Latest News from China - September 2, 2005
1. [Suining City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Lu Yanfei Tortured to Near Death at the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Lu Yanfei, 45, was the Director of the Chuanshan County Women's Committee in Suining City. In 2000, she went to Beijing to clarify the truth about Falun Gong and was arrested. She was sent to the Suining Public Security Bureau and sentenced to four years in prison. She was released in April 2004. She persisted in cultivation of Falun Dafa, so the 610 Office arrested her again. They sentenced her to serve another three years of hard labor. She is now at the Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Sichuan Province. Her life is in grave danger.
2. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Qui Jianbin Suffers Long-term Torture in Tailai Prison
Mr. Qui Jianbin has been imprisoned in the fourth unit of the fifth battalion at Tailai Prison. He has become very thin from the inhuman torture he has endured. His life is in grave danger. Policeman Zhang Weijia tortures Mr. Qui all the time without reason. He ties him to a board during the day and hangs him suspended in the air night.
3. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Sun Chongzhen is Imprisoned in the Strict Discipline Section of the Jinan Women's Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Sun Chongzhen, 41, is from Shigougong Village in Dadian Township of Junan County, Shandong Province. On July 11, 2003, she was clarifying the truth to people about Falun Gong. She was arrested and sent to the Junan Detention Center for one month. Later, she was imprisoned at the Jinan Women's Forced Labor Camp for three years. She was severely tortured because of her persistence in Falun Dafa cultivation. She has been in a confinement cell four times. The confinement cell was once completely filled with Dafa practitioners. They were also imprisoned in the nauseous smelling restroom. In June 2005, Ms. Sun was moved to the strict discipline section.
4. [Zhangjiachuan County, Gansu Province] Mr. Zhao Weijun Arrested and Detained
Dafa practitioner Mr. Zhao Weijun from Zhangjiachuan County once served two years of hard labor and suffered inhuman torture. On February 10, 2005, the second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a group of policemen from the Zhangjiachuan Public Security Bureau arrested Mr. Zhao and took him to prison. The county procurator brought a suit against him in July 2005. On August 18, 2005, he and 27 criminal prisoners were tied together and taken to Longshan Square. There they were put on display in a public parade. Later they were displayed at Zhangjiachuan as well.
Zhao Weijun has been imprisoned at the Zhangjiachuan Prison for more than 7 months now. The county prosecutor has brought a suit against him and he is awaiting trial.
The people involved are:
Yang Rendai, Deputy Secretary in charge of political and legal affairs in Zhangjiachuan County, 86-13309383013 (Cell)
Ma Qingyuan, Deputy Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee, 86-13893825161 (Cell)
Han Daicheng, Secretary of the Tiansui City Political and Legal Committee
Xiao Yong, Chief of the Zhangjiachuan County Public Security Bureau
Ma Xiaowu, Head of the Political and Legal section in Zhangjiachuan County
Wang Tao and Yan Shijie, policemen, Political and Legal section in Zhangjiachuan County
Li Mingzhu, Secretary of the Zhangjiachuan County Political and Legal Committee
5. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Ms. Zhang Xiuying Sent to a Forced Labor Camp
On July 1, 2005, the Jiankuang Police Station, Wanbolin Section Public Security Branch Bureau in Taiyuan City of Shanxi Province sent Ms. Zhang Xiuying to a forced labor camp because they found Dafa books and truth clarification materials in her home.
Wu Zhaohui, Head of the Jiankuang Police Station, 86-351-6123378
Wang Yazhi, Instructor, Jiankuang Police Station
Phone number of duty office: 86-351-6217110
6. [Huaihai, Hunan Province] Ms. Wang Yujia Arrested for Clarifying the Truth
Someone reported Ms. Wang Yujia, a Dafa practitioner from Huaihai City, in order to receive a 500 yuan reward. The charge was clarifying the truth to people, for which, she was arrested and detained at the Hecheng Detention Center in Huaihai City.
7. [Zhaoyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Feng Li Sent to a Forced Labor Camp
The Songshan Police Station Branch in Chifeng City continued to detain Ms Feng Li even after she was infected with a contagious, epidemic type disease. She was sentenced to serve hard labor and secretly sent to a forced labor camp, without her family being notified.
Ms. Feng was beaten severely while in detention. She is now being detained in the Mengwulanhaote Tumuji Education Center in Xingan, Inner Mongolia and is in isolation.
Phone number of the Mengwulanhaote Tumuji Education Center: 86-482-6710765
8. [Nanjiang, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Zhang Aidong Sentenced to 3 Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Zhang Aidong, about 50, is a retiree of the Nanjiang Electronic Research Institute. In July 2005, she was sentenced to 3 years of forced labor. She is now being detained in the Zhenjiang Judong Forced Labor Camp.
