News from China - June 7, 2005
1. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Torture Has Endangered Ms. Zhang Xiaoli's Life
Mrs. Zhang Xiaoli, from Qingyuan, Baoding City, Hebei Province is in very poor physical condition since she has been jailed and tortured for a long time. On May 20, 2005, the Baoding Female Labor Camp brought Mrs. Zhang to the Baoding 252 Hospital for an ultrasonic examination. They discovered two swollen objects in her pelvic cavity and uterus. On her ovaries, there are two cysts. The big one is as big as a goose egg, and the small one is the size of a chicken egg. For a long time, she was only able to eat a small amount of food at any given time. Now she throws up whatever she eats. She has had an unendurable stomachache for over seven months. She fluctuates between hot and cold and can hardly sleep. She has been reduced to a skeleton, weighting less than 100 jin (111 lb.).
Mrs. Zhang Xiaoli's husband, Mr. Hu Zhanfeng, has been jailed at a men's forced labor camp for a long time, as he also practices Falun Gong. Their elder son, Mr. Hu Shan, is being held at Qingyuan Brainwashing Center, because he is under 18 years of age.
2. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] The Persecution of Dafa Practitioners
Mr. Xiao Jihong from Huangshi City, Hubei Province was secretly arrested on June 2, 2005. Mr. Chen Xuedong from Huangshi City, Hubei Province was also arrested. He was secretly sentenced to two years. He is incarcerated at the Shizishan Forced Labor Camp in Wuhan, where he is being tortured.
3. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Qiu Chunhua from Wuchang District is Arrested and Sent to the Yangyuan Brainwashing Center
At around 6:30 p.m. on June 1, 2005, six policemen from the No. 2 Section of the Wuchan Public Security Sub-Bureau arrested Ms. Qiu Chunhua, who is in her 50s, from her home on Yangyuan Street, Wuchang District, Wuhan City, and took her to the Yangyuan Brainwashing Center where she is currently being tortured.
4. [Tieli City, Heilongjiang Province] Shenshu Police Sub-Station Arrests Ms. Li Dongju
The local police arrested Ms. Li Dongju from Tieli City, Heilongjiang Province because she was hand-writing truth-clarifying materials. Witnesses say that the entire police force, led by Lu Fajiang, the acting director and political instructor of the police station, forcibly arrested her. Shao Lizhi is the only member of the police force that did not participate.
Relevant phone numbers:
Shenshu Police Substation: 86-458-2886103
Policeman Lu Fajiang: 86-458-2239488 (Home)
Shao Lizhi, from the Shenshu Police Substation: 86-458-2396686 (Home)
Chen Tie, director of the Tieli City 610 Office: 86-13945899836 (Cell), 86-458-2287888 (Home), 86-458-2282578
5. [Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Huang Jie's Home Ransacked and Ms. Guan Shuli and Ms. Wang Ling Arrested
On the afternoon of April 11, 2005, police from the Political and Security Section of Baoqing County and the Qixinpao Town Police Substation searched Mr. Huang Jie's home. They confiscated one computer, two printers and nearly five thousand yuan. The direct loss totaled nearly twenty thousand yuan. Ms. Guan Shuli and Ms. Wang Ling were visiting him at his home and they were also arrested. Mr. Huang Jie was successful in getting away and has since become homeless (they have posted his picture on the Internet, and are currently trying to find him). Ms. Guan Shuli and Ms. Wang Ling have been jailed at a forced labor camp in Jiamusi and are being tortured there.
Du Fuxiang, the Section Chief of the Political and Security Section, who is in charge of persecuting Falun Gong at the Baoqing County Public Security Bureau in Heilongjiang Province: 86-13946602533 (Cell), 86-469-5425634 (Home)
6. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Mr. Rong Encheng from Songyuan City, Jilin Province is Arrested for Writing Truth-clarifying Posters
Mr. Rong Encheng, 46, is a resident of Taolaizhao Town, Fuyu County, Songyuan City, Jilin Province. In the spring of 2005, he went to Kunshan City for a job with the Jilin Communication and Construction Company, Section 6. There he continued studying the Fa, doing the exercises, and clarifying the truth with determination.
At around 3:00 on May 16, 2005, the police arrested Mr. Rong as he was putting Falun Dafa posters on a wall. He has been jailed at the Kunshan City Detention Center. On May 13, 2005, the Kunshan City Public Security Bureau and the Procuratorate confirmed the arrest and are trying to sentence him.
7. [Shenzhen City, Guandong Province] Mr. Liu Yu is Jailed at the Long'gang Detention Center
Mr. Liu Yu, a teacher from an Internet school, is around 30 years old. He resides in the Long Gang District. At noon on March 30, 2005, when he went home to prepare lunch, he saw that the safety gate and the inside door had been pried open. His home was in a total mess. A policeman named Liu was searching his home. Some other policemen dragged him outside and began to beat him in front of the neighbors. They then arrested Mr. Liu. He is being detained in the Long Gang Detention Center.
Mr. Liu went on a hunger strike to protest his torture and detainment. Nine days later, a policeman named He, with the badge number 064224, cruelly force-fed him.
