Practitioners in Huainan City, Anhui Province Illegally Sentenced For Steadfastly Believing in Falun Dafa
(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Chen Xiuan, 53, is from Huainan City, Anhui Province. He persisted in practicing Falun Dafa and believing in "Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance," and was illegally arrested in September 2005. During his detention in Huainan First Detention Center, he was tortured and could no longer walk. In early December, 2005, the Tianjiaan District Court illegally sentenced him to thirteen years of imprisonment.
Mr. Chen Xiuan is a retired employee from the Water & Electricity Office of the Hefei Section of the Shanghai Railroad Bureau. He went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong in October 1999, and was illegally sentenced to one-year of forced labor. After he returned home in November 2000, he was followed and arrested by plainclothes police. He was illegally sentenced to two years in a labor camp on fabricated charges. He was not released until 2003, a month after his term expired. Mr. Chen continued to practice Falun Dafa steadfastly.
At around 7:00 a.m. on April 26, 2005, police from the Bangfu Railroad Police Station followed Mr. Chen and illegally arrested him. The police forcibly searched his home. Mr. Chen was sent to the criminal section of the Bangfu Police Station of the Shanghai Railroad Police Department. On September 22, 2005, the Bangfu Railroad Transportation Section sent Mr. Chen back to the Tianjiaan District Procuratorate in Huainan City. Mr. Chen was detained in the Huainan First Detention Center. He was previously very healthy, however after being persecuted during the illegal detention he was reduced to skin and bones. He legs were injured and he couldnt walk. His eyes were sunken. On December 5, 2005, the Tianjiaan District Court held an illegal session and sentenced Mr. Chen to a thirteen year imprisonment. They deprived him of his political rights for three years. Mr. Chen was detained in the Huainan First Detention Center.
In June 2006, Mr. Chen was sent to Suxian Prison in Anhui Province. His family was not allowed to visit him until this July. Mr. Chen was tortured and became very emaciated. His skin turned black, his eyes were sunken, and he couldnt lift his legs.
At the Tianjiaan District Court session on December 5, 2005, when Mr. Chen was illegally sentenced, practitioners Wang Shiqiang and Huang Bangjun were also illegally sentenced.
Mr. Wang Shiqiang was a retired employee from Session 97 of the Huainan Mining Industry Group Ltd. In August and November 1999, Mr. Wang was illegally detained twice for fifteen days. In December 1999, he was illegally detained again, until he escaped with righteous thoughts in June 2000. In September 2000, Mr. Wang was illegally arrested again. He was detained in the Huainan First Detention Center and was illegally sentenced to one-year in a labor camp.
In 2005, policemen ransacked Mr. Wangs home, but Mr. Wang managed to escape. However, the police spotted him on June 7 and illegally arrested him. Mr. Wang was detained at Section 42 of the First Detention Center. On December 5, 2005, he was illegally sentenced to thirteen years of imprisonment and was deprived of his political rights for three years.
Mr. Huang Bangjun, 62, was a retired employee from the Huainan Mining Industry Group Ltd. On April 28, 2005, the police ransacked his home and arrested Mr. Huang and his wife, 63 year-old Wang Fuling. They were illegally detained at the First Detention Center. Mr. Huang was illegally sentenced to five years of imprisonment, and Ms. Wang was sentenced to three years of imprisonment. They are both Falun Gong practitioners who follow the principles of "Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance."
Those who participated in the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners include: Fei Yun, presiding judge of Tianjiaan District Court in Huainan City, jurors Chen Chao and Su Xiaohong, and prosecutor Zhou Baoshan, acting as public prosecutor.