Additional Persecution News from China - February 16, 2007 (26 Reports)
- [Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] 25 Practitioners at Baimalong Labor Camp are on Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution
- [Hebei Province] Practitioner Liu Yongwang Has Lost Functionality of His Lower Limbs and Is Dying
- [Shuang City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Fu Zhenmin and Li Zhiying Are Still Being Held in Illegal Detention
- [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Li Shaozhi Facing Persecution
- [Rongcheng, Shandong Province] Practitioners Sun Chun and Liu Xinling Illegally Detained
- [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Practitioners, Including Zhang Kegui, Arrested
- [Donggang, Liaoning Province] Supplementary News of Yu Chun'e's Arrest
- [Qiqiha'er City, Heilongjiang Province] Five Practitioners on Hunger Strike for Over a Month
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Xuejin Arrested
- [Zhenlai County, Jilin Province] The Persecution of Practitioners Shen Lixin and Zhao Dawei
- [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] The Persecution of Practitioners Sun Fengjie, and Others
- [Harbin, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Li Hongkui Imprisoned in Hulan Prison after Being Sentenced
- [Shulan, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Fan Yuzhu from Xibei Precinct Arrested in her Home by Police while Practicing the Falun Gong Exercises
- [Cangzhou, Hebei Province] Recent Persecution of Practitioner Liu Yi
- [Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Yuehong Still Being Detained after Her Original Sentence Expired
- [Beijing] Supplementary Information on the Persecution of Practitioners Mr. Zhang Jihong and His Wife, Ms. Zhang Guirong
- [Shanhaiguan, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Huanzhen Arrested
- [Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province] Practitioners, Including Gao Jiyu, Illegally Sentenced to Forced Labor
- [Buoxing County, Shandong Province] On February 13, 2007, Local Police Arrested Practitioner Ms. Li Junying while She was Handing out Truth-clarification Materials
- [Inner Mongolia] Haila'er Railroad Public Security 610 Office Arrested Many Practitioners
- [Henan Province] Yao Yinhua and Chen Wenqing Arrested
- [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Beaten by Police Officer Lu Ping
- [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Ouyang Wen Arrested
- [Ziyang, Sichuan Province] Police Arrested Practitioner Dong Yuying on a Train Traveling from Chengdu City to Shanghai
- [Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Li Changqiu Arrested
- [Sichuan province] Brief News of the Persecution of Practitioners in Guangyuan City
1. [Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province] 25 Practitioners at Baimalong Labor Camp are on Hunger Strike to Protest the Persecution
2. [Hebei Province] Practitioner Liu Yongwang Has Lost Functionality of His Lower Limbs and Is Dying
Dafa practitioner Mr. Liu Yongwang is being illegally detained in the Jimu Subgroup of the Fundamental Construction Group of the First Branch of Jidong Prison at Tangshan City, Hebei Province, because of his steadfast belief in Falun Gong. His lower limbs are now disabled and he can no longer walk. Mr. Liu was in coma several times during brutal sessions of force-feeding and is dying.
Persons in charge:
Investigative department head of the Prison, Ma Changzheng: 86-315-8313086 (Office)
Fundamental Construction Group of the First Branch: 86-315-8313088 (Office)
Head of the First Branch, Li Kaijiang: 86-315-8313001 (Office), 86-315-8501922 (Home)
Deputy head of the First Branch, Gao Lijiang: 86-315-8313002 (Office), 86-315-8310350 (Home)
Deputy head of the First Branch (in charge of persecution), Li Xiaojing: 86-315-8313003 (Office), 86-315-8320326 (Home)
3. [Shuang City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Fu Zhenmin and Li Zhiying Are Still Being Held in Illegal Detention
Around 7:00 p.m. on February 8, 2007, Dafa practitioner Mr. Fu Zhenmin (a farmer), non-practitioner, Mr. Fu Xingcheng and Ms. Li Zhiying from Shuangli Village, Xinxing Precinct went to handle business at their relatives' home in Qingcheng Village, Xingfu Precinct. Police from the Xingfu Precinct substation illegally arrested them and took them to the National Security Department of the Shuang City Public Security Bureau and have detained them there ever since. During the Spring Festival, their families were anxiously awaiting their return before the lunar new year.
Xingfu Precinct substation: 86-451-53120037
Shuang City 610 Office, Sun Shiyou: 86-13504818966 (Cell)
National Security Department of Shuang City Public Security Bureau, Tong Huiqun: 86-451-53117733 (Office), 86-13936630880 (Cell), 86-451-55912477
4. [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Li Shaozhi Facing Persecution
The Public Security Bureau has transferred practitioner Mr. Li Shaozhi to the Xiangyang District Procuratorate. A few days earlier, the Procuratorate turned down the case due to lack of evidence. The case has now been resubmitted to the Procuratorate, with added evidence.
