Additional Persecution News From China - August 12, 2007 (35 Reports)
1. [Heilongjiang Province] Relatives Not Allowed to Visit Their Family Member Detained in Jail
On August 11, 2007, practitioner Ms. Zeng Fenglian's relatives went to Harbin Women's Jail to visit their family member and were refused.
2. [Sha City, Hubei Province] Ms. Wu Yan Unlawfully Arrested
On August 2, practitioner Ms. Wu Yan, from Sha City, Hubei Province, accompanied her six-year-old daughter and parents to visit her sister in Shanghai. On the way to Shanghai, she was reported to the authorities for posting "truth clarification" material. The entire family was arrested and sent to Pudong Public Security Sub-Bureau, Guidao Police Station. They were unlawfully detained for more than ten hours. Her family was released but Wu Yan was taken to Pudong Sub-Bureau, where she remains to this day.
3. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Li Rongpeng Severely Tortured at Jiamusi Jail
Since August 2, guards at the 2nd supervision area of Jiamusi Jail have been brutally torturing practitioner Mr. Li Rongpeng. They forced him to stand for a long time and did not allow him to sleep for 24 hours. They beat him and tried to force him to "transform."
4. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] List of Practitioners Detained in Lingyuan City Detention Center
On August 1, officers from Lingyuan City Public Security Bureau held more than 40 practitioners in custody for holding an experience sharing conference. More than 30 practitioners are still being "illegally detained." Ms. Li Jingfang and another practitioner from Lingyuan City have been transferred and are being detained at Lingyuan City 1st Detention Center.
All the other practitioners are being detained in Lingyuan City 2nd Detention Center. The following practitioners are from Beilu: Ms. Hu Yanrong and her brother, Mr. Liu Haiping; Ms. Yan Xiangrong; Ms. Wang Suzhen; Mr. Sun Zhenshan; Mr. Zhao Guorong; Ms. Guo Fengxian; Xiao Fu; Ms. Yin Shuhua; Ms. Zhang Hexiang; Ms. Han Fengzhen; Wang Xiaoyu and her mother; Mr. Ma Guoxing and his second aunt, Ms. Hu Yanli, Ms. Zhu Cuiping, Ms. Guo Jing, Ms. Cui Fenglan, Ms. Liu Shaofeng, Xiao Du; and a practitioner with the last name Di. The following practitioners are from Lingyuan City: Ms. Li Yingzhi, Ms. Zhang Guiju, Ms. Dong Xiuqin, Mr. Ma Yanhua, Mr. Liu Zhichen, Mr. Li Zhanguang, Ms. Cao Guifen, Mr. Liu Jincheng and Ms. Liu Li.
Zhang Lin, Bureau Chief, Lingyuan City Public Security Bureau: 86-421-883101, 86-421-2690000, 86-13304910001
Wang Guilin, Brigade Chief, Lingyuan City National Guard Brigade: 86-421-6891665, 86-13704917349
Beilu Police Station: 86-421-6401004
Li Zhenghua, Station Chief, Beilu Police Station: 86-13904211141
5. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Yan and Ms. Sun Jianhua Arrested
On the evening of August 9, 2007, a group of police officers broke into the home of practitioners Mr. Wang Yan and Mr. Sun Jianhua in Huajia Town, the Jinzhou District. They accused them of accessing the Internet, arrested them illegally, and unlawfully searched their homes.
Huajia Town Police Station: 86-411-87200066
6. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Chen Xiue Arrested
On the evening of August 9, 2007, practitioner Ms. Chen Xiue from Liangjiadian Town, the Jinzhou District, Dalian City, was arrested at home by police officers from Liangjiadian Town and Dalian City. She is now being detained at the police station in Liangjiadian Town. They confiscated a computer and a printer.
7. [Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Ms. Cai Shurong Arrested on August 8, 2007
8. [Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province] Police Arrest Li Cuifen and Several Other Practitioners
On the morning of August 7, 2007, practitioners Ms. Li Cuifen, Ms. Lin Cuiying, Ms. Zhao Yingfen, and Ms. Zu Yuron, from Taihezhai Township, Funing County, Qinhuangdao City, were clarifying the truth in Niutouya market. They were arrested by Niutouya police and were sent to Funing County Detention Center in the afternoon.
9. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Additional Information on the Arrests of Ms. Zheng Yan and Ms. Li Yurong
On the morning of August 6, 2007, practitioners Ms. Zheng Yan and Ms. Li Yurong were taken into custody by Dalian City police while clarifying the truth. Their truth clarification material was confiscated, and they were sent to Dalian's Detention Center.
10. [Jiamusi City, Heilongjiang Province] Facts about the Torture of Practitioners in Jail
Tan, a practitioner who is imprisoned in the #3 sub-supervision area, #4 supervision area in Jiamusi Jail, was beaten and injured by guard Han Jibo on August 7 because he was practicing the Falun Gong exercises. Practitioner Tan is currently on a hunger strike.
11. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Ms. Ma Jiying and Ms. Zhang Guizhi Were Arrested on August 1, 2007, and Their Whereabouts Are Unknown
12. [Anshan, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Gao Mingxing Taken into Custody on August 5, 2007
13. [Raohe County, Heilongjiang Province] In July 2007, Practitioners Mr. Wang Yajun, Ms. Liu Cuiyun, and Ms. Wei Hong from Raohe County Were Unlawfully Sentenced to Forced Labor
14. [Shulan, Jilin Province] Mr. Li Shengcheng and Several Other Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of August 11, 2007, Mr. Li Shengcheng was arrested by police from Lianhua Township, Shulan City, at his home. He was taken to the police station. The same morning, Ms. Zhang Jinling from Jishu Street, Shulan City, was also arrested. She was sent to Jishuxiang Shuishuiku Brainwashing Center.
Lianhua Township Police Station: 86-432-8932275
15. [Beijing] Ms. Yang Lan and Mr. Li Gaixian Illegally Arrested
In mid July 2007, Ms. Yang Lan was arrested at home and we don't know her whereabouts. Mr. Li Gaixian from the Haidian District was arrested at home and is now being held in Qinghe Detention Center in the Haidian District.
16. [Jiageda, Heilongjiang Province] At around 8 p.m. on June 20, 2007, Ms. Liu Xiuying Was Arrested by Police While Posting Truth Clarification Material in Haidian District
17. [Beijing] Practitioner Couple Arrested
At the end of July 2007, Mr. Ma Tou and his wife, Ms. Cao Jinfeng, were arrested from Huoxian Town, Tongzhou District, Beijing. Their computer and other materials were also confiscated.
18. [Shanghai] Ms. Xi Guoxiu Arrested
On the evening of April 26, 2007, Ms. Xi Guoxiu was clarifying the truth in the Pudongxin District when she was arrested by police from Sanlin, Pudongxin District.
19. [Baoding, Hebei Province] On August 1, Ms. Wu Sulian, Ms. Sun Yanyan, and Mr. Da Jin's Homes Were Unlawfully Searched
20. [Tangshan, Hebei Province] Ms. Lu Shuwen Sentenced to Two Years of Forced Labor
On July 11, 2007, Ms. Lu Shuwen from the Lubei District of Tangshan City was taken into custody by police from Xingyuandao Police Station and taken to Tangshan 1st Detention Center. She was unlawfully sentenced to two years of forced labor. On August 7, she was transferred to Kaiping Forced Labor Camp in Tangshan.
21. [Luan County, Hebei Province] Mr. Miao Yuanpu Illegally Arrested
At around 10 a.m. on August 10, 2007, police from Xiaomazhuang Town Police Station in Luan County and Public Security Bureau in Luan County unlawfully searched the home of practitioners Mr. Miao Yuanpu and his daughter. They confiscated Dafa books, a printer, and 1,800 yuan and took Mr. Miao into custody.
22. [Mengyin County, Shandong Province] Mr. Song Shubao Illegally Arrested
On the morning of August 9, 2007, practitioner Mr. Song Shubao from Daigu Town, Mengyin County, was distributing truth clarification material at the Daigu Town Fair. The police from Daigu Town Police Station arrested him. We don't know his whereabouts.
