Latest News from China - August 7, 2005
1. [Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Jianfen and Others Have Been Arrested
On August 5, 2005, practitioners Ms. Zhang Jianfen and Fu Xin, who live at Guozhuang Village of Liujiazhuo Town in Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, were arrested by the police. The policemen searched their home and took them away.
2. [Beian City, Helongjiang Province] Practitioner Long Yanfen at Tongbei Town Has Been Arrested by the Police
On August 5, 2005, policeman Zhen Chenggen and others arrested Ms. Long Yanfen, who is living in Tongbei Town, Beian City in Helongjiang Province. Currently, Long Yanfen is detained in the detention center of the Beian City Public Security Bureau.
3. [Chengdu, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Huang Xueyun Was Forcibly Taken to the Legal System Education Center of Deyang City
Mr. Huang Xueyun, a retired engineer from the Metrics Monitoring and Examination Center, is a resident at 240 Shuangqiao Road in Chengdu City. On July 12, 2005, at approximately 3 p.m., he was arrested as he was returning home. It is verified that Mr. Huang has been sent to the Legal System Education Center of Deyang City - a brainwashing center held by the Guanghan City and the Xin Township.
Address of the Shuangqiao Sub-district Office: 12th Shingling Zhongheng Road, Chengdu City, Zip 610066Head of the Office, Xu Jiong
Director of the General Security Section, Xue Yong: 86-28-84361599
4. [Jilin Province] Ms. Cai Mingshu Was Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Cai Mingshu, about 60 years old, is a retired employee of the 104th Factory of the Jihua Company. On the morning of August 3, 2005, the head of the Retired Employee Office of the 104th Factory, yielding to threat and orders from the 610 Office, asked Ms. Cai to the office under the pretext of verifying her apartment size. She was then forcibly taken away from the Retired Employee Office and her current whereabouts are unknown.
The head of the Retired Employee Office, Sun Yan: 86-432-3967489.
5. [Jilin] Sun Xiting is Critically Ill as a Result of Torture at the Jilin Womens' Prison
Ms. Sun Xiting, 27 years old, has been imprisoned at the Jilin Women's Prison since June 2001. Over the past 4 years, she has suffered various tortures. Ms. Sun is now critically ill.
Phone number of the Jilin Women Prison: 86-431-5375073.
6. [Zhejiang Province] Liu Shujie and Her Daughter Huang Yu Were Arrested in the West Lake Village of Hangzhou City
Around July 30, 2005, Ms. Liu Shujie and her daughter Huang Yu from Daqing City, Helongjiang Province were taken away by the police of the West Lake Public Security Sub-bureau of Hangzhou. On the afternoon of August 4, the police searched Ms. Liu Shujie's home.
7. [Guizhou Province] Ms. Luo Yunzhi Arrested and Detained
On October 20, 2004, Ms. Luo Yunzhi was taken away from her home by the Anshun National Security Bureau. She has since been detained at the 2nd Detention Center of Anshui City for over 10 months. Up to now, her family members have not been allowed to visit her. They were told that she would be given a trial not open to the public in mid-August of this year.
8. [Liaoning Province] Practitioners Who have Been Secretly Arrested by the Police in Panjin and Liaohe Oil Field Are in a Very Difficult and Dangerous Situation
On August 3, 2005, Ms. Xin Minduo, Mr. Hu Zhehui, Mr. Yang Lixin, Mr. Wang Hechang, and Mr. Qi Changkun ( from the Liaohe Oil Field), and Mr. Hou Yunfei (from Panjin), were secretly detained by the police of the Panjin National Security Bureau and the Liaohe Oil Field National Security Section. The police refused to tell those practitioners' family members of their whereabouts.
Wei Guobao, Deputy Director of the National Security Bureau: 86-427-7821357.
Wang Youshan, Chief Officer of the National Security Section of the Liaohe Oil Field: 86-427-7830055.
Phone number of the Head of the Liaohe Oil Field Public Security Bureau: 86-427-7827838.
Phone number of the National Security Section of the Liaohe Oil Field Public Security Bureau: 86-427-7830096.
9. [Shenyang, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Lanxia Was Arrested
At about 11:40 a.m. on August 1, 2005, Ms. Wang Lanxia was distributing truth-clarifying materials and was reported to the police by a janitor. That night she was arrested by the police from the Xinhua Police Station of the Tiexi District and was then sent to the Tiexi District Public Security Sub-bureau. She is detained at the Shenyang City Detention Center while the police wait for approval to send her to a forced labor camp.
Xinhua Police Station of the Tiexi District of Shenyang City, phone number: 86-24-25853743.
Wang Gang, Director
Zhu Bing, Deputy Director
Policeman Qi Hong