Additional Persecution News from China - May 4, 2008 (33 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 32 cities or counties and 16 provinces. In this report, 12 practitioners were subjected to brutal mistreatment during their detention and at least 25 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xu Jinying Force-fed
Since April 16, 2007, Ms. Xu Jinying from Anqiu, Weifang City, has been on a hunger strike to protest her arrest and detention. She is being held in the 2nd team of No. 2 Women's Forced Labor Camp in Shandong Province. On February 28, 2008, the police took her to the hospital for a checkup. She has been force-fed with a tube for a long time.
2. [Yilan County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Shi Yanping Illegally Detained
Ms. Shi Yanping is 35 years old. On October 1, 2001, she went to Beijing to appeal for justice for Falun Gong. She was arrested and "illegally detained" in the No.2 Detention Center in Yilan County. She was forced to perform hard labor and pay a 1,000 yuan fine.
In May 2003, police officers from the Sandaogang Police Station arrested Ms. Shi at home and took her to the police station. The next afternoon, she was taken to the No.2 Detention Center in Yilan County. In December, she was taken to Wanjia Forced Labor Camp. She was tortured by being hung up, shocked with electric batons, forced to squat for a long time, made to watch video programs that slandered Falun Gong, forced to do hard labor, beaten, and forced to write the Three Statements.
3. [Liaoyuan City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Wang Anhui Arrested
Practitioner Mr. Wang Anhui was arrested on April 22 and detained at the Municipal Detention Center.
4. [Jiutai City, Jilin Province] Ms. Yu Xiuyan Tortured
Police from the Jijia Police Station arrested Ms. Yu Xiuyan from Zuoshanjiudui, Jijia Xiang, Jiutai City, at home. She was taken to the Majiagangzi Detention Center of Jiutai City and has been tortured. Due to physical and mental abuse, she had an epileptic seizure and was hospitalized. The police extorted money from her family.
5. [Rongcheng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Fu Shilan Arrested
Ms. Fu Shilan, in her 40s, was a practitioner from Shidao Beigou, Rongcheng City. On the evening of April 15, she was "illegally arrested" by staff from the 610 Office of Rongcheng City and Shidao after being reported for clarifying the truth about Falun Gong. She was sentenced to three years of forced labor and her whereabouts is unknown.
6. [Linqu County, Shandong Province] Ms. Guo Yongfang and Ms. Zhang Junxia Detained
Police arrested Ms. Guo Yongfang and Ms. Zhang Junxia from Jiaochangcun, Linqu County, when the two were distributing Falun Dafa truth clarification materials in Dongcheng. Both are being detained at the Linqu Detention Center.
7. [Changyi City, Shandong Province] Mr. Chen Bogui Arrested
On April 17, a plainclothes police officer from the State Security Brigade arrested Mr. Chen Bogui from Changyi when Mr. Chen was distributing Falun Dafa truth clarification material.
8. [Chongzhou City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Xu Zhihua Tortured
On August 27, 2002, police officers from the Yangma Police Station arrested Mr. Xu Zhihua after he was reported. The police confiscated two copies Zhuan Falun, one copy of Essentials for Further Advancement, one set of Falun Gong exercise music, a cassette player, and other items. He was locked in a small cell and handcuffed for three days and nights without food or drink. Later, he was taken to the Chongwen Municipal Police Station and illegally detained for 15 days.
In August 2003, the police ransacked Mr. Xu's home. They confiscated a copy of Zhuan Falun, cassette players, exercise music tapes, and other items. He was forced into homelessness.
9. [Chengdu City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Yu Wei Mentally Traumatized
In 2006 Mr. Yu Wei, in his 30s, suffered a mental collapse due to torture by police from Longquan Police Station and was taken to a mental hospital. His whereabouts is unknown.
10. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xiuying Arrested
On the morning of May 2, police arrested Ms. Xiuying from Guodianzhen, Licheng District, Jinan City. She is now detained in Liuchangshan Brainwashing Center.
11. [Qixia County, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Renli Arrested
On April 29, police from the Sikouzhen Police Station of Qixia County ransacked practitioner Mr. Zhao Renli's home in Xiawanggecun of Sikouzhen. The police confiscated Falun Dafa materials, banners, and a picture of Teacher. The police took Mr. Zhao to the Sikouzhen Police Station.
12. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Wu Jianjun Sentenced to an Illegal Prison Term
On the evening of December 28, 2007, police from the mining company arrested Ms. Wu Jianjun, 45, from Jingjing #6410 Ordnance Factory of Shijiazhuang City. On April 25, 2008, the Shijiazhuang Intermediate Court sentenced her in secret to a prison term.
13. [Qingzhou City, Shandong Province] Ms. Dong Guilan Arrested
In the afternoon of April 27, staff from the 610 Office of Qingzhou City and Qingzhou Public Security Squad arrested practitioner Ms. Dong Guilan.
14. [Penglai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Yu Guixiang and Ms. Fu Guixiang Arrested
Police from the Penglai Police Daxindian Branch Station arrested practitioners Ms. Yu Guixiang and Ms. Fu Guixiang of Daxindianzhen, Penglai City. They are detained in Penglai Brainwashing Center in Penglai Detention Center.
15. [She County, Hebei Province] Mr. He Jianjun Arrested
On the evening of April 24, Hu Huaichao, a policeman from the She County State Security Brigade, arrested Mr. He Jianjun, a teacher from the No.2 Middle School of She County. The police confiscated one computer and some Falun Dafa materials.
16. [Hengshui City, Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Dongmei Arrested
Ms. Wang Dongmei, in her 50s, from Hengshui Garments Factory was arrested while distributing Falun Dafa truth clarification materials in front of the municipal department store.
17. [Ankang City, Shannxi Province] Ms. Liu Yuwen Detained
At around 6 a.m. on April 23, police arrested Ms. Liu Yuwen, 70, a practitioner from Ankang City, in front of Jiangbei Antie Cultural Palace. She was distributing Falun Dafa truth clarification materials. She was taken to Hanbin Detention Center and denied family visitation.
18. [Guangshan City, Henan Province] Mