Additional Persecution News from China - September 6, 2007 (34 Reports)
The following persecution incidents happened in 17 provinces and 34 cities or counties. They covered nine practitioners' detention situations and 59 practitioners' arrests.
1. [Qiqihar, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhang Jian Unable to Walk Due to Persecution
Mr. Zhang Jian is a practitioner from Qiqihar City who is being detained in the Daqing Prison. On August 28, 2007, in order to protest the persecution, Mr. Zhang refused to wear prisoner clothes or have his head shaved. He also requested a recess every day. However, Wang Yongxiang, director of the prison, and several police officers pulled Mr. Wang to the field and brutally beat him. Mr. Zhang cannot walk due to the persecution he suffered.
2. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Lu Lan Arrested and Detained
On May 9, 2007, Ms. Lu Lan, a practitioner from Changchun City, was arrested. She is being detained in the Changchun City Third Detention Center. Her family members have not been allowed to visit her.
3. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Ms. Guan Meilan And Her Husband Arrested
On the morning of April 12, 2007, more than twenty police officers from the Benxi City Police Department and State Security Division broke into Ms. Guan Meilan's home. They arrested Ms. Guan and her husband, Mr. Jiang Weiguo, and confiscated Dafa materials, computer equipment, cash, and bank deposit slips. Ms. Guan and Mr. Jiang are being detained in the Benxi City Detention Center.
There are currently 53 practitioners detained in the Benxi City Detention Center.
4. [Honghezhou Area, Yunan Province] Practitioners Ms. Dai Jinlan and Ms. Wang Lichun Sentenced to Forced Labor
In August 2007, officials from the Gejiu City 610 Office and police officers from the State Security Division of the Gejui City Police Department arrested Ms. Dai Jinlan and Ms. Wang Lichun, practitioners from Gejiu City, Honghe Area. They were each sentenced to one year of forced labor and sent to the Dabanqiao Women's Forced Labor Camp.
5. [Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province] Practitioner Mr. Gao Qingshe Arrested
On August 17, 2007, police from the Yuci Police Department of Jinzhong City and officers from the Jinzhong City "610 Office" ransacked Mr. Gao Qingshe's home in Jinzhong City and arrested him. Mr. Gao is being detained in the Jinzhong City Detention Center.
6. [Baishan City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Ms. Lin Daihong Arrested
On August 31, 2007, police from the Shiren Town Police Station in Baishan City arrested Ms. Lin Daihong while she was distributing truth clarification materials. Ms. Lin is detained in the Jiangyuan County Detention Center in Baishang City.
Xu Youshi (male), police officer from the Shiren Town Police Station: 86-439-8642170
Zhang Xianghua, director of the Shiren Town Police Station: 86-13943997771 (cell)
7. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Ms. Chen Jinling Arrested
On September 3, 2007, police from the Sanshilidian Police Station in Jinzhou District, Dalian City arrested Ms. Chun Jinling at her home. They confiscated a printer, a computer, and a motorcycle. Ms. Chen is being detained in the Jinzhou District Detention Center.
Chief police officer Han of the Sanshilidian Police Station: 86-13840982018 (cell)
8. [Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province] Seven Practitioners Arrested
At the end of August 2007, police from the State Security Division of the Jiangbei Police Department and the Haishu Police Department in Ningbo City arrested seven practitioners at their homes. They are being detained in the Ningbo City Detention Center.
State Security Division of the Jiangbei Police Department: 86-574-81986072
Liang Chunbo (male), police officer from the State Security Division of Haishu Police Department: 86-13566334692 (cell)
9. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Follow-up Information on the Persecution of Practitioner Ms. Lai Li
On September 5, 2007, Ms. Lai Li started a hunger strike. Ms. Lai is in critical condition and was sent to the Guiyang City Police Hospital for emergency treatment.
Lin Juan (female), officer of the Judicial Section of Yunyan Police Department in Guiyang City: 86-1331228911 (cell)
Yan Shanhua (male), officer of the Judicial Section of Yunyan Police Department in Guiyang City: 86-851-6814438
10. [Ziyang City, Sichuan Province] Practitioner Mr. Yi Xiangang Arrested
On the morning of September 3, 2007, officials from the Ziyang City 610 Office, police from the Yanjiang District Police Department in Ziyang City, and officials from the Security Department of Mr. Yi Xiangang's workplace arrested Mr. Yi while he was on his way home from work. Mr. Yi's whereabouts are unknown.
