Additional Persecution News from China - May 16, 2007 (31 Reports)
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Personnel from the Erdao District Police Department Arrest Six Older Falun Gong Practitioners
[Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioners are Tightly Monitored in the Provincial Women's Prison
[Song County, Henan Province] Practitioner Li Shuxiang Passes Away Due to Unknown Causes
[Henan Province] Practitioners Hou Hui and Wu Zhongming Suffer Diseases at the Xuchang City No. 3 Forced Labor Camp
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Several Practitioners on May 9, 2007
[Tianjin] Police Arrest Practitioner Zhang Baozhu
[Shanghai] Practitioner Huang Huijun and His Wife Arrested
[Ningyuan City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Liu Xiangbo Arrested When He Was Clearing Away Snow in the Street
[Tianjin] Practitioner Cui Yanqing Arrested
[Yitong County, Jilin Province] Practitioner Pei Yuhua Sentenced to Forced Labor
[Shanghai] Practitioner Zhu Min Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
[Chongqing] National Security Division Police Arrest a Practitioner
[Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Jiang Shuwen Put into the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp
[Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Zheng Yingqiu Arrested Again
[Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Practitioner Li Hongping Arrested
[Xixia City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Wang Xumei Arrested
[Shenze County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest a Practitioner and Her Daughter
[Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Arrested in Ling County, Dezhou City in the Last Two Days
[Laixi City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Xu Jianzhen Arrested
[Qianjiang City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Liu Shigui Arrested
[Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Wu Yongqiong, Wang Ancai, Jiang Xianfeng and Luo Lingzhen Arrested
[Jining City, Shandong Province] Police Arrest Four Practitioners
[Zaoyang City, Hubei Province] Practitioners Wei Xuemin and Shen Yang Arrested
[Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wang Xiufeng and Three Others Arrested
[Guangshui City, Hubei Province] Police Attempted to Arrest Practitioner Zhu Hongjie
[Qinghe County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Fuchen Arrested
[Fuquan City, Guizhou Province] Practitioners Wu Aiping and Wu Guiyuan Arrested
[Shanghai] Practitioner Zhang Yuxia Followed
[Beijing] Two Practitioners Held at the Dongcheng District Detention Center
[Chongqing] Police Arrest Practitioner Guo Chuanshu
[Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Xiangyun and Her Husband Arrested
1. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Personnel from the Erdao District Police Department Arrest Six Older Falun Gong Practitioners
Personnel from the Erdao District Police Department recently arrested several Falun Gong practitioners from the Diesel Engine Factory's Residential Community. Six of them are more than 60 years old.
Practitioner Ms. Tian Yuzhen went to his workplace and requested to be paid her back salary that was withheld a few months ago, but the department head reported her to police, which led to her arrest.
Practitioners Ms. Li Bin and two other were arrested on April 20, 2007 and were released on April 29, 2007.
Police also arrested practitioner Ms. Wu Jun from the residential community and practitioner Ms. Dai from the nearby Binhe Community.
Erdao District Police Department chief: 86-431-4958188
Deputy chief: 86-431-4953991, 4944312, 4944810
National Security Team: 86-431-4943689
Security Guard Team: 86-431-4942621
Dang Hongyan, 610 Office head: 86-431-6161508 (Home)
Wang Liguo, "610 Office" head: 86-431-4657810
2. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Falun Gong Practitioners are Tightly Monitored in the Provincial Women's Prison
As of April 2, 2007, officials at the Heilongjiang Province Women's Prison in Harbin City only allow practitioners' families to visit practitioners with their ID cards. They said that a tight surveillance period would start in April 2007. This means that the police would torture practitioners more ruthlessly and force them to be brainwashed.
Practitioner Ms. An Ling's family went to see her on May 11, 2007 and found her to be nervous and frightened. While they conversed, she kept looking at the policemen and the prisoner who had monitored her around the clock. She dared not speak of the tortures she had suffered.