9. [Guangan, Sichuan Province] Ms. Wang Yunhui Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Urging People to Resign from the Communist Party
In April 2005, when returning home to Huaying City from their business trip, Guangan Dafa practitioner Ms. Wang Yunhui and her husband Mr. Lao Lei were arrested for urging people to resign from the Communist Party and its affiliated organizations. Mr. Lao was released through the help of friends and relatives, but Ms. Wang was sentenced to one year in prison.
10. [Hebei Province] Mr. Ma Benshun and Ms. Fan Xiuqin Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison
Mr. Ma Benshun from Chengde City, Hebei Province was sentenced to 5 years in prison and is being detained at the Baoding City Prison. His wife, Fan Xiuqin, was also sentenced to 5 years and is being detained at the Shijiazhuang Women's Prison. Their daughter, Ma Zhaoming, was born on May 1, 1996. Her grandfather, Ma Congbin and grandmother, Xie Yuzhen are now taking care of her.
11. [Chongqing City] The Police Arrested Ms. Duan Zaiying at the Train Station for Clarifying the Truth
Ms. Duan Zaiying is a Dafa practitioner from Wangjiaba, Huaxi Township, Banan Section, Chongqing City and is about 50 years old. In August 2005, the police arrested her at the Chongqing City Caiyuanba Train Station because she was clarifying the truth there.
12. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Zhang Yinlong Arrested for Clarifying the Truth
Mr. Zhang Yinlong, about 63, is a Dafa practitioner from Chengdu City. In late May 2005, he went to Bazhong to clarify the truth. Public security officers arrested him when he was returning to Chengdu. According to a reliable source, he will be tried in court soon. The police tried to extort money from his family, telling them that he would receive and easier sentence if they would pay 65,000 yuan.
13. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Han Yufang Arrested and Sent to the Wuhan Yangyuan Brainwashing Center
At about 4 p.m. on August 25, 2005, Ms. Han Yufang, over 60, was arrested and sent to the Wuhan City Yangyuan Brainwashing Center.
Her son, also a Dafa practitioner, had just returned home from the U.S. about a month earlier. He was arrested at their home in Shanghai.
14. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] The Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp Intends to Extend Mr. Wang Huilian's Term by Two Months
Mr. Wang Huilian is a Dafa practitioner and a teacher at the Changchun Northwestern Normal University. He was arrested in March 2004 and sentenced to one and a half years
of forced labor. His term is to end on September 8, 2005. On April 21, 2005, Mr. Wang went on a hunger strike to protest the persecution. The police intend to use the hunger strike as the excuse to extend his term for two extra months.
Mr. Wang Huilian: 86-417-2819966
The Fourth Brigade, Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp: 86-431-5384312 ext. 6104
Captains: Quan Wei and Zhang Guimei
15. [Baicheng, Jilin Province] Mr. Shen Lixin Detained in Siping Prison
Mr. Shen Lixin is from Baicheng, Jilin Province and was on the teaching staff at Zhenjia Prison. He persists in Falun Dafa cultivation and is unwilling to renounce Falun Gong. On August 31, 2004, the police arrested him in Zuojia Township of Jilin City. He was detained in the Jilin City Third Detention Center for one day and then sent back to Zhenjai. He asked to see his family. When his father-in-law went to see him, he was tied on a tiger bench and couldn't move. Mr. Shen is now detained in the Siping Prison.
16. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Han Yufang Arrested and Sent to the Wuhan Yangyuan Brainwashing Center
17. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Mr. Yang Xuncheng Sent to the Guanghan Brainwashing Center
At about 10 a.m. on August 2, 2005, the 610 Office in Mianzhu City of Sichuan Province arrested Mr. Yang Xuncheng at his work unit in the Mianzhu City Electric Company. They sent him to the Guanghan Brainwashing Center. On the way to the Guanghan, Peng Yuanfu, Deputy Secretary of the Mianzhu City Political and Legal Committee, beat Mr. Yang until the blood from his mouth and nose soaked his clothing. There is still a clearly visible mark on his left cheek even after twenty days.
His 80 years old parents went to the unit to ask for his release, but were told he will be released only when he stops practicing Falun Gong.
The people directly involved:
Peng Yuanfu, Deputy Secretary of the Mianzhu City Political and Legal Committee, 86-838-6200810 (Office), 86-13908103321 (Cell), 86-838-6209218 (Home)
610 Office: 86-838-6207480, 86-838-6213087 (Fax)