Latest News from China - July 11, 2005
- [Nantong City, Jiangsu Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Li Suffers Mental Collapse from Torture
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Yao Yanping Stages a Hunger Strike at the Etouwan Brainwashing Class
- [Xuchang City, Henan Province] Three Practitioners Sent to Xinxiang for Further Detention
- [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Wang Yunlong Arrested for Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Xie Shuxia and Wang Shuhua Arrested While Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
- [Heilongjiang Province] Persecution of Practitioner Gong Yuzhuo
- [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Personnel from the Mashang Police Station Arrest Practitioner Jia Shiqiang and His Mother
- [Nanpi County, Hebei Province] Several Practitioners Held at the Nanpi County Detention Center
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Liu Jinzhi Transferred from the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp to the Luotai Brainwashing Class
- [Beijing] Du Shuying Abducted
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Meng Meixiang Held at a Brainwashing Class
- [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Zhang Wenliang and Zhang Li Brutally Tortured in the Hehuakeng Forced Labor Camp
- [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Tian Chao on Hunger Strike for Over Two Months
- [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Torture Death of An Senbiao
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Liu Huifang Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor
- [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Please Rescue 22 Practitioners Held in the Huludao Forced Labor Camp
1. [Nantong City, Jiangsu Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Li Suffers Mental Collapse from Torture
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wang Li lives at Building 18, Room 201, Xuetianxin Community in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province. On February 10, 2004, personnel from the city police department arrested her for distributing truth-clarifying CDs and interrogated her under torture. They hung her up for three days and beat her. Later they sentenced her to a year and a half of imprisonment. Around May 1, 2005, Wang Li was released. Rumor has it that Wang Li has been tortured to the point of suffering a mental breakdown and she has become physically disabled. Her family has to take care of her.
2. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Yao Yanping Stages a Hunger Strike at the Etouwan Brainwashing Class
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Yao Yanping from Wuhan City was arrested and put into the notorious Etouwan Brainwashing Class. At present she is on a hunger strike to protest the illegal detention.
Etouwan Brainwashing Class: 86-27-83253549
3. [Xuchang City, Henan Province] Three Practitioners Sent to Xinxiang for Further Detention
During the early morning on July 6, 2005, personnel from Xuchang City Detention Center transferred Falun Gong practitioners Zhang Peisheng, Chen Xuping, and Wang Feiyuan to Xinxiang City for further detention. Chen Xuping was force-fed for staging a hunger strike and is therefore extremely weak.
4. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Wang Yunlong Arrested for Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
Practitioner Mr. Wang Yunlong is a teacher at the Experimental Elementary School in Fuyu County, Songyuan City, Jilin Province. On July 6, 2005 police arrested him from the school when he distributed truth-clarifying materials and detained him on the fifth floor of the police department. Currently he is being held at the Fuyu County Detention Center. Police found a copy of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party at Wang's home.
Lin Wuzun, Fuyu County Detention Center head, Songyuan City, Jilin Province, 86-438-5855569 (office), 86-438-5869568 (home)
5. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Practitioners Xie Shuxia and Wang Shuhua Arrested While Distributing Truth-Clarifying Materials
On June 30, 2005, personnel from Donggang Town Police Department arrested practitioners Xie Shuxia and Wang Shuhua from the Haigang District Suit Shop in Qinhuangdao City when the practitioners were distributing truth-clarifying materials. Currently the practitioners are being held at the city's Second Detention Center.
Donggang Town Police Department: 86-335-3011811
6. [Heilongjiang Province] Persecution of Practitioner Gong Yuzhuo
In 2001, practitioner Mr. Gong Yuzhuo from Heilongjiang Province was on a nationwide wanted list by the Harbin City Police Department for tapping into a cable TV network with truth-clarifying materials in Harbin City. Thereafter, Gong Yuzhuo went into exile to avoid persecution.
In September 2002, personnel from the No.1 Section from the Harbin City Police Department and from the Xi'an City Police Department arrested practitioner Gong Yuzhuo in Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province. Personnel from the No.1 Section of the Harbin City Police Department tortured him and secretly sentenced him to 13 years of imprisonment. We have heard that after this arrest Gong Yuzhuo was first held at the Harbin City Detention Center. Later he was incarcerated in the Fenghuangshan Prison in Wuchang City, Heilongjiang Province. Gong Yuzhuo's mother is also a practitioner. The mother and son have not seen each other for years.
After Gong Yuzhuo was arrested, more than 20 practitioners who had provided him financial support and kept contact with him were also arrested. According to an internal source at the Harbin City Police Department, police obtained his cell phone number and monitored his cell phone for over half a year. Thus, those over 20 practitioners who contacted with him were arrested.
7. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Personnel from the Mashang Police Station Arrest Practitioner Jia Shiqiang and His Mother
On June 25, 2005, personnel from the Mashang Police Station arrested practitioner Mr. Jia Shiqiang from Zibo City, Shandong Province at the Yiwu Market and ransacked his home. Around July 6, four policemen broke into the home of Ms. Ju, Jia Shiqiang's mother and arrested her.
8. [Nanpi County, Hebei Province] A Few Falun Dafa Practitioners Held at the Nanpi County Detention Center
At 11:00 a.m. on July 7, 2005, two person from the Wangsi Police Station and four persons from the Nanpi County Police Department arrested practitioner Gao Jianwen from Wenwubu Village in Wangsi Town, Nanpi County, Hebei Province. He is currently being held at the Nanpi County Detention Center.
