Additional Persecution News from China - October 4, 2007 (30 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China contains reports of persecution that took place in 30 cities or counties in 13 provinces. Twenty-four practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during detention, and at least 51 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Shanghai] Practitioners Ms. Tao Liyun and Ms. Huang Huixing Arrested
Ms. Tao Liyun and her sister-in-law, Ms. Huang Huixing, both live in the Zicuiyuan Neighborhood in Gaoxing Town, Pudong New District, Shanghai. On September 27, 2007, they were arrested and their home was ransacked. Police confiscated a printer and a computer. A family member went to the local police station to request to see them, but police refused the request. Ms. Huang takes care of her mother-in-law and her husband regularly; now her son has to take time off work to take care of them.
2. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Tian Limei Arrested
On August 28, 2007, Ms. Tian Limei, a practitioner from Jinshantun District, Yichun City, went to downtown Yichun City. The police from the Yichun City Police Department arrested her at her friend's home. Ms. Jin is detained in the Jinshantun District Detention Center. Police from the Jinshantun District Police Department 610 Office ransacked Ms. Tian's home. They confiscated her child's computer.
Che (given name unknown), director of the Jinshantun District Police Department: 86-458-3738537
Dong Delin, deputy director of the Jinshantun District Police Department: 86-458-3738505 (Office)
Xiao Jingyu, chief of the Jinshantun District Police Department 610 Office: 86-458-3738551 (Office), 86-13945880911 (Cell)
Gu Bingyi, director of the Jinshantun District Detention Center: 86-458-3738449, 86-13845880555 (Cell), 86-458-3732303
3. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Fanglin and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Li Fanglin is a practitioner from the Hangtianchengjia area in Longquanyi District, Chengdu City. At around noon on September 30, 2007, officials from the Longquanyi District 610 Office arrested Ms. Li at her home. On the same day, Ms. Zhang Zhifang from the Hangtianchengjia area, Ms. Shilanfang from the Hangtianchengzhong area, and Ms. Tao Lihua from Wanmu Orchard area in Longquanyi District were arrested at home.
Longquanyi District 610 Office: 86-28-84858196, 86-28-84869610
Li Hui, director of the Longquanyi District 610 Office: 86-28-84852196
He Weijin, chief of the Public Security Program Office: 86-28-84877357
Lu Yansheng, deputy chief of the Public Security Program Office: 86-28-84851895
4. [Laishui County, Hebei Province] Local 610 Office Agents Arrest Practitioner Ms. Yang Xiuzhen
On August 18, 2007, the Laishui County Police Department 610 Office arrested practitioner Mr. Zhou Yucheng from Nanjiantou Village. They extorted 4,000 yuan from him then released him. At around 5 p.m. on September 26, 2007, Dai Chunjie, the chief of the Laishui County Police Department Political and Security Division, along with several other police officers, broke into Mr. Zhou's home and ransacked it. They confiscated five bottles of pen ink, one MP3 player, one Falun Gong exercise audio tape and a bundle of Falun Gong banners. They forcibly took Mr. Zhou's wife, Ms. Yang Xiuzhen, to the detention center. In the detention center, Dai Chunjie and other police officers tortured Ms. Yang by whipping and electrically shocking her. She had bruises all over her body. Ms. Yang has been on a hunger strike to protest the torture for six days.
5. [Jining City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhou Ning and Five Other Practitioners Arrested
On September 12, 2007, police from Nanxinzhuang Police Station in Jining City dispatched six police cars and arrested six practitioners in Jining City, including Mr. Zhou Ning, an employee of the Shangdong Province Art School, Ms. Xiao Yixia, her husband and their child, little Tianci, and Ms. Zhang Baohuai from Laizhou City. Ms. Zhang was sent back to Laizhou City.
6. [Huaihua City, Hunan Province] Supplementary Information on the Persecution of Practitioner Mr. Yu Shaoqi and Other Practitioners in a Brainwashing Center
Several practitioners have been detained in the Huaihua City Brainwashing Center for over a dozen days. Mr. Yu Shaoqi has been on a hunger strike to protest his detention since the day he was arrested. He escaped twice but was found and taken back. Mr. Yu is very weak, and his life is in danger. His family requested his release, but the request was rejected.
Other practitioners are detained in the Brainwashing Center, including four practitioners from Chenxi County, several practitioners from Xiaoping Town, and Ms. Mi (given name unknown) from Huangxikou Town.
