhang Xiaoping and Ms. Shen Dongmei in Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province by the Yinchuan City Police Bureau, Ms. Tan Xiuxia and another fellow practitioner who worked in Shizuishan City were also arrested. The Yinchuan City Police Bureau also arrested Mr. Xi Hua, Mr. Qiao Jianhui, Mr. Cai Guojun, and Mr. Hu Jiancai from Yinchuan City. Ms. Feng Jianying's house was ransacked, and she is now forced to live on the street.
16. [Chongqing City] Mr. Xiao Fubi and Mr. Feng Feijing from Wulong County Were Arrested
On May 12 and 16, 2005, the National Security Brigade of the Wulong County Police Bureau, Chongqing City indicted, interrogated and detained Mr. Xiao Fubi and Mr. Feng Feijing. Subsequently, the police searched their homes and took away large amounts of books and materials related to Falun Gong. The police sentenced the two practitioners to detention.
17. [Shandong Province] Mr. Cheng Daoliang from the Victory Oil Field (the Gudao Oil Field) of Shandong Province Was Arrested
On May 27, 2005, the police arrested Mr. Cheng Daoliang from the Victory Oil Field (the Gudao Oil Field) of Shandong Province. They took him to the oil field's detention center.
18. [Hubei Province] Mr. Xiao Tingda, an Employee of the Electricity Bureau of Shiyan City, Was Arrested
On May 30, 2005, Mr. Xiao Tingda, an employee of the Electricity Bureau of Shiyan City, was secretly arrested and sent to the Wuhan City Brainwash Center.
19. [Liaoning Province] Ms. Feng Li from Chaoyang City and Yang Xiaodong from Jianping County Were Arrested
At about 10 a.m. on May 8, 2005, Ms. Feng Li and Ms. Yang Xiaodong were followed on their way to a fellow practitioner's house in Chifeng City. The police arrested them in the corridor on the first floor. The house they lived in before in a small region to the west of Gongxing Street, Songshan District was ransacked. On May 26, policeman Huang Dianxiang from the Police Bureau of Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province led five or six police officers in ransacking Ms. Feng's house. Both of them are being detained in the Detention Center of the Songshan District, Chifeng City, and they are being subjected to various tortures.
Related Phone Numbers:
Huang Dianxiang, the National Security Brigade, the Chaoyang City Police Bureau, Liaoning Province: 86-421-2614849 (Office).
The Detention Center of the Songshan District: 86-476-8070806.
The National Security Brigade of the Sub-Police Bureau of Chifeng City: 86-476-8446136.
Wang Jingshan, Director of the Chifeng City 610 Office: 86-13327150680 (Cell), 86-476-8215693 (Home), 86-476-8337060 (Office).
Yang Yuechun, the Assistant Director of the Chifeng City 610 Office: 86-13904766288 (Cell), 86-476-8350999 (Home).
Chen Xiaodong: 86-476-8424610 (Office), 86-476-8421672.