Several Practitioners in Luzhou, Sichuan Province, Unlawfully Arrested
(Clearwisdom.net) Note: The following is a shortened version of a longer and more detailed article that appeared on the minghui.ca website (Chinese version of Clearwisdom.net).
Ms. Tang Chengying Imprisoned for Weeks
Ms. Tang Chengying, a Falun Gong practitioner from Luzhou, Sichuan Province, was missing for weeks. It has now been verified that the local 610 Office and the State Security Bureau in Hejiang County have illegally arrested Ms. Tang and taken her to Hejiang County Detention Center. Ms. Tang started a hunger strike as a non-violent means of protesting the unlawful imprisonment. She is now at death's door.
Ms. Wu Houyu Persecuted by the State Security Bureau in the Longmatan District, Luzhou City
On the evening of July 24, 2007, Ms. Wu Houyu was explaining the important facts about Falun Gong to people in the Wangshi Shoe Store in the Longmatan District, when personnel from the State Security Bureau in the Longmatan District arrested her. She is now being held in the Hejiang Detention Center in Luzhou City. Ms. Wu Houyu, 36, is a villager in the No. 4 Team of Qingshan, Huayang Town, the Jiangyang District. Between 1999 and 2000, she was taken into custody at the Huayang Police Station and the State Security Bureau in the Jiangyang District three times. In 2001, Ms. Wu exercised her constitutional right to appeal for Falun Gong at the Appeals Office, but the Public Security Bureau in Luzhou, along with the local State Security Bureau and the local 610 Office arrested her for doing so. She was then "illegally sentenced" to two years in a forced labor camp, where she was subjected to a myriad of tortures. During her imprisonment in the camp, the local government repeatedly ransacked her home.
Ms. Liu Longhui Persecuted by the State Security Bureau and 610 Office in the Naxi District, Luzhou City
At around 9:00 p.m. on June 5, 2007, Ms. Liu Longhui from Luzhou City was arrested by the State Security Bureau in the Naxi District when she traveled to the district. She was immediately taken to Luzhou City Detention Center. On July 4, the local security bureau and the 610 Office secretly sentenced Ms. Liu to one year in Nanmusi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Zizhong, where she now faces cruel torture.
The 610 Office and the State Security Bureau in Xuyong County, Luzhou City, Continue to Persecute Ms. Li Yuzhen
At noon on July 17, Ms. Li Yuzhen from Xuyong County, Luzhou City, and two other Falun Gong practitioners were distributing materials containing important facts about Falun Gong in a village in Dashu Township, Luobu Town, when State Security Bureau and 610 Office agents from Xuyong County arrested them and took them to the Public Security Bureau in Xuyong County. They ransacked their homes and took Ms. Li Yuzhen to the local detention center that afternoon.