Additional Persecution News from China - March 2, 2007 (21 Reports)
- [Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Yu Yinzhu on Hunger Strike for over 20 Days at Baimalong Forced Labor Camp
- [Meizhou City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Zeng Yong Force-Fed After Holding Hunger Strike
- [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Yu Huaihai Hospitalized after Being Tortured
- [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Tian Xiuyun Followed and Arrested
- [Tianjin City] Practitioners Held in a House by Jinyu Road in Beichen District
- [Beijing] Practitioner Liu Yuping Detained
- [Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province] Practitioner Zhao Yan Arrested
- [Laishui County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Cao Jiwei's Family Members Arrested When Requesting Visitation Rights
- [Laiyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Zhang Yuedong Arrested
- [Foshan City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Yang Zhenying Detained
- [Chongqing City] Practitioner Xiaofan Arrested and Missing
- [Beijing] Practitioner Ma Jian Arrested and Held at an Unknown Location
- [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Follow-up Report on Practitioner Qin Yubin's Arrest
- [Diaobingshan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Bai Ying and Cai Suhua Arrested
- [Chongqing City] More Information on Arrest of Practitioner Zhang Kaimei
- [Jilin City, Jilin Province] On February 27, 2007, Practitioner Ms. Xie Huizhou from Tuchengzi Township, Longtan District Was Arrested at Home
- [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Yu Lianfen Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
- [Dongying City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Ms. Li Fengran and Ms. Zhao Aihua Arrested by Staff of the Lijing County 610 Office at around 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2007
- [Heilongjiang Province] Harbin Women's Prison Launched a New Round of Persecution Against Falun Dafa Practitioners
- [Changsha City, Hunan Province] More Information on Arrest of Practitioner Liu Huiqun
- [Longjing City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Zhang Yingji Arrested
Ms. Yu Yinzhu, a practitioner from Zhuzhou City, is being held at the Baimalong Forced Labor Camp beyond her original sentence. She went on a hunger strike over 20 days ago. Currently, she is quite weak and is experiencing symptoms such as a racing heartbeat, losing consciousness, dizziness and swolling. She has been “illegally detained” at the Baimalong Forced Labor Camp twice. The first time, she was held for 3 years. This time, it's been 2 years and 10 months.
During the two detentions, Ms. Yu endured various torture methods and was mistreated both physically and mentally. Now she is quite ill. She has become emaciated and seldom speaks. Her family has requested numerous times that the labor camp release her. Her 70-year-old mother is worried that her life is in danger. 2. [Meizhou City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Zeng Yong Force-Fed After Holding Hunger Strike
Mr. Zeng Yong, a practitioner from Meizhou City, Guangdong Province, was held at Sanshui Forced Labor Camp. On February 21, 2007, he went on a hunger strike to protest the inhuman torture he suffered. On the afternoon of February 23, he was taken to a hospital to be force- fed. He refused to go and shouted “Falun Dafa is good!” Several dozen prison guards carried him and pushed him into a vehicle. 3. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Yu Huaihai Hospitalized after Being Tortured
Mr. Yu Huaihai, a practitioner held at the Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp, has been on a hunger strike for half a month. He was hospitalized on February 25, 2007. 4. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Tian Xiuyun Followed and Arrested
At around 4:00 p.m. on February 25, 2007, several policemen from Pingan Police Station in Shulan City, Jilin Province, including officer Shao Tianfeng, followed practitioner Ms. Tian Xiuyun and arrested her without showing their police badges. The policemen were afraid that people might have witnessed their vicious act. They used Ms. Tian's winter coat to cover her head, put her in a police car and took her to the police station. They searched her clothes and shoes, and took her money and Dafa amulet. They found the keys to her home and went there to search her house, but they couldn't enter her home since her daughter had locked the door from the inside.
