Additional Persecution News from China - March 22, 2008 (54 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 41 cities or counties in 14 provinces. In this report, 23 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 71 practitioners were illegally arrested.
- [Beijing] Practitioner Mr. Qi Shichun Arrested, His Family Left in a Difficult Situation
- [Liaoning Province] Masanjia Forced Labor Camp's New Scam
- [Huizhou City, Guangdong Province] Chief of Huicheng District State Security Division Prevents Lawyers from Accepting Falun Gong Cases
- [Wendeng City, Shandong Province] State Security Division Police Officer Xiang Hongping Continues to Persecute Practitioners
- [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners in Xihu Prison Tortured with Various Cruel Methods
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Gao Guiling and Ms. Mo Yuhua Arrested and Detained in Shenyang City Detention Center
- [Cheng'an County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Yang Ruiping Arrested
- [Wuhai City, Hubei Province] Officials from Qianjiang City 610 Office and Qiangjiang City State Security Division Arrest Practitioners and Send Them to Brainwashing Classes in Wuhan City
- [Jilin Province] Latest Information on Arrested Practitioners in Dong'an County
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Police from Zhong Street Police Station in Shenhe District Arrest Two Female Practitioners on Afternoon of March 20, 2008
- [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Mr. Liu Guoliang and Ms. Wang Fenglan Arrested on March 20, 2008
- [Beijing] Ms. Lu Xiuzhen and Her Son Mr. Liu Xuesong Arrested
- [Baicheng City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Xiaoyong Arrested
- [Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhu Xingfu Arrested at His Home Ransacked
- [Tangyuan County, Heilongjiang Province] More information on the Persecution of Practitioner Mr. Li Haishan
- [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Juwu, Teacher at Changle County Third Vocational School, Arrested
- [Jilin Province] About Forty Practitioners Arrested in Dehui City
- [Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] Ms. Ren Junying and Three Other Practitioners Arrested
- [Shanghai] List of Practitioners Arrested for Watching New Tang Dynasty TV
- [Kaiping District, Hebei Province] Ms. Mu Guiqiu Released after Her Arrest
- [Geermu (Golmud) City, Qinghai Province] Ms. Tan Xiaoju Arrested
- [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Three Practitioners Arrested in Gaotang County
- [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Chen Arrested
- [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liu Honghan and Ms. Ma Mingxiu Facing Sentence
- [Jilin Province] Officers from the Xijiaolu Police Station, Luyuan District, Changchun City, Harass Practitioners at Home
- [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners from Mudanjiang 857 State Farm Arrested
- [Macheng City, Hubei Province] Additional Information on Mr. Yang Xianfeng's Arrest
1. [Beijing] Practitioner Mr. Qi Shichun Arrested, His Family Left in a Difficult Situation
Mr. Qi Shichun, 62 years old, lives in the Guang'an Gate area in Xuanwu District, Beijing. At around 9 p.m. on February 23, 2008, several police officers from the Guang'an Police Station and several community security officials broke into Mr. Qi's home and ransacked it. They confiscated an MP4 player and arrested him. He is being detained in the Xuanwu District Detention Center. It is reported that he was sentenced to two years of forced labor.
Guang'an Police Station: 86-10-63463008
2. [Liaoning Province] Masanjia Forced Labor Camp's New Scam
Recently, officials from Masanjia Forced Labor Camp have started to drop in on Falun Gong practitioners who have been be detained there and are currently on parole. They tell them to go to the labor camp to complete the termination process. Two or three labor camp guards and local police officers to to those practitioners' homes to threaten them. The practitioners are told to go as soon as possible; otherwise, they will be brought back to the labor camp at anytime.
