(Clearwisdom.net) On August 10, 2006, nineteen Falun Dafa practitioners were arrested in Harbin City. Among these, Mr. Zhang Zhong from Daqing City died in the police hospital after severe torture. Details are yet to be investigated.

At around 4:00 p.m., on August 10, 2006, nineteen practitioners finished sharing experiences together at Honglang Garden, located on Andao Street in the Heping Neighborhood of Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. When they came downstairs, they were all arrested by police officers from the Haxi Station and Dongli District Police Department. The police illegally detained all of the practitioners in theNan'gang District Detention Center. The arrested practitioners included Mr. Zhang Zhong, Mr. Gong Wenyi, Mr. Li Wenjun, Ms. Lan Yanping, Ms. Liu Shuli, Ms. Kai Hong, Mr. Han Wei, Xie (gender unknown, first name unknown), and Lao Liu (pseudonym).

We heard that Mr. Zhang Zhong and Mr. Han Wei were tortured the most severely, causing injury and extreme physical weakness. Mr. Zhang Zhong was on hunger strike to protest the illegal arrest. He was transferred to the Harbin City Police Hospital after being detained for ten days in the Nan'gang Detention Center.

Heilongjiang Province Harbin City Police Hospital: 86-451-84661308

Address: 138 Gongchang Street, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, Zip code 150000.

Harbin City Police Department Arrests Office: 86-451-84279110

State Security Division of Nangong Police Department: 86-451-87664175

Head, Wang Liguo and Zhang Xumin (both male): 86-451-87664172 (office)

Chinese Communist Party Director's Office: 86-451-87664173

Haxi Police Station: 86-451-86661484