Additional Persecution News from China July 25, 2006 (25 Reports)
1. [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Four Falun Gong Practitioners Illegally Sentenced to Long Prison Terms
In March 2005, after the Nine Commentaries and a truth clarification video were broadcast on cable TV in Leshan City, the police arrested many Falun Gong practitioners.
On December 31, 2005 the Shizhong District Court in Leshan City illegally sentenced Falun Gong practitioners Li Ronglai, Wei Lang and Lu Dongrong to prison terms of ten, eight, and seven years respectively. Currently theyre all illegally imprisoned at the Wumaping Prison in Muchuan County. Another Falun Gong practitioner, Ms. Chen Anjun, was persecuted to the point of becoming homeless in June 2005. In December 2005 the police arrested her. On May 18, 2006 the Shizhong District Court in Leshan City illegally sentenced her to 14 and a half years in prison. She is currently incarcerated at the Yaan Prison in Sichuan Province.
2. [Shaanxi Province] Falun Gong Practitioners Li Shulian and Cao Huashan Are on Hunger Strikes and Their Lives Are in Danger
Before the police of Yanan City arrested the married couple of Mr. Cao Huashan and Ms. Li Shulian, both Falun Gong practitioners, theyd been homeless due to the persecution for a long time. Currently, they are incarcerated and persecuted at the Zaozihe Forced Labor Camp and the Shaanxi Province Womens Forced Labor Camp.
To protest the persecution, Li Shulian has been on hunger strike for more than 90 days. Several of her front teeth have been knocked out. Shes been tortured to the extent that shes little more than skin and bones, and shes on the verge of death. The police still wont allow her family to visit her. Cao Huashan has been on hunger strike for more than 40 days and his life is also in danger.
Li Shulian is imprisoned in the 2nd Group at the Shaanxi Province Womens Forced Labor Camp, telephone: 86-29-86227764
Cao Huashan is imprisoned in the 1st Group at the Zaozihe Forced Labor Camp of Shaanxi Province, telephone: 86-917-7485330
3. [Wu City, Xinjiang Province] More than Forty Falun Gong Practitioners Illegally Arrested
Before June 16 several truth-clarification material production sites in Wu City, Xinjiang Province were destroyed. More than forty Falun Gong practitioners were illegally arrested, including Ms. Xu Aifang and Mr. Wang Lifeng.
Wang Lifeng, whos about 30 years old, was in the computer business. He was arrested in June with another female practitioner. Initially Wang Lifeng was illegally detained at the Liudaowan Detention Center in Wu City. Later he was transferred to the 4th Prison in Wu City.
On the afternoon of June 16 Mr. Gu Jun was arrested by the special agents of the National Security Group, who also confiscated a company computer. Gu Juns whereabouts are currently unknown.
4. [Jieyang City, Guangdong Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Huang Yongzhong Persecuted to Death in Beijiang Prison
Falun Gong practitioner Huang Yongzhong passed away on the afternoon of July 21, 2006. After he was severely beaten at Beijiang Prison and on the verge of death, his parents were called and told to come pick him up. After hed been home for more than 10 days he vomited blood, fainted, and then passed away.
The 1st Prison Ward of Beijiang Prison, Yang Jianxin: 86-13826375345 (Cell)
Group Head, Tan Chenglin: 86-138028119141 (Cell)
5. [Haifeng County, Guangdong Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Huang Guixue Robbed and Arrested
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Huang Guixue (a non-local resident) is a taxi driver and lives in a rented apartment in Gongping Town, Haifeng County, Guangdong Province. Around 10 p.m. on July 20, 2006 officers of the 610 Office in Haifeng County, Shanwei City broke into his apartment and arrested him. They also took his bankbook with more than 60 thousand yuan in the account and his wifes (a non-practitioner) bankbook with more 30 thousand yuan in the account.
Haifeng County 610 Office: 86-660-6699980
6. [Beihai City, Guangxi Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Sun Yuanji Persecuted
On July 20, 1999 Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Sun Yuanji from Jinghai Town, Beijai City, Guangxi Province and her fellow practitioners were arrested and taken to the Nanning Police Department. While they were there pictures of them were taken, and then they were transferred to an elementary school. After being detained at the school for an entire day the practitioners were transferred to the Beihai City Police Department for brainwashing. After that they were transferred to Gaode Police Station and then released. The next day, however, they were asked to return to Gaode Police Station. Police officers continued to harass Ms. Sun Yuanji for the next six months by calling her home every night.
During the Chongyang Festival (1) of 2003, Sun Yuanji was arrested again while she was spending time with her sister-in-law and several granddaughters. After she was illegally detained for three whole days and forced to give a statement and her fingerprint she was released and allowed to return to her home. She was, however, told to sign in at the Jinghai Town Government building every day, and she was constantly monitored.
Note: The Chongyang Festival is a festival held on the ninth day of the ninth month on the Chinese lunar calendar.