3. [Huizhou City, Guangdong Province] Chief of Huicheng District State Security Division Prevents Lawyers from Accepting Falun Gong Cases
On January, 1, 2008, Chief of Huicheng District Police Department State Security Division Yang (given name unknown) arrested practitioner Mr. Cao Jianshan, a middle school teacher. Mr. Cao was sentenced to one year of forced labor. Recently, Mr. Cao's wife hired a lawyer for his case. However, Yang and other police officials prevented the lawyer from accepting this case. They also did not allow Mr. Cao's family and friends to visit him.
Yang's cell phone: 86-13802872655
Director of Huicheng District Police Department: 86-752-2249407
4. [Wendeng City, Shandong Province] State Security Division Police Officer Xiang Hongping Continues to Persecute Practitioners
Ms. Wang Jianzhen, in her 40s, is a practitioner from Yadongtou Village, Wendeng City. Ms. Wang was arrested in 2005 while she was distributing Falun Gong truth-clarification materials. She managed to escape, but she had to become homeless to avoid persecution. On March 5, 2008, when she went back to her home, Xiang Hongping, a police officer from the Wendeng City State Security Division, and a couple of other police officers broke into her home. They pulled her by her hair into the police car. She was later sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor and taken to Wangcun Forced Labor Camp.
Mr. Du Kesong is a practitioner from Shihuiyao Village, Songcun Town, Wendeng City. On March 19, 2008, officials from Wendeng City Police Department instigated the officials from the Wendeng City Industry and Commerce Bureau to follow Mr. Deng. Later, Xiang Hongping and other police officers arrested him. He is being detained in Wendeng City Detention Center.
Liu Jie, director of Wendeng City Industry and Commerce Bureau:
86-631-8989798, 86-13562156788 (Cell)
Liu Wen, deputy director of Wendeng City Industry and Commerce Bureau: 86-13963186858 (Cell)
5. [Benxi City, Liaoning Province] Practitioners in Xihu Prison Tortured with Various Cruel Methods
Tian (given name unknown), director of Xihu Prison: 86-414-5538903
Education Department of Xihu Prison: 86-414-5538887
6. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Gao Guiling and Ms. Mo Yuhua Arrested and Detained in Shenyang City Detention Center
Ms. Gao Guiling and Ms. Mo Yuhua are practitioners from Dadong District, Shenyang City. On March 3, 2008, while Ms. Gao, Ms. Mo, and another practitioner were distributing truth-clarification materials, they were reported to the authorities. Police from Liutiaohu Police Station arrested Ms. Gao and Ms. Mo. Both of their homes were ransacked, and their Falun Gong books, truth-clarification materials, and equipment were confiscated. That night, they were taken to Shenyang City Detention Center.
Shenyang City Detention Center: 86-24-89241894. Ext.-8084, 86-24-89248084
7. [Cheng'an County, Hebei Province] Practitioner Ms. Yang Ruiping Arrested
Ms. Yang Ruiping is a practitioner from Cheng'an County, Hebei Province and an elementary school teacher. On the evening of March 15, 2008, while she was clarifying the truth to people in the vicinity of the Cheng'an County First Middle School, she was reported to the authorities. Police from the Cheng'an County State Security Division followed her to Qingyun Road and arrested her on the charge of carrying the truth-clarification materials. Ms. Yang is being detained in Cheng'an County Detention Center. Her family is not allowed to visit her.
8. [Wuhai City, Hubei Province] Officials from Qianjiang City 610 Office and Qiangjiang City State Security Division Arrest Practitioners and Send Them to Brainwashing Classes in Wuhan City
On March 5, 2008, officials from the Qianjiang City 610 Office, Yao Jiamin, the chief of the Qianjiang City State Security Division, and police officers from the Longwan Police Station went to practitioner Mr. Wang Xiaoping's home to arrest him. Mr. Wang got rid of his coat while struggling with them and managed to escape.
On the morning of March 17, 2008, officials from the Qianjiang City 610 Office and the Qianjiang City State Security Division went to practitioner Mr. Chen Sihai's job and arrested him. They took him to the brainwashing center in Wuhai City.