Practitioner Ms. Xu Youqin's family went to see her at the prison. They found that Ms. Xu had bruises on her head and had difficulty walking.
3. [Song County, Henan Province] Practitioner Li Shuxiang Passes Away Due to Unknown Causes
Practitioner Mr. Li Shuxiang, about 70 years old, is from Zifang Township, Song County, Luoyang City, Henan Province. He went out to distribute truth-clarifying materials the afternoon of April 16, 2007. His body was found under a bridge near Qiaojia Village, Deting Township the next day. The cause of his death is unknown.
4. [Henan Province] Practitioners Hou Hui and Wu Zhongming Suffer Diseases at the Xuchang City No. 3 Forced Labor Camp
Practitioners Mr. Hou Hui and Mr. Wu Zhongming suffered from diseases due to the persecution at the Xuchang City No.3 Forced Labor Camp. Mr. Wu has disabilities in the feet. He is also suffering from severe pulmonary tuberculosis. Police have refused to release him and are continuing the persecution. In particular, policeman Xu Shuiwang often beat him. Practitioner Mr. Hou Hui has been on a hunger strike for a week.
Practitioner Mr. Zhao Jian, who is presently being held at the No.3 Forced Labor Camp's No.3 Division, No.1 Team, has suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis for several months. Police did not stop forcing him to do heavy work until they found that he was coughing up blood. As Mr. Zhao was not separated from other detainees, practitioner Mr. Peng Yiguo from Hubei Province contracted pulmonary tuberculosis, followed by practitioner Mr. Hu Zhiyong from Changge City. The current situation of practitioners Mr. Zhao and Mr. Peng is unknown. Practitioner Mr. Hu Zhiyong is in critical danger, but his family is too poor to pay for his medical treatment.
5. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Supplemental Information Regarding the Arrest of Several Practitioners on May 9, 2007
About 40 practitioners attended an experience-sharing meeting in Changchun City on May 9, 2007. Police installed a camera at the entrance to the building where practitioners held the experience-sharing meeting, and the attendees were captured on film. Practitioners Ms. Wang Yuhuan and Ms. Xiaoyan were sent to Changchun City's Shuangyang No.3 Detention Center. Ms. Xiaoyan was arrested in the hallway of her home. Police broke into her home and arrested another practitioner who is surnamed Liu. They confiscated all of their Falun Gong materials, a computer and Dafa books. They took Ms. Liu to the Luyuan District Police Department. Mr. Liu found that about 30 practitioners were being held there. She was then transferred to the city's Shuangyang No.3 Detention Center. Because her health was too poor, she was sent back to the police department. Her leg was fractured due to brutal torture.
Practitioners Mr. Wu Shuyu and Mr. You Guoliang from Siping District were arrested after the experience-sharing meeting. The two practitioners' families received detention notices on May 12, 2007. The families were informed that the two practitioners were being held at the Shuangyang No.3 Detention Center.
6. [Tianjin] Police Arrest Practitioner Zhang Baozhu
Practitioner Mr. Zhang Baozhu, 72 years old, lives at Hexi Wufangquai Community in the Hangu District of Tianjin. Police arrested him and ransacked his home at around noon on May 8, 2007. Mr. Zhang has been arrested several times after July 20, 1999.
Zhao Nianfu, Ninghe County Police Department: 86-22-69591252
7. [Shanghai] Practitioner Huang Huijun and His Wife Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Huang Huijun from the Jinshan District, Shanghai, in his 40s, was held at the Tilanqiao Prison during 2000 and 2004. Mr. Huang and his wife were arrested in May 2007. They are presently being held at the city's Jinshan Detention Center.
8. [Ningyuan City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Liu Xiangbo Arrested When He Was Clearing Away Snow in the Street
There was a heavy snow in Ningyuan City a couple of days ago. Several practitioners, including Mr. Liu Xiangbo, were sweeping away the snow in the street. However, police took the opportunity to arrest Mr. Liu. They put him into the Bin County Detention Center in Heilongjiang Province.
9. [Tianjin] Practitioner Cui Yanqing Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Cui Yanqing was on his way back to his hometown in Qingyuan County, Hebei Province on May 1, 2007. When he got off the train at Wenren Town, Qingyuan County, police arrested him and sent him to the county's detention center.
Wenren Town Police Department: 86-312-8028110
10. [Yitong County, Jilin Province] Practitioner Pei Yuhua Sentenced to Forced Labor
Police from the National Security Division arrested practitioner Ms. Pei Yuhua from her home in Menjiatun Village, Yitong Town, Yitong County. They put her into a custody center first and then transferred her into a detention center two weeks later. Though Ms. Pei was in poor health, police still sentenced her to one and a half years of forced labor. Ms. Pen was sent to the Jilin Province Heizuizi Women's Forced Labor Camp's No.4 Division on May 11, 2007.
11. [Shanghai] Practitioner Zhu Min Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Zhu Min from the Pudong District of Shanghai was arrested and sentenced to one year of forced labor because she distributed Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials.
12. [Chongqing] National Security Division Police Arrest a Practitioner
National Security Division police arrested a practitioner from Fengle Town, Kai County, Chonging when the practitioner was posting truth-clarifying materials.
13. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Jiang Shuwen Put into the Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp
Practitioner Ms. Jiang Shuwen clarified the facts about Falun Gong to officer Yu Bo at the Nanhu Street Administration Office when she asked for a referral letter for her daughter to take the National College Entrance Examination. Yu Bo did not issue the letter and told Mr. Jiang that he would send it to her at night. Officers Wang Jingyu, Feng Zhigang and others from the Weixing Street Police Station then arrested Ms. Jiang at night. They sent her to Heizuizi Prison.
Police ransacked practitioner Ms. Zhao's home, forcing her to leave home to avoid further persecution.
14. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Zheng Yingqiu Arrested Again
Practitioner Ms. Zheng Yingqiu's daughter delivered a baby on May 10, 2007. Ms. Zheng was taking care of her daughter at the Chengdu City's Baojiaxiang Obstetrics Hospital at 5:30 p.m. on May 14, 2007. When she saw off a visitor at the elevator, two strangers pushed her into the elevator and arrested her. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Taoxi Street Community office head Chen Shi and personnel from the Chenghua District Political and Judiciary Committee's "610 Office" arrested her and put her into the Xinjin Brainwashing Center in March 2005. They tried to force her to give up Falun Gong and attempted to sentence her. Ms. Zheng had chosen to live in exile in October 2006 in order to avoid the illegal trial. She just came back to Chengdu City to take care of her daughter.
Chen Shi, Taoxi Street Community Office: 86-13668272066 (Cell), 86-13350072559 (Cell), 86-28-88868583, 86-28-83249892 (Office), 86-28-88868583 (Home)
Taoxi Street Police Precinct: 86-28-83247480
Chengdu City's Chenghua District Police Department chief Zhang: 86-28-68406437
15. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Practitioner Li Hongping Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Li Hongping from the Xigu District, Lanzhou City was practitioner Mr. Zhao Xudong's wife. After Mr. Zhao was tortured to death, Ms. Li led a difficult life with her child. Personnel from the Lanzhou City Police Department arrested Ms. Li from her workplace at 2:00 p.m. on May 14, 2007. Her whereabouts are unknown.
16. [Xixia City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Wang Xumei Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Wang Xumei from Nanyanzikou Village, Xixia City, Shandong Province went to visit a relative in Tao Village the morning of May 11, 2007. She clarified the facts about Falun Gong on a bus. Police arrested her after she got off the bus in Tao Village. Police then ransacked her home and confiscated a sound recorder and some Dafa books. She is supposed to be held at the city's detention center.