Phone number for the Long Gang Political and Judicial Committee: 86-755-28923201
Long Gang Detention Center: No. 8 Mail Box of Huanggeken, Longgang
8. [Nanning City, Guangxi Province] Mr. Liang Peihua is Arrested
At the beginning of June 2005, Mr. Liang Peihua from the Jiangnan District, Nanning City, Guangxi Province was followed, and arrested at his home because he had in his possession materials that "clarified the truth" about the persecution of Falun Dafa.
9. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] The local Police Arrested and Persecuted Practitioners, including Ms. Xin Xiuli
On May 10, 2005, policemen from the National Security Team of the Changchun City Public Security Bureau arrested Ms. Xin Xiuli, Mr. Shan Yimin, Shan Lixin and Ms. Jin Xiaoli from Changchun City when they were having lunch at a restaurant. The four were taken to a secret place in the suburbs to be interrogated. Later, they also arrested Ms. Zhao Shuyu. The police beat all five of them to differing extents and searched their homes. In the basement of one of their houses they found and confiscated computers, printers and Falun Dafa materials.
Afterwards, they took the five practitioners to the Guilin Road Police Substation. Deputy director Wang Huachun interrogated them in person. During the interrogation, Ms. Zhao threw up, however the police ignored her physical condition and forcibly sent her to the Shuangyang No. 3 Detention Center.
Zhao Shuyu, Shan Lixin, and Jin Xiaoli have since been released. However, Ms. Xin Xiuli and Mr. Shan Yimin have been sent to the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp. Ms. Xin and Mr. Shan are both teachers from a college in Changchun City.
10. [Shandong Province] Arrest of Mr. Liang Yu from the Gudao Community, Shenli Oil Field
Mr. Liang Yu from the Gudao Community, the Shenli Oil Field, was arrested at his workplace and taken to a brainwashing center, located at the Materials Supply Center. He was accused of refusing to be transformed even after three years of forced labor. Mr. Liang is on his fifth hunger strike protesting his detention and torture.
11. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Guo Qing is Arrested and Sent Back to Hubei
In December 2004, the police arrested and severely tortured Mr. Guo Qing from Chengdu City. He has been sent back to his hometown in Hubei.
12. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Police Arrest Ms. Zhang Xinnian
On June 1, 2005, the police from the Hongshan Public Security Bureau and the 610 Office arrested Ms. Zhang Xinnian, who is in her 40s, at her home. Ms. Zhang has been arrested three times since the persecution began on July 20, 1999, and has been jailed for long periods of time. Her home has been ransacked several times, and her family members have also been constantly harassed and threatened.
13. [Jiangsu Province] The Situation of Practitioners Jailed in Nanjing City
Since March 2005, the Nanjing City 610 Office has held many brainwashing sessions to "reform" Falun Gong practitioners. Practitioner who have been recently jailed at the brainwashing centers include:
Ms. Shen Chuanying, a resident from Dachang District, Nanjing City. She was arrested in March 2005. She is jailed at the visitor lodge of the Xinlian Machinery Factory.
Mr. Sha Minjun, a resident from Dachang District, Nanjing City. He was arrested in March 2005. He is jailed at the Yangxin Road Hostel.
Mr. Li Jun, a resident from the Liuhe District, Nanjing City. He is a teacher from Dachang Elementary School who is detained in a brainwashing center.
Ms. Wu Aifang, Ms. Yang Minglan and Ms. Yang Weizhen are also jailed in brainwashing centers.
14. [Rizhao City, Shandong Province] Police Arrest Ms. Li Bo
A policeman named Su Qing arrested Ms. Li Bo from the Rizhao Electricity Generating Factory in Shandong Province at her home. Her whereabouts remain unknown.
Wang Xiaoyou, the Section Chief of the Security Section of the Rizhao Electricity Generating Factory: 86-633-3362330 (Office), 86-633-8395061 (Home), 86-13963328167 (Cell)
Director's office for the Rizhao Electricity Generating Factory: 86-633-3362010 or 86-633-3362061
Wang Zhiquan, the Party Secretary General: 86-633-3362430, 86-633-8395003 (Home)
15. [Changji, Xinjiang] Ms. Qin Lihua is Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Qin Lihua, 50, from Changji City, Xinjiang, is a retired employee of the Road and Bridge Company of Changji City. On October 24, 2001, the Changji Hui Nationality Autonomous Region's 610 Office arrested her. She has been detained at a brainwashing center for the past two months.
Around the 2005 Chinese New Year, someone reported Ms. Zin Lihua to the police for giving out truth-clarifying materials. On March 2, 2005, policemen Yue Jiangmin and Huang Tai broke into her home and ransacked it. They confiscated Falun Dafa books and materials including some copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party. The police detained her for one month before they sentenced her to two years of forced labor.
16. [Yushu, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Yuxia is Arrested
Ms. Wang Yuxia, 45, is a nurse from Yushu City, Jilin Province. On June 1, 2005, the police broke into her home and arrested her. The police took away her Falun Dafa lectures, VCDs and Dafa books. Ms. Wang Yuxia is currently detained at the Yushu Detention Center.