9. [Jilin Province] Latest Information on Arrested Practitioners in Dong'an County
Ms. Niu Ling, from Yangjiatun area of Helong Town, Jilin Province; Ms. Sun Xiuying, from Tiexi Village, Dong'an Town; and Ms. Fang Jinghui, from Tiexi Village, Dong'an Town, were all sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor and are being detained in Heizuizi Women's Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City. Mr. An Zhishuang is being detained in Chaoyangguo Forced Labor Camp in Changchun City. Mr. Jiang Jiucheng is being detained in a forced labor camp in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, and another practitioner from Gaojiadian Town is being detained in the same place as Mr. Jiang.
10. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Police from Zhong Street Police Station in Shenhe District Arrest Two Female Practitioners on Afternoon of March 20, 2008
Zhong Street Police Station: 86-24-24842708, director's last name is Wang
11. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners Mr. Liu Guoliang and Ms. Wang Fenglan Arrested on March 20, 2008
12. [Beijing] Ms. Lu Xiuzhen and Her Son Mr. Liu Xuesong Arrested
Ms. Lu Xiuzhen is a practitioner from Huairou District, Beijing. Ms. Lu's husband reported her to the authorities while she was practicing the Falun Gong exercises at home. The local police ransacked Ms. Lu's home and arrested her. The confiscated a notebook computer that belonged to her son, Liu Xuesong. When Mr. Liu Xuesong went to the police station to ask for his notebook, not only did the police refuse to give it back, but they also arrested him. He has been detained for more than three weeks.
13. [Baicheng City, Jilin Province] Practitioner Mr. Liu Xiaoyong Arrested
In February 2008, right before Chinese New Year, Mr. Liu Xiaoyong, a practitioner from Taobei District, Baicheng City, was arrested. He is being detained in the Baicheng City Detention Center.
14. [Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province] Practitioner Mr. Zhu Xingfu Arrested at His Home Ransacked
At around 7 p.m. on March 10, 2008, several police officers from the Chaoyang District Police Station of Kunshan City arrested Mr. Zhu Xingfu (58 years old) at his home. They ransacked his home as well. Mr. Zhu was sentenced to one month of detention and is being held in Kunshan City Detention Center.
15. [Tangyuan County, Heilongjiang Province] More information on the Persecution of Practitioner Mr. Li Haishan
After Mr. Li Haishan was arrested, Zhou Tiegang, the chief of State Security Division, and other police officers came to Mr. Li's home to harass his family. They also deceived Mr. Li's wife to sign his paperwork.
Zhou Tiegang, chief of State Security Division: 86-454-7622871,
Feng Hongwei, police officer: 86-454-7651017
16. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Juwu, Teacher at Changle County Third Vocational School, Arrested
On March 7, 2008, officials from the Changle County Anti-Cult Division and police from the Wutu Town Police Station stopped Mr. Zhang and his wife at the gate of his school. Without any of the proper paperwork, they arrested him. Then they ransacked his home and confiscated a copy of Zhuan Falun. Mr. Zhang was taken to the detention center.
17. [Jilin Province] About Forty Practitioners Arrested in Dehui City
Between February 27 and 29 of 2008, police from the Dehui City Police Department, officials from Dehui City 610 Office, and police from the Changchun City Police Department conducted mass arrests of practitioners in Dehui City. According to partial statistics, about 40 practitioners were arrested. Some were forced to leave home to avoid persecution. This terrifying action was executed under the guise of "Maintaining Olympic Safety."
18. [Laiyuan County, Hebei Province] Ms. Ren Junying, and Three Other Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Ren Junying, Ms. Xu Huanian, Ms. Ge Xiaoyu, and Ms. Dong Mei are practitioners from Laiyuan County. They were arrested on the afternoon of March 18, 2008.