17. [Shenze County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest a Practitioner and Her Daughter
Police from Shenze County, Hebei Province attempted to arrest practitioner Ms. Junlian, but they could not find her. They then went to her daughter's home in another county, where they arrested Ms. Junlian and her daughter.
Shenze County Chengdong Police Station: 86-311-83522331
18. [Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Arrested in Ling County, Dezhou City in the Last Two Days
19. [Laixi City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Xu Jianzhen Arrested
Patrolling officers from the Nanshu Town Police Station in Laixi City arrested 45-year-old practitioner Ms. Xu Jianzhen, an employee of the Nanshu Town Lead Mine Factory, and another practitioner, Ms. Feng, on the night of May 12, 2007. The arrest happened when the two practitioners were putting up truth-clarifying banners. Police ransacked Ms. Xu's home and confiscated a computer and a printer.
20. [Qianjiang City, Hubei Province] Practitioner Liu Shigui Arrested
Personnel from the Qianjiang City "610 Office," National Security Division and Yuanlin Community Office deputy chief Feng Gang and Majiatai Village Security Team chief Gao Feng arrested practitioner Ms. Liu Shigui, an employee of the Yuanlin Community Office, at 9:00 a.m. on May 14, 2007.
Yao Jiamin, Qianjiang City National Security Team chief: 86-13707228208 (Cell), 86-728-6242611 ext. 2018 (Office)
Feng Gang, Qianjiang City Yuanlin Community Office deputy chief: 86-728-6245426 (Office), 86-728-6247385 (Home)
21. [Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province] Practitioners Wu Yongqiong, Wang Ancai, Jiang Xianfeng and Luo Lingzhen Arrested
Personnel from the Panzhihua City National Security Division arrested practitioners Ms. Wu Yongqiong, Mr. Wang Ancai, Ms. Jiang Xianfeng and Ms. Luo Lingzhen on April 11, 2007. They put them on the fifth floor of a hotel near the Huashan's Dadukou Police Station. They tortured practitioners Ms. Wu and Mr. Wang until they fainted. They sent the four practitioners into the city's Wanyaoshu Detention Center. The four practitioners were released on May 11, 2007.
22. [Jining City, Shandong Province] Police Arrest Four Practitioners
Police arrested four practitioners from the Zhong District in Jining City a week ago, including one practitioner with the surname of Bao.
23. [Zaoyang City, Hubei Province] Practitioners Wei Xuemin and Shen Yang Arrested
Practitioners Mr. Wei Xuemin and Mr. Shen Yang from Zaoyang City were reported and then arrested when they were clarifying the facts about Falun Gong. They are being held at the city's No.1 Detention Center.
Wu Chuanhu, Zaoyang City Police Department chief: 86-13886200678 (Cell)
Li Peihua, deputy chief: 86-13807276996 (Cell)
Wu Long, National Security Division chief: 86-13507275638 (Cell)
Qiu Yunfei, Deputy chief: 86-13507274269 (Cell)
Zaoyang City No.1 Detention Center: 86-710-6183266
Bie Wenliang, chief: 86-13807276532 (Cell), 86-710-6316929 (Home)
24. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Practitioner Wang Xiufeng and Three Others Arrested
Practitioners Ms. Wang Xiufeng, Ms. Li Lanying, Ms. Li Xiulian, and Ms. Zhu Xiuling from the Fengrun District, Tangshan City were posting banners reading "Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day" at 9:00 p.m. on May 12, 2007. Agents from the district's Duanming Street Police Precinct arrested them.
The practitioners' families went to the police precinct and requested the release of the four practitioners on the afternoon of May 13, 2007. Police asked each family to turn in 5,000 yuan, but the families refused. Police then changed the amount to 1,000 yuan the next morning. The families then turned in 3,100 yuan to the police precinct. Chief Yu issued a note to release the four practitioners. However, a woman from the Fukang Building Community Office stopped the practitioners and their families at the entrance to the police precinct. She called the city's "610 Office." Personnel from the police precinct and "610 Office" sent the four practitioners to the city's detention center at 6:00 p.m. on May 14, 2007.
