Additional Persecution News from China - March 27, 2007 (31 Reports)
1. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Gong Wenyi on the Verge of Death
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Gong Wenyi from the Daowai District of Harbin City is “illegally detained” in the 5th Group of Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp in Harbin City. She has been on a hunger strike since December 12—more than 100 days. Currently she is on the verge of death. However, the camp authorities still will not release her. On March 9, 2007, her esophagus ruptured during forced-feeding. She is now on an intravenous drip. Another practitioner, Mr. Yu Huaicai from the Hulan District, was also on a hunger strike. He was also force-fed and is currently on an intravenous drip in the 5th Group.
Telephone number of the 5th Group of Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp: 86-451-82036637 ext 8895
2. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Persecuted at the 13th Group of Wanjia Forced Labor Camp
Currently, 17 practitioners are detained at the 13th Group of Wanjia Forced Labor Camp, including Ms. Feng Guirong, Ms. Li Wenjun, Ms. Zhang Suqin, Ms. Du Xiuqin, Ms. Zhao Yuemei, Ms. Diao Yuqin, Ms. Sun Xiuyun, Ms. Sun Shuyun, Ms. Mao Shuying, Ms. Yan Tingzhen, Ms. Guan Hua, Ms. Guan Huilian, Ms. Lan Yanping, Ms. Sun Linxia, Ms. Jiang Lihua, Ms. Qu Shuqing, and Ms. Liu Yaqin.
Li Wenjun and Sun Shuyung wrote a letter to requesting that content in the “Code of Conduct” that was disrespectful to the founder of Falun Gong be deleted. As a result, they were punished by being forced to sit on metal chairs. Yan Tingzhen and Zhang Suqin refused to memorize the Code of Conduct. They were punished by being forced to sit on metal chairs for 24 hours.
3. [Anhua County, Hunan Province] Practitioners Li Jinghua and Xiong Zhutang Arrested
On March 19, 2007, Mr. Li Jinghua, 43, and Mr. Xiong Zhutang, 42, from Quantang Village, Xianxi Town, Anhua County, clarified the truth and played the truth-clarifying VCD at their relatives' home in the Mukongguan District, Dafu Town, Anhua County. They were reported to the police and arrested. They are being illegally detained in the detention center of Anhua County. Their homes were ransacked.
“610 Office” of Anhua County, Chen Yongsheng: 86-737-7888185, 86-737-7224781, 86-13807376202
Detention center of Anhua County: 86-737-7299952
Police Station of Dafu Town, Anhua County Director Yao Xinsheng: 86-13875306888
4. [Tianjin City] Several Practitioners Arrested by the Police from Hongqiao District
On March 23, 2007, policemen from the Hongqiao District of Tianjin City arrested several Falun Gong practitioners who attended a group study in a practitioner's home.
5. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Liu Haimei Arrested
Ms. Liu Haimei lived in the Weicheng District of Weifang City. On March 21, 2007, she was arrested while irrigating farmland. Currently, she is detained in the detention center of Weifang City.
6. [Huihua City, Hunan Province] Practitioners, including Yang Liming, Arrested
Around 7 p.m. on March 21, 2007, seven policemen from Xiangwei Police Department, including Deng Yuhong and Dian Changqian, broke into the home of practitioner Ms. Yang Liming. They took away Falun Gong books and Teacher's photograph, and arrested her. Around noon of the second day, they “illegally arrested” Mr. Tang Qizhe and took away Falun Gong books and Teacher's photograph. Currently, both practitioners are in the detention center of Xupu County.
Party Secretary in charge of Judiciary of Xupu County: 86-745-3338328
Director of the 610 Office of Xupu County Zhou Ruchi: 86-745-3331461, 86-745-3223559, 86-13517453830
Xiangwei Police Station: 86-745-3587322
7. [Guang'an City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Deng Qixin Forced to Become Homeless to Avoid Persecution
At around 11:00 a.m. on March 23, a group of policemen from the National Security Group of Huaying City broke into and ransacked Mr. Deng Qixin's home. They took away an MP3 player, “Zhuan Falun”, other Falun Gong books, and some “truth-clarifying” materials. Deng Qixin is currently homeless to avoid persecution and arrest.
8. [Guang'an City, Sichuan Province] Authorities Plan a Show-Trial for Practitioners Arrested at a Materials Production Site
At the beginning of November 2006, practitioners Mr. Xiang Lin, Ms. Ding Yuerong, and Mr. Zeng Geping were arrested at a material production site in Huaying City. Policemen took away four laptops. Recently, Mr. Xing Lin was transferred from Chuanzhong Prison of Nanchong City to the detention center of Huaying City. Ms. Ding Yuerong is in the detention center of Wushen County, Guang'an City. Mr. Zeng Geping is in the new detention center of Guang'an City.