19. [Shanghai] List of Practitioners Arrested for Watching New Tang Dynasty TV
On February 22, 2007, the following practitioners from Shanghai were arrested for watching New Tang Dynasty TV: Ms. Liu Chengmei, Mr. Li (given name unknown), Ms. Zhou (given name unknown), Ms. Zhang Rongzhu, Ms. Gao Qiudi, Ms. Gao Lingdi, Ms. Jin Ruifang, Ms. Jin Yuehua, Ms. Xu Cuixia, and Mr. Ma Dongquan and his son, Mr. Ma Guobiao. (Mr. Ma Guobiao was not watching TV at the time; his whole family is being detained in Jiading Detention Center).
20. [Kaiping District, Hebei Province] Ms. Mu Guiqiu Released after Her Arrest
On the evening of March 15, 2008, Ms. Mu Guiqiu was reported to the authorities when she went to Zhaozhuan Village (where the Kaiping Forced Labor Camp is located) to clarify the truth. That night, officials from the Kaiping District 610 Office and the police from the Kaiping District Police Station interrogated and then detained her in the basement of the Kaiping District Police Department. The next afternoon, she managed to go home with a righteous mind.
Yang Jinshan, director of Kaiping District 610 Office: 86-315-3364567
(Office), 86-315-3368215 (Home), 86-13513339200 (Cell)
Wu Lide, deputy director of Kaiping District 610 Office: 86-315-3377610 (Office), 86-315-3368226 (Home), 86-13131547559 (Cell)
21. [Geermu (Golmud) City, Qinghai Province] Ms. Tan Xiaoju Arrested
In the afternoon of March 15, 2008, Ms. Tan Xiaoju was reported to be clarifying the truth at Jiale Supper Market in Geermu City. She was then arrested by police officer Wang Jianping. She is imprisoned at the Geermu City Detention Center in Qinghai Province.
Zhou Haifeng, deputy director of the police department: 6-979-8414756 (Home),
86-979-8442603 (Office), 86-13909791001 (Cell)
Wang Jianping, National Security Section: 86-970-8411928 (Home), 86-979-8442555 (Office), 86-13897057088 (Cell)
Huang Qiyuan, director of the detention center: 86-979-8461567 (Home), 86-979-8413848 (Office), 86-13709794221 (Cell)
22. [Liaocheng City, Shandong Province] Three Practitioners Arrested in Gaotang County
Ms. Guo Guiyuan and Ms. Gao Shulan (wife of Mr. Guo Yuhai) are practitioners from Houguo Village, Yuqiuhu Community, Gaotang County, Liaocheng City. At around 1 p.m. on March 18, 2008, they were arrested at home. Ms. Liu Fengzhen from Maiguantun Village, Yuqiuhu Community, was arrested at the same time. The three practitioners are imprisoned at the local detention center.
Police officer Shi Guangshan (male): 86-13562013128 (Cell)
23. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Chen Arrested
Mr. Chen (given name unknown) from Tiexi District, Shenyang City, was recently arrested by officers from the Tiexi National Security Division. In addition, on the afternoon of March 8, 2008, three practitioners from Tiexi District, Mr. Liu Runlin, Mr. Chen Xin, and Mr. Liu (given name unknown), were cornered on the street by police cars. Mr. Liu jumped out of the car and escaped. The other two were arrested.
24. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liu Honghan and Ms. Ma Mingxiu Facing Sentence
On August 31, 2007, Mr. Liu Honghan, 76, and Ms. Ma Mingxiu, 75, were arrested at their home in Shahekou District, Dalian City. It is said that they are facing sentencing by the Shahekou District Court in Dalian City.
25. [Jilin Province] Officers from the Xijiaolu Police Station, Luyuan District, Changchun City, Harass Practitioners at Home
26. [Heilongjiang Province] Practitioners from Mudanjiang 857 State Farm Arrested
In the morning of March 21, 2008, Mudanjiang 857 State Farm 610 Office agent Ma Guangpo and police officers Diao Zhonghua, Zhong Limin, Xu Guangjun, and Fan Yanming broke into Ms. Niu Xifen and Mr. Sun Shouzhang's home, seized their computer and printer, and arrested the couple. Ms. Niu and Mr. Sun are imprisoned at the 857 Farm Police Department.