5. [Rongcheng, Shandong Province] Practitioners Sun Chun and Liu Xinling Illegally Detained
On February 8, 2007, practitioners Mr. Sun Chun and Ms. Liu Xinling from Shangkuang Village Wanglian Township of Rongcheng went to visit the Xu family at Maling to clarify the truth. Xu Xiuquan, his wife Liu Xiulan and another villager who does not know the truth about Falun Gong, exposed them to the authorities. After four policemen from the Wanglian Substation arrested the two practitioners and took them to the substation headquarters, the director of the Women's Association of the village, Li Aiming, led four policemen including Liu Changsong and Wang Zhiqiang to raid Sun and Liu's homes illegally. They forfeited a booklet, Remembering Master's Benevolence, from one home, but did not find anything in the other house they entered.
On the same afternoon, police from the Wanglian Substation sent practitioners Sun Chun and Liu Xinling to the Rongcheng Detention Center.
Wanglian Substation: 86-631-7391043
Xu Xiuquan: 86-631-7398947
Party secretary of Shangkuang Village, Li Yiming: 86-631-7391180, 86-13863141769 (Cell)
Director of Women's Association at Shangkuang, Li Aiming: 86-631-7393960
6. [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Including Zhang Kegui Arrested
On the afternoon of February 8, 2007, practitioners Mr. Zhang Kegui, Ms. Song Peiqin and Ms. Li Yuhua from Hongmei Township, Meihekou City took a taxi to neighboring Dayang Township, Dongfeng County, to distribute truth-clarification materials. They were reported, and several policemen from the Dayang Township Public Security Sub-bureau arrested the three and the taxi driver, Han Jiping. They are being tortured while illegally detained at the Dongfeng County Detention Center. The driver's minivan has been impounded without just cause.
7. [Donggang, Liaoning Province] Supplementary News of Yu Chun'e's ArrestPractitioner Ms. Yu Chun'e, Mr. Lang Qingsheng and Mr. Zhang Qinghui, who were arrested on the evening of February 9, 2007, are being illegally detained at Donggang Detention Center. Ms. Yu is seriously ill and needs hospital treatment. However, the police were so eager to close the case that they forcibly removed her from the hospital so they could cross-examine her at the detention center.
8. [Qiqiha'er City, Heilongjiang Province] Five Practitioners on Hunger Strike for Over a MonthDafa Practitioners Ms. Hou Yaqian, Ms. Xu Hongmei, Mr. Shen Zili, Ms. Lu Huanzhen and Ms. Yang Min have been on a hunger strike in prison for over a month to protest the persecution.
Qiqiha'er Detention Center: 86-452-2632345
Policeman Zhou Huanyu from Qingyunjie substation: 86-452-2423571
Mayor of the City, Yang Xin: 86-13394626060 (Cell)
9. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Xuejin Arrested
On February 9, 2007, practitioner Ms. Li Xuejin was reported and was subsequently arrested when she was distributing truth-clarification materials at a village in Jinzhou. She is being illegally detained at a detention center.
10. [Zhenlai County, Jilin Province] The Persecution of Practitioners Shen Lixin and Zhao Dawei
Dafa practitioner Mr. Shen Lixin used to be a policeman at the 7th Prison of the Zhenlai County Public Security Sub-bureau. Practitioner Mr. Zhao Dawei was demobilized from the army at the end of 1999, only because he cultivates Falun Gong. Xing Guanshan, head of the Zhenlai County Public Security Sub-bureau, has been spreading slander about him. His archive, however, is still kept at the County Civilian Administration Agency.
On January 4, 2000, the two practitioners were illegally sentenced to 1-year labor terms because they distributed truth-clarification materials. In August 2001, Xing Guanshan tried to force the two to give up cultivation and threatened to sent them to a brainwashing center. They were forced into exile. In July 2003, Mr. Shen was exposed to the authorities, was arrested in Zuojia, Jilin, then sent to the Zhenlai Sub-bureau. The Zhenlai Court illegally sentenced him to approximately 6 years. He is currently in Gongzhuling Prison. Mr. Zhao is still homeless.
Director of Zhenlai County Public Security Sub-bureau, Xing Guanshan: 86-436-7851318
11. [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] The Persecution of Practitioners Sun Fengjie, and Others
Practitioners Ms. Sun Fengjie from Jinzhou Oil Production Plant, Liaohe Oil Field, and Ms. Cao Yan from Lingmei are still being tortured in a detention center.
