Additional Persecution News from China - December 22, 2007 (16 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 15 cities or counties in 8 provinces. In this report, 49 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 15 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Detained Practitioners Transferred
On December 22, 2007, the Shenyang City Second Prison Administration began transferring detained Falun Dafa practitioners to other facilities, except for a few whose terms were close to expiring. More than a dozen practitioners were transferred to Dongling Prison in Shenyang City, and another dozen were transferred to Shenyang City First Prison. The reason for the transfers is unknown.
Formerly detained practitioners (all male) in the Shenyang City Second Prison:
Plant Nursery First Ward: Mr. Zhao Hua from Fuxin City, Mr. Wang Tao from Dalian City, Mr. Liu Jianfeng from Dengta City, Mr. Wang Chengtao from Fushun City
Plant Nursery Second Ward: Mr. Jiang Zhengchao from Heilongjiang Province, Mr. Xuejun from Dalian City, Mr. Li Quanchen from Dandong City
Plant Nursery Third Ward: Mr. Ma Ronghua from Shenyang City, Mr. Wang Liyang from Chaoyang City, Mr. Hao Xiangjun from Fushun City
Plant Nursery Fourth Ward: Mr. Hu Guojian from Fushun City, Mr. Wang Honglin from Benxi City, Mr. Song Wenliang from Fushun City
Plant Nursery Fifth Ward: Mr. Zhang Peng from Anshan City, Mr. Li Shujun from Huludao City
Printing Factory First Ward: Mr. Zhang Yalin from Chaoyang City, Mr. Yan Jun from Fushun City, Mr. Liu Guichun from Dalian City
Printing Factory Second Ward: Mr. Wu Bo from Fushun City, Mr. Dogn Qinfei from Tieling City, Mr. Jiang Bo from Dalian City
Printing Factory Third Ward: Mr. Zhai Xuying from Fushun City, Mr. Xu Zhengqiang from Dashiqiao City, Mr. Shen Shanyi from Dalian City
Rubber Manufacturing First Ward: Mr. Zhao Jiyuan from Shenyang City, Mr. Bai Rongchun from Shenyang City
Rubber Manufacturing Second Ward: Mr. Gao Yuqin from Anshan City, Mr. Ha Enli from Shenyang City
Rubber Manufacturing Fourth Ward: Mr. Huang Gang from Fushun City, Mr. Meng Hua from Fushun City
Rubber Manufacturing Sixth Ward: Mr. Sun Yongsheng from Fushun City, Mr. Li Yanzeng from Shenyang City
Rubber Manufacturing Seventh Ward: Mr. Hu Weidong from Fushun City, Mr. Jiang Dexin from Benxi City, Mr. Zhang Gonghua from Hubei Province
Service Ward: Mr. Wang Hongfeng from Heilongjiang Provicne, Mr. Huang Xiaojie from Fuxin City
Plastic Coated Windows/Doors Ward: Mr. Zhu Changbin from Dalian City, Mr. Xiao Guangqiang from Liaozhong County (under Shenyang City)
Old and Disabled Ward: Mr. Wang Zhiguo from Chaoyang City
Hospital Ward: Mr. Li Weiji from Tieling City
Shenyang City Second Prison Director Wang Bin (male): 86-24-89296501
Deputy Director Piao Bingchui (male): 86-24-89296588, Deputy Director Su Shi (male): 86-24-89296516
2. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners Forced to Perform Slave Labor in Masanjia Women's Forced Labor Camp
The guards in the Third Ward of Masanjia Women's Forced Labor Camp require practitioners to perform forced labor 14-15 hours per day. Women over 60 must work until 9:00 p.m., and others must work until 10:00 p.m. The food provided for practitioners is not very nutritious and often includes bad quality cornmeal.
Starting in August 2007, guards in the Third Ward ordered practitioners to cut 110 pounds of garlic per day. This lasted until October. Practitioners' hands became very sore from this work, and they could not sleep due to the pain. Their hands have still not recovered.
Guards have assigned practitioners to make paper flowers since October 2007. The flowers sell for 15 yuan each, and are exported to Holland. The camp administration makes tens of thousands of yuan from the practitioners' slave labor.
Many practitioners were transferred from Beijing and Dalian City to the Masanjia Forced Labor Camp.
3. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Guards Force Practitioners' Visiting Families to Curse Dafa
Starting in November 2007, the administrators of Qianjin Forced Labor Camp (located in Houhujiatun Village, Xinnong Town) assigned a special person to shut down the phones in the visitation room and force each visiting family of a practitioner to curse Falun Dafa and Master Li, otherwise they are not allowed to visit. Whoever doesn't comply will be "talked to" by a male guard. They must curse each time they visit.
4. [Fuyu County, Jilin Province] Ms. Gu Shuxia and Ms. Ma Shuying Arrested and Money Extorted from Them
At around 5:00 p.m. on December 18, 2007, Fuyu County Domestic Security Division Leader Luo Hongjian and agent Cheng Peng arrested Ms. Gu Shuxia (in her 40s) and Ms. Ma Shuying (in her 60s). Beitao Village Committee members in Taolaizhao Town led the way. Agents took them into custody at the Fuyu County Police Department. Luo Hongjian forced their families to pay extortion and write a guarantee statement. Ms. Ma Shuying's son paid 3,000 yuan under pressure, but when he requested a receipt, Luo said, "This is not a fine, there isn't a receipt." Ms. Ma was released the same day. Ms. Gu Shuxia is still in the Fuyu County Detention Center.
