Additional Persecution News from China - August 26, 2006 (22 Reports)
1. [Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Ms. Ma Xiaohua, Ms. Yu Fuhua and Ms. Pang Li On Hunger Strike to Protest Persecution
Practitioners Ms. Ma Xiaohua, Ms. Yu Fuhua, and Ms. Pang Li from Jiamusi City have been on a hunger strike in the detention center to protest the persecution ever since they were arrested in early August 2006. They are currently in critical condition and their bodies are extremely weak.
2. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Diao Yuqin Being Brutally Tortured
On May 11, 2006, practitioner Ms. Diao Yuqin was put into the Wanjia Forced Labor Camp of Harbin City. Since then, she has been brutally tortured. Within only one month, this practitioners hair has become white due to torture, and her facial expression has dulled. She is unable to speak clearly and her right arm can no longer move.
3. [Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Li Chunlin Sentenced to Imprisonment
Ms. Li Chunlin is a Falun Dafa practitioner from Weizigou Village, Hulin Township of Yilan County. Since July 20, 1999, when the persecution of Falun Dafa started in China, Ms. Li has been repeatedly arrested and her home ransacked. She has been subjected to severe fines and was also repeatedly brutally beaten.
On July 3, 2006, because Ms. Li wrote "Falun Dafa is Good" as well as some truth-clarification information on the "three withdrawals" (withdrawing from the CCP, the CCP Young Pioneers and the CCP Youth League), she was illegally arrested again by several plainclothes police officers including Liu Danyang (male) from the State Security Division. She is currently being held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Yilan County. The local court is attempting to sentence Ms. Li Chunlin to three to seven years of imprisonment.
4. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Practitioners Ms. Han Zhongcui and Mr. Niu Wanjiang Tortured Through Brainwashing
Falun Dafa Practitioner Ms. Han Zhongcui from Lanzhou City has been held in Gongjiawan Brainwashing Center for more than four years. In September 2005, after Mr. Niu Wanjiang was released after completing his full term of detention, he was again taken to Gongjiawan Brainwashing Center even before he got home.
Currently, besides these two practitioners, many other practitioners are also held in the Gongjiawan Brainwashing Center. They include Mr. Zhang Tao, Mr. Zhang Rong, Mr. Chai Qiang, Mr. Guan Zhiping, Mr. Guan Zhiping Mr. Wang Zhijun, and others.
5. [Qiandongnanzhou Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province] Many Practitioners Including Mr. Zhao Ge Arrested
In early August 2006, practitioner Mr. Zhao Ge from Qiandongnazhou Autonomous Region of Guizhou Province was arrested after he fled from his home to avoid being arrested. He is currently being held in the Jiahe County Detention Center.
Practitioner Ms. Jiang, a retired worker from the Main Segment of Railroad, was also arrested after the arrest of Mr. Zhao by Kaili City Police Department officers for distributing truth-clarification materials in Jiahe County.
Practitioner Ms. Chen Guolan was arrested at home by police from Liping County after she came back to Kaili City from her hometown in Liping County.
6. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhao Wenpeng Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Zhao Wenpeng, in his 40s, from the Guiyang City Instrument and Meter Plant has been arrested and is currently being held and tortured in Baihuashan Detention Center of Guiyang City.
7. [Shanghai City] Practitioner Ms. Xu Hanmings Husband Being Harassed and Monitored
Practitioner Ms. Xu Hanming from the Changning District of Shanghai City was arrested by local police officers on June 7, 2006, just before the Six-Nation Summit was held in Shanghai. She was illegally sentenced to one year of forced labor. Recently, her husband who is also around 70 years old was harassed and monitored by people from the Changning District State Security Division and the local 610 Office.
8. [Huidong County, Guangdong Province] Practitioners Including Ms. Luo Yueying Illegally Arrested
On August 17, 2006, four practitioners including Ms. Luo Yueying, Ms. Li Xiumei and Ms. Zhang Xinmei from Huidong County were reported to the local police station when they were distributing truth-clarification materials in their local areas. After police officers from the local 610 Office received the information, they went to practitioner Ms. Zhang Xinmeis home in Gaotan Town at about 9:00 p.m. that day. They arrested the practitioners and ransacked their homes. The practitioners are now being held in the Boluo County Detention Center.
Director of the local 610 Office, Liu Guosheng, male: 86-752-8819610
9. [Xian County, Hebei Province] Practitioners Ms. Sun Shujie and Ms. Song Hong Arrested
At a little past 9:00 p.m. on August 22, 2006, Yang Ruxi, the chief of Hechengjie Township Police Station of Xian County in Hebei Province, led a group of police officers to climb over a wall to arrest practitioners Ms. Sun Shujie and Ms. Song Hong. The police took them to the Township Police Station to torture them. At a little past noon on August 23, 2006, the practitioners were taken to the Xian County Detention Center where they are being held and tortured.