On June 28, 2005, practitioner Pan Xingzhong from Cizhuang Village in Nanpi County, Hebei Province was followed and arrested. On June 30, Li Jinxia was arrested at Pan Xingzhong's home. Later police ransacked Pan's home. At present, Pan is being held at the Nanpi County Detention Center. Li Jinxia was sent to the Bo Town Detention Center and no family visits are allowed.
Nanpi County Detention Center head Zhu Haiting,
Person in charge of persecuting Falun Gong Wang Yuliang.
9. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Liu Jinzhi Transferred from the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp to the Luotai Brainwashing Class
After the detention term of practitioner Ms. Liu Jinzhi from Shenyang City in the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp expired, police still didn't release her. They transferred her to the LuotaiBrainwashing Class in Fushun City. Officers in the brainwashing class demanded 360 yuan each month for accommodation fees from her family and workplace.
Practitioners who have refused to renounce Falun Dafa by the end of their terms are usually transferred to the brainwashing class for further persecution.
10. [Beijing] Du Shuying Abducted
In early July 2005, a group of people from the Ganjiakou Police Station, from Ms. Du Shuying's work unit, from the street committee and two other units abducted practitioner Du Shuying from Haidian District, Beijing. On July 6, Ms. Du was sent to the Wanquanhe Automobile Repair Factory guesthouse in the Haidian District for brainwashing. The authorities planned to force her to give up Falun Gong within ten days.
11. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Meng Meixiang Held at a Brainwashing Class
Practitioner Meng Meixiang, 57 years old, was from the Dongjinma Village Developing District, Weifang City, Shandong Province. On July 1, 2005, when Meng was clarifying the truth in Baozhuang Town, the Fangzi District, she was abducted and taken to the Weifang City Qingchi Town Police Station. Police shocked Meng with electric batons and then transferred her into the city's 610 Office Brainwashing Class.
12. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Zhang Wenliang and Zhang Li Brutally Tortured at the Hehuakeng Forced Labor Camp
Practitioners Zhang Wenliang and Zhang Li who were held in the Hehuakeng Forced Labor Camp in Tangshan City were brutally tortured for over a month. They were deprived of sleep and were forced to stand still in one position every day. If they moved a little or dozed off they were beaten. The two practitioners fell and injured their faces several times from being sleepy. They are now extremely weak.
13. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Tian Chao on Hunger Strike for Over Two Months
It was reported that Mr. Tian Chao, 26 years old, from Wuhan City, has been held in the Hewan Forced Labor Camp since May 4, 2005 without any legal basis. Tian has been on a hunger strike over two months since May 10.
14. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Torture Death of An Senbiao
Daqing Prison authorities tortured practitioner Xu Jishan, an employee of the Daqing Petro-Chemical Corporation, to death and tried to cover up their crime.
Practitioner An Senbiao, an employee from the No.2 Oil Extraction Plant was tortured until he was extremely emaciated at the Suihua Forced Labor Camp. He is now suffering renal (kidney system) failure and may die at any moment.
15. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Liu Huifang Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Liu Huifang, 40 years old, is from Xiaonanmeng Village, Beimeng Town, Changyi County, Weifang City, Shandong Province. On May 28, 2005 Liu and fellow practitioner Ms. Chen Meiying from the same village went together to visit Chen Meiying's nephew Gao Xiuhua who was held in the Changyi Detention Center. Chen Xiaodong from the "610 Office" entrapped Liu and detained her at the detention center. On June 14, Liu and another seven practitioners were sentenced to three years of forced labor.
16. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Please Rescue 22 Practitioners Held in the Huludao Forced Labor Camp
Twenty-two practitioners are still being held in the Huludao City Forced Labor Camp:
(Country code: 86, area code: 429. Do not dial area code before cell phone numbers)
Practitioners held in the No.1 Brigade on the first floor are: Xing Guoshu (from Suizhong), Guo Chunzhan (from Xingcheng), Yang Jiangwei (from Suizhong)
Brigade Head: Meng Qinghua 3124991(Home), 13998998689 (Cell)
Political Head: Wang Shengli 3960760 (Home), 13309894445 (Cell)
Practitioners held in No. 6 Brigade on the second floor are: Gao Kaifeng (from Yangjiazhangzi), Pei Changqing (from Lianshan), Hu Shaowei (from Liaojian), Shi Chunde (from Longgang), Zhao Enfa (from Gaoqiao), Tao Shan (from Longgang), Cheng Hanxiang (from Jianchang), Gao Yanjing (from Longgang), Yan Song (from Anshan)
Brigade Head: Liu Guohua 3960996 (Home), 13352399697 (Cell)
Political Head: Song Yunbin 2132658 (Home), 13352394866/13352390539 (Cell)
Practitioners held in No.5 Brigade on the east side of the third floor are: Li Kai (from Gangtun), Pei Guangxin (from Nuanchitang Town), Xu Baotian (from Taiji Village), Ren Jiuqi (from Qiuzigou, Suizhong), Ren Baohe (from Lianshan Street)
Brigade Head: Cui Xiaodong (member of a sinister gang) 13898955009 (Cell)
Deputy Head: Kong Lingwen 13514295530 (Cell)
Practitioners held in the No.4 Brigade on the west side of the third floor were: Liu Wei (from Suizhong), Chen Zhiguo (from Longgang), Wang Fengjun (from Lianshan), Zhang Wenyou (from Xingcheng), Liu Zhigang (from Longgang Qi Village)
Brigade Head: Yang Yanguo
Political Head: Chen Jiuyi