Additional Persecution News from China - June 8, 2007 (33 Reports)
1. [Meihekou City, Jilin Province] Six Elderly Practitioners Illegally Arrested
Ms. Sun Guiqing, Ms. Zhou Guiqiu, Ms. Jiang Lianzhi, Ms. Sun Yufang, Ms. Sun Fenglan and Ms. Xu Guilan are six elderly practitioners from Shancheng Township, Meihekou City, Jilin Province. On May 24, 2007, they were illegally arrested at Ms. Jiang Lianzhi's home by over a dozen police officers from the Meihekou City National Security Brigade. Of the six practitioners, the oldest one is 70, and the youngest is 59. Currently, they are being held at the Tiebei Detention Center in Meihekou City.
Deputy of the Meihekou City Police Department, Wang Wenqi: 86-13904452482 (Cell)
Head of the local National Security Brigade, Liu Weihua: 86-435-2375600
2. [Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province] Mother and Daughter Arrested
Ms. Jin Meihua, a practitioner from Hangzhou City, and her daughter were followed by police officers for over two weeks. At around 9:00 a.m. on June 5, 2007, Ms. Jin's daughter, who is not a practitioner, was arrested by police on her way to work. Shortly afterwards, the head of Wulinmen Police Station and over a dozen police officers forced their way into Ms. Jin's home and arrested her.
Ms. Jin Meihua was previously sentenced to four years of imprisonment in 2001.
3. [Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province] Practitioner Ms. Wu Xia Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Wu Xia, 27, from Shandong Province works for the Huawei Company, headquartered in Shenzhen. She was reported to the police by a co-worker. At around midnight on June 1, 2007, while she was working the night shift, she was taken away by her manager and held by the Suzhou Police Department.
Taijinbao Company, HR Department head, Huang Yizhen: 86-512-6340700, ext. 6767
Information Department manager, Zhou Jiyin: 86-512-63407000, ext. 6043
General manager, Lai Qitian: 86-512-63407000, ext. 6010
Deputy general manager, Wu Qunsheng: 86-512-63407000, ext. 6023/6024/6025
4. [Chongqing City] Practitioner Tang Caimei Arrested and Taken to Psychiatric Clinic
Practitioner Ms. Tang Caimei, 46, works for the Railroad Mechanical Section in Chongqing. She was arrested and sent to a psychiatric clinic for further persecution.
Since the persecution began in 1999, Ms. Tang has been persecuted many times. In December 2003, her older sister, Ms. Tang Meijun, was tortured to death at the Women's Forced Labor Camp in Chongqing.
Chongqing Railroad Mechanical Section head of the Security Department, Du Yong: 86-23-61653263
5. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Detained Practitioners Tortured at Wanjia Forced Labor Camp
Wanjia Forced Labor Camp assigned a lot of work to practitioners who were illegally detained there. If practitioners could not finish their assignments at the work site, they were forced to take work to their cells. Since March 8, 2007, they have had to work until 10 or 11:00 p.m. every day. For any day that they could not finish the assigned work, 5 points would be deducted. A deduction of 10 points meant that their sentence would be extended by one day. Practitioner Ms. Wang Xiuyan refused to sign her name, and was tortured until 2:00 a.m. In the morning, she was forced to continue the work. Ms. Wang Xiuyan, Ms. Qi Jinling, and Ms. Zhang Cuijuan were tortured because they continued to practice Falun Gong. They had to work during the day, and were tortured in the evening for four days.
6. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Zhao Yin Arrested and Whereabouts Unknown
7. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Mr. Wang Kangning, Ms. Wang Shulan, Ms. Li Min and Mr. Wang Detong Still Held at Dashan Detention Center
8. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Police Search Practitioners' Homes
Since the beginning of 2007, police officers from the Pengzhou City Police Department have broken into and searched many practitioners' homes and arrested them. On April 17, they arrested practitioners in broad daylight. In late May, the Pengzhou City 610 Office, together with the Longfeng Comprehensive Management Office and Danjingshan Police Station sent over a dozen police officers, in four police cars, to a farm house in Jinshan Village, Longfeng Township. Both the farmer and his wife are practitioners. While they were working in the field, the police officers broke into their home and took two Falun Dafa books, a picture of Teacher Li and a tape recorder.
