Additional Persecution News from China – April 12, 2007 (24 Reports)
Practitioner Mr. Liu Jingming from Heilongjiang Province used to work in the Qiqihar City Chinese Medicine Hospital, and he was excellent at his job in acquisitions. On February 8, 2007, he was taken to Tailai Prison and subjected to continued torture. After 46 days, he died from torture at 39 years of age (See report, http://www.clearwisdom.net/emh/articles/2007/4/14/84551.html)
On April 5, 2007, Ji Hengtai (male), the person from Tailai Prison responsible for his death, called Mr. Liu's family, attempting to cover up the murder by giving Mr. Liu's family members between five and nine thousand yuan. He even blamed Mr. Liu's family members for posting Mr. Liu's case on the Internet and threatened them in an attempt to stop them from exposing the case.
2. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Ms. Luo Wen Lost Her Hearing and Three Other Practitioners Arrested
At around 3:30 p.m. on March 22, 2007, practitioner Ms. Luo Wen from the Railroad Bureau of Huangshi City in Hubei Province was forcibly taken away from her own home by police officers including Zhou Xianjun (male) from the Xisaishan Police Department. She was taken to the Baguazui State Security Division where she was subjected to torture. She has become deaf due to brutal beatings at the hands of Zhou Xianjun (male) and is hospitalized in the No. 3 Hospital of Huangshi City for emergency treatment. Police confiscated a computer, deposit slips, a cellphone, and other property from her home. Three other practitioners were also arrested on the same day: Ms. Liu Yilian, Ms. Chen Jun, and Ms. Yang Yunxia.
Those who participated the persecution were: Wang Qinghua (male, Director of the Police Department of Huanghshi City), Wang Zhenyou (male, Secretary of the Huangshi City CCP Committee), Li Lin (male, police officer from the Xinxialu Police Department of Huangshi City), Sheng Jiangang (male, staff member of the 610 Office of Huangshi City), and Cheng Gang (male, a malicious participant).
3. [Hulin City, Heilongjing Province] Dongfanghong Town Forestry Court Planning to Put Practitioner Ms. Yang Yanchun on Trial
Ms. Yang Yanchun from the Dongfanghong Town Forestry, already in custody, has been transferred from the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Police Department to the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Procuratorate, which will hold a trial at 8:00 a.m. on April 21, 2007, at the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Court in an attempt to sentence Ms. Yang Yanchun. Her family members, so far, have not received any notifications from any departments of the court.
Relevant phone numbers of the Dongfanghong Town Forestry (area code 467):
Director of the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Police Department Jiang Xizhi (male): 86-467-5912658 (Office), 86-467-5928333 (Home), 86-13704685810 (Cell)
Deputy Director of the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Police Department Du Hai (male, in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong): 86-467-5914357 (Home), 86-13945815685 (Cell)
Chief of the Political and Security Division Chang Yajun (male): 86-467-5911838 (Home); 86-13846050899 (Cell)
President of the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Court Zhu Xiaofei (male): 86-467-5912853 (Office), 86-467-5912111 (Home), 86-13351977777 (Cell)
Chief of the Detention Center of the Dongfanghong Town Forestry Tang Guoqiang (male): 86-467-5912443 (Office), 86-467-5912960 (Home) 4. [Xiajin County, Shandong Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Wang Fenglan from Xinshengdian Town, Xiajin County in Shandong Province, and the wife of Mr. Wang Chuanrong (also a practitioner) from Caiyuan Village, Xinshengdian Town, were forcibly taken to the Xiajin County Detention Center recently.
5. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] A Practitioner Arrested
At around 8:00 p.m. on April 10, 2007, near the Xishan Gas Station on Southern Street in the Zhifu District, Yantai City, a fellow practitioner was arrested by about five police officers.