5. [Liaozhong County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Han and His Wife Arrested
On December 20, 2007, as practitioners Mr. Han and his wife were mailing truth clarifying materials, they were followed by Domestic Security Division Leader Li Wei and others. They were arrested at their apartment building.
Domestic Security Division Leader Li Wei (male): 86-13604909119 (Cell)
Agent Xing Dapeng (male): 86-13840401688 (Cell), 86-24-87887878 (Home)
6. [Lanzhou City, Gansu Province] Additional Information on the Arrests of Ms. Lu Guiqin and Her Son, Mr. Guan Longshan
Practitioner Ms. Lu Guiqin, 67, is a retired employee of the Lanzhou City Carbon Materials Corp. On July 20, 2007, she was arrested by officers from the Haishiwan Police Station and Domestic Security Division of the Honggu District Police Department. On December 18, 2007, her family received an arrest warrant. Her son Mr. Guan Longshan, 35, was formerly employed by the Hailong New Materials Limited Company. He is also a practitioner and is still detained in the Gongjiawan Brainwashing Center.
7. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhao Shuqing and Ms. Gao Hongju Arrested
On December 17, 2007, Ms. Zhao Shuqing and Ms. Gao Hongju, who live in the Police Family Housing, were both arrested when clarifying the truth at the Xiaohebei Market in the Development Zone. They are detained in the Weifang City Detention Center.
8. [Wuhan City Hubei Province] At Least Four Practitioners Still Detained in Erzhigou Detention Center
9. [Zhangye City, Gansu Province] Mr. Liu Zhiye and His Wife Arrested in Baiyin City
Mr. Liu Zhiye, 33, is a teacher who was employed by the Zhangye Nursing School. He was sentenced to forced labor once and had to leave home with his wife, also a practitioner, to avoid being arrested or forced to go through brainwashing. At around 1:00 a.m. on December 17, 2007, officers from Zhangye City arrested the couple at their rental house located in the Pingchuan District, Baiyin City. Their family said Mr. Liu Zhiye was taken back to Zhangye City. They found their home in a state of disarray. Police took their notebook computer, printer, wireless card, and MP3 and MP4 players, valued at about 3000 yuan, from their family-run shop.
10. [Liaoyang County, Liaoning Province] Mr. Wang Jingchun Transferred to Prison in Dalian City
On December 20, 2007, practitioner Mr. Wang Jinchun from Liaoyang County was transferred from the Fushun Second Prison to a prison located in the Nanguanling Neighborhood in Dalian City.
11. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Xingwangzhai Township Education Office Participates in the Persecution
Practitioner Ms. Xu Shuqin is a teacher employed by the Wanfuzhuang Village Elementary School. On October 1, 2007, she was forcibly taken to the Zunhua City Detention Center.
Xinwangzhai Township General Principal Xiao Yongliang forced Education Office accountant Mr. Li Jun to watch his practitioner wife, Ms. Shi Jinling, around the clock. He did not allow Ms. Shi to go out or to contact anyone, and he burned all her Dafa books. He does not allow Ms. Shi to do the exercises at home and forces her to watch the evil CCP TV programs. He often curses and beats Ms. Shi, and he even almost suffocated her once. He said that beating her is the job Principal Xiao has assigned to him. Ms. Shi works in a nursery school. School Director Pang Yanhua, female, watches her at work, does not allow her go out of the school gate, go home without her husband there, or allow her to close the door while she is teaching.
Xingwangzhai Township General Pricipal Xiao Yongliang, male: 86-315-6052507 (Office)
Accountant Li Jun (male): 86-13315505297 (Cell)
12. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Li County Court Moved Falun Gong Practitioners' Trial Time Two Days Ahead, from December 26 to December 24, 2007
13. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Practitioners Treated Brutally in Zhangqiu Second Forced Labor Camp
14. [Hanchuan City, Hubei Province] Mr. Yu Qiaoliang Subjected to Severe Mistreatment
Practitioner Mr. Yu Qiaoliang has been detained in the Hanchuan City First Detention Center since he was arrested in mid November 2007. On December 20, 2007, his family and other practitioners went to the police department to request his release. Legal Office Chair Chen Changsheng, who is in charge of the forced labor camp, said his case was reported to the upper level, the Xiaogan City Police Department.
Hanchuan City 610 Office Chair Zhang Huaming, male: 86-13907292038 (Cell)
Hanchuan City Police Department Deputy Director Li Dianwu, male, in charge of persecuting Falun Gon): 86-712-8382162-4208 (Office), 86-13907292960 (Cell)
Legal Office Chair Chen Changsheng, male: 86-712-8382112, 86-13971941672 (Cell)
15. [Fushun City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liu Hanyong Facing Forced Labor
Practitioner Mr. Liu Hanyong, who is in his 70s, was brutally beaten by officers from the Jiangjun Police Station, to the point where his life was in danger. He was hospitalized and released. The Fushun City Police Website reported that he will be sent to forced labor 15 days after his release from the hospital.
Jiangjun Police Station in Shuncheng District, Fushun City: 86-413-7804089
Domestic Security Division Leader Lin Zhonghou, male: 86-413-7645877 (Office), 86-413-7577555 (Home), 86-13700138171 (Home)
16. [Fuxin County, Liaoning Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
On December 16, 2007, the police arrested Ms. Wu Xiuxiang and Ms. Du Guirong and detained them in Fuxin County Detention Center.
Fuxin County Police Department Director Liang Wei, male: 86-13904181809 (Cell), 86-418-2839588 (Home)
Domestic Security Division Leader Wang Peng, male: 86-418-8819029