11. [Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province] Practitioner Ms. Liu Ruoying Arrested
On the afternoon of August 30, 2007, police arrested Ms. Liu Ruoying in her home in Xiaoguan District, Nanjin City. They confiscated a computer, Dafa books, and Dafa materials. Ms. Liu's whereabouts are unknown.
12. [Shuangyashan City, Heilongjiang Province] On August 31, 2007, Police from Changan Police Station in Shuangyanshan City Arrested Ms. Du Xiuqin and Detained Her in the Detention Center.
13. [Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Ms. Hu Yanjin Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Persecution
At the beginning of September 2007, several police officers from Lingyuan City Police Department came to practitioner Ms. Hu Yanrong's mother's home to harass her family. Ms. Hu Yanrong's sister Ms. Hu Yanjin was forced to leave home to avoid persecution.
14. [Laishui County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Zhao Zenglan Becomes Homeless to Avoid Persecution
Ms. Zhao Zenglan, in her sixties, is a practitioner from Beiqishan Village in Laishui County. On September 4, 2007, Ms. Zhao's home was ransacked and she had to leave home to avoid persecution.
15. [Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] On the Evening of September 4, 2007, Practitioner Mr. Yue Quanhai from Beishifo Township, Laiyuan County Was Arrested.
16. [Yishui County, Shandong Province] Practitioners Mr. Zhang Yizhi and Ms. Qi Guiling Arrested
On September 4, 2007, police from Yaodianzi Town Police Station arrested Mr. Zhang Yizhi and his wife Ms. Qi Guiling. They are being detained in the Yishui County Detention Center.
17. [Fengcheng City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Chengguo Tortured
On January 13, 2006, Mr. Liu Guocheng from Fengcheng City was arrested while he was doing the Falun Gong exercises at home. He was sentenced to two years of forced labor and sent to the Beixi City Forced Labor Camp. In the labor camp, Ms. Liu was often beaten up. He is in solitary confinement.
18. [Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Xie Bing and Other Practitioners Taken into Custody
On August 24, 2007, officers from the the Fularji District Police Station followed and then took into custody seven practitioners, including Mr. Xie Bing and Ms. Wang Chunjiang. The practitioners are held at the Fularji Detention Center.
19. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhang Huimin and Her Young Baby Taken into Custody
On September 4, 2007, practitioner Ms. Zhang Huimin from Xiong County in Baoding City went to the nearby rural area to clarify the truth. She was carrying her three-week-old baby. The police took her into custody at the Anxin County Police Department upon receiving reports from villagers.
Anxin County Police Department: 86-312-5333426
Detention center: 86-312-5333377
Anxin County 610 Office: 86-312-5328610
20. [Yi County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Li Haiyan Taken into Custody
On the morning of September 4, 2007, officers from the Tanghu Town Police Station in Yi County broke into practitioner Ms. Li Haiyan's home. The police took away ten copies of Disintegrating Communist Party Culture and forcibly took Ms. Li into custody. Ms. Li Haiyan is being held at the Qilizhuang Detention Center in Yi County.
Tanghu town Police Station: 86-312-8820015
21. [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Zhang Hua and Several Other Practitioners Taken into Custody
In August 2007, nine practitioners in Panjin City were taken into custody. They are: Mr. Zhang Hua, Mr. Li Fusheng, Mr. Sun Zhencai, Ms. Zhang Ying, Mr. Li Jiangua, Mr. Zhao, Mr. Liu Hongpu, and his wife Ms. Li Xiufen. The practitioners are being held at the Liaohe Detention Center at the Liaohe Oil Fields.
22. [Huangshi City, Hubei Province] On August 24, 2007, Huangshi City Police Took into Custody Practitioner Ms. Yang Yunxia, Who Is in Her Sixties
23. [Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia] Practitioners Mr. Nie Jiang and Ms. Pu Dongmei Unlawfully Detained
Practitioner Mr. Nie Jiang, 39, lives in the northern section of the Tuanjie Residential Community in Hohhot City. On August 9, 2007, the police searched his home and detained him.
Practitioner Ms. Pu Dongmei, 36, is an employee of the Hexi Company, affiliated with the No. 6 Aerospace Institute. She was detained on August 7, 2007.
24. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Practitioner Ms. Wang Zejin Unlawfully Taken into Custody
On the afternoon of September 3, 2007, Ms. Wang Zejin, a practitioner in Kunming City, was unlawfully taken into custody by officers from the Heilinpu Police Station in Kunming City, Yunnan Province. Ms. Wang has been taken to the Wuhua Detention Center.