7. [Chenzhou City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Liao Songlins Falun Gong Materials Confiscated
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Liao Songlin lives at the soldiers hostel in Beihu District, Shanchuantang. Around 10 a.m. on July 18, 2006 three policemen including officer Huang Xueliang from the Suxian District Police Department in Chenzhou City broke into Liao Songlins home, took him to the water pump room and ransacked his home. They took many Falun Gong books, Masters pictures, videotapes of Masters lectures, and exercise music audiotapes.
Liao Binggang, National Security Group Director: 735-2885827, 86-13875510903 (Cell)
Huang Xueliang, National Security Group Instructor: 735-2882075
Zhang Yongjun, who reported Liao Songlin to the police: 86-735-2323236, 86-13807356569 (Cell)
8. [Linghai City, Liaoning Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Qinglin Illegally Arrested
On July 21, 2006 policemen from the Daxue Township Police Station illegally arrested Baishang Village Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Wang Qinglin while he was distributing truth-clarifying materials at Ertun Village. He is currently detained at the Jinzhou Detention Center.
Head of the Daxue Township Police Station: 86-416-4668625
Office of the Daxue Township Police Station: 86-416-4187244
Jinzhou Detention Center: 86-416-4588575
9. [Jiaohe City, Jilin Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Li Qiang Sent to a Brainwashing Center
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Qiang was secretly arrested several days ago. An investigation has revealed that Li Qiang was clandestinely sent to a brainwashing center in Shulan City, Jilin Province around July 17 or 18.
10. [Shanghai City] Falun Gong Practitioner Cheng Penghui Beaten at the Qingpu Forced Labor Farm
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Cheng Penghui is 32 years old; he is currently imprisoned at the Qingpu Forced Labor Farm. Reliable sources have reported that the guards beat him so badly that his eyes were red and swollen because he disobeyed a rule. He suffered internal injuries serious enough to render him unable to walk.
11. [Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioners Still Gravely Persecuted in Daqing Prison
After Wang Jiaren was put in charge of Falun Gong practitioners at Daqing Prison in June 2006 several Falun Gong practitioners were seriously persecuted. Dafa practitioner Mr. Zhai Zhibin, currently incarcerated in the 4th Prison Division, was beaten by the other prisoners for no reason. Another Falun Gong practitioner, Mr. Li Chao, who transferred in from Harbin Prison and is currently imprisoned in the 4th Prison Division, was forbidden from leaving the prison building. When he insisted on doing so the other prisoners beat him. Feeling he had no choice he used a piece of glass to cut his wrist, and the prisoners stopped beating him. Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Hai is currently imprisoned in the 2nd Prison Division; four other prisoners strictly monitored him. Because he refused to wear a prison uniform, guards forced him to stay in the dining area for an entire day. Even after lunch he wasnt allowed to return to his room, so he started a hunger strike to protest the persecution. Recently, he was finally allowed to go back to his room after lunchtime.
Wang Jiaren, Vice Warden: 86-459-5050616, 86-459-4687616 (Office), 86-13303691339 (Cell)
Zhu Renshan, Head of the 2nd Prison Division: 86-459-5059596, 86-459-5699290 (Office), 86-13936776952 (Cell)
Zhu Wenwu, Deputy Head of the 2nd Prison Division: 86-459-5059596, 86-459-6688346(Office), 86-13054213979 (Cell)
Cheng Junchang, Head of the 4th Prison Division: 86-459-5059834, 86-459-6868664 (Office), 86-13019070892 (Cell)
Guan Jian, Deputy Head of the 4th Prison Division: 86-459-5059834, 86-459-6366453 (Office), 86-13091699957 (Cell)
Li Weinan, Instructor of the 4th Prison Division: 86-459-5059834, 86-459-4623917 (Office), 86-13199066767 (Cell)
12. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] Dafa Disciple Zhen Jieer Is Missing
Ms. Zhen Jieer is a 35-year-old Dafa disciple from Guangzhou. Since 2001 she and her husband, Mr. Ma Minqing, have been destitute and homeless. On July 23, after Zhen Jieer went out to call a family member, she hasnt been heard from.
13. [Beijing] In Late May 2006 Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Zhang Haicheng from Pinggu District Clarified the Truth at Dulihaoting Resident Community; He Was Reported to the Police and Arrested; His Current Whereabouts Are Unknown
14. [Hebei Province] Dafa Disciple Cao Fengqin Arrested in Beijing
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Cao Fengqin from Xian County, Hebei Province was working in Beijing. On the morning of May 24, 2006 while she was clarifying the truth she was arrested. She was detained at the Western District Detention Center in Beijing and her family members were not allowed to visit her. Her husband and his young daughter are struggling to survive.