Ma Guangpo, 857 Farm 610 Office: 86-467-5079459 (Office), 86-467-5079700
(Home), 86-13019744359 (Cell)
Diao Zhonghua, political instructor of 857 Farm Police Department: 86-467-5079399 (Office), 86-15303676857 (Cell)
Zhong Liming, office director of 857 Farm Police Department: 86-467-5079012 (Home)
27. [Macheng City, Hubei Province] Additional Information on Mr. Yang Xianfeng's Arrest
At around 4 p.m. on March 17, 2008, five police officers from the Macheng National Security Division and the Longchiqiao Police Station deceived Mr. Yang Xianfeng and made him open his door. They arrested Mr. Yang without an arrest warrant and ransacked his home without a search warrant or in the presence of his family. They seized a computer, books, and other personal property. Mr. Yang was imprisoned at a detention center the same day and taken to the Wuhan City Brainwashing Center on March 19, 2008.
28. [Jiaohe City, Jilin Province] Five Additional Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Shi Xiuzhen was arrested and her husband, Mr. Liu Zhaofu, was forced to flee home to avoid arrest on March 18, 2008. The, on March 20, 2008, between 8 and 9 p.m., officers from the Changanjie Police Station, Jiaohe City, broke into Ms. Wang Jingping's home and arrested Ms. Zhang Min and her husband, Mr. Liu Zhongchun. At the same time, police officers broke into Ms. Li Jinghua's home and arrested her. The three practitioners were taken to Changanjie Police Station.
On the morning of March 21, 2008, Ms. Chang Guiyun and Mr. Yuan from Shongjiang Town were arrested in a computer shop.
29. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Zhaohui Arrested
On March 21, 2008, Ms. Wang Zhaohui from Shenhe District, Shenyang City, and Ms. Tang (given name unknown) were arrested and taken to the Zhongjie Police Station.
Zhongjie Police Station: 86-24-24861096
Zhongjie Security Station: 86-24-24845064
30. [Baoding City, Hebei Province] Ms. Kong Hongyun Arrested, Her Home Searched
On March 13, 2008, Ms. Kong Hongyun from Xinshi District, Baoding City, was arrested. Her home was searched. She is now in the Baoding City Detention Center.
31. [Beijing] Practitioners Arrested
On the morning of March 18, 2008, Mr. Zhang (around 60 years old, first name unknown) was arrested in his home at the Xicheng District College of Music.
On the afternoon of March 18, 2008. Ms. Zhang Shuying, who lives at the Xinhua News Agency compound in Xicheng District, was arrested by police officers from Xicheng District and Xuanwu District while she was visiting another practitioner's home in Xuanwu District. The practitioner's surname was Liu.
On the morning of March 20, 2008, Ms. Zhang Yufeng, employee of the Shunyi District Water Company, was arrested.
Last week, Mr. Yang (around 40 years old, first name unknown) from Tongzhou District, Beijing, was arrested in front of his home.
32. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Nanguanling Prison Deny Mr. Lu Guozhan's Family Visiting Privileges
Mr. Lu Guozhan from Dashiqiao City was first incarcerated in Wafangdian Prison, then transferred to Nanguanling Prison, Dalian City, in December 2007. Since then, his family has gone to visit him twice, but their visits were denied by the prison administration. Nor were they allowed give him the items that they had brought
No. 9 Ward, Nanguanling Prison: 86-411-86908595
33. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhi Yeqing Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
On March 14, 2008, Ms. Zhi Yeqing from Qingdao City was sentenced to three years in prison. She is now in Dashan Detention Center.