Luo Jianhe, official from the Chenxi County 610 Office: 86-13974504666 (Cell), 86-13762955888 (Cell)
Li Huimeng: 86-13874551055 (Cell)
7. [Jilin Province] Police from Wangqing County Police Department Harass Listed Practitioners at Their Homes Twice a Day, in the Mornings and Evenings, Since October 1, 2007
8. [Quyang County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Jing Arrested
Ms. Liu Jing, a practitioner from Quyang County, works in a local school. At around 11 a.m. on September 28, 2007, she was asked to go to the principal's office and was questioned there. The school officials searched Ms. Liu's bag and found a Zhuan Falun book and several Falun Gong truth-clarification pamphlets. They took away the book and the pamphlets and reported her to the Quyang County 610 Office. Half an hour later, Han Yingbo and several other police officers from the Hengzhou Town Police Station went to Ms. Liu's home and forcibly took her to the police station. On September 29, she was sent to the detention center.
Han Yingbo, police officer at the Hengzhou Town Police Station: 86-13903121104 (Cell)
Ren Zhifeng, chief of the Quyang County State Security Division: 86-13930898288 (Cell)
9. [Boai County, Henan Province] Eight Practitioners Arrested
On the afternoon of October 2, 2007, while eight practitioners from Boai County were watching the 2007 Washington D.C. Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference video in a practitioner's home, they were reported to the authorities. Li Yinghao and six other police officers from the Boai County Police Department 610 Office climbed over the wall and broke into the house. They arrested all eight practitioners: Mr. Wang Keping, Mr. Zhang Hongqi, Mr. Liu Keji, Mr. Yan Taihong, Ms. Xiu Hua, Mr. Zhang Mang, Little Five (nickname), and another practitioner whose name is unknown. They were detained in the Boai County Detention Center. In an incident unrelated to this, one of the material centers was destroyed.
10. [Guangdong Province] Door of a Material Center in Maoming City, Guangdong Province Broken Open and One Practitioner's Whereabouts Unknown
11. [Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province] Supplementary Information on the Arrest of Practitioner Ms. Zhang Shumei and Others
At around 10 p.m. on September 25, 2007, Dong (male, given name unknown), one of the deputy directors of the Gonghe County Police Department in Qinghai Province and five plain-clothed police officers broke into Ms. Zhang Shumei's home. They ransacked her home for more than a hour and confiscated truth-clarification materials. Then, they arrested Ms. Zhang.
At around 2 p.m. the next day, three plain-clothed police officers from the Gonghe County Police Department waited outside practitioner Mr. Zhao Yujie' home (a neighbor of Ms. Zhang) and arrested him. Mr. Zhao's family members went to the Gonghe County Police Department and requested his release. Ms. Zhao was released at around 7 p.m. the same day
Five practitioners are being detained in the Gonghe County Detention Center.
Gonghe County Political and Law Division: 86-974-8512464
Gonghe County Police Department: 86-974-8522982
Han (male, given name unknown), a deputy director at the Gonghe County Police Department: 86-974-8427771
Gonghe County Police Department Political and Law Division: 86-974-8522985
Gonghe County Detention Center: 86-974-8522973
12. [Xining City, Qinghai Province] Practitioner Mr. Li Xingfu Arrested Again
Mr. Li Xingfu, in his sixties, lives at 84 Delingha Road in Xining City. On the afternoon of September 27, 2007, the guards from the Duoba Forced Labor Camp arrested him.
On August 18, 2006, Mr. Li was arrested and sentenced to forced labor. In the labor camp, he showed severe symptoms of diabetes, and his eyesight deteriorated so badly that he unable to see clearly. He also suffered from severe diarrhea. He became very skinny and weak. On February 16, 2007, he was released on medical parole.
In August 2007, Mr. Li developed a bedsore on his buttock and was not able to sit or lay down on his back; he could only lay on his stomach. His pants were often soaked with blood. He was not able to eat anything for about ten days and was very weak. Mr. Li's health condition had just barely improved; however, the guards from the Duoba Forced Labor Camp arrested him. His family members were not allowed to see him.
13. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Wang Ruping and Ms. Zhang Chunru Arrested
Mr. Wang Ruping, 43 years old, lives in the Jianyu Neighborhood within the Hongqi Street Police Station jurisdiction in Chaoyang District, Changchun City. On September 19, 2007, when Mr. Wang was on the Internet at home, police from the Changchun City Police Department Internet Supervision Division and the Hongqi Street Police Station came and arrested him. Later, they also arrested Ms. Zhang Chunrun, who had spoken to Mr. Wang. On October 1, 2007, both practitioners were sent to forced labor camps.
