Additional Persecution News from China - December 1, 2006 (33 Reports)
1. [Muling City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Mr. Miao Shujun Persecuted at the Shuihua Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Miao Shujun, 37 years old, was illegally arrested by policemen from the local police substation of the Muling City Police Department on November 16, 2005 for practicing Falun Gong. He is currently being held at the Shuihua Forced Labor Camp in Heilongjiang Province. On September 22, 2006, Mr. Miao Shujun was badly beaten by prison guards at the labor camp. On the afternoon of September 26 when Mr. Miao's wife went to visit him she saw her husband limping and faltering steps. His face was also very swollen. On October 8 when Mr. Miao's mother and wife requested to see him, they learned that Mr. Miao felt dizzy, was numb over half of his body and had difficulty breathing and walking. It is said that Mr. Miao is in critical condition.
2. [Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province] Eight Practitioners Sentenced to Prison Terms
Between February and March 2006, eight were sentenced. Mr. He Jianren was sentenced to 9 years in jail; Mr. He Jianzhou, 8 years; Mr. He Qiang 4 years; Ms. Huang Jiaxia, Mr. Deng Jinglin, Ms. He Yanping, Ms. Liang Huizhen and Ms. Wu Yi 3 years each.
3. [Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Ms. A Xia from Xingxin County Water Purification Plant Nabbed While Handing out Truth-Clarification Materials at a Tourist Spot
4. [Bingxian County, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Tian Yuling, in Critical Condition, Arrested Again
5. [Beijing City] Practitioner Ms. Wang Guiying and Others Tortured
The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology collaborated with Donggaodi Neighborhood Administration Office to persecute local practitioners. Two more practitioners were recently arrested and taken to Guangfeng Guest House in Fengtai District, Beijing City for further persecution. One of them is Ms. Wang Guiying who is a retired kindergarten employee from the Daily-life Service Company of the Capital Aerospace Machinery Company (The No. 211 Factory of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology). The other practitioner has the last name, Long, and is a retired employee of the No. 15 Institute of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology.
Mr. Wan Qiang of the No. 102 Institute of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology has been ordered to do two years of forced labor.
Zhu Jianhua, 610 Office of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology: 86-10-68381453, 86-10-68381454, 86-10-68754552
The Capital Aerospace Machinery Company: 86-10-88530543, 86-10-68750664
Donggaodi Neighborhood Administration Office: 86-10-67991707, 010-68384112
6. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Ms. Tang Xiangyu Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Being Arrested and Persecuted
Practitioner Ms. Tan Xiangyu from Changsha City became mere skin and bones after being persecuted at the Hunan Women's Prison. At the time her legs were swollen, she spit up blood and was unable to walk. She contracted tuberculosis and hepatitis and was released on bail for medical treatment in September 2005. The over 60 year-old Ms. Tan was recently forced to become homeless in order to avoid being arrested and tortured.
7. [Changle County, Shandong Province] Zhang Yucheng Detained at Weifang City Brainwashing Center
On October 18, 2006, Zhou Guangtian, the head of the "610 Office," collaborated with policemen from the Atuo Township Police Substation to break into Mr. Zhang Yucheng's home and arrest him. Now Mr. Zhang is at the Weifang City Brainwashing Center.
8. [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Zhang Yanfang and Others Persecuted at Heilongjiang Provincial Women's Prison
The prison guards at Heilongjiang Provincial Women's Prison often torture practitioners by locking them up in small cells. Yang Hua, the division head, ordered four criminals to carry Ms. Zhang Yanfang to a small cell and strip her simply because she requested not to work overtime (normal working hours are from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and practiced the Falun Gong exercises in the workshop. While being locked in the small cell she was not given enough to eat. She was in handcuffs and watched by criminals day and night for eleven months.
Practitioner Ms. Hu Aiyun was detained for three months. She was sent to the so-called Intensive Assault Unit where she was not allowed to sleep and suffered corporal punishment for a long period of time. Four criminals were assigned to watch her. She was even followed when going to toilet.
9. [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Mr. Yin Fuquan and Zhang Kuiwu Tortured at Tailai Prison
Yu Hongbo, a prison guard at Tailai Prison, Heilongjiang Province, tortured practitioner Mr. Yin Fuquan until he was seriously injured. Now Mr. Yin is unable to stand or walk. Half of his body suffered from muscular tissue atrophy. He is now very skinny. The prison refused a request from Mr. Yin's family to have him released for medical treatment. Therefore, Mr. Yin is still suffering from the tortures in the prison.
Mr. Zhang Kuiwu, who is detained at the No. 11 Division of the Tailai Prison, has been wearing handcuffs and shackles for more than three months and is in extreme pain.