15. [Siping City, Jilin Province] Shiling Prison Unreasonably Forbade Falun Gong Practitioners Relatives from Visiting Them
On July 17 and 18, 2006 officials at the Shiling Prison in Siping City, Jilin Province unreasonably forbade Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Wang Peng, Mr. Liu Zhijun, and Mr. Wang Hongges relatives from visiting them. When the family members came to the prison the gate, a guard with Police ID number 2211165 unjustly refused to admit them.
16. [Siping City, Jilin Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Huang Yuxin Illegally Sentenced to Nine Years and Held at the Shiling Prison in Siping City, Jilin Province
17. [Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province] The Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioner Tian Baoqi and Others
Authorities from the 610 Office in Panzhihua City recently arrested Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Tian Baoqi. Furthermore, Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Yao Jiaxiu, Ms. Xiao Huizai and Mr. Liao Xiaohui were secretly sentenced to prison terms. Yao Jiaxiu was sentenced to eight years, Xiao Huizai was sentenced to three years, and no information is available on Mr. Liao Xiaohuis sentence. All of them are appealing to the Intermediate Court in Panzhihua City.
18. [Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Liu Yu Illegally Sentenced to Four Years in Prison
The Longgang District Peoples Court illegally sentenced Shenzhen City Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Liu Yu to four years in prison on April 20, 2006. Now Liu Yu is detained in Room 17 at the Huanggekeng Detention Center in Longgang District, Shenzhen City. Liu Yu has already appealed to the Longgang District Intermediate Court and its related departments.
19. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Jiang Bo Illegally Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Jiang Bo was illegally sentenced to eight years in prison and detained at the Masanjia Labor "Re-education" Camp in Shenyang City. Jiang Bos wife Ms. Shi Min was already released.
20. [Shanghai] Dr. Zhou and Her Daughter Illegally Arrested Again
Ms. Zhou (about sixty-seven years old) from Baoshan, Shanghai and her daughter Ms. Chen Lei (around thirty years old) were arrested again, and their whereabouts are unknown.
Before the lunar New Year of 2006, when Ms. Zhou and her daughter were clarifying the truth, they were illegally arrested. Their house was ransacked, and their computer and money was confiscated. They were detained at a local detention center. Chen Lei was persecuted so seriously that she developed symptoms of severe illness. In April 2006 she was released to Baoshan and hospitalized. Ms. Zhous feet were swollen and she couldnt move. Finally she too was released to Baoshan.
21. [Beijing] Falun Gong Practitioner Fu Guiling Illegally Arrested at Home
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Fu Guiling was a farmer and she was doing business in Beijing. While she was validating the Fa she was reported and arrested from home by officers of the Youanmen Police Substation, Fengtai Police Sub-Bureau at 3 a.m. on July 20, 2006. She is illegally detained at the Fengtai District Detention Center, and her family members are not allowed to visit her.
Dongdajie Police Station: 86-10-63811992
Fengtai District Detention Center (ask for Director Qian): 86-10-83680063
22. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Xue Shanghua Arrested
On the evening of July 23, 2006 Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Xue Shanghua from Tiexi District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province (around fifty) was arrested at her home by officers of the the Qinggong Police Substation in Tiexi District, Shenyang City. Her personal computer was confiscated.
23. [Anqiu, Shandong Province] Police Arrest Falun Gong Practitioner Liu Qingmei
Ms. Liu Qingmei lives at Daxiapo Village, Shidui Town, Anqiu City. While she was washing her hair at home on the evening of July 13, 2006 six police officers from the Shidui Police Station and the Anti-Cult Brigade arrested her. The same evening the village director and two policemen from the Shidui Police Station illegally ransacked Ms. Lius home. Many Dafa books, Masters picture and other personal items were stolen. Liu Qingmei is currently in custody at the detention center, and no visitors are allowed.
Han Jianwu, Daxiapo Village Director: 86-536-4705570
Shidui Police Station: 86-536-4700024
Wang Ziqing, Director of the 610 Office: 86-536-4396617, 86-536-4228659 (Cell)
Nie Zuokun, Director of the Police Department: 86-536-4383901, 86-13963630388 (Cell)
Zhang Jinxiao, Chief of Anti-Cult Team: 86-536-4368610, 86-13805362626 (Cell)
Li Shenghua, Section Head of Anti-Cult Team: 86-1315632267 (Cell)
24. [Beijing] Falun Gong Practitioner He Deyong Arrested by Dongsheng Police
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. He Deyong and his wife were arrested by officers of the Dongsheng Police Station, Haidian District, Beijing City around the beginning of the 2006 Lunar New Year. He Deyong was sentenced, but his mother Ms. Zhang Lianyi bailed his wife out with 3000 yuan. Recently officers of the Dongsheng Police Station have again arrested his wife and mother and ransacked their home.
The officers of the Dongsheng Police Station arrested Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Xia Lijun several years ago, but no further information is available on her.
Dongsheng Police Station:
25. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Ms. Fu Shufen from Shanhaiguan Was Arrested by Police While Distributing Truth-clarification Materials in the City on July 21, She Was Detained at the Second Detention Center in Qinhuangdao City