Additional Persecution News from China - January 19, 2006 (13 Reports)
1. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Mr. Luo Xinqiu, and His Wife Peng Jianmei Arrested and Sentenced
On September 14, 2005, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Luo Xinqiu and his wife Peng Jianmei from Heyieping Township, Suxian District, Chenzhou City were arrested by police officers and government officials of Xifengdu Town, Suxian District. Mr. Luo was brutally beaten by State Security Deputy Head Chen Shimin (male), because Mr. Luo wouldn't sign the notes of the interrogation. Then, Chen handcuffed Mr. Luo and asked policeman Lei from Matouling Station to force his signature and fingerprints onto the paper. Later, Mr. Luo was sentenced to eighteen months of forced labor, though he had already been sentenced to forced labor twice. Mr. Luo was detained at the Xinkaipu Labor Camp located in Changsha City and had severe illness symptoms. On December 25, 2005, Mr. Luo was released and sent home from the labor camp.
In late 2005, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Peng Jianmei was sentenced three and a half years in prison. She is still detained at the First Detention Center of Chenzhou City.
2. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Mrs. Wang Zhifang from Zhushan Township Sentenced to Eighteen Months of Forced Labor
Falun Dafa practitioner Mrs. Wang Zhifang, 63, is a resident in the Huxing group of Dama Village, Zhushan Township, Anren County, in Chenzhou City. Mrs. Wang suffered from high blood pressure, dizziness and other conditions before practicing Falun Dafa. Her body became healthy after practicing Falun Dafa. Her husband Mr. Hou Lixin reported the Dama Village CCP Secretary Hou Niuzai (male) for corruption, such as using public funds for personal use, accepting bribes, and beating villagers. Hou Niuzai has actively bullied Mr. Hou Lixin's family ever since. On April 23, 2005, Hou Niuzi colluded with state security agent Chen Yunqing to arrest Mrs. Wang and detained her at the Detention Center of Anren County for the last two months. Police officer Chen Yunqing gave false information as "evidence" and had her sentenced to eighteen months at the Baimalong Forced Labor Camp located in Zhuzhou City.
On November 25, 2005, Mrs. Wang was released.
3. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] At 9 a.m. of January 20, 2006, Zhongshan District Court in Dalian City Plans to Put Falun Dafa Practitioner Ma Xueqing on Trial
4. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Li Min and His Wife from Hulan District Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Li Min from Hulan District, Harbin City is an employee of the District Finance Department. In March 2005, Mr. Li was arrested by the deputy head Jiang Jimin (male) of Hulan District Police Department and other policemen, and was taken from his work place. Mr. Li's wife Du Xiuzhen was arrested at home at the same time. Mr. Li and his wife were detained in the Brainwashing Center of Wuchang City and Detention Center of Harbin City. During detention, Mr. Li and his wife were both tortured. Mr. Li and his wife were recently both sentenced to eight years in prison by the Hulan District Court.
5. [Dujiang City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Huang Shaojun and Two Other Practitioners Arrested
On the night of October 4, 2005, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Huang Shaojun, Ms. Luo Tianqun, and Ms. Cai Guifang from Guilin Village, Xujia Township, Dujiangyan City were arrested by police when posting Falun Dafa truth clarifying materials. They are being detained at the Detention Center of Dujiangyan City, and no family members are allowed to visit.
Police Department of Dujiangyan City, 86-28-87132216
Detention Center of Dujiangyan City, 86-28-87135874
6. [Jizhou City, Hebei Province] Mr. Yang Yongquan Arrested and Detained
On the night of January 3, 2006, Mr. Yang Yonquan from Yujiazhuang Village, Nanwucun Town, Jizhou City was arrested when passing out flyers at Beineizhang Village, Zhanghuai Township. He is now detained at the Jizhou City Detention Center.
Police Station of Zhanghuai Township: 86-318-8786366, director, Wang Zehui (Male)
Police Station of Nanwucun Town: 86-318-8715338
Chief of State Security Division, Zhao Guosheng (Male): 86-318-8613836, 86-13383681861 (Cell)
Deputy chair of the 610 Office, Liu Lisen (male): 86-318-8616212, 86-13383383689 (Cell)
Detention Center of Jizhou City: 86-318-8629029
7. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Tian Qiaoyu and Another Practitioner Arrested
In early January 2006, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Wang Qiaoyu was arrested by police from the Yuanming Station. There was also another female practitioner (name unknown) that was arrested, and her home was ransacked. Ms. Wang has been released, but the other female practitioner's whereabouts are unclear.
Yuanming Police Station, 86-453-6245110
8. [Shuangyashan City, Heilongjiang Province] Police Again Arrest Falun Dafa Practitioners Without Reason
On January 18, 2006, police from Shuangyashan City began arresting practitioners on a large scale before the Chinese New Year. A week ago, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhao Juan and Ms. Wang Xiu were arrested. On January 18, policemen arrested five Falun Dafa practitioners (names currently unknown) in one day. Ms. Hao Airong's house was ransacked three times in one day.
9. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Sun Yumei Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
On January 6, 2006, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Sun Yumei was sentenced to three years by the Sa District Court of Daqing. On January 10, the Detention Center of Daqing City informed Ms. Sun's family of the sentence. Ms. Sun's family decided to appeal on the behalf of Ms. Sun and asked for the sentencing statement from the Sa District Court several times, but their requests were denied.
10. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Liu Meizhen Arrested When Passing Out Truth Clarifying Materials
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Liu Meizhen, 63, from Shenyang City, is a retired employee of the City Heating Company. In August 2001, she was sentenced to two years of forced labor for exposing the persecution and clarifying the truth. On November 22, 2005, Ms. Liu was arrested by patrolling security when passing out truth clarifying materials on Jixiang Street, Dadong District, in Shenyang City. Ms. Liu is now detained at the Detention Center of Shenyang City.
11. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] More Information about Mr. Zhang Shengjie's Arrest
Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Zhang Shengjie, 56, is from Harbin City. At about 8:00 a.m. on November 1, 2005, state security agents and policemen from the Daowai District Department and Dafangli Station went to Mr. Zhang Shengjie's house to arrest him and take him to the Daowai District Detention Center. Mr. Zhang was brutally beaten and then sentenced to forced labor. Mr. Zhang was locked in the First Ward of the Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp in Harbin City. He was later transferred to the Fourth Ward.
12. [Xinjian County, Jiangxi Province] Mr. Ge Donglin and Ms. Yuan Guoxiang Arrested and Their Home Ransacked
On December 23, 2005, Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Ge Donglin was arrested by policemen from Xinjian County when Mr. Ge was riding his motorcycle. Police officers took Falun Dafa materials from Mr. Ge's motorcycle and arrested his wife, who is not a practitioner. Their two children were left without care.
On December 28, 2005, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Yuan Guoxiang was arrested, and her house was ransacked.
13. [Beijing City] Ms. Wu Junying Arrested
Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Wu Junying is a resident in the Dawangzhuang Village, Wudian Town, Daxing District, in Beijing. At 10:00 a.m. on January 17, 2006, Ms. Wu was arrested at home by police from the Daxing District Department, state security agents, and local police, and they were sent to the Police Department of Daxing District. The police searched her and took a laptop computer and Falun Dafa materials from her house.