The authorities have prepared falsified “evidence” for the prosecutor of Guang'an District. They plan to have an illegal show-trial for these practitioners.
9. [ Laishui County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Gui Fenglan Illegally Detained
For going to Beijing City to clarify the truth, Ms. Gui Fenglan from Longan Village, Songgezhuang Town, Laishui County, has been detained in the detention center of Laishui County for about 20 days.
10. [Zibo City, Shandong Province] Officers in a Police Car Without a License Plate Arrest a Practitioner
On March 23, policemen from the 610 Office of the Zhoucun District, Zibo Ctiy, drove a police car without a license plate. They broke into practitioner's homes in the villages of Nanyan and Shenjia, took away Falun Gong books, and arrested the practitioners.
11. [Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Zhao Ya Arrested Again
On March 21, 2007, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhao Ya was arrested at home by policemen from the National Security Group of Liquan County Police Department of Xianyang City, including Dong Yihao, Luo Weian, and Chen Ping. She was sent directly to a forced labor camp in Xi'an City.
12. [Dezhou City, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Rulan Arrested
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Li Rulan, about 60 years old, lived in Dezhou City. On March 24, 2007, he was arrested while clarifying the truth. His home was ransacked on March 25. Currently he is being detained in the detention center of Dezhou City.
13. [Yanbian Area, Jilin Province] Practitioners Wang Yujie and Yao Dezhou Arrested
In the evening of March 22, Mr. Wang Yujie and Mr. Yao Dezhou were arrested by the policemen from the Henan Police Station in Yanji City.
14. [Zhijiang City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Wu Cuiqin Arrested
Ms. Wu Cuiqin lived in Zhijiang City. Around noon on March 13, 2007, she was arrested at home by policemen from the National Security Team of Zhijiang City, including Yang Daohong, and Xian Wendong.
Police Department of Zhijiang City: 86-717-4212284
Leader of the National Security Group Yang Daohong: 86-13872661108
15. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Qu Shujuan Arrested at Home
On March 23, 2007, Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Qu Shujuan from the Shunkou District of Dalian City was arrested at home. Currently, she has been transferred to the detention center of Dalian City Police Department.
16. [Tianjin City] Practitioners Persecuted by Personnel from the National Security Group of Wuqing District Police Department
Around 8 p.m. on February 28, 2006, policemen from the National Security Group of Wuqing District Police Department arrested practitioners from Yangcun Town, including Ms. Xu Xiangfeng, Ms. Liu Lixin, and Mr. Zhao Guojun; practitioners from Huanghuadian Township, including Mr. Yang Yuyong, Mr. Yang Yusuo, and Mr. Zhao Xiang; and a practitioner from Dongpuwa Town, Mr. Wu Guirong. Just for speaking out in support of the other practitioners who were persecuted, the above practitioners were arrested by officers from National Security Group of Wuqing District Police Department and sentenced to 15 months in forced labor camps. Some of them refused to sign the conviction notices, and as a result their detention periods were lengthened by three more months. Later, Yang Yuyong, Zhao Xiang, Wu Guirong, Xu Xiangfeng, and Liu Lixin managed to escape from the camp with righteous thoughts.
On March 26, 2007, policemen from the police station of Dongpuwa Town, Wuqing District, Tianjin City arrested Mr. Wu Guirong again.
Police Department of the Wuqing District: 86-22-82170001
Director of Wuqing District Detention Center Geng Jicheng: 86-22-82171513
17. [Linjiang City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Zhang Dongyan Arrested
In the morning of February 7,2007, when Zhang Dongyan's husband walked out the door, two women asked him to open the door for them to read the water meter. As soon as he opened the door, four policemen rushed into their house. They arrested Ms. Zhang, illegally jailed her at a police station, and took away her copy of Zhuan Falun and an MP3 player.
In the afternoon, the police threatened her husband, telling him to send them three thousand “yuan” or else they would transfer her elsewhere. On February 9, they used the same approach to extort two thousand yuan from another practitioner whose last name is Guo.
18. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioners, Including Liu Dan, Detained in Baimalong Forced Labor Camp
Practitioners Ms. Liu Dan from Yueyang City, Ms. Zhu Guilin from Changde City, and Ms. Yu Yingzhu from Zhuzhou City are in Baimalong Forced Labor Camp. They were seriously tortured by the Strict Discipline Team.
19. [Jiujiang County, Jiangxi Province] Practitioners, Including Tan Meili, Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Tan Meili and her sister-in-law lived in Yongan Town, Jiujiang County. On March 22, 2007, they were arrested by policemen, lead by Wang Yinfeng, from Yongan Town Police Station. Policemen took away their copy machine. Currently, they are in the detention center of Jiujiang County.