34. [Fuyu County, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Shumei and Ms. Chen Guixiang Arrested
In the evening of March 19, 2008, Ms. Wang Shumei and Ms. Chen Guixiang from Qianhao Village, Caijiagou Town, Fuyu County, distributed truth clarification materials in Xupozi Village, Yushu County. They were reported by Liu Zhanwen (male), the local CCP secretary, and arrested by police officers from the Dagang Township Police Station in Yushu County. They are being held in West Yushu City Prison.
Wang Zhongyi, local CCP secretary: 86-431-83758555
35. [Muling City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Zhang Yongmei on Hunger Strike
On February 26, 2008, Ms. Zhang Yongmei; her husband, Mr. Dong Xuekun; and their son, Dong Xiaodong, were arrested by officers from the Muling City National Security Division and the Beijie Police Station in Muling Town. They have been imprisoned in Muling City Detention Center.
Ms. Zhang has been on a hunger strike since her arrest, and she was forced-fed. Blood covered her face after each forced-feeding, and she was taken to the hospital every few days.
36. [Tianjin] Practitioner Mr. Shi Yuping, 62, Faces Trial
37. [Tengzhou City, Shandong Province] Elderly Practitioner Arrested
On the morning of March 17, 2008, Mr. Guo (in his 70s, given name unknown) was reported while he was clarifying the truth in Tengzhou City. He was then arrested by police officers from Beixin Police Station in Tengzhou City. He was then transferred to the Tengzhou City Police Department 610 Office the same afternoon. That night, he was detained at the detention center. On March 18, 2008. police officers searched his home and seized 10 copies of the "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party."
38. [Donggang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Hu Zhongying Arrested and Beaten
On the morning of March 7, 2008, Ms. Hu Zhongying from the Four Squads of the Hongqi No. 1 Brigade in Xinxing District, Donggang City, was reported clarifying the truth in Donggang Center Hospital. She was then arrested by officers from Xinxing Police Station. She is now in Donggang Detention Center after 15 days detention. An officer yanked out a handful of her hair while he was arresting her. Later, her home was searched, and her Falun Dafa books and truth clarification materials were seized.
Yi Gaofeng, deputy director of the police department: 86-415-7563277,
86-415-7129958, 86-15941588111 (Cell), 86-13841519777 (Cell)
Xinxing Police Station: 86-415-7103113, 86-415-7137943, 86-415-7103138
39. [Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province] Mr. Zhao Jiabi Arrested
Around March 10, 2008, Mr. Zhao Jiabi, 68, was arrested at his home by officers from the National Security Division and the 610 Office. He has been forced to undergo brainwashing at the Changan Worker Sanatorium.
40. [Yueyang City, Hunan Province] Mr. Zhao Shiyuan, 70, Lost Retirement Pension
Mr. Zhao Shiyuan from Qianlianghu Town, Yueyang City, 70, was forced to flee his home to avoid arrest in December 2005. Since September 2007, Yan Dingji, director of the Chaoyang Residents' Committee, has worked with the local 610 Office to withhold Mr. Zhao's pension, causing Mr. Zhao to live in dire straits. They have gone to Mr. Zhao's home frequently to harass him.
Yan Dingji, director of the Chaoyang Residents' Committee: 86-13974062634 (Cell)
41. [Yi County, Hebei Province] Mr. and Mrs. Wei Yougui Arrested
At around 5 p.m. on March 11, 2008, Nachengsi Village official Zhang Baoliang (male) led several Domestic Security agents of the Yi County Police Department to intrude into Mr. Wei Yougui's home, ransack the place, and take his son's business computer and materials. They arrested Mr. Wei and his wife, Ms. Xu Guifen (also a practitioner), and detained them in Yi County Detention Center.
42. [Xiaogan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Yang Yongping Taken to a Brainwashing Center
On March 17, 2008, more than a dozen people from the Xiaogan City Seed Company stormed into practitioner Ms. Yang Yongping's home and took her in custody at the Guanshan Brainwashing Center located in Wuhan City. She was recently released from 15 days detention with practitioners Ms. Sun Chunhua and Mr. Zhang Detang.