25. [Guangshui City, Hubei Province] Police Attempted to Arrest Practitioner Zhu Hongjie
Personnel from the Guangshui City "610 Office" and from the National Security Division ordered practitioner Mr. Zhu Hongjie's workplace supervisors to try to dupe Mr. Zhu to the Shili Community Office on May 14, 2007. Mr. Zhu saw through their trick and escaped.
26. [Qinghe County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Zhao Fuchen Arrested
Personnel from the Taiyuan City Railway Police Department arrested practitioner Mr. Zhao Fuchen from Qinghe County on April 8, 2007. The arrest happened when Mr. Zhao was clarifying the facts about Falun Gong while on his way to Linfen City, Shanxi Province.
Qinghe County Huangjinzhuang Police Station chief Zhang Zhaoming, the Railway Police Department chief Wang Kunzhu and a dozen officers from the Taiyaun City Police Department broke into Mr. Zhao's home on the afternoon of April 9, 2007. They searched his home for an hour and confiscated some Dafa books, a recorder, a DVD player, a MP3 player, a printer, and some boxes of paper. Mr. Zhao's family went to request his release in Shanxi Province, but the detention center agents denied them visitation.
Zhang Zhaoming, Qinghe County Huangjinzhuang Police Station chief: 86-13931922222 (Cell)
27. [Fuquan City, Guizhou Province] Practitioners Wu Aiping and Wu Guiyuan Arrested
28. [Shanghai] Practitioner Zhang Yuxia Followed
Practitioner Ms. Zhang Yuxia lives at the Shanghai Normal University New Village, No.70 Guilin Street in the Xuhui District, Shanghai. She has been followed since May 12, 2007. When she walked out of her home, someone followed her. .
Practitioner Ms. Zhang's husband, Mr. Guo Shenghuan, is a faculty member of the Statistics and Information College of Shanghai Normal University, who is presently being held at the district's detention center. Ms. Zhang lost her job after her husband was arrested. The couple has two kids. One is five years old, and the other is three years old.
Xuhui District Police Department in Shanghai: 86-21-64868911 Ext. 37214, 37216, 37218, 37212
Kangjian Street Community Office: 86-21-64759538, 54203742, 54217997
Kangjian Police Station: 86-21-64868911
29. [Beijing] Two Practitioners Held at the Dongcheng District Detention Center
Police arrested two practitioners from Beijing on the night of April 27, 2007 when the two practitioners were distributing truth-clarifying materials. Police put them into the Dongcheng District Detention Center.
Dongcheng District Detention Center: 86-10-84081734
Detention center officers: Sun and Liu
30. [Chongqing] Police Arrest Practitioner Guo Chuanshu
Personnel from the Baisha Town Police Station arrested practitioner Ms. Guo Chuanshu, in her 60s, from Baisha Town, Jiangjin District, Chongqing the morning of May 10, 2007. The arrest happened when Ms. Guo clarified the facts about Falun Gong officers at the the police station. Police put her into the district's detention center.
Jiangjin District Political and Judiciary Committee: 86-23-47521275
Jiangjin District Police Department: 86-23-47552619
Jiangjin District Detention Center: 86-23-47531096
Jiangjin District Baisha Town Police Station: 86-23-47331511
31. [Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Li Xiangyun and Her Husband Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Li Xiangyun and her husband from Sanjiaoshan Village in the Economic Development District, Jinzhou City were reported and then arrested on May 10, 2007 when they were distributing truth-clarifying materials.
Li Yuelai, Sanjiaoshan Village Committee: 86-416-3591015
Liu Hongyu, Xingshan Town's Kongxintai Village Committee: 86-416-3530652