Additional Persecution News from China - May 23, 2007 (13 Reports)
[Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Gong Fengqiang and Two Others Facing Illegal Sentencing
[Chongqing] Practitioner Cao Peisu Arrested Again
[Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Yang Huanying Arrested
[Hebei Province] Personnel from the Langfang City Campus of Hebei University of Technology Persecute Practitioners
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Wang Xingzhen and Gao Mengqin Arrested at Their Homes
[Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest Practitioners Ms. An Huizhen and Ms. Shun Yue'e
[Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Personnel from the Gangcheng Police Station Arrested Practitioner Mr. Wang Jijun and Then Transferred Him to an Unknown Location
[Beijing] Practitioner Zhang Fengyun and Her Son Arrested
[Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Practitioners Mao Xiaoming and Xu Xiaoping Arrested
[Sichuan Province] Practitioner Li Ming Arrested
[Zhuangliang County, Gansu Province] Practitioner Yang Maimei Arrested and His Home Ransacked
[Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhang Jingxiang and Two Others Arrested
[Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner An Ling and Her Brother An Xing Arrested from Their Homes - Belated Information
1. [Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioner Gong Fengqiang and Two Others Facing Illegal Sentencing
Falun Gong practitioners Mr. Gong Fengqiang, Mr. Sun Ren, and Mr. Ma Honggang are being held at the Yilan County No. 1 Detention Center. Personnel from the county's Judicatory System and from the Dalianhe Town Police Department actively colluded with the Harbin City's Judicatory System authorities. They planned to sentence the three practitioners to more than five years of imprisonment. Personnel from the county's police department forbade all visits from practitioner's families since their arrest in 2006.
2. [Chongqing] Practitioner Cao Peisu Arrested Again
Practitioner Ms. Cao Peisu (also called Cao Yingmao) from Xipeng Town in the Jiulongpo District, Chongqing City was arrested on May 16, 2007. She is presently being held at the district's detention center.
Ms. Cao had been held at the Yongchuan County Prison in Chongqing City for five years. She was released in late 2004 but was re-arrested in late December 2006 and her home was ransacked. She was released after 15 days of detention.
3. [Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province] Practitioner Yang Huanying Arrested
Personnel from the Doumen District 610 Office arrested practitioner Ms. Yang Huanying from the district in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province at 9:00 a.m. on May 20, 2007. The arrest happened when Ms. Yang was clarifying the truth of Falun Gong on the street. Ms. Yang is presently being held at the local detention center.
4. [Hebei Province] Personnel from the Langfang City Campus of Hebei University of Technology Persecute Practitioners
Officers from the Langfang City Campus of Hebei University of Technology actively persecuted Falun Gong practitioners during the past a few years. Practitioners have been dismissed from their jobs, illegally arrested, forced into exile and/or demoted. Officials continuously defame practitioners and persecute them financially. They also hold back university housing though the practitioners are qualified. Practitioners' families are frequently threatened and harassed.
Hebei University of Technology, Langfang City Campus:
Li Bing, president: 86-316-2184550
Duan Yuluan, Party secretary: 86-316-2184576
Li Jingyuan, vice president: 86-316-2184560
Li Jinhai, vice president: 86-316-2184552
Hao Zhigong, party administration office chief: 86-316-2184529
Cui Hongjin, education administration office chief: 86-316-2184515
Yang Ligeng, logistics office chief: 86-316-2184579
Lu Jingshan, student office chief: 86-316-2184563
5. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Wang Xingzhen and Gao Mengqin Arrested at Their Homes
Personnel from the Chengdu City Wuhou Police Station in Sichuan Province arrested practitioners Ms. Wang Xingzhen and Ms. Gao Mengqin from Chenghua District at 3:00 p.m. on April 17, 2007. The two practitioners are presently being held at the Pi County Detention Center in Chengdu City.
6. [Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest Practitioners Ms. An Huizhen and Ms. Shun Yue'e
Practitioner Ms. An Huizhen lives in Beiguan Village, Quanyu Village, Laiyuan County Hebei Province. She was reported to police when she was clarifying the facts of Falun Gong in her hometown at Zhou Village, Jinjiajing Township. Policeman Wei Jinkui from the National Security Team colluded with personnel from the township's police station. They arrested Ms. An the morning of May 16, 2007. Ms. An is presently being held at the county's detention center.
Practitioner Ms. Shun Yue'e from Yangjiazhuang Town was arrested in the middle of March 2007. Policeman Wei Jinkui extorted her family 5,000 yuan and then released her on April 1, 2007. The policeman threatened her family many times that if Ms. Shun's family told others about the extortion he would arrest Ms. Shun again.
Wei Jinkui, directly responsible person: 86-13831295000 (Cell), 86-312-7323520 (Home)
Li Zhiyong, a policeman from the Jinjiajing Township Police Station: 86-13903220259 (Cell), 86-312-7327505 (Home)
Zhou Jianguo: 86-13613122223 (Cell), 86-312-7327523 (Home)
7. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Personnel from the Gangcheng Police Station Arrested Practitioner Mr. Wang Jijun and Then Transferred Him to an Unknown Location
8. [Beijing] Practitioner Zhang Fengyun and Her Son Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Fengyun, a single parent, lives with her ten-year-old son at the Xiaoguanbeili Community in the Chaoyang District, Beijing. Her son suffers mental depression from harassment during the past few years. Some policemen went to her home on May 12, 2007. Only her son was at home. Her son did not open the door, so police called 110 [emergency police number] and forcefully broke into the home. When they were ransacking the place, Ms. Zhang came back home. Police then arrested both Ms. Zhang and her son. The mother and the son's whereabouts are unknown.