Xiaogan City Seed Company: 86-712-2823794
43. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Dai Qifeng Arrested
Mr. Dai Qifeng was formerly employed as a guard in the First Ward of Mudanjiang City Prison. On the morning of March 21, 2008, police from Yanjiang Station arrested him from his home and took his computer, printer, and Falun Dafa materials.
44. [Mudanjiang City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Chen Yanwei Arrested
On the evening of March 7, 2008, police from Xinglong Station arrested her at home and took her computer, printer, and Falun Dafa materials. She is under custody at the Xinglong Police Station.
Xinglong Police Station officer Jiao Peng (male): 86-453-6933338,
Li Zhiwei (male): 86-453-6693868, 86-13766656677 (Cell)
Jia Peisheng: 86-453-6695216, 86-13766660076 (Cell)
45. [Xiaogan City, Hubei Province] 610 Officers Fail to Arrest Ms. Xu Hongmei
On March 19, 2008, Yunmeng County (under Xiaogan City) 610 Office agents tried to take practitioner Ms. Xu Hongmei, a hospital worker, to a brainwashing center. Ms. Xu escaped, and she was forced to stay away from home to avoid being mistreated, leaving her seven-year-old daughter at home. She was detained for two weeks at the end of 2007.
46. [Yuping County, Guizhou Province] Five Practitioners Arrested
On the afternoon of January 30, 2008, the police arrested Mr. Yao Maoyuan, Ms. Chen Huamei, Ms. Liu Julian, Ms. Zhang Sanmei, and Ms. Qiu Bizhen while they were distributing truth clarifying materials in Shuiwei Town, Cengong County. The police detained them in the Cengonglaocheng Detention Center and did not allow their families to visit them.
Cengong County Police Department: 86-855-3573110; 86-855-3573712
47. [Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province] Police from Qiaoxi District Department Arrested Three Practitioners on March 18, 2008
48. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Officers from Each Police Station in Chengyang District Recently Surveying Practitioners
49. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liu Yanxia in Custody in Liuchangshan Brainwashing Center
50. [Guiyang City, Guizhou Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
At around 6 p.m. on March 19, 2008, Mr. Dai Qiyuan (employed by the Guizhou Province Industrial Institute) and another fellow practitioner (name unknown) were arrested. Their whereabouts are unknown.
51. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Chang Xueling Transferred to Yaojia Detention Center
Ms. Chang Xueling, in her 40s, was arrested from her job on March 10, 2008. Police from the Baiyun Street Station detained her in a drug rehabilitation center located on Jinjia Street. They told her family they would release her in 15 days, but they transferred her to Yaojia Detention Center on March 18, 2008, and said they would have her sentenced to prison.
Baiyun Street Police Station Director Yu Shifu (male): 86-411-82963261
Deputy Director Gai Chunbo (male): 86-13130484888 (Cell)
52. [Urumqi City, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region] Mr. Han Jinzhong Facing Trial
Mr. Han Jinzhong has been detained in Sixth Urumqi City Detention Center since August 30, 2007, and he has not been allowed any visits. The City Middle Court is processing his case.
53. [Ling County, Shandong Province] Mr. Chen Aiguo Taken into Custody 15 Days Ago in Ling County Detention Center
Domestic Security Division of Ling County Police Department: 86-534-8261535
Agent Ji Qun (male): 86-534-8266366 (Home)
Agent Fang Zhenshan: 86-13589907868 (Cell)
54. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhang Fenglan and Ms. Yang Xiuying Arrested
Ms. Zhang Fenglan and Ms. Yang Xiuying are both from the Majiagou Area in Kaiping County, Tangshan City. On the afternoon of March 20, 2008, police from the Developing Zone Station arrested them when they were clarifying the truth in the Majiatun Market and ransacked their homes at around 5 p.m. They took Ms. Zhang Fenglan to Yuehe Detention Center at 11 p.m. and Ms. Yang Xiuying to Changningdao Detention Center.
March 21, 2008