Additional Persecution News from China - May 6, 2007 (18 Reports)
1. [Nanchong City, Sichuan Province] Baita Police Arrest Practitioners Ms. Liu Siqing and Two Others
In the evening on April 18, 2007, about seven police officers from Baita Police Station arrested Ms. Liu Siqing, a practitioner from the Gaoping District Salt Processing Factory in Nanchong Sity, Sichuan Province. She was on her way home. Then they ransacked her home.
Another practitioner, Ms. Zhang Ya from Yong'an Township, Gaoping District, was arrested in a rented house in Gaoping Township.
On the same day, a third practitioner, Ms. Zhao from Minjian Township, Gaoping District was also arrested.
Ms. Liu Siqing is now held at the Huangfeng Detention Center in Nanchong City. The whereabouts of Ms. Zhang Ya and Ms. Zhao are unknown.
2. [Yiyang City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Ms. Hu Yuehui Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Hu Yuhui from Yiyang City, Hunan Province, was taken to Baimalong Forced Labor Camp in 2000. Since she refused to cooperate she was given unknown drugs and suffered brain damage. After returning home, the National Security Division of the Ziyang District, Yiyang City, continued to harass her. Police detained and beat her when she was clarifying the truth about the persecution to the public. She was arrested in the later half of 2006 and her whereabouts are unknown.
3. [Chongqing City] Ms. Gao Yunxia Arrested
At noon on April 25, practitioner Ms. Gao Yunxia from Changshou District, Chongqing City, talked to two elderly ladies about the persecution of Falun Dafa at Yangguang Shijicheng Residential Area in Changshou District and gave them two truth-clarification flyers. The two ladies handed the pamphlets to the security guards in the area, who recognized Ms. Ga from CCTV. The security guards brought police to Ms. Gao's house, and they arrested her.
4. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Ms. Yang Congmei Arrested
At about 10 a.m. on April 4, 2007, a dozen or so police officers from Xindu and Sanhe, Sichuan Provinces forced their way into a hairdressing salon in Sanhechang owned by Ms. Yang Congmei from Hetun No. 5 Brigade, Xinmin Township. They arrested the practitioner and ransacked her home. Police from the Sanhe Police Station detained Ms. Yang on criminal charges.
5. [Anhua County, Hunan Province] Ms. Li Jinghua and Mr. Xiong Zhudang Detained
Practitioners Ms. Li Jinghua and Mr. Xiong Zhutang are from Quantang Village, Shanxi Township, Anhua County. On March 19, 2007 they, went to Xiaoyaoi Village, the Mukongguan District, Dafu Township, Anhua County, to clarify the truth of the persecution of Falun Gong. Police from the township police station arrested them after someone reported them. The police ransacked their homes and then took them to the Anhua County Detention Center.
Chen Yongsheng, Head of the Anhua County 610 Office: 86-737-7888185, 86-737-7224781, 86-13807376202
Anhua Detention Center: 86-737-7299952
Yao Xinsheng, Head of the Dafu Township Police Station, Anhua County: 86-13875306888
6. [Heilongjiang Province] Exposing Crimes Committed by Staff at the Provincial Women's Prison
On November 28 and December 1, 2007, the provincial women's prison frantically searched practitioners, their bedding, and even tore open their quilts. The prison guards punished the practitioners by tying them up and sealing their mouths with sticky tape. Then the guards ordered the inmates to beat the practitioners cruelly. They also forced the practitioners to sit for 12 hours daily facing the CCTV cameras. Practitioners who suffered the most inhumane torture were Ms. Dong Lingui, Ms. Ye Xuhai, Ms. Liu Kun, Ms. Wang Mingyan, Ms. Yu Yumei, and Ms. Pan Xihua.
7. [Beijing] Practitioner Mr. Li Ertou Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Li Ertou from Xitun Village, Yanqing County, was arrested and his home ransacked. He is now in the Yanqing County Detention Center.
8. [Hegang City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Zhao Mujun Arrested
Police arrested practitioner Ms. Zhao Mujun at her home on April 18, 2007.
9. [Benxi County, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhang Guiping Arrested
Around April 19, 2007, police from Xiaoxi Township, Benxi County, arrested Ms. Zhang Guiping. She was beaten cruelly all night long before being taken to Benxi City. Mr. Huang Yan was arrested at home and his whereabouts are unknown.
At the beginning of April 2007, Ms. Fan Shuqing was arrested while clarifying the truth about the persecution of Falun Gong. In the early hours of April 13, 2007, Mr. Li Zhuang and his wife were arrested and their whereabouts are unknown.
10. [Siping City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Mr. Meng Xiangjun and Mr. Liu Xinghua Arrested and Whereabouts Unknown
On the evening of May 4, 2007, practitioners Mr. Meng Xiangjun and Mr. Liu Xinghua were arrested and their whereabouts are still unknown.
11. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Jiao Xuemei Detained
On May 3, 2007, police from Xishandao Police Station, Lubei District, Tangshan City arrested practitioner Ms. Jiao Xuemei at work. She is currently held at the Changningdao Detention Center, Tangshan City.
12. [Luohe City, Henan Province] Ms. Guo Xiuzhen Arrested
On April 24, 2007, eight policemen from the Luohe City Police Department and the Yuanhui District Police Sub-Department forced their way into practitioner Ms. Guo Xiuzhen's home and arrested her. Ms. Guo is now in the Luohe City Detention Center.
Luohe National Security Division: 86-395-2396876
Yang Jie, Yuanhui District Police Department: 86-13137955553
Sun Zengxiang, Head of the City 610 Office: 86-395-3160612, 86-395-2920889, 86-13903957216
13. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Li Lianshu Forced to Become Homeless
At around 10 p.m. on April 23, the Party secretary of the Xiantai Township Political and Judiciary Commission, Mancheng County, Baoding City, and a dozen others from the Xiantai Township Police Station broke into practitioner Ms. Li Lianshu's home in Dacihan Village. They confiscated 20 or so copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, one DVD recorder, and some truth-clarification materials. Ms. Li Lianshu was forced to become homeless to avoid being arrested.
14. [Haiyang, Shandong Province] Mr. Yu Jianyong and Wife Arrested
Staff from the 610 Office arrested practitioner Mr. Yu Jinqyong and his wife.
15. [Luoyang City, Henan Province] Practitioner Ms. Wu Gaimei Arrested
On April 30, 2007, Luoyang police arrested practitioner Ms. Wu Gaimei from Luoyang City. She is being held at the Dasuo Detention Center.
16. [Xiushui County, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Hu Fangju Arrested
In the afternoon of April 16, 2007, the Head of the Xiushui National Security Division arrested
practitioner Ms. Hu Fangju.
17. [Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province] A Group of Practitioners Arrested
Quite a few practitioners from Niutang Township, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, have been arrested since the end of April. They include Ms. Zhang Lingfeng, Ms. Jiang Tongchun, Ms. Yan Qingmei and her husband, Ms. Xu Yujuan, Ms Yuan Fengxiu, Ms. Zhu Fang, and Ms. Zhu Xiaoying.
They are being held separately at Changlin Guest House, Changrui Guest House, and Hengrui Guest House.
18. [Guixi, Jiangsu Province] Ms. Cao Weihong Arrested
Local police officer Pan Xinkai arrested practitioner Ms. Cao Weihong from Duixi Smelter in Jiangxi Province on the evening of April 30, 2007. Her substitute driver, Shi Wei, and a kindergarten teacher were also arrested the same evening.