20. [De'an County, Jiangxi Province] Mr. Fu Lunzhuo Arrested
Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Fu Lunzhuo works for the Agriculture Bank of De'an County, Jiangxi Province. On the afternoon of March 25, 2007, while he was resting at home, he received a phone call requesting that he go to Gongqingcheng City to clarify the truth. Shortly after that, he received another call for the same thing. In order to save people, he went to Gongqingcheng City immediately. He arranged to stay in a room on the second floor of Chashan Hotel. Head of the National Security Group for Gongqingcheng Police Department Lin Jiajun brought several officers to arres Mr. Fu. He is now in the detention center of De'an County and could be sentenced to two years in forced labor camp.
Director of Police Department of Gongqingcheng City Yu Jianjun: 86-13507025688
Lead of National Security Group Lin Jiajun: 86-13607923581
21. [Foshan City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Huang Hui'er and Mr. Zhang Kai Arrested
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Huang Hui'er and Mr. Zhang Kai lived in Lishui Town, Nanhai District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province. On March 20, 2007, while spreading truth-clarifying materials, they were reported to the police and arrested.
National Security Team of Foshan City: 86-757-82306004
22. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Practitioner Zhang Xiuhua Sentenced to Three Years in Forced Labor Camp
Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Zhang Xiuhua from Zhengzhou City was sentenced to three years in a forced labor camp. However, the labor camp rejected her for not passing the physical exam. Currently, she is in the Wanqingshanzhuang brainwashing center located in the west suburb of Zhengzhou City.
23. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhang Ke and Others Arrested
Falun Gong practitioners Ms. Zhang Ke, Ms. Wang Fenghuan, Ms. Han Ying, and Ms. Shan lived in the Tiexi District of Shenyang City. On March 24, 2007, they were arrested by the police. The local material site was ransacked. Ms. Zhang is currently in the detention center in the Tiexi District. Wang Fenghuan, Han Ying and Ms. Shan are in the detention center of Shenyang City.
24. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Practitioners, including Feng Shaogui, Sentenced and Sent to Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Feng Shaogui lived in Jilin City. On January 22, 2007, he went to another practitioner's home to fix a computer problem. The police arrived and arrested three practitioners including Mr. Feng. Initially, he was detained in the second detention center of Jilin City. On March 15, 2007, he was sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor. He was sent to Yinmahe Forced Labor Camp in Jiutai City of Jilin Province. The other two practitioners were also sentenced to work at a forced labor camp.
25. [Zhuolu County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhang Tian'er Arrested
In the afternoon of March 24, 2007, while clarifying the truth at Zhaojia Village, Wangjiawan Town, Ms. Zhang Tian'er was reported and arrested by policemen from Wangjiawan Police Station. On March 25, she was transferred to the National Security Group of Zhuolu County. Policeman Dong Fei extorted five thousand yuan from her family and released her.
26. [Laohekou City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ms. Xie Hongxiu Arrested by Local Policeman Zhou Chengjun on March 29, 2007
27. [Tianjin City] Practitioner Ms. Song Xiuhua Still Detained in the Detention Center in the Wuqing District
28. [Tianjin City] Ms. Huang Xixiu Still Detained
Practitioner Ms. Huang Xixiu from Chenzui Town, the Wuqing District, Tianjin City, was reported to the police for clarifying the truth about Falun Gong. Currently, she is detained in the detention center in the Wuqing District. The police would like to send her to a forced labor camp or jail.
29. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Practitioners, Including Luo Wen, Arrested
Around 5 p.m. on March 21, 2007, the Party Secretary of Huangshi City, Wang Zhenyou, and the Director of the City Police Department, Wang Qinghua, lead policemen to arrest practitioners Mr. Luo Wen and Mr. Chen Jun and ransack the home. Two computers were taken away by the police. On March 23, they arrested practitioner Ms. Fei Jinfang. They hit and kicked her until she lost consciousness.
Office of Wang Zhenyou: 86-714-6369066
Office of Wang Qinghua: 86-714-6225971, 86-714-6226211
30. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Geng Li Arrested
Around 9 a.m. on March 24, 2007, policemen from the Police Station on Renmin Road arrested practitioner Ms. Geng Li while she was working. Currently, she is detained in Jinsanjiao Detention Center.
31. [Neijiang City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Chen Fagui Arrested
Around noon on December 10, 2006, Ms. Chen Fagui, over 40, went to her sister-in-law's home. While they were reading truth-clarifying materials, the Party Secretary and the Head of the Village passed by and saw the materials. The Party Secretary and the Village Head searched the home and found a copy of the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party” and reported Ms. Chen to the police.
On the second day, the police arrested her. She was sentenced to one year of forced labor. The director of Yangjia Police Station went back to the home of Ms. Chen's sister-in-law, intendint to send her to a brainwashing center. Her family refused to allow it.