10. [Yichun City Heilongjiang Province] Policemen from Jinshan District Police Department Persecute and Harass Practitioners
On November 15, 2006, officials at Jinshantun Police Department, Yinchun City, Heilongjiang Province, ordered all the police substations, as well as the section policemen, to take all practitioners in their jurisdiction who had either been sentenced to prison terms or detained at forced labor camps to the police substation to forcefully take their fingerprints. When the practitioners refused to go, the depraved policemen would drag or even remove them to the police substation and illegally detain them.
Cui Yuzhong, Head of the Police Department: 86-458-3738189, 86-458-3738537, 86-13904589398, 86-13904588189
11. [Shuangcheng City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Mr. Xu Yushan Tortured at the Shuihua Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Xu Yushan, a practitioner from Shuangcheng City, is being held at Shuihua Forced Labor Camp, Heilongjiang Province. He was badly beaten by prison guard Ma Dacheng and others and thrown into a small cell on the morning of November 20, 2006 after shouting "Falun Dafa Is Good" in the dining-room. Mr. Xu remains in the small cell.
The depraved policemen often tie practitioners to iron chairs and use electric batons to shock their sensitive body parts, including finger tips, armpits and thighs. They also use tape to seal practitioners' mouths.
12. [Fusong County, Jilin Province] Practitioners Shao Ligui and Others Illegally Arrested
On November 25, 2006, practitioner Mr. Shao Ligui, formerly the chief of the Fusong County Traffic Police Division, along with Mr. Zhang Chuanzhu and his wife Ms. Wang Yuzhen, were seized on their way to Jinshan Tree Farm in Linjiang City to process truth-clarification materials.
13. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Policemen from the Qingfeng Township Police Substation Harass Practitioners
In October 2006 a group of policemen climbed into a practitioner's home through the back window in the middle of the night and forced a female practitioner to sign and fingerprint a document. Later the police acted indecently by stretching their heads into the window and peeping through the curtains.
14. [Beijing City] Practitioners Ms. Chen Liguan and Ms. Zhang Shuying Tortured
Practitioner Mr. Chen Liguan, about 50 years old, was detained at the beginning of September 2006 and is currently held at the Daxing Women's Prison. Practitioner Ms. Zhang Shuying, about 50 years old, was detained on November 24, 2006 and her whereabouts are unknown.
15. [Beijing City] Ms. Bai Yufang and Aunt Ms. Liu Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Bai Yufang and elderly Ms. Liu from Xisanqi, Haidian District, Beijing City were taken to Changping District Brainwashing Center.
16. [Tianjin City] Practitioner Mr. Ren Dongsheng Cruelly Tortured
Practitioner Mr. Ren Dongsheng from Jinghai District, Tianjin City was arrested in March, 2006 and has been cruelly tortured ever since. He has been sentenced and locked up at the Gangbei Prison in Tianjin City. He has become mentally disoriented from the torture.
17. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] Practitioner Li Caiyun and Others Arrested; Their House Ransacked
On November 12, 2006 practitioner Ms. Li Caiyun from Xishan Area, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province was illegally arrested by police. The depraved policemen then broke into her home and took Falun Dafa materials, computers and other equipment. A family car (a Volkswagen) was seized by the police and has not yet been returned. Ms. Li Caiyun's mother and practitioners Ms. Runlian and Mr. Shi were seized at the same time. The four of them remain in Taiyuan City Detention Center.
On November 24, 2006 policemen from Xishan Area, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province forced their way into Ms. Zhang Yan's home and took Falun Dafa materials, two computers and two printers, a paper cutter and some other equipment. At the same time the policemen took Zhang Yan to another truth-clarification materials processing site and confiscated one computer, one printer, a photo copier and some other equipment. Ms. Zhang Yan's whereabouts are unknown.
18. [ZhaoyuanCity, Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Wang Zhujie and Ms. Lu Cuixiang Arrested
On the afternoon of November 29, 2006, practitioner Wang Zhujie from Diaoai Village, Luofeng Road, Zhaoyuan City was arrested by policemen from the 610 Office and the National Security Division of Zhaoyuan City.
At noon the same day, practitioner Ms. Lu Cuixiang, over 30 years old, from Shixinghe, Luofeng Road, Zhaoyuan City was followed by plainclothes officers and seized.
Li Jianguang, Head of the National Security Division of Zhaoyuan City: 86-535-8258610
Liu Shuju, Head of the 610 Office of Zhaoyuan City Political and Judiciary Committee: 86-13863808689
Song Shuqin, Deputy Head of the 610 Office: 86-535-8259308
Zhaoyuan City Brainwashing Center: 86-535-8393630
19. [Jinan Iron and Steel Complex, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Sidang and Others Sentenced
The Licheng District Court, Jinan City will sit on December 4, 2006, to try practitioners Mr. Liu Sidang, Mr. Li Hongying. Mr. Qin Xianji, Ms. Wang Jinping and Ms. Xie Aiying from the Jinan Iron and Steel Complex.
Licheng District Court, Jinan City: 86-531-88038696
Zhang Qiquan, Head of the Licheng District Judiciary Bureau: 86-531-88115077, 86-531-88012759
20. [Anhui Province] Professor Wu Xiaohua, a Practitioner from the Civil Engineering Institute, Is Being Tortured in a Mental Hospital
After Professor Ms. Wu Xiaohua was arrested she was sent to Hebei City No. 4 People's Mental Hospital. She has been force-fed unknown drugs. Witnesses report that she had a dull look in her eyes and her reflexes are slow.
Switchboard of Hefei City No. 4 People's Mental Hospital: 86-551-3636082
21. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Mr. Xu Xinmu Persecuted
Practitioner Mr. Xu Xinmu from Shijiazhuang was spotted by the railway police while distributing Falun Dafa truth-clarification materials transferring trains on his way from Harbin to his hometown. He was arrested and given three years forced labor. He is at the No. 5 Division of Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp in Harbin City. As a direct result of persecution, his blood pressure remains at 260 mmHg and his life is in great danger. He was released for medical treatment.
22. [Langfang City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Su Deling and Her Daughter Ms. Jing Yayun from Jianta Township Were Arrested by 610 Office Officials and Sent to a Brainwashing Center to be Persecuted
23. [Hubei Province] A Practitioner from Hubei Province Abducted by Policemen from Tongai, Nanyang City, Henan Province
24. [Yanshi City, Henan Province] Four Practitioners Tortured at a Brainwashing Center
On November 25, 2006, authorities from Yanshi City, Henan Province began running a brainwashing class. Four practitioners have been abducted to the class.
25. [Fuyang City, Zhejiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Wang Canxian Detained
Ms. Wang Canxian was reported and then abducted at the end of November, 2006 in Fuyang Township, Fuyang City while handing out truth clarifying materials. She is being held at the Qiufeng Village Detention House in Fuyang City.
26. [Lushan City, Jiangxi Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhang Guogong Deprived of his right to Work as a Driver
27. [Chongqing City] Practitioner Mr. Huang Anqing and Ms. Wang Dingxiu, Detained
On March 15, 2006, practitioner Mr. Huang Anqing, over 60 years old, from Chengkou County, Chongqing City was reported and then abducted by policemen from Chengkou County Police Department while sending the truth-clarification materials to Pingba Township. He was held at the Chengkou County Detention Center and was later sentenced to one year and three months forced labor. He is currently being held at the Xishanping Forced Labor Camp in Chongqing City.
On October 17, 2006, practitioner Ms. Wang Dingxiu, over 50 years old, was reported and abducted by policemen from Chengkou County Police Department while handing out truth-clarification materials. Her house was ransacked and many Falun Dafa books and a large quantity of truth-clarification materials were confiscated. She is being held at Chengkou County Detention Center. The National Security Section of the Police Department is planning to bring her to trial.
Wei Dan, Head of the Chengkou County Police Department: 86-23-59225699
Wang Chengyuan, Political Commissar of Chengkou County Police Department: 86-23-59222880, 86-13709449222
28. [Linhe City, Inner Mongolia] Several Practitioners Taken to a Brainwashing Center
Authorities in Linhe City, Inner Mongolia began holding a brainwashing class at Sifentan on November 17, 2006. Now most of the practitioners have been taken to the class where they were forced to write the so-called three statements before they could be released. If they refused to write the "three statements" they would be sent to forced labor camps or be sentenced to prison terms.
29. [Mianyang City, Sichuan Province] Fucheng District Court Is Attempting to Hold a Hearing to Put Practitioners Ms. Xu Ming, Ms. Li Hongyan, Ms. Tang Mingfeng, Ms. Xie Shue and Ms. Zhou Xingxiu on Trial
30. [Xiamen City, Fujian Province] Practitioners Mr. Xu Xiaoqing and Ms. Lai Jiyan Tortured
Practitioners Mr. Xu Xiaoqing and Ms. Lai Jiyan from Xiamen City, Fujian Province were abducted on November 17, 2006. Now they are being held at the Xiamen No. 1 Detention Center. The prison guards often incite criminals to beat the practitioners and often take the two practitioners out of the detention center to extort confessions.
The No. 1 Detention Center: 86-592-5051724, 86-592-5053904
31. [Chongqing City] Practitioner Ms. Liu Xuelian Abducted
Practitioner Ms. Liu Xuelian from Changshou District, Chongqing City was abducted on the evening of November 28, 2006 and a set audio tapes of Teacher's Dalian Lectures, a set of exercise tapes and a copy of Zhuan Falun were confiscated. She was released the next morning after she was fined 500 yuan.
32. [Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province] Several Practitioners Forcefully Sent to a Brainwashing Center
33. [Dashu County, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Mr. Feng Renyu Arrested Again on November 16, 2006
Dazhu County National Security Division: 86-818-6221159