Person in charge of this case, Yang Ruxin, male, chief of Hechengjie Township Police Station: 86-13803179698
10. [Tianjin City] Practitioner Mr. Fei Chengyun Arrested
On the afternoon of August 9, 2006, practitioner Mr. Fei Chengyun from the Xiqing District was taken away when he was clarifying the truth at the market. His home was then ransacked. He is currently being held in Xiqing District Detention Center.
11. [Hulin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Han Fenglian Arrested
On the afternoon of August 10, 2006, practitioner Ms. Han Fenglian from the 856 Farm of Hulin City in Heilongjiang Province was arrested by the Jixi City and Hulin City Police Departments and her home was also ransacked.
12. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Changlinzi Detention Center Deprives Visitation Rights of Falun Dafa Practitioners Family Members
There are 80 practitioners currently held in Changlinzi Detention Center of Harbin City. Recently, because the practitioners are on a hunger strike to protest the persecution, the detention center is canceling the visitation rights of all the practitioners' family members.
13. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ms. Huang Qin Arrested on Her Way Home after Work on the Afternoon of August 23, 2006
14. [Baishan City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Ms. Wang Zhihua and Ms. Qiu Xiaoling Arrested
On July 3, 2006, practitioners Ms. Wang Zhihua and her daughter, Ms. Qiu Xaoling, from Shiren Town, Baishan City in Jilin Province, were arrested and their home ransacked. All of their Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials were confiscated. Ms. Qiu Xiaoling was held for 19 days. Police extorted about 6,000 yuan from her family members before she was released. On August 4, 2006, Ms. Wang was taken to the Sixth Division of Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp and sentenced to two years of forced labor.
15. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Practitioner Ms. Jiang Being Tortured
On August 12, 2006, practitioner Ms. Jiang Being from Pingzhuang Village Affiliated Elementary School of the Baoshan District, Chifeng City, went to visit her mother-in-law, who lives in the Songshan District. Because she was posting Falun Dafa truth-clarification materials, she was arrested. She is being held in the Songshan District Detention Center and tortured. Police confiscated Falun Dafa books, MP3 players, and computers.
16. [Qixia City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Zhang Jianmei Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Jianmei from the Lejiagou District of Qixia City was taking care of her husband in the 107 Hospital of Yantai City. At about 8:00 p.m. on August 23, 2006, when Ms. Zhang was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa on the public square in front of the hospital area, she was reported to the police. Officers from Zhichu Police Station of Yantai City came and arrested her.
17. [Laixi City, Shandong Province] The Education and Sports Bureau Actively Participates in the Persecution of Falun Dafa Practitioners
The Education and Sports Bureau of Laixi City in Shandong Province is actively cooperating with the local 610 Office and police departments to persecute practitioners in schools. They first mistreated practitioner Ms. Hu Keling, a middle school teacher with the Experimental Middle School, and practitioner Ms. Sun Yuzhen, a middle school teacher with the No. 3 Middle School of Laixi City. They forbade these two practitioners from teaching their students, forced them to leave their jobs, and stopped oaying their salaries. In July 2006, Ms. Hu Keling was taken away and detained.
Director of the Education and Sports Bureau Zhang Weicai, male: 86-532 88483615, 86-13793225177
CCP secretary Ren Chunfeng, male: 86-532 88471528, 86-13789886799, 86-532-88472979
18. [Wucheng County, Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Zhang Hailing Tortured
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Hailing is in her 40s and lived in Sunzhuang Village, Tishang Town of Wucheng County. In August 2006, when she was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa on the bus to Dezhou City, she was reported to police and is now being held in Wucheng County Detention Center. Police are demanding that her family members pay 5,000 yuan for her release.
19. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Practitioner Ms. Tao Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Tao lived on Shifeng Road in the Huaguoyuan District of Guiyang City and was reported to police when she was clarifying the truth about the persecution of Falun Dafa. She was consequently arrested and taken to Lannigou Brainwashing Center in the Huaxi District, Guiyang City.
20. [Dehui City, Jilin Province] At Noon on August 24, 2006, Practitioner Mr. Qu Guangyi Was Arrested by Police from Dongshidao Street of Dehui City
21. [Shangqiu City, Henan Province] Five Practitioners including Ms. Wang Jingping Arrested
Police officer Zhang Zheng from Shangqiu City arrested practitioners Ms. Wang Jingping, Mr. Song Shengli, Mr. Peng Hongyan, and Mr. Zhu Xinwen. He later arrested practitioner Ms. Yang Ruiyun on the night of August 23, 2006.
22. [Zhoukou City, Henan Province] Practitioner Ms. Gu Xuemin Arrested Again
In August 2006, police from the 610 Office of Zhoukou City in Henan Province again arrested practitioner Ms. Gu Xuemin. They are now attempting to hold another illegal trial against her on August 29, 2006, to extend the term of her previous sentence.