Wang Yongfeng, chief of the Changchun City Police Department Internet Supervision Division: 86-431-88989449
Zhang Guanyi, party secretary of the Changchun City Police Department Internet Supervision Division: 86-431-88989930
Yang Xufei, deputy chief of the Changchun City Police Department Internet Supervision Division: 86-431-88908482
Zhao Guangning, director of the Hongqi Street Police Station: 86-431-85927313
14. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Unknown Male Practitioner Arrested in Hedong Neighborhood, Shuncheng District
On October 1, 2007, a male practitioner in his forties was arrested in Hedong Neighborhood, Shuncheng District, Fushun City. He is detained in the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
15. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Practitioners Ms. Xu Xiuzhen and Others Arrested
On August 16, 2007, Ms. Xu Xiuzhen from Zhenzhou City and Ms. Li Xiuying from the Zijingshan area in Zhenzhou City were arrested and sent to the Zhenzhou City Second Detention Center.
At around 7 p.m. on October 2, 2007, at least eight police officers from the Dianchang Road Police Station broke into Mr. Chen Chao's home and ransacked it for nearly four hours. At around 10 p.m., they took Mr. Chen and his wife, Ms. Lu Cuiying, into custody.
16. [Suizhou City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ms. Wei Kexiu Sent to Wuhai City Brainwashing Center
Ms. Wei Kexiu, in her fifties, is a practitioner from Suizhou City. On September 20, 2007, when Ms. Wei was distributing truth-clarification materials in Xihe Town, Suizhou City, she happened to distribute some to the car of the Xihe Town Police Station director. The director and several police officers arrested her and took her to the police station. They questioned her then released her.
On September 24, 2007, Li Jinbo, a police officer from the Zengdu District Police Department in Suizhou City, who has arrested many practitioners before, and officials from the Suizhou City 610 Office deceived Ms. Wei's son, Mr. Wang Bo. Mr. Wang was deceived into sending Ms. Wei to the Wuhai City Brainwashing Center with them.
17. [Jixi City, Heilongjiang Province] Police from Jidong Town Second Police Station Arrested Ms. Zhang Huiling on October 2, 2007
18. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Dong Guihuan Arrested at Home
Ms. Dong Guihuan is a practitioner from Mengzhuang Village, Xige Town, Fengnan District, Tangshan City. On the afternoon of September 30, 2007, officials from the Fengnan District Police Department State Security Division and Xige Town government went to "visit" Ms. Dong and arrested her. They confiscated her Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials. Ms. Dong is detained in the Fengnan District Detention Center.
19. [Yunnan Province] Practitioner Ms. Shen Yueping Persecuted in Yunnan Province Second Women's Prison
It was reported that since February, 2007, the Yunnan Province Second Women's Prison escalated the persecution of the practitioners who refused to give up practicing Falun Gong. Practitioners were not allowed to meet with their family members or to talk to them on the phone. Ms. Shen Yueping's family members have not been allowed to call her since her last phone call in February, 2007, let alone visit her.
20. [Hebei Province] Information on Persecution of Practitioners in Jidong Prison
Many practitioners are being severely persecuted in Jidong Prison. Mr. Liu Yongwang, a practitioner from Baoding City in the First Division, Mr. Yang Jianpo, a practitioner from Lanfang City in the Fourth Division, and Mr. Bian Changxue, a practitioner from Tangshan City in the Fifth Division, are very weak due to long term persecution.
21. [Leshan City, Sichuan Province] Supplemental Information and Correction on the Arrest of Practitioner Ms. Shang Zhenyu
Ms. Shang Zhenyu is a practitioner from the Seventh Group of Yangliu Village, Yangliu Town, Wutongqiao District, Leshan City. On the morning of September 18, 2007, after Ms. Shang returned home from shopping, Wang Jianqiang, the deputy mayor of Yangliu Town, ordered some officials to destroy Ms. Shang's front iron door with iron hammers and break in. Xu Gaochao, a police officer from the Yangliu Police Station, climbed over the wall. They arrested Ms. Shang and detained her in the brainwashing center in the old campus of the Dashiqiao Elementary School. Over a dozen practitioners from Leshan City were detained in the brainwashing center.