The officers interrogated Ms. Tian at the police station. Since they couldn't find any excuse to detain her, they released her at around 7:40 that night. 5. [Tianjin City] Practitioners Held in a House by Jinyu Road in Beichen District
According to an insider, a bungalow in front of the Beichen District Militia Training Center (used as a military ammunition depot), located by the Muslim Cemetery on Jinyu Road in Beichen District, Tianjin City, is being used to detain Falun Gong practitioners. There are several rooms painted white and a guard station in the yard. The yard is enclosed by a high barbed-wire fence. 6. [Beijing] Practitioner Liu Yuping Detained
At around 10:00 a.m. on January 30, 2007, Ms. Liu Yuping, a practitioner from Xuanwu District, Beijing City, was held by guards from the Meilianmei Supermarket on Hufangqiao Road in Xuanwu District. She had gone shopping there earlier and used the opportunity to “clarify the truth” and distribute truth-clarification materials. She was sent to the Taoranting Police Station where she was searched and detained. At around noon, officers from the police station and over a dozen people from the “610 Office” went to search her home, including the deputy police chief Li Bing, and policemen Li Yongmin, Sun Jifeng, and Yang Junqing.
The officers found truth-clarification VCDs and copies of the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.” In the afternoon, Li Bing told Ms. Liu that she would be held on criminal charges. At around 10:00 p.m., Ms. Liu was sent to the Xuanwu District Detention Center and has been held there since. 7. [Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province] Practitioner Zhao Yan Arrested
Ms. Zhao Yan, about 50, a practitioner from Liquan County, Xianyang City, was previously arrested by Chen Ping, a staff member of the county's National Security Brigade. On February 26, 2007, she presented a petition letter to Chen Ping to clarify the truth to him, and was arrested again the same day. 8. [Laishui County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Cao Jiwei's Family Members Arrested When Requesting Visitation Rights
Mr. Cao Jiwei, a practitioner from Laishui County, had been held for 9 days. At around 9:00 a.m. on February 28, 2007, his mother, in her 70's, his wife and his elder sister went to Wang Fucai's home. Wang Fucai is the head of the 610 Office. They wanted to see whether they could visit Mr. Cao. Wang Fucai didn't even open the door for them. Instead, he called Dai Chunjie from the Political and Security Division. Together with several policemen, they pushed the three family members to the ground and arrested them. Their whereabouts are unknown. 9. [Laiyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Zhang Yuedong Arrested
Mr. Zhang Yuedong is a practitioner from Laiyang City. He teaches at Laiyang City Second High School. On the evening of January 23, 2007, he was arrested along with a driver and practitioner Ms. Liang Jianqin, who teaches at the Xiaoshui Township Elementary School, by policemen in Xiaoshui Township, Laiyang City. The next day, Ms. Liang managed to leave the police station. On January 25, Mr. Zhang and Liu Dongsheng were sent to the Laiyang City Detention Center and have been held there since. Laiyang City Second High School is a top high school, and Mr. Zhang teaches physics there.
Head of Laiyang City 610 Office, Zhang Weilu: 86-13007468558 (Cell)
Head of Laiyang City Detention Center, Chen Rurei: 86-13575131378 (Cell)
Principal of Laiyang City Second High School, Deng Yuming: 86-13973412485 (Cell), 86-734-4335360 (Home) 10. [Foshan City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Yang Zhenying Detained
Practitioner Mr. Yang Zhenying teaches at the Ronggui High School in Shunde District, Foshan City. At the beginning of 2007, he was arrested and is now being held at the Leliu Township Detention Center.
Policeman Xie Fangsheng, 610 Office, Shunde District, Foshan City: 86-13702342943 (Cell)
Policeman surnamed Zuo: 86-13825561956 (Cell). 11. [Chongqing City] Practitioner Xiaofan Arrested and Missing
Practitioner Xiaofan's home is close to the Aerospace Kindergarten's dorm building in Shiqiaopu area, Chongqing City. On February 15, 2007, Xiaofan was arrested, and his home was searched. His whereabouts are still unknown. 12. [Beijing] Practitioner Ma Jian Arrested and Held at an Unknown Location
Practitioner Mr. Ma Jian is a representative of the PCM Pumping Supplies Inc., a French company. Mr. Ma oversees PCM's business in Northern Asia. On February 27, 2007, he was arrested. It is not known where he is being held. 13. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Follow-up Report on Practitioner Qin Yubin's Arrest
On February 23, 2007, Chen Shi and two other policemen from the Taoxi Road Police Station in Chenghua District, Chengdu City, broke into practitioner Ms. Qin Yubin's home to arrest her. Ms. Qin, about 60, hadn't done anything wrong. She sat on the floor and refused to leave her home, so the three men pulled and carried her out of her home.
