Latest News from China - December 26, 2005
- [Donghai County, Jiangsu Province] Wang Yamin Held in the County Detention Center
- [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Wu Xiaohui Arrested
- [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Xie Yu Arrested
- [Shanghai] Personnel from the Huinan Town Police Department Arrest Practitioner Chen Haigang
- [Hui County, Henan Province] Zhang Yonglu Arrested
- [Xiangcheng City, Henan Province] Four Practitioners Including Deng Min Arrested
- [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Arrest of Xiong Jinze and Others
- [Tonghua City, Jilin Province] The Persecution Account of Practitioners Yu Zhen and Li Guifeng
1. [Donghai County, Jiangsu Province] Wang Yamin Held in the County Detention Center
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Wang Yamin from Donghai County, Jiangsu Province, about 35 years old, works in the County Veterinary Center. Wang started practicing Falun Gong on May 1, 1996. On July 20, 1999, she was sent to a brainwashing session for two weeks. In the middle of June 2002, she was reported to police for distributing truth-clarifying materials, and she was arrested and sent to a forced labor camp for one and a half years.
On October 23, 2005, officers from the County Police Department took her away from her workplace. On November 18, she was officially arrested. At present she is being held at the County Detention Center and forced to do a lot of work every day. The police are not even allowing her to wear shoes.
2. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Wu Xiaohui Arrested
In early November 2005, personnel from the Yanliang District 610 Office arrested Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wu Xiaohui from the Yanliang District, Xi'an City. His whereabouts are currently unknown.
3. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Xie Yu Arrested
Between December 19 and 21, 2005, personnel from the Nanshi District Police Department in Baoding City arrested practitioner Xie Yu, whose whereabouts are unknown.
4. [Shanghai] Personnel from the Huinan Town Police Department Arrest Practitioner Chen Haigang
On December 16, 2005, personnel from the Huinan Town Police Department arrested practitioner Mr. Chen Haigang from Nanhui City at his own store.
Huinan Police Station: 86-21-58021226
5. [Hui County, Henan Province] Zhang Yonglu Arrested
During the morning of December 9, 2005, officer Qiao Jianru led several other policemen including Pan Weihua and arrested practitioner Mr. Zhang Yonglu, who was working at the time. They also ransacked his home. Afterwards, Zhang's younger brother gave the police 300 Yuan to get Zhang released.
During the morning of December 13, Qiao Jianru and Wang Jianmin from the National Security Section from the Huixian City Police Department led a group of policemen who went to Zhang's home to harass him. In the morning of December 22, they arrested Zhang Yonglu again and held him at the City Detention Center. At around 5:30 a.m. on December 23, Zhang Junchang and Liu Jijin from the City Police Department sent him to the Xuchang City Forced Labor Camp.
Related phone numbers for Huixian City, Henan Province: (Country code: 86, area code: 373. Please do not dial area code before cellular phone numbers.)
Song Dongliang, head of the City "610 Office": 6297359 (Home),
Li Yucheng, National Security Team chief, the City Police Department: 6293699 (Home), 13937343080 (Cell), 6268156 (Home), 6086831 (Cell)
Wang Jianmin, National Security Team member of the City Police Department: 13837323549 (Cell), 6292747 (Home)
Zhang Junchang, National Security Team member of the City Police Department: 6290639 (Home)
Liu Jijin, National Security Team member of the City Police Department: 13703733123 (Cell), 6294511 (Home)
Qiao Jianru, Jitun Township Police Station chief, Huixian City: 13837383556 (Cell), 6296190 (Home)
6. [Xiangcheng City, Henan Province] Four Practitioners Including Deng Min Arrested
During the night of December 13, 2005, personnel from the Xiangcheng City Police Department's Criminal Team arrested practitioners Ms. Deng Min, Ms. Ling Ling and Mr. Li and his wife, who were studying the Fa in a rented house. Police then sent them to Xiangcheng City Detention Center.
Ma Zefeng: 86-13707628899 (Cell)
7. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Arrest of Xiong Jinze and Others
On December 20, 2005, practitioners Xiong Jinze, Ms. Jiang Deying, Mr. Liu Zhiqiang and Ms. Gao from Changsha City were arrested.
8. [Tonghua City, Jilin Province] The Persecution Account of Practitioners Yu Zhen and Li Guifeng
On November 25, 2005, practitioners Ms. Yu Zhen and Ms. Li Guifeng went to Toudaogou Village in Yayuan Town to distribute truth-clarifying materials. Wang Chengquan saw them and reported them. Later, Sun Zhenmin, political head for the Yayuan Town Police Station, led Wang Tao, Yu Changjiang and Chen Guohai and arrested the two practitioners. They also ransacked their houses. Li Guifeng was released after police fined her family 10,000 Yuan. Yu Zhen has been held at the Tonghua City Detention Center.
Related phone numbers:
Zhang Baolu, Yayuan Town Police Station director: 86-435-3719560 (Home),
Xu Jinbao, associate administrator of the Yayuan Town Police Station: 86-13159656161 (Cell)
Yayuan Town Police Station: 86-435-3721573
December 25, 2005