9. [Gulin County, Sichuan Province] Several More Practitioners Arrested
On May 24, practitioners Mr. Luo Qingsheng, Ms. Chen Mingfen, Mr. Chi Fuzong and Mr. Luo Xingjiu, all from Gulin County, were at Mr. Luo Xingjiu's home. The head of Jinxing Township Police Station, Lai Yongqiang, policeman Liang Jie and several police officers from Dacun Township Police Station broke into Mr. Luo Xingjiu's home and arrested the four practitioners. They are being held at the Gulin Detention Center.
10. [Luzhou City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Liu Shuhua Arrested
On May 27, while practitioner Ms. Liu Shuhua was clarifying the truth in the Jinianbiao Community in the Nancheng District of Luzhou City, she ran into the deputy head and a clerk of the community's neighborhood administration committee, Lin Zongrong and Song Xiaoyan. They took away the truth-clarification material that Ms. Liu was distributing. On May 31, Ms. Liu's family members could not find her.
On June 6, one week after Ms. Liu disappeared, her family members went to the neighborhood administration committee to inquire about her whereabouts. Only then did the head of the neighborhood administration committee tell them that Ms. Liu was being held at Naxi Detention Center in Luzhou City.
11. [Lanxi City, Zhejiang Province] Practitioner Chen Yan Sentenced to Prison
Practitioner Ms. Chen Yan from Lanxi City was illegally sentenced to three years of imprisonment, and is currently being held at the Zhejiang Women's Prison. On the visitation day last month, her parents went to Hangzhou to visit her, but the prison authority refused to let them see her.
12. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Latest News of Arrested Practitioners Cheng Shuxiang and Du Fengshu
Practitioner Ms. Cheng Shuxiang is currently held at the Jinan City Detention Center. Recently, her family received notice of her detention. The police told her family that her case has been transferred to the local courthouse. Practitioner Ms. Du Fengshu had also been held at the Jinan City Detention Center. She was later transferred to another place, and her present whereabouts are unknown.
13. [Pindu City, Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
On June 5, 2007, practitioner Ms. Zhang Jinmin was arrested.
Mr. Zhang Chunting and his wife, Ms. Li Zhen'ai, from Guxian City, are both practitioners. At around 5:00 a.m. on June 6, they were arrested. Their home was searched and a computer, a printer, truth-clarification materials and Dafa books were taken. They were told the reason for their arrest was that they had a TV satellite dish and video frequency launcher.
Pindu City Police Department: 86-532-87362492
Pindu City 610 Office: 86-532-88325812, 86-532-88360309
Police Station: 86-532-83361060, (head of the Police Station: Che Yongjie)
14. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Ye Xiaofen Held at Hubei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp
Practitioner Ye Xiaofen is from Wuhan City. On May 30, she was reported to the police for telling students about resigning from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations in front of an elementary school. Dongding Police Station officials sent her to Hubei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp.
15. [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Huang Guifen Sent to Forced Labor Camp
Practitioner Ms. Huang Guifen was illegally arrested on May 10. Recently, she was sentenced to two years of forced labor and sent to Wangcun Women's Forced Labor Camp in Shandong Province.
16. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Xu Dexiang Detained
Practitioner Ms. Xu Dexiang is from Qingyuan County, Fushun City. At around noon on June 1, while she was herding cows on the mountain, she was arrested by officers of the National Security Brigade of Qingyuan County. Her home was also searched. She is being held at Dashagou Detention Center.
17. [Hunan Province] Practitioners Persecuted at Hunan Women's Prison
At Hunan Province Women's Prison, practitioners are sent to the "Transformation" and Brainwashing Team (a unit set up to persecute steadfast practitioners.) On November 22, 2006, some practitioners from this team, who were held in Cell #301, shouted "Falun Dafa is good!" They were brutally beaten by prison guards and other inmates and were hung up by handcuffs for over 20 hours.
On the morning of April 19, 2007, prison guard Mao Huiping verbally abused practitioners and forced them to kneel down. On April 26, practitioners were brutally tortured, causing them to cry out in pain.
Prison guards secretly put all newly-arrested practitioners on the 2nd floor of the cafeteria building so they have a completely closed area to isolate and brainwash the practitioners. They instigated criminal inmates and former practitioners who stopped practicing to persecute the practitioners until the "transformation" was complete.
18. [Nanning City, Guangxi Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Li Qing, Ms. Chen Xiaoyu, and Mr. Chen Zhijian are from Nanning City. They used to stay at a residential home in Jiangnanxinwu Village in Nanning City. At around 3:00 a.m. on May 29, 2007, about two dozen police officers broke into their residence and arrested them. They took a large amount of cash and searched the residence from 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. The practitioners' whereabouts is unknown.
Guangxi Security Bureau phone: 86-771-4838993
19. [Luohe City, Henan Province] Practitioners and Couple Zhao Zhangyu and An Fulian Arrested
Practitioners Mr. Zhao Zhangyu and Ms. An Fulian are a couple from Yanzhuang Village. At around 12:00 p.m. on June 6, 2007, policeman Yang Jie, from the Yuanhui District Police Department National Security Brigade in Luohe City, together with several people from the Ganhechen Township government and Yanzhuang Village Committee, arrested the couple.
Yuanhui District National Security Brigade, Yang Jie: 86-13137955553 (Cell)
Yanzhuang Village Committee Secretary, Zhai Erwei: 86-13839575888 (Cell)
Ganhechen Township government official, Che Quan'an: 86-13839509733 (Cell)
20. [Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Qin Yuelin Arrested at Home
Practitioner Ms. Qin Yuelin is from Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province. On the morning of June 4, 2007, she was arrested at her home by officers from Mingdenan Police Station in Zhangjiakou City. The police also took computers, Dafa books and truth-clarification materials from her home.
21. [Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Gong Fengqiang Sent to Lianjiangkou Prison in Jiamusi City
Practitioners Mr. Sun Ren and Mr. Ma Honggang are from Yilan County. They suffered mental breakdowns due to the torture they were put through. On June 4, they were sent to Lianjiangkou Prison in Jiamusi City for continued persecution.
On May 30, the Yilan County government sent practitioner Mr. Gong Fengqiang, who also suffered mental distress due to torture, to Xianglan Prison. On June 4, Xianglan Prison officials sent Mr. Gong to Lianjiangkou Prison.
22. [Chongqing City] Practitioner with Surname Deng from the Dashiba Ninth Village in Jiangbei District Was Arrested on June 4, 2007
23. [Linyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Fan Guishu and Qi Xiaoyan Arrested
Practitioners Mr. Fan Guishu and Ms. Qi Xiaoyan are from Linyuan City. At around 4:00 p.m. on June 8, 2007, they were arrested by police from the Dawangzhangzi Police Station. They were then taken to the Linyuan City Police Department by officers of the National Security Brigade. They are currently held at Linyuan City Second Detention Center.
On May 24, of the two practitioners who had been arrested by officers from Dongcheng Police Station in Linyuan City, Ms. Yang Yuzhi returned home; Ms. Wang Shuqin is still held at the Second Detention Center.
Head of Dawangzhangzi Police Station, Tao Guoyi: 86-421-6188108
Head of Dongcheng Police Station, Li Yumin: 86-421-6883276, 86-13634910900 (Cell)
Head of National Security Brigade, Wang Guilin: 86-421-6891665, 86-13704917349 (Cell)
Second Detention Center: 86-421-6883185
24. [Xiong County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Hao Lijun Arrested
On May 17, practitioner Ms. Zhai Xiaofeng from Xiong County, Hebei Province was arrested by police from Xiaong County Police Department. She was released after being held for 15 days. On June 6, practitioner Ms. Hao Lijun from Sipu Village was also arrested by police from Xiaong County Police Department.
Head of the 610 Office, Li Chengqun: 86-312-5561616, 86-312-5862358, 86-13315222838 (Cell)
Deputy head of the 610 Office, Yang Fusheng: 86-312-5561610, 86-13102937858 (Cell)
Head of the Xiaong County Police Department National Security Brigade, Su Shiliang: 86-13831284666 (Cell)
25. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] More Information on Practitioner Arrested on May 9
Practitioner Mr. Feng Liping, about 30, is from Changchun City. On May 9, 2007, while he was attending a Fa Experience Sharing Conference, he was arrested and then held at the Shuangyang Third Detention Center in Changchun City. On the morning of June 3, the detention center called his family to tell them that Mr. Feng was sick and was sent to the Police Hospital in Changchun City, and that his family needed to pay for the medical expenses. When Mr. Feng's older sister went to the hospital, the hospital refused to let her see him. They said that only family members accompanied by staff of the detention center can visit patients.
26. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Jinghong Arrested by National Security Officers in Dalian City
On June 1, 2007, practitioner Ms. Li Jinghong from Dalian City was arrested by National Security officers and is currently held at Jinnan Road Detention Center.
27. [Hubei Province] Doctor Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Xi Guoxiu is from Wuhan City, Hubei Province. Her address is 27 Xiongjia Easter Bay, Hangyang District. At around 9:00 p.m. on April 26, 2007, she went out to clarify the truth and hasn't been heard from since. Sources said that that night, she was arrested by police officers from Sanlin Police Station in Pudong District, Shanghai City.
Before her disappearance, Ms. Xi worked at the medical office of Jiuzhoutong Medicine Limited Company in Shanghai City. She was the main doctor in the internal medicine department.
Sanlin Police Station in Pudong District, Shanghai City: 86-21- 58410348
28. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Yao Yongchun and Xu Lingli Missing for Over Four Months
Practitioners Mr. Yao Yongchun and Ms. Xu Lingli used to work for the Thermal Power Third Company in Fularqi District, Qiqihar City. They have been missing since mid February. There is only a child left in their home. No one picked up the phone when their home phone number was called and their phone line is tapped.
29. [Yinan County, Shangdong Province] Practitioner Liu Yanmei Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Liu Yanmei is from Dawangzhuang Village, Puwang Township of Yinan County, Linyi City, Shandong Province. In May 2006, she was arrested for distributing truth-clarification materials. She was later sentenced to three years of forced labor. Her situation remains unknown.
30. [Shandong Province] Practitioner Kong Fanmei, Over Seventy Years Old, Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Kong Fanmei is in her 70's. In February, she went to the open market to distribute truth-clarification materials. She was followed by National Security officers. They searched her home and took a picture of Teacher, Dafa books and audio/video materials. They arrested her and sent her to the Weifang Brainwashing Center. Under intense threats and pressure, Ms. Kong wrote a guarantee statement to stop practicing Falun Gong, against her will. The police then extorted almost 10,000 yuan from her children and released her. They ordered her to report to the brainwashing center periodically.
On the morning of May 31, Ms. Kong wanted to go to another city to visit some relatives. While she was waiting for a bus outside the residential area, two plain-clothed policemen arrested her again. She was sentenced to one year of imprisonment. She is currently held at Wangcun Forced Labor Camp.
31. [Guangdong Province] Practitioners Zhang Zepeng and Huang Huajie Brutally Tortured at Meizhou Prison
Practitioners Mr. Zhang Zepeng and Mr. Huang Huajie were brutally tortured at the Meizhou Prison in Guangdong Province. They were savagely beaten many times by prison guards. Mr. Huang shouted "Dafa is good!" and was beaten to unconsciousness. He was put in a solitary compartment and was brutally force-fed. He is on the verge of death due to the torture.
32. [Xichang City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Guo Bing and Li Zhonghua Sentenced to Forced Labor
Practitioners Mr. Guo Bing and Mr. Li Zhonghua from Xichang City were illegally sentenced to forced labor by the National Security Office and Forced Labor Committee in Xichang City. Mr. Li's term is 15 months. Mr. Guo's term is unknown. It's unclear where they are currently held.
33. [Qidong County, Hunan Province] More Information on the Arrest of Practitioners Kuang Zongyao and He Qionghui
On June 4, practitioner Ms. He Qionghui was arrested along with practitioner Mr. Kuang Zongyao in Buyunqiao Township, Qidong County. In late afternoon on June 5, five policemen broke into Mr. Kuang's home. Two policemen in uniform stood outside, and four plain-clothed policemen went inside to search the home. They took a picture of Teacher and drove away.