(Clearwisdom.net) [Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the minghui.ca website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).]

Dongcheng District Government Official Says they Will Detain Practitioners for Two Years Without Trial

Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zhang Yinying is from Dongcheng District in Beijing. She is 52 years old and works at the Dongcheng District Environmental Protection Administration. On February 20, 2006, four or five policemen, led by local policeman Dong Zhiguo, forced their way into Ms. Zhang's home and illegally arrested her. Ms. Zhang had been arrested prior to this incident, in 2001. She was sentenced at that time to one year in a forced labor camp. Ms. Zhang was arrested again in July 2003 and sent to a forced labor camp for two and a half years, during which time she was severely tortured. During the brutal beatings, all of her teeth were knocked out. Ms. Zhang was released on January 3 after finishing her term at the labor camp.

Falun Dafa Practitioners Wang Daping and Fu Yan, a Married Couple from Haidian District, Sentenced to Prison

Mr. Wang Daping, around 40 years old, and his wife Ms. Fu Yan, also around 40 years old, are Falun Dafa practitioners from Haidian District, Beijing. They live at #501, Door No. 2, Building No. 9, Beitaipingzhuang Road, Haidian District. Fu Yan was sentenced to one year of forced labor. During the evening of January 20, 2005, a group of policemen broke into and ransacked their home and then arrested the couple. A memo sent out in November 2005 stated that Mr. Wang and Ms. Fu had been sentenced by the court as follows: Mr. Wang was sentenced to four years in prison, and Ms. Fu to three and a half years in prison. Mr. Wang and Ms. Fu have a son at home. He just started vocational high school and is currently under the care of his grandparents.

Falun Dafa Practitioner Guo Fengqin from Chaoyang District Sentenced to Two Years in a Forced Labor Camp

Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Guo Fengqin, 52 years old, is from Chaoyang District, Beijing. She lives at No. 909, Building 12, District One, Anzhenli, Chaoyang District. On the evening of March 1, 2005, Zhang Jianmin, the person in charge of the Anzhen "610 Office', led area policemen and people from the community office and broke into Ms. Guo's home. They ransacked her home, took away Dafa materials and other items and arrested Ms. Guo. She was sentenced to work in a forced labor camp for two years. Ms. Guo's husband and son are back at home. Her husband was also threatened after his wife's arrest.