Around February 12, 2007, police from Xingmei Substation, Liaohe Public Security Bureau arrested practitioner Ms. Ge Lingren from the Liaohe Oil Field while she was distributing truth-clarification materials at night in the testing drill company of Liaohe Oil Field. She is being illegally detained at the Liaohe Oil Field Detention Center (the monitoring branch of Liaohe Public Security Bureau).
Dafa practitoner Ms. Li Youhua, an employee of the 2nd Drilling Company at Liaohe Oil Field, remains unaccounted for. She was illegally arrested about 3 years ago while making truth-clarification materials at Panshan. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Deputy director of Liaohe Oil Field Public Security Bureau, Wei Guibao:
Director of Liaohe Oil Field 610 Office, Wang Youshan: 86-427-7821438 (Office)
Deputy director of Liaohe Oil Field 610 Office, deputy department head of National Security, Kuang yemao: 86-427-7821140 (Office)
Political commissar of Monitoring Branch, Liaohe Oil Field Detention Center, Zhao Jilin: 86-427-7820287 (Office)
Deputy director of Liaohe Oil Field Detention Center, Lu Baoshi: 86-427-7802811 (Home)
Deputy director of Liaohe Detention Center, Zhang Qiang: 86-427-7830456 (Home)
Anti-[slanderous term omitted] group, National Security Department of Liaohe Public Security Bureau: 86-427-7830055
12. [Harbin, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Li Hongkui Imprisoned in Hulan Prison after Being Sentenced
Practitioner Mr. Li Hongkui from Harbin is being imprisoned in Hulan Prison after being illegally sentenced. He is being brainwashed by a group training team and has not been allowed any family visitation.
13. [Shulan, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Fan Yuzhu from Xibei Precinct Arrested in her Home by Police while Practicing the Falun Gong Exercises
14. [Cangzhou, Hebei Province] Recent Persecution of Practitioner Liu YiIn mid-January 2007, the Xinhua Public Security Substation of Cangzhou District, along with Yanshan County Court Criminal Tribunal, fabricated charges and secretly sentenced practitioner Mr. Liu Yi (aka Liu Tonghai) to a 3-year term of imprisonment. Liu Yi refused to sign the verdict and appealed according to law. Now the case has been transferred to the 2nd Criminal Tribunal of the Cangzhou Intermediate Court in order to continue the persecution.
People in charge of the persecution:
President of the 2nd Criminal Tribunal, Cangzhou Intermediate Court, Wu Shengli: 86-317-2054532, 86-13831707066 (Cell)
National Security Team leader of Xinhua Public Security Substation, Zhang Guofu: 86-13930799500 (Cell)
President of Criminal Tribunal, Yanshan County Court, Yang Jing: 86-13315788308 (Cell)
Yanshan County Procuratorate: 86-317-6220673 or 86-317-6221022 ext. 8103
15. [Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Yuehong Still Being Detained after Her Original Sentence Expired
On February 14, 2007, Balizhuang Labor Camp, Baoding City has illegally detained practitioner Ms. Zhao Yuehong (from Zhongfuluo Village, Xifuluo Precinct, Anguo County) for 3 years. When the term of her sentence expired, her husband, daughter and relatives went to take her home from the labor camp. Before releasing her, the camp asked Ms. Zhao to fill out forms. She wrote "Falun Dafa is good" on the forms. Because of this, she has been kept in detention and her term has been lengthened.
Balizhuang Labor Camp, Baoding City: 86-312-5939039
Receptionist office: 86-312-5939048
Administrative office: 86-312-5939011, 86-312-5939021
Women's group office: 86-312-5939048, 86-312-5939040, 86-312-5939021
16. [Beijing] Supplementary Information on the Persecution of Practitioners Mr. Zhang Jihong and His Wife, Ms. Zhang Guirong
The secret illegal trial of Mr. Zhang Jihong and his wife Ms. Zhang Guirong, which was scheduled on January 12, 2007, never occurred. It is known that on February 8, the Wenyuhe Court at Louzizhuang, Chaoyang District illegally sentenced them to 3 years of forced labor without notifying their family. The tribunal was closed hastily after only one minute.
The couple are being illegally detained at Chaoyang Detention Center. They are very thin and no family visits are allowed.
Judge, Zhu Xuhui: 86-10-85998564 (Office), 86-10-85998569
17. [Shanhaiguan, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Huanzhen Arrested
In the evening of February 14, 2007, police from the Shihe Substation illegally arrested practitioner Ms. Zhao Huanzhen (from Shanhaiguan), and another fellow practitioner while they were on their way to Anmenzhai, Shihe Township. In the early morning of the 15th, the fellow practitioner escaped using her righteous thoughts. The director of the substation, Pang Wenge, transferred Zhao to Shanhaiguan Detention Center.
