Latest News from China - June 19, 2005
1. [Lianyuan City, Hunan Province] Police Arrest Mr. Tong Dingqing of Quanhe Village, Yangshi Town
On June 11, 2005, local police arrested Mr. Tong Dingqing (more than 50 years old) of Quanhe Village, Yangshi Town, Lianyuan City. Previously, on the morning of June 2, 2005, six policemen from National Protection Team of Lianyuan City Public Security Bureau broke into Mr. Tong's home, ransacked it, and confiscated Dafa books and materials.
Mr. Tong Dingqing's home telephone number: 86-738-4564606
2. [Langfang City, Hebei Province] Mrs. Wan Hongxia and Her Husband Zhou Zhenxiang Arrested
Mrs. Wan Hongxia and her husband Mr. Zhou Zhenxiang of Langfang City in Hebei Province were illegally arrested on June 17, 2005. Yan Zhen (in charge of persecuting Falun Gong) from the Public Security Bureau led three people in illegally searching and ransacking Mrs. Wan's home. They turned the house upside down while Mrs. Wan's daughter Zhou Zhou watched. They confiscated all their Dafa books and materials, as well as their telephone book. During the search, the police wouldn't let Zhou Zhou answer the phone when her classmate called and pulled out the telephone line .
3. [Jinan City, Shangdong Province] Mr. Su Shuzheng is Again Arrested and Sentenced to Four Years
Mr. Su Shuzheng is a 34-year-old resident of Pingyin, Jinan City. In April 2004, he was reported to police and arrested. He was illegally sentenced to four years of imprisonment and detained at the Shangdong Provincial Prison. Meanwhile, Ms. Yu Yali, Ms. Liu Xiangyun, Ms. Chu Zhongmei, Mr. Liu Hongxiang and several others were also sentenced.
Mr. Su went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in 2001. He was held in custody at the Changqing Detention Center and later sentenced to three years at forced labor and detained at the Liuchangshan Forced Labor Camp in Jinan City.
4. [Huarong County, Hunan Province] More Information About the Arrests of Ms. Li Juping and Ms. Yao Qiulian
On June 4, 2005, Ms. Li Juping and Ms. Yao Qiulian from Huarong County were reported while clarifying the truth to people. They were arrested and detained at the Huarong County Detention Center.
Wang Hong, the person who reported them, is chief of the security section in Weiken Village Xingfu Township:13907405096 (Cell)
Gao Qihao, County Political and Judiciary Committee member: 86-13974040388 (Cell) (Gao has always participated in persecuting Falun Gong)
Practitioner Ms. Yao Qiulian's husband: 86-13974066800 (Cell)
5. [Jilin Province] The Circumstances Concerning Several Detained Practitioners, Including Ms. Ma Chunli
On December 14, 2004, Ms. Ma Chunli, Mr. Sun Dawei, Mr. Bai Ruisong, Ms. Liu Fengyun, Bai He, Su Dan, Mr. Sun Changsheng, Mr. Zhu Guoyou, and Ms. Yu Shuhua were followed and arrested by police.
After Su Dan and Mr. Sun Changsheng were arrested, they conducted a hunger strike for more than 20 days before escaping from the detention center.
Bai He and Ms. Liu Fengyun were released the day after they were arrested. Ms. Yu Shuhua was released after spending more than 20 days in detention.
Mr. Sun Dawei was sent to the Jiutai Forced Labor Camp and escaped on April 22. Mr. Bai Ruisong was also sent to the Jiutai Forced Labor Camp for a two-year term a couple of weeks after his arrest. Ms. Ma Chunli was brutally and repeatedly tortured. As a result, she can't eat and has been reduced to a nearly catatonic state, which has lasted for more than half a year. Her life is in danger. Mr. Zhu Guoyou was also subjected to torture and is now being held at the Dehui City Detention Center.
6. [Dehui City, Jilin Province] The Persecution of Mr. Bian Hongxiang
In March 2005, while Mr. Bian Hongxiang and Mr. Wang Xincheng were purchasing consumable goods, they were followed and arrested by the police of Section 1 of the Changchun Public Security Bureau. Staff members from the Changchun Public Security Bureau, the Dehui City Public Security Bureau, and the 610 Office tormented them for seven days and nights. Mr. Bian resisted the persecution with righteous thoughts and escaped after 20 days. Wang Xincheng was sent to the Jiutai Forced Labor Camp for two years.
7. [Jingzhou City, Hubei Province] Police Seize Mr. Peng Hongdao of Wangshi Town, Jianli County, Who is Still Missing
Mr. Peng Hongdao is a 35-year-old resident of Wangshi Town, Jingzhou City, Jianli County, Hubei Province. In April 2005, personnel from the Jianli County 610 Office and the local police station in Wangshi Town arrested him. He is still missing.
8. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Ms. Zheng Tonghua Seized With Other Practitioners by Officers of the 610 Office
On the afternoon of June 16, 2005, officials from the Political and Judiciary Committee, the 610 Office, the Public Security Bureau and the Residents' Committee office of the Shangjie District in Zhengzhou City broke into the homes of Ms. Zheng Tonghua, Mr. Jia Jun, Mr. Jia Changfa, Ms. Hu Aimin, Ms. Ma Fangling, Ms. Su Yuzhi and several others, and took them by force to the brainwashing center at Wanqing Mountain Village in Zhengzhou City.
9. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Liu Yunlong of the 8.1 Agriculture and Reclamation University is Arrested
On June 17, 2005, Mr. Liu Yunlong of the 8.1 Agriculture and Reclamation University in Heilongjiang Province was arrested.
10. [Jiaozhou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Song Yan's Home Ransacked
Policemen of Jiaozhou City ransacked the home of 74-year-old Ms. Song Yan, confiscating seven copies of Zhuan Falun, a computer, and other property. Ms. Song was forced to leave home to avoid persecution.
11. [Yichang, Sichuan Province] Ms. He Jingyan of Gezhou Dam Seized
On June 15, 2005, Ms. He Jingyan of Gezhou Dam, Yichang, clarified the truth at Sanxia University. The university security section abducted her and turned her over to the Public Security Bureau.
12. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Liu Xiuying from the Baiyun District Arrested
One night in May 2005, while Ms. Liu Xiuying from the Baiyun District in Guangzhou City was distributing Falun Gong truth-clarification materials, she was discovered and followed home by plain-clothes police. Several police officers were summoned, and they ransacked her home. Ms. Liu was taken away. Her whereabouts are currently unknown.
13. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Ms. Kong Fanling and Mr. Fan Mingxiang Abducted from Home
Ms. Kong Fanling and Mr. Fan Mingxiang from Changchun City were arrested at home about ten days ago.
14. [Fuyu County, Heilongjiang Province] One More Practitioner Abducted
After the arrest of many practitioners in mid-May 2005, Ms. Wang Fengying was also arrested on June 10, 2005. Due to the persecution, she has been destitute for more than a year. During that time, a police officer surnamed Hou from the Xinhua Local Police Station in Fuyu County often went to her home and deceived her daughter. Several days ago, because her family inadvertantly revealed the whereabouts of Ms. Wang Fengying, she was arrested again.
Xinhua Local Police Station: 86-452-3121610,86-452-3131744