9. [Fuzhou City, Fujian Province] Practitioners Mao Xiaoming and Xu Xiaoping Arrested
Practitioners Mr. Mao Xiaoming and Ms. Xu Xiaoping from Fuzhou City were sentenced to one year and a half and one year and nine months of imprisonment, respectively.
10. [Sichuan Province] Practitioner Li Ming Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Li Ming, 35 years old, graduated in 1995 from the School of Economics, Sichuan University. He is a teacher at the Chengdu Business College, Chengdu University of Technology and was named an excellent faculty member. His parents are professors in the Chemistry Department of Sichuan University. Mr. Li has been sentenced to forced labor twice since October 2000. He spent three years and seven months at the Mianyang City Xinhua Forced Labor Camp. Mr. Li was transferred to the Wuhou District Jinhua Town Brainwashing Class in Chengdu City after his release, but successfully managed to escape.
Personnel from the Security Department at Sichun University re-arrested Mr. Li at 3:00 p.m. on May 19, 2007. Officers from the Wangjiang Street Police Precinct had policemen ransack his home. Mr. Li is presently being held at the Jinhua Town Brainwashing Class.
Mr. Li's parents are old and have heart problems. Police often harassed and threatened them. Mr. Li's wife worries about him.
Liu Xiaokang, an officer at the Wuhou District Brainwashing Class: 86-28-85367039, 86-28-88875675
Wang Chengrong, Wuhou District Wangjiang Street Police Precinct: 86-28-85433699, 86-28-88087159
Kong Qingxiang, Sichuan University 610 Office head: 86-28-85401919
Sichuan University Party Security Section: 86-28-85401134, 86-28-85403914
Security Section duty office: 86-28-85401292, 86-28-85501098
Sichuan University President's office: 86-28-85406561, 86-28-85406437
Xie Heping, president
11. [Zhuangliang County, Gansu Province] Practitioner Yang Maimei Arrested and Home Ransacked
Personnel from the Yuebao Police Station arrested practitioner Ms. Yang Maimei from Yuebao Village, Yuebao Township, Zhuanglang County, Gansu Province the night of May 13, 2007. The arrest happened when Ms. Yang was distributing Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials near a pharmacy store on Yuebao Street. Police ransacked her home the next day but found nothing. Police sent her into the county's detention center on May 15, 2007.
Practitioner Ms. Yang Maimei, 45 years old, is an illiterate farmer. All of her diseases disappeared after she began practicing Falun Gong in 1997. She and many practitioners from the county went to appeal for Falun Gong in Beijing in 2001. County officials took them back and put them into the county detention center for five months. Personnel from the county 610 Office and police department tortured and brainwashed her. She gave up Falun Gong practice and was extorted 5,000 yuan.
Ms. Yang announced in May 2002 she would continue to practice Falun Gong. She was then held at the county detention center for a month. Yang's husband, daughter and son are all farmers. They are very poor. Yang's daughter works in Beijing, but she disappeared last October. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Zhang Zhen, Zhuanglang County Party Committee secretary: 86-13909339696 (Cell), 86-933-6623866 (Office)
Zhao Jianjun, Zhuanglang County Political and Judiciary Committee secretary: 86-13993305498 (Cell)
Wang Chunhui, National Security Division chief: 86-13830319189 (Cell), 86-933-6624468 (Office), 86-933-6624265 (Home)
Yuebao Police Station: 86-933-6641911
Zhuanglang County Detention Center: 86-933-6624714; Zhang Dexiang, chief
12. [Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhang Jingxiang and Two Others Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Jingxiang, a practitioner surnamed Yu and another older practitioner from Jiamusi City were arrested the night of May 21, 2007. The arrest happened when the practitioners were posting banners near Liu Yingjun Park.
13. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner An Ling and Her Brother An Xing Arrested from Their Homes - Belated Information
Xinxing Township Police Station chief Kong Qingman led seven policemen to break into practitioner Mr. An Xing's home in Xinmin Village, Xinxing Township at 4:00 a.m. on November 4, 2001. They arrested him and ordered the family to pay 20,000 yuan for Mr. An's release. The family refused. Then police brutally beat Mr. An with electric batons. Mr. An sustained two broken ribs and numerous severe bruises. One of his eyes was injured and he could not see clearly. Mr. An was sentenced to eight years of imprisonment, to be served at the Daqing City Hongweixing Prison. He is still being held there today.
Gangs broke into Ms. An Ling's home at 4:00 a.m. on November 5, 2001. They arrested her and confiscated a recorder, some tapes, Dafa books, truth-clarifying materials and some other personal items. They beat Ms. An and injured her back. Police even tortured her with methods such as burning her with a hot metal stick. Ms. An was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment. She is presently being held at the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison.