Additional Persecution News from China - April 22, 2007 (26 Reports)
1. [Guangdong Province] Practitioner Chen Jinshu from Hong Kong Illegally Arrested in Shenzhen City
On April 17, 2007, police abducted Mr. Chen Jinshu in Shenzhen City and now no one knows his whereabouts. Some other practitioners seized at the same time include Ms. Huang Ruhong, Ms. Wei Ruihua, Ms. Chen Shaoqin, Ms. Chen Ailan, Ms. Yang Huimei, Ms. Chen Mushun, Mr. Zhou Jinsong, and Ms. Ma Yujiang.
2. [Hunan Province] Practitioner's Family Members Seized After Requesting Their Loved One Who Is Dying from Being Persecuted Be Released
The lives of both Ms. Zhu Guilin and Ms. Liu Dan are in great danger due to the torture they suffered in Baimarong Forced Labor Camp of Hunan Province. On April 8, 2007, when family members and friends of Ms. Zhu went to the forced labor camp requesting the authorities release Ms. Zhu, they in turn were tortured. Guards from the forced labor camp, along with police from Shifeng Police Division, Zhuzhou City, are holding Ms. Zhu's brother and sister-in-law, Ms. Guan Yong'er (a practitioner from Shimen County, Changde City), Ms. Liu Xueqin, and Wang (surname). It is known that Ms. Liu Xueqin and Wang are detained in the Second Detention Center, Zhuzhou City.
The Second Detention Center of Zhuzhou City: 86-733-8683319,86-733-8683320
The associate director of Shifeng Police Division of Zhuzhou City: 86-733-8683788;director:86-733-8683702
The Police Department of Zhuzhou City: 86-733-8683133
3. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhou Wenyan Illegally Arrested by Police
On the afternoon of April 21, 2007, police from the Police Department in Daqing City took Mr. Zhou Wenyan, an employee of the Daqing Oil Extraction No. 8 Factory No. 4 Mine, from his home.
4. [Heilongjiang Province] Mudanjiang Prison Tortures Falun Gong Practitioners Madly
Mr. Dong Bin was detained in the confinement room in Ward 4 for one month and has been suffering from brutal torture. Mr. Wang Mingzhu and Mr. Huang Guodong were detained in the confinement room in Ward 8 and are suffering from serious torture. Their family members are denied visitation.
Ward 4: 86-453-6404715 ext 0
Ward 8: 86-453-6404715 ext 8616
5. [Jilin City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Sun Yan Detained in the Third Detention Center
On March 15, 2007, the police took Ms. Sun Yan, a practitioner of Jilin City in Jilin Province from her home and detained her in the Third Detention Center of Jilin City. Ms. Sun has been on a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
6. [Qitaihe City, Heilongjiang Province] In April, Police from Taoshan Police Division Seized an Elderly Lady, Practitioner Xu
7. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Police Illegally Arrest Ms. Dai Mingqin and Two Other Practitioners
On April 19, 2007, police took three practitioners including Ms. Dai Mingqin from Huanren County, Benxi City and illegally searched their homes. Now, the three practitioners are detained together along with Mr. Jiang Zhongrong and Ms. Wang Renqiu, practitioners abducted earlier.
8. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] The Police Illegally Arrest Nine Practitioners
According to reliable resources, agents of the National Security Bureau took nine young female Falun Gong practitioners from Dalian City on March 28, 2007. They have now transferred the practitioners to a brainwashing center located in Luotaishan Resort, Fushun City in Liaoning Province and are persecuting them there.
9. [Beijing] Practitioners Zhao Guo and Liu Fucai Illegally Arrested
Mr. Zhao Guo, 42-year-old, is from Sijia Village, Changping District. On April 20, 2007, police seized him at home. On September 28, 2006, police from Yongfeng Police Station, Haidian District abducted Mr. Liu Fucai who is from Dongyuhe Village, Xibeiwang Town, Haidian District. There is still no information of his whereabouts.
10. [Beijing] Practitioner Li Fengying Detained in Shijingshan Detention Center
Ms. Li Fengying is a practitioner from Shijingshan District. It has been over one month since March 21, 2007 that she was taken to the Shijingshan Detention Center. Her family members have not been allowed to visit her.
Shijingshan District Police Division, Beijing: 86-10-68873814
Shijingshan District National Security Brigade: 86-10-887-88090, 86-10-688-63698
Bajiao Police Station, Shijingshan District, Beijing: 86-10-688-73077
11. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] The Situation of Illegally Arrested Practitioners from Huangdao Development District
On March 26, police seized 30-year-old Mr. Su Xiaofeng and tortured him in the police station. An eyewitness saw him handcuffed and his face covered in his own blood. Mr. Su is being detained in Liuhuabo Detention Center, Huangdao District. Mr. Su has two children that are one and six years old. His parents are very sick and poor.
Practitioner Nie Yuxin was taken to a police station. Police took turns, day and night, trying to force her to confess. They didn't allow her to sleep. Because Ms. Nie has hepatitis, she was released on bail on March 18. The police took her back to the police station on April 5 and again tried to force her to confess. They released her on April 6 and ordered her husband to monitor her carefully. It is said that Ms. Nie left home and no one knows her whereabouts.
12. [Guan County, Shandong Province] Three Practitioners Illegally Sentenced to a Forced Labor Camp
On April 1, 2007, when Ms. Xu Zengxia, Mr. Xu Xueji, and Mr. Xu Huaiyou's wife were distributing Falun Dafa truth materials in the east end of a county town, police officers from the local police station grabbed them and transferred them to the detention center in Guan County on April 2. Ms. Xu Zengxia started a hunger strike to protest the persecution.
On April 16, officials from the Police Division in Guan County sentenced them to forced labor camps; Ms. Xu Zengxia for one year and nine months, Mr. Xu Xueji for one year and Mr. Xu Huaiyou's wife for one year.
13. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] A List of Illegally Arrested Practitioners
After further investigation, practitioners taken on the night of April 18 also include Ms. Wang Changxiu, Ms. Han Yuhua, Ms. Liu Aimei, Ms. Du Lefu, Ms. Song Yuexiu, Ms. Liu Guoxiu, and Ms. Lian Di.
14. [Dingzhou City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ma Yinghui Abducted in Beijing
Ms. Ma Yinghui worked in Beijing as a nanny. She was seized while distributing Falun Dafa truth materials. No one knows her whereabouts.
15. [Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Practitioner Fang Huaimei Illegally Arrested
At noon on April 11, 2007, Ms. Fang Huaimei from Lucheng District, Wenzhou City and another practitioner were distributing truth materials. Someone reported them to security guards and the police illegally arrested Ms. Fang. The other practitioner escaped.
16. [Huining County, Gansu Province] Practitioner Zhang Rong Illegally Detained in the Detention Center
In March 2006, Mr. Zhang Rong was persecuted in Gongjiawan Brainwashing Center, where he was put in solitary confinement four times. The longest time was twenty days.
In December 2006, Mr. Zhang was released and Xinzhuang School arranged a teaching position for him. On March 5, 2007 while teaching his students the principles of being a good person, some students reported him to the authorities. On March 6, two police officers from a police division and two officials from the county education bureau came to the school, conducted an investigation and concluded that what he had taught was not improper. After discussions, many officials from the Political & Judiciary Committee came to the school on March 11. They compiled so-called evidence from the students by threatening them. On March 13, they took Mr. Zhang and detained him in the Detention Center of Huining County.
17. [Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province] Practitioner Jiang Yan Illegally Arrested
One day during the last Chinese New Year holiday season, police searched Ms. Jiang Yan's home and arrested her. On the same day, they sent her to the Woman's Forced Labor Camp in Xi'an City and sentenced her to forced labor camp for three years.
18. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] The Police Torture Practitioner Luo Wen with an Unknown Drug and Mr. Luo is Missing
Mr. Luo Wen is a practitioner from Huangshi City. On March 22, policeman Zhou Xianjun from the 610 Office of Xisaishan Police Department and police from the Police Department in Huangshi City, along with other police officers seized Mr. Luo. The police administered an unknown drug to Mr. Luo that caused hearing loss and beat him causing injury. The police first sent him to the Hospital from Daye Steel Factory and then transferred him to the Central Hospital of Huangshi City. Mr. Luo's wife was taking care of him in the hospital. His wife left the hospital and returned on April 10, only to find Mr. Luo missing.
19. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Yang Yunxia Detained in the First Detention Center of Huangshi City
Ms. Yang Yunxia is from Huangshi City. On April 6, 2007, police from the 610 Office of the Police Department in Huangshi City illegally arrested her on the pretext that Ms. Yang had visited another practitioner who was suffering from the persecution. Ms. Yang is now detained in the First Detention Center of Huangshi City.
20. [Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] More Information about the Police Searching Practitioner Wu Haibo's Home and Illegally Arresting Him
Mr. Wu Haibo is from Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province. At about noon on April 17, 2007, police from the National Security Brigade searched his home and took him. The police waited at his mother-in-law's home and arrested him when he went to feed the pigs. Then the police searched Mr. Wu and Ms. Wang Aizhi's homes.
21. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Zhou Shuangfen Illegally Arrested Again
On April 20, 2007, police from the 610 Office, Dongxihu District, Wuhan City took Ms. Zhou Shuangfen away with the excuse of discussing her stance on Falun Gong issues with her. Now nobody knows her whereabouts.
22. [Changde City, Hunan Province] Practitioner Zhang Mingjun Secretly Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
Ms. Zhang Mingjun from Taoyuanzhe City was secretly sentenced to three years in prison. She is now at the Woman's Prison of Changsha City and being persecuted.
23. [Huili County, Sichuan Province] More Information about the Persecution Practitioners Dong Xiuqun and Li Guanxiu Suffered
On March 9, 2007, when Ms. Dong Xiuqun (55-year-old) and Ms. Li Guanxiu (53-year-old) were clarifying the truth about Falun Gong to a few young students in Aiguo Village, Guoyuan Township, someone reported them to the local police. The National Security Brigade sent a police car with four police officers. The police detained them in the local detention center.
In the detention center, Ms. Dong Xiuqun and Ms. Li Guanxiu didn't cooperate with the evil. The police handcuffed them and incited other detainees to force them to sign the Three Statements by holding their hands and forcing them to take pictures. When Ms. Dong Xiuqun refused to have her picture taken, policeman Liu Jianping slapped her face. Ms. Dong was sentenced to a forced labor camp for one year and nine months (she remains in the detention center). Ms. Li was detained for one month. The police extorted 1,000 yuan from her family before releasing her and told her family to monitor her and not allow her to contact other Falun Gong practitioners.
24. [Xuyong County, Sichuan Province] Under the Persecution Mr. Rong Zhengrong Becomes Homeless
25. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp Continues Persecuting Falun Gong Practitioners
On April 6, 2007, when five practitioners shouted out loudly "Falun Dafa is good" in the second team at Changlinzi Forced Labor Camp, guards tortured them badly. The guards forced them to sit on a bench, barely clothed, until April 13. During that period of time, practitioners were only allowed to use the restroom three times per day. Li Changchun, head of the second team, beat Mr. Zhang Guodong with a police baton and smashed Mr. Zhang's head repeatedly into an iron door. Officials at the forced labor camp disallowed family members from visiting the detained practitioners.
26. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Information about Practitioner Wang Bo and Her Family
The Middle Court of Shijiazhuang City has scheduled its second trial against Ms. Wang Bo and her family for 8:30 a.m. on April 27, 2007.
The Second Detention Center of Shijiazhuang City: 86-311-87782024
Wang Shuting, Director of the Second Detention Center: 86-311-87755213,86-13931171888,86-13781581859 (Cell)
The Middle Court of Shijiazhuang City: 86-311-85187214
Lu Ling, Chief Justice in charge of Ms. Wang Bo's case: 86-311-85187153
Pei Weihua, Chief Judge: 86-311-85187159,86-13931888584 (Cell)
Liu Bin, judge: 86-311-85187337
Zhang Guojun, the Director of the 610 Office, Hebei Province: 86-311-87906310 (Office),86-311-87906898 (Home)
Wang Yongzhi, the Vice Director of the 610 Office of Hebei Province and also the main person responsible for persecuting Ms. Wang Bo and her family: 86-311-87908681 (Office),86-311-87906766 (Home),86-13931110731 (Cell)