6. [Shuangyashan City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Tao Wei Arrested by 610 Office
On April 10, 2007, the 610 Office of Shuangya City in Heilongjiang Province colluded with the 610 Office of Jixian County and more than 20 police officers to break into the home of practitioner Ms. Tao Wei from Jixian County. Using the fact that Ms. Tao published articles on websites to expose the persecution as a reason, they arrested her and confiscated Falun Dafa books, photos of Teacher, and her computer. Ma Wenxue (male) from the 610 Office of Jixian County participated in the arrest.
7. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] The Longgang Police Department Repeatedly Called Falun Dafa Practitioners to Harass Them
8. [Qinghe County, Hebei Province] Mr. Zhao Fuchen's Whereabouts Unknown after His Arrest
Practitioner Mr. Zhao Fuchen from Qinghe County, Hebei Province, went to Linfen City, Shanxi Province, to attend a funeral on April 8, 2007. When he was traveling through Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, he was arrested by the railroad police. On April 9, 2007, the Railroad Police Department of Shanxi Province colluded with local police officers from the Huangjinzhuang Police Station to ransack Mr. Zhao's home. They confiscated Falun Dafa books and other items. His family members were so frightened by the events that they were too upset to eat. They do not know his whereabouts.
Huangjinzhuang Police Station: 86-319-8061876
9. [Jingjiang City, Jiangsu Province] Six Practitioners from Taixing City Arrested
Recently, six practitioners from Jingjiang City in Jiangsu Province were distributing truth-clarification materials in Taixing City and were arrested. Among them were Ms. Geng Yuefeng and Ms. Du.
10. [Susong County, Anhui Province] Four Practitioners Arrested and Subjected to Extortion
Four practitioners from Susong County in Anhui Province were arrested at home. Every practitioner had ten thousand yuan extorted from him or her before being released. 11. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Su Weirong Monitored Constantly and Followed
On March 2, 2007, practitioner Ms. Su Weirong was distributing the "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party" at the vegetable market at Xinhua Garden when she was followed by someone from the Niushikou Street Residential Office and arrested. She was taken to the Niushikou Police Station. Those who participated in Ms. Su's arrest included Director Ma from the Street Residential Office and the Comprehensive Management Office and Li Putang (male), the police station's chief, who sent people to Ms. Su and her handbag, confiscate her keys, and ransack her home. They confiscated books. Ms. Su has been released, but she is being monitored constantly and is followed as soon as she leaves her apartment.
12. [Zhumadian City, Henan Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
The Head of the Madian 610 Office, Zhang Jianhua (male), colluded with the Xincai County and Zhengyang County State Security Divisions to arrest ten practitioners in Zhengyang County on April 3, 2007. Subsequently, Zhang and his followers forced open the door of practitioner Mr. Zhu Huajun's home at around 9:00 p.m. on April 6, 2007. Without going through any legal procedures, he forcibly took Mr. Zhu Huajun away, despite Mr. Zhu's family members' resistance. Later, this gang pretended to be teachers at the local school and knocked at the door of Mr. Zhu's home. After their conspiracy failed, a police officer climbed over the wall to break open the door. They forced open the door again to ransack the home. Those responsible included: Zhang Jianhua, Zhang Jianlin, Lin Haiqing, Liang Yi, Song Xiang, Zhu Xinhua, Wei Wei, and others (all male).
13. [Chongqing City] Mr. Jiang Anmin Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Jiang Anmin from the Chongqing City Normal University was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa in the Tieshanping Area of the Yubei District on April 10, 2007, when he was reported by the Security Guards of Tieshanping Ecopark. Consequently, at around 2:00 p.m. that day, he was arrested by several Yubei District police officers and taken to the district office, where he was subjected to an "investigation." He did not return home that night and additional information is unclear.