When Ms. Qin's son found out that his mother had been arrested, he immediately went to the Taoxi Road Police Station and requested that his mother be released unconditionally. His request was unanswered. Ms. Qin's husband was so upset about her arrest that he fell ill and was hospitalized. There was no one to take care of him. Presently, Ms. Qin Yubin's whereabouts are unknown. 14. [Diaobingshan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Bai Ying and Cai Suhua Arrested
At around 9:00 a.m. on March 1, 2007, practitioners Ms. Bai Ying and Ms. Cai Shuhua were arrested from their homes by policemen Liang Di and Li Seng from Daming Township Police Station in Diaobingshan City. 15. [Chongqing City] More Information on Arrest of Practitioner Zhang Kaimei
At around 9:00 p.m. on February 13, 2007, policeman Zeng Xiangguo and two other people from the Wenquan Township Police Station in Kai County broke into practitioner Ms. Zhang Kaimei's home and searched it. They took truth-clarification materials, copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, two paper cutters, and a laminator. That night, they held Ms. Zhang at the Kai County Detention Center. 16. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] On February 27, 2007, Practitioner Ms. Xie Huizhou from Tuchengzi Township, Longtan District Was Arrested at Home 17. [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Yu Lianfen Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Yu Lianfen from Ningjing, Rongcheng City was sentenced to two years of forced labor. She is being held at the Wangcun Forced Labor Camp in Zibo City. 18. [Dongying City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Ms. Li Fengran and Ms. Zhao Aihua Arrested by Staff of the Lijing County 610 Office at around 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2007 19. [Heilongjiang Province] Harbin Women's Prison Launched a New Round of Persecution Against Falun Dafa Practitioners
The authorities at Harbin Women's Prison formed two specialty groups called the “Tackle the Fort” Group and the “Special Training” Group to target steadfast practitioners. Eight people took turns monitoring practitioners. They didn't allow practitioners to sleep, beat and verbally abused them, and tried to force them to give up practicing Falun Gong. On the 4th floor of the building, where sick prisoners stay, nine prison guards monitored one practitioner. They put a plastic bag over the practitioner's head and only took it off after the practitioner had almost suffocated to death. To avert inspections by higher authorities, the prison guards handcuffed practitioners to the bed rails every night before they went home. When they came to work at around 8:00 a.m. the next morning, they would open the handcuffs.
Practitioners arrested and held there include: Ms. Liu Liping (from Daqing), Ms. Zhou Chunling, Ms. Xu Jiayu, Ms. Yu Xiuying (from Qitaihe), Ms. Liu Yuying (from Hegang), and Ms. Dong Yazhen (from Hulan).
Persecution Perpetrators: Liu Zhiqiang, Xiao Lin, Zhen Jie, Lv Jinghua, Wang Yali, Jia Wenjun, Tao Dan, Wang Xiaoli, Xu Zhen, and Wang Dan. 20. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] More Information on Arrest of Practitioner Liu Huiqun
On February 23, 2007, Ms. Liu Huiqun was reported to the police while she was posting truth-clarification fliers in Saobatang Farmer's Market. Zhou Xizhen and a person with the surname Zhang from Tianjian Community in Changsha City reported her to the police. They each received 500 “yuan” as reward.
After Liu Huiqun was arrestted, policemen Yi Guo and Wang Wenxing from Jinpenling Police Station in Changsha City searched her home. They found and burned Falun Dafa books and Teacher's picture.
Shortly afterwards, Ms. Cui Fengying and Mr. Zhou Haifan, two practitioners from the Changpo Community, were also harassed at home. Li Youli, the director of Changpo Street Administrative Office, and policeman Zhou Jie threatened them and took their pictures.
Ms. Liu Huiqun is still being held at Changsha Detention Center.
Yi Guo: 86-13974887901
Wang Wenxing: 86-13974967848
Li Youli: 86-731-5221120
Zhou Jie: 86-731-2640845
Another policeman who participated in the persecution: 86-731-5171110 21. [Longjing City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Zhang Yingji Arrested
On January 23, 2007, Ms. Zhang Yingji, an ethnic Korean practitioner from Laotougou Township, Longjing City, was arrested by policemen from Longjing City Police Department. The officers searched her home and took Dafa books and Teacher's picture. She is now being held at Longjing City Detention Center and was about to be sentenced to one year of forced labor.
Ms. Zhang was the caregiver of her paraplegic husband and her mentally ill brother-in-law. During her detention, her brother-in-law passed away because no one was taking care of him.