Wang Jianqiang, deputy mayor of Yangliu Town: 86-833-13881378538 (Cell)
Liang Hongbin, party secretary of Langliu Village: 86-833-3180168 (Home), 86-13990691118 (Cell)
22. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Lan Bo Arrested
Mr. Lan Bo, 62 years old, is a practitioner from Huiyuan Township, Shuncheng District, Fushun City. On September 13, 2007, Mr. Lan went to his relatives' home to clarify the truth and persuade their child to quit the Communist Youth League. However, his relatives reported him to the Huiyuan Township Police Station. A child led the police to Mr. Lan's home. The police arrested him and confiscated a picture of the founder of Falun Gong and some Falun Dafa books. The next day, Mr. Lan was sent to the Fushun City Detention Center.
23. [Dandong City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Ms. Liu Xifen Arrested
Ms. Liu Xifen, 69 years old, is a practitioner from Dandong City. On the evening of September 29, 2007, the police from the Liudao Police Station arrested her in the Liudaogou area of Zhenxing District, Dandong City. Ms. Liu's home was ransacked. She is detained in the detention center.
24. [Anguo City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Yuan Arrested
Practitioner Yuan (gender and given name unknown) is a practitioner from Lujing Village, Anguo City. On September 28, 2007, the police from the Shifo Police Station arrested Yuan at home. Yuan has been detained for four days.
25. [Wuhai City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Long Arrested in Zhongshan Park
Practitioner Long (gender and given name unknown) lives on Bayi Road in Wuchang District, Wuhai City. On the morning of September 29, 2007, the police arrested Long and other two practitioners in the Zhongshan Park in Wuhai City. Long is detained in the brainwashing center in the Yujiatou area of Wuchang District.
26. [Yanshi City, Henan Province] Practitioners Ms. Feng Sufen and Ms. Liu Aizhu Arrested on the Night of October 1, 2007; Their Whereabouts Unknown
27. [Shandong Province] Practitioners Ms. Liu Hong and Mr. Ji Jinmu Arrested
Ms. Liu Hong is an employee of the Jiaozhou City Shaping and Stamping Factory. On the afternoon of October 1, 2007, while Ms. Lou was distributing truth-clarification materials, police from the Jiaozhou City 610 Office saw her and arrested her. On the night of October 2, 2007, the police went to Ms. Liu's home and arrested her husband, Mr. Ji Jinmu. Their whereabouts are unknown.
28. [Tongling City, Anhui Province] Information on the Persecution of Six Practitioners
By October 1, 2007, two practitioners from Tongling City, Ms. Wang Yun and Ms. Fang Cui'e, had been arrested and detained in the detention center and then the brainwashing center. Later, both were sentenced to two years of forced labor. Practitioners Mr. Kong Depei, Ms. Zhang Qingxiang, and Ms. Yao Laping, were arrested and sent to the brainwashing center. Mr. Guang Hongyou's home was ransacked, and he was arrested and sent to the Tongling City Detention Center.
Practitioner Mr. Guang Hongyou lives in the Jinkouling area of Tongling City. At around 11 a.m. on September 25, 2007, several police officers broke into Mr. Guang's home and ransacked it. They found an MP4 player which did not contain any Falun Gong related information. Still, the police arrested him and sent him to the Tongling City Detention Center.
Brainwashing center: 86-562-2111918, 86-562-2111902
29. [Yingchen City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ms. Tian Hua Arrested; Her Family Threatened
On the afternoon of October 2, 2007, the police from the Yingcheng City Police Department arrested Ms. Tian Hua in the Yingcheng City Park. Police called Ms. Tian's home and told her family, "We have a member of your family, don't look for her or spread the news."
30. [Liaoyuan City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhang Desheng Persecuted
Mr. Zhang Desheng, born in 1964, is from Liaoyuan City and works for a bank. In November 2001, when Mr. Zhang was clarifying the truth to a colleague, another colleague, Zhang Yonghua, heard it and reported him to her husband, Gao Yusheng, a police officer in charge of persecuting Falun Gong in the Liaoyuan City State Security Division. Gao Yusheng sent police officers to threaten Mr. Zhang. Mr. Zhang went to Beijing to appeal the police harassment and the persecution of Falun Gong. He was arrested and sent back to the Nankang Police Station in Liaoyuan City. Police tortured him with electric batons. Later, he was sentenced to three years of forced labor. In November 2002, his sentence was lengthened by four years with a different verdict: "interference of law enforcement." His end date of his term was changed from November 2002 to November 2006. Mr. Zhang is still detained in the Jilin prison, although his term has already expired.