Heilinpu Police Station in Kunmin City: 86-871-8182152
Detention Center affiliated with Wuhua Police Department in Kunming City: 86-871-8309871
25. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Practitioner Ms. Chen Cuizhen Unlawfully Sentenced to Forced Labor
Practitioner Ms. Chen Cuizhen, 55, lives in the Xiaodongmen area outside downtown Xi'an City. On June 6, 2007, she was clarifying the truth outside her home. Officers from the Beilin Police Department forcibly took her to a brainwashing center in the Workers' Rehabilitation Center. The police subsequently searched her home. In August, she was unlawfully sentenced to fifteen months of forced labor.
Shaanxi Province Women's Forced Labor Institute: 86-29-86246942
Shaanxi Province Women's Prison: 86-29-82225248
Beilin Police Department in Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province: 86-29-87422862
26. [Beijing] Practitioner Mr. Fu Jiangying Taken into Custody at the End of June 2007; Her Whereabouts Unknown
27. [Shanhaiguan City, Hebei Province] 22 Practitioners Taken into Custody
On the evening of August 15, 2007, the police in Shanhaiguan City took 22 practitioners into custody.
Among the practitioners taken into custody, Mr. Wei Danquan, Mr. Chen Qijiang, Mr. Ma Tieping, and Ms. Fu Shufen have been sent to labor camps in Baoding City and Tangshan City. Ms. Shen Shuqin has been taken to the Changli Brainwashing Center. Mr. Zuo Hongtao's life is in imminent danger. Ms. Gao Shuling's whereabouts are unknown. Some of the other practitioners have been released home.
28. [Yongxing County, Hunan Province] Practitioners Ms. Cao Yanfang and Ms. Cao Shuiju Taken into Custody
On the evening of September 2, 2007, practitioner Ms. Cao Yanfang was turned in to the police while she was distributing truth-clarification materials. The police subsequently took her into custody and confiscated Falun Dafa books at her home and a portrait of the founder of Falun Gong.
On the morning of September 4, 2007, state security officers took practitioner Ms. Cao Shuiju from her home in Yongxing County, Hunan Province. Ms. Cao Shuiju has been transferred to the custody of the Yongxing County Detention Center.
Yin Shuiping (male), deputy Party secretary of the Political and Judiciary Committee, and director of the 610 Office: 86-13973538472, 86-735-5566099
29. [Shouguang City, Shandong Province] Practitioner Mr. Jiang Zhancai Taken into Custody
On the evening of September 2, 2007, Mr. Jiang Zhancai, a practitioner at the Shouguang City Broadcasting Department, was taken into custody. The police searched his home. After his family had been extorted out of 8,000 yuan, the police went back on their promise to release Mr. Jiang. Instead, they sent Mr. Jiang to the Weifang City Brainwashing Center for persecution.
30. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Mr. Li Xianmin Unlawfully Held at Panjin Prison
On March 9, 2004, Mr. Li Xianmin, a practitioner from Huludao City, was taken into custody by officers from the district state security division at a fellow practitioner's home in Lianshan District. He was later sentenced to four years in prison. Mr. Li has been held at the Panjin Prison.
31. [Fanchang County, Anhui Province] Ms. Xu Fengliu, Ms. Zhu Shenghua and Ms. Wei Renfeng Taken into Custody
On the morning of August 24, 2007, practitioners Ms. Xu Fengliu, Ms. Zhu Shenghua and Ms. Wei Renfeng were taken away by members of the county 610 Office and police. The police confiscated from Ms. Xu's home a personal computer, laser printer, ink-jet printer, and 18,000 yuan in cash.
32. [Changchun City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Ms. Jiang Zhiping and Ms. Dong Fengqin Taken into Custody
On the evening of September 4, 2007, practitioners Ms. Jiang Zhiping and Ms. Dong Fengqin from Luyuan District, Changchun City were taken into custody by officers of the Xi'an Square Police Station in Luyuan District.
33. [Zhengzhou City, Henan Province] Practitioner Mr. Hu Jianqing Sent to Labor Camp
At noon on August 16, 2007, practitioner Mr. Hu Jianqing was taken into custody. On August 30, he was taken to the Baimiao Forced Labor Camp in Zhengzhou City to serve a twelve-month forced labor term.
Mr. Hu's wife has been unlawfully sentenced to eight years in prison. She is being held at the Xinxiang Women's Prison in Henan Province.
34. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Practitioner Ms. Wang Meizhi's Home Under Surveillance
On August 22, 2007, officers from the crime response team in the Xigang Police Department in Dalian City besieged the building where practitioner Ms. Wang Meizhi lives. The police have assigned people to tap into Ms. Wang's telephone line, the security camera at the entrance to her building, and nearby areas under surveillance.