18. [Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province] Practitioners, Including Gao Jiyu, Illegally Sentenced to Forced Labor
In 2006, practitioner Mr. Gao Jiyu from Zaozhuang City was illegally sentenced to 3 years of forced labor, Mr. Song Baogang to 2 years and Mr. Zhao Tengdi to a 1-year term.
19. [Buoxing County, Shandong Province] On February 13, 2007, Local Police Arrested Practitioner Ms. Li Junying while She was Handing out Truth-clarification Materials
20. [Inner Mongolia] Haila'er Railroad Public Security 610 Office Arrested Many Practitioners
The 610 Office of Haila'er Railroad Public Security Station of Inner Mongolia, along with local substations and the forestry substation, have illegally arrested many Dafa practitioners.
On January 19, 2007, Ms. Sun Shiying from Tulihe Township, Yakeshi City was arrested and is said to be illegally detained at the Forestry Brainwashing Foundation of Yakeshi City.
On January 20, 2007, police from the Tulihe local substation and Yakeshi, illegally detained Mr. Wang Junfan from Tulihe. On the 21st, Mr. Wang was taken to the Tulihe Forestry Detention Center without any stated reason.
21. [Henan Province] Yao Yinhua and Chen Wenqing ArrestedIn late March 2006, Ms. Yao Yinhua and her husband Mr. Chen Wenqing were illegally arrested while they were distributing truth-clarification materials. Mr. Chen was illegally sentenced to 3 years in prison and was sent to the Mi County Prison of Henan Province. Mr. Yao was sent to the 5th Women's Prison at Xinxiang.
22. [Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province] Two Practitioners Beaten by Police Officer Lu Ping
On February 3, 2007, two practitioners with the last names Peng and Cao were reported to the authorities when they clarified the truth at Haiyang Fair. When policeman Lu Ping from the City National Security Group arrived, he started beating the two practitioners. While he was beating Ms. Cao, Peng said to him: "She is older than your mother yet you beat her." Lu Ping then beat practitioner Peng. Even now the swelling and bruises to Peng's head and face have not healed.
23. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Ouyang Wen Arrested
On February 11, 2007, the Yueyang City Public Security Department and personnel from the "610 Office" went to Ouyang Wen's daughter's home in Changsha City, Hunan Province and took Mr. Ouyang away.
24. [Ziyang, Sichuan Province] Police Arrested Practitioner Dong Yuying on a Train Traveling from Chengdu City to Shanghai
On the early morning of February 15, 2007, practitioner Ms. Dong Yuying from Ziyang traveled from Chengdu to Shanghai for a family gathering. Police arrested her on the train. She is being illegally detained at the Railroad Public Security Bureau by the Security Bureau of Shanghai City.
25. [Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Li Changqiu Arrested
From around 3 to 4 o'clock on February 15, 2007, Dujiangyan Public Security, the Procuratorate and officers from the 610 Office, along with perpetrators from the city department store, went on a rampage and arrested practitioner Ms. Li Changqiu (from Dujiangyan City) while she was distributing truth-clarification materials.
26. [Sichuan province] Brief News of the Persecution of Practitioners in Guangyuan CityPractitioners who have been illegally sentenced include Mr. Wanglin and Mr. Wang Jisheng. Both received illegal four-year prison sentences. While in prison, in Deyang Prison and Ya'an Prison respectively, the two practitioners were tortured severely and their eyes were extremely damaged by the abuse. When the two were released in 2005, over 20 hooligans including Jia Guoying from the 610 Office, those from the National Security Group, the Politics and Law Commission and the Public Security and General Control office, apprehended them on the street and sent them to the Lotus Shanzhuang Brainwashing Center of the City.
Since the persecution began on July 20, 1999, the following practitioners have also been illegally sentenced to labor terms: Mr. Yang Xinkuan was sentenced to two years and was shot at while being arrested in 2004, but due to his righteous thoughts he managed to escape. He became homeless and died in 2005 from a construction accident. Ms. Liu Guizhen, a seventy-year-old woman, was sentenced to a year and a half. Five of her family members also have been handed illegal labor terms, and one family member received an illegal prison term as well. Long-term torture had left Ms. Liu Guizhen very weak, and in 2006 she died of the torture inflicted on her. Over 20 other practitioners, including Mr. Wang Yulin and Mr. Liu Renzhong, have also been tortured to varying degrees.
February 15, 2007