The Political and Judicial Committee of the Yubei District of Chongqing City: 86-023-67908003
The Police Department of the Yubei District of Chongqing City: 86-023-67821891
The management office of Tieshanping Ecopark, the Yubei District, Chongqing City: 86-023-67780193 14. [Miyi County, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Ms. Feng Juan Arrested
Ms. Feng Juan is 32 years old and started to practice Falun Dafa in 2001. She was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa and distributing truth-clarification materials to people when she was working at the Miyi County-Binggu Town Joint Business Hall. She was reported to police and was consequently arrested by about seven people including Yang Zihua (male), the chief of the Miyi County State Security Division; Wu Jianggang (male), the instructor of the Binggu Town Police Station; and Zhong Wenwu (male), the deputy mayor of Binggu Town. Subsequently, the police ransacked Ms. Feng Juan's home and confiscated some truth-clarification materials.
Practitioners arrested on November 2, 2006, including Ms. Zhang Hongying, Ms. Zhang Jiashuang, and Ms. Lu Tao, have been held for over five months. Reportedly, the so-called "evidence" has been handed over to the Miyi County Court. The authorities are attempting to imprison them.
15. [Jixian County, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Lu Zhongqin Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Lu Zhongqin from Jixian County in Heilongjiang Province was arrested by police of the 610 Office of Jixian County because they found out she had published articles on the Internet to expose the persecution.
16. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Many Practitioners Arrested
Recently, practitioner Ms. Qu Hongxiang and her husband (name unknown) from Xiaoliujia Village, Zhangxing Town, Zhaoyuan City, suddenly disappeared. It is suspected that they were arrested by the CCP.
On the evening of April 10, 2007, elderly practitioners Ms. Zhao Cuiju and Ms. Zhou Ying from Houlujia Village, Xiadian Town, Zhaoyuan City, were posting truth-clarification materials when they were arrested by police from the Xiadian Town Police Station.
The 610 Office of Xiadian Town of Zhaoyuan City: 86-535-8425223
Head of the 610 Office of Xiadian Town of Zhaoyuan City Xu Qingming (male): 86-13188797386 (Cell); 86-535-8444190(Home)
Staff Member of the 610 Office of Xiadian Town of Zhaoyuan City Ren Kejiang (male): 86-535-8445745 17. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Xue Xinkai Transferred to Yingkou City Prison
On March 21, 2007, practitioner Mr. Xue Xinkai was arrested by the Ganjingzi District State Security Division and sentenced to seven years of imprisonment. After being held in the Yaojia Detention Center for over one year, he has been taken to the Yingkou District Prison.
On March 28, 2007, the Yaojia Detention Center called Mr. Xue's relatives and informed them that he was about to be taken to the prison and that the following Tuesday, April 3, 2007, would be a visitation day. On April 3, 2007, when Mr. Xue's relatives went to the Yaojia Detention Center to visit him, they learned that he had already been taken to Nanguanling Prison. According to detention center regulations, the center must arrange for a family visit before the person is taken away. Yaojia Detention Center violated the regulation and deprived Mr. Xue's family members of the only opportunity they had to visit him. Regarding this, the guards at the Visitation Office gate explained, "Falun Gong practitioners are not allowed to be visited." Mr. Xue did not see his family members even once during the over one year he was held in the Yaojia Detention Center.
On April 4, 2007, his family finally saw Mr. Xue in Liaonan Prison. He said that the reason Yaojia Detention Center took him to the Liaonan Prison ahead of schedule was because he "refused to admit that he was guilty" and that, for the same reason, Liaonan Prison would also send him away ahead of schedule. On April 10, 2007, Mr. Xue was transferred from Liaonan Prison to Yingkou Prison. 18. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Supplementary Information on the Arrest of Mr. Li Xixian
Practitioner Mr. Li Xixian's wife has been bedridden for two years and was cared for by her husband until he was arrested. Now there is no one to take care of her.
Changtong Road Police Station: 86-431--82870236
Case Manager Wang Wei (male): 86-13354302688 (cell) 19. [Kaifeng City, Henan Province] Practitioner Ms. Yu Huifang Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Yu Huifang from Kaifeng City was arrested by the Xisi District Police Station when she was clarifying the truth. She is currently being held in the Kaifeng City Detention Center.
20. [Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province] On the Afternoon of April 11, 2007, Practitioners Mr. And Ms. Hu, Managers of a Shoe Store, from Shahe City Were Arrested by the Xinghua Police Station in the Tianhe District 21. [Chongqing City] Practitioners Ms. Yuan Suxing and Ms. Peng Panzhen Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Arrest
On the afternoon of March 16, 2007, six members from the State Security Division and police station (one of them is called Chen Jingping, male) broke into the homes of practitioners Ms. Wen Jianrong and Ms. Cao Shufang. They confiscated Falun Dafa books, materials, and a multi-functional printer. They also arrested these two practitioners. Ms. Cao was released on March 18, and Ms. Wen was released on March 30.
On the evening of March 17, police officers went to practitioner Ms. Yuan Suxing's neighborhood to ask for her home address in an attempt to ransack her home. Upon learning this, Ms. Yuan was forced to leave home. On April 10, when her husband went out with some of her clothes and ran into practitioner Ms. Peng Panzhen, he stopped to talk to her. They were then arrested by police from the State Security Division and the local police department. When the police interrogated them regarding the whereabouts of Ms. Yuan, Ms. Peng refused to cooperate. The police then took her home and ransacked the place. Officers ordered Ms. Peng to sign her name on the sheet that listed the items confiscated, but Ms. Peng refused to. Her husband signed in her place. The police then wanted to take her away, but she steadfastly refused. She was then forced to leave home to avoid arrest.
22. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Three Practitioners in the No. 47 Middle School Subjected to Mistreatment
Ju Wenlan is the principal of the No. 47 Middle School of Dalian City in Liaoning Province. When the CCP started to persecute Falun Dafa, she repeatedly initiated acts of persecution against three practitioners who were teachers at this school:
In 2002, she forced practitioner Mr. Pan Shuting to quit his teaching position. She also took practitioner Ms. Huang Yanju to the Dalian City Detention Center.
In 2003, she sent practitioners Ms. Tang Jing and Ms. Huang Yanju to the Dalian City Brainwashing Center.
In 2004, she dismissed Ms. Huang Jing from her teaching position and demoted her to be a guard at the On-Duty Office of the middle school.
In 2006, she forced Ms. Huang Yanju to quit her teaching position.
Ju Wenlan (female): 86-411-81705900
The Principal's Office: 86-411-84649952 23. [Yutian County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Zuo Junling Arrested
On April 10, 2007, practitioner Ms. Zuo Junling, a doctor, 67 years old, from Yutian County was arrested by the State Security Division of the local police department. Recently, several other practitioners from Yutian County were arrested. However, Ms. Zuo is the only practitioner whose name we know. The appearance of many truth-clarification posters in the city were the cause of her arrest.
24. [Yichang City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ms. Fan Changhua Held for over Four Months and Now on a Hunger Strike
At around 4:00 p.m. on January 12, 2006, practitioner Ms. Fan Changhua, who is a retired teacher from the kindergarten of the Mechanical and Shipyard Corporation Limited in the No. 5 Company of the Gezhouba Group Corporation of Yichang City in Hubei Province, was secretly arrested. Afterwards, she was held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Yichang City.
Ms. Fan went on trial in March 2007. She has been held for four months. She started a hunger strike on April 7, 2007, to protest the persecution. Her situation is very urgent.
610 Office of the Pinghu Police Department of the Gezhouba District of Yichang City:
Xiang Kun, male, the deputy director of the Police Department, as well as the director of the 610 Office, in charge of the persecution of Falun Gong and the arrest of practitioners: 86-717-6712838 (Office), 86-717-66724536 (Home), 86-13807200749 (Cell)
Yang Quanhong, Director: 86-717-66714475 (Office), 86-717-66726931 (Home)
Zhang Xuehua, male, Chief of the Lands Branch: 86-717-66712818 (Office), 86-717-66726931 (Home), 86-13972601117 (Cell)