23. [Pingdu City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xiao Sumin, Mr. Chen Junli, Ms. Zhang Chunting Arrested
At around 8 p.m. on August 7, 2007, practitioners Ms. Xiao Sumin, Mr. Chen Junli, and Ms. Zhang Chunting from Pingdu City were arrested in Guxian Town. Police confiscated Xia Sumin's two cell phones and motorcycle and unlawfully searched her home. They took a copy machine, truth clarification materials, Dafa books, and recording tapes. Police unlawfully searched Chen Junli's home and took truth clarification materials, Dafa books, and recording tapes. All three are being detained in Pingdu Public Security Bureau.
24. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Ms. Tao Yufen and Her Mother Taken into Custody
Practitioners Ms. Tao Yufen and her mother from Chifeng City were arrested on August 2, 2007. Her mother was released, but Tao Yufen is still being detained.
25. [Nanyang City, Henan Province] Practitioners Ms. Yang Xuejun and Mr. Yang Yungsheng Arrested
On the afternoon of August 10, 2007, police illegally arrested siblings Ms. Yang Xuejun and Mr. Yang Yongsheng.
26. [Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province] The Luo Sisters Illegally Arrested
On July 28, 2007, the Luo sisters, practitioners from the Xiaodian District, Taiyuan City, were reported to the authorities while clarifying the truth in Yuci Wangdu Village. They were arrested by police from Yuci Development Zone.
27. [Taihe County, Anhui Province] Ms. Li Cuirong and Ms. Jiang Hui and Her Mother Arrested
On the afternoon of August 6, police from Santa Police Station, Taihe County, arrested practitioners Ms. Li Cuirong and Ms. Jiang Hui and her mother. Ms. Jiang Hui and her mother are being detained in Taihe Detention Center.
28. [Duchang County, Jiangxi Province] Practitioners Mr. Wang Shenglong and His Wife Arrested
On the afternoon of August 10, Mr. Wang Shenglong and his wife from Cailing were reported to the authorities while clarifying the truth in Dagang. Later, police from the National Guard Brigade arrested them.
29. [Chongqing, Sichuan Province] Ms. Xu Suying, an Elderly Practitioner, Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Xu Suying, in her 60's, is a retired teacher. At around 8 p.m. on August 9, 2007, she was clarifying the truth and was reported to the authorities. The police from Kai County's National Guard Brigade and Chengjia Police Station arrested her and took her to Kai County Detention Center. They also unlawfully searched her home.
30. [Inner Mongolia] Practitioner Ms. Cui Yingying Arrested at around 11 o'clock on August 3, 2007
31. [Yueshan City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Yang Illegally Arrested
On the evening of July 13, 2007, practitioner Yang from Zhong District, Yueshan City was clarifying the truth on street and was reported to the authorities. Police from the National Guard Bureau took him into custody and unlawfully searched his home.
32. [Yuanjiang City, Hunan Province] Ms. Xiao Ruilin Arrested by National Security Police
Ms. Xiao Ruilin, in her 40's, is a practitioner from Yuanjiang City. In 2001, she was illegally sentenced to five years in Changsha Women's Jail. At around 7 a.m. on August 9, 2007, she was arrested by the police from the National Security, and we do not know her whereabouts.
33. [Xuanhua, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Li Guiping Arrested
At around 4 p.m. on August 11, 2007, Ms. Li Guiping from Xuanhua, Zhangjiakou City, was arrested by police from Jianguo Street Police Station while she was clarifying the truth at a vegetable market.
34. [Xuanhua, Hebei Province] Lei Wenxia Unlawfully and Secretively Sentenced to Four Years
35. [Miyi County, Sichuan Province] Police Unlawfully Searched Practitioners' Homes
On May 10, 2007, Li Xuesong and other policemen from Miyi National Protection Brigade unlawfully searched Ms. Yu Lan's home and detained her for one month. At around 3 p.m. on August 7, Li Xuesong led three policemen from Miyi National Protection Brigade and broke into Yu Lan's home. They took three copies of "Zhuan Falun," one copy of "Hong Yin" II, one set of lectures on DVDs, one set of lectures on CDs, an exercise music tape, weekly magazines, and truth clarification materials. On August 8, officers from Xiaojie Police Station unlawfully interrogated Yu Lan and her husband for three hours.
On the same day, Li Xuesong and policemen from Miyi National Protection Brigade unlawfully searched practitioner Mr. Li Guangfu's home. At around 5 p.m. on August 8, they arrived at Mr. Li's home, took him to the Miyi National Protection Brigade office, and interrogated him for two hours.