Additional Persecution News from China - September 11, 2007 (14 reports)
Today's news is about the persecution of practitioners from nine provinces and 12 cities and counties. Among them are four cases of previously detained practitioners suffering abuse and 22 cases of illegal arrest.
1. [Moqi, Inner Mongolia] Practitioner Yang Yuxin Persecuted to Death; His Wife Zhen Haiyan Arrested
Mr. Yang Yuxin, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Moqi, was persecuted to death. His wife, Ms. Zhen Haiyan, went to higher authorities to seek justice. On the afternoon of September 10, 2007, personnel from the Moqi 610 Office and the Jiexie Local Police Station in Dayangshu Township, E'lun'chun, Inner Mongolia illegally arrested Zhen Haiyan.
2. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Practitioner Liu Guiying Arrested
On the morning of September 8, 2007, Ms. Liu Guiying, about 69 years old, from Nanjing City was arrested by Dachang District Local Police Station and Sanfan Local Police Station. Her home was searched, and Falun Dafa books and audiotapes were confiscated. She is now detained at the Nanjing Detention Center.
3. [Shanghai] Practitioner Liu Yansheng Arrested
Mr. Liu Yansheng, about 63 years old, from Shanghai was arrested in 2006. No further information is available.
4. [Liangshan County, Shandong Province] Mr. Sun Yuqi Arrested
On the morning of September 6, 2007, policemen Yan Xinfu and Wu Dongchun from the Zhaogudui Township Local Police Station in Liangshan County broke into Falun Dafa practitioner Sun Yuqi's home, searched it, and arrested him.
Director of the Zhaogudui Township Local Police StationYan Xinfu: 86-537-7361765,
5. [Beijing] Practitioner Xiong Xiaohua Arrested
In July 2007, Ms. Xiong Xiaohua from Beijing was arrested from her home. Her whereabouts are still unknown.
6. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Ouyang Hongbo Illegally Sentenced
Mr. Ouyang Hongbo, a practitioner from the Shenhe District of Shenyang City, was arrested by officers from Yangguan Local Police Station in the Dongling District, Shenyang City, on March 8, 2007, and is still detained. On August 31, Mr. Ouyang was secretly tried by Shenyang Intermediate People's Court and sentenced to three years of imprisonment.
7. [Lishu County, Jilin Province] The Forestry Bureau Persecutes Dafa Disciples
In 2002, my wife and I were forcibly taken to Lishu Detention Center. Once when they were interrogating me at night, the police dragged me to the Forestry Bureau, where I suffered various physical tortures. They burned my mouth with a lit cigarette, stomped on my feet with steel-heeled shoes, beat me savagely, stretched my arms out and then cuffed them to two beds, tied me to a metal chair, etc.
8. [Tonghe County, Helongjiang Province] Ms. Ma Jiying and Ms. Yang Xiufen Illegally Detained
On the afternoon of August 8, 2007, five people from the Tonghe "610 Office" and State Security Team arrested practitioners Ms. Ma Jiying and Ms. Yang Xiufen and searched their homes. Ms. Ma and Ms. Yang are currently detained at the Tonghe County Detention Center.
Deputy Director of the Tonghe County Public Security Bureau Wang Qiang:
86-13304668705, 86-451-57421055, 86-451-57422614
9. [Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] Police Arrest Several Practitioners
Around July 20, 2007, eight practitioners in Laiyuan County were arrested by police from the Laiyuan County State Security Bureau. Among them, Ms. Gao Xiuping, Mr. Wang Fushun, Ms. Sun Yumei, Ms Han Yumei, and Ms. Hou Aiyin have been released. The police extorted 5,000 yuan from one practitioner. Mr. Li Xinping and Mr. Yue Quanhai are still illegally detained at the detention center. In September 2007, Ms Hou Manyun was arrested again at Zuozhou. Her whereabouts are still unknown.
10. [Dunhua City, Jilin Province] Wang Sihai and His Wife, Wang Yuzhen, Arrested
On May 19, 2007, practitioners Mr. Wang Sihai and Ms. Wang Yuzhen were distributing truth-clarifying materials in Heishi. Someone reported them and they were arrested by officers from the Heishi Local Police Station and E'mu Local Police Station. Their home was searched and their computer and some CDs were confiscated. The police shocked Wang Sihai with an electric baton on his chest and the rest of his body. They also covered his head with plastic bags, suffocating him nearly to death seven times. Wang Sihai was illegally sentenced to one year of forced labor and is now detained at Yinmahe Forced Labor Camp in Jiutai. Wang Yuzhen has been released.
11. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Sun Yuhua Arrested
Around noon on September 9, 2007, Ms. Sun Yuhua, a Falun Dafa practitioner from Yantai was arrested by Zhifu Public Security Bureau and sent to Zhaoyuan Brainwashing Center.
12. [Hong'an County, Hubei Province] Practitioners Ma Yumei and Yu Yonghua Arrested
On August 23, 2007, the police from Hong'an County broke into Ms. Ma Yumei and Ms. Yu Yonghua's home and arrested them. Both are now detained at the Hong'an Detention Center.
13. [Shanghai] Mr. Zhu Hua Illegally Sentenced
Mr. Zhu Hua, a Falun Dafa practitioner from the Hongkou District in Shanghai was "illegally arrested" and sentenced to six years in prison. Now he is detained in division one of Shanghai Tilanqiao Prison.
14. [Wuwei, Gansu Province] Sixty-eight Practitioners Arrested
At the end of August 2007, Jiangsu Wuwei Public Security Bureau and State Security Team went on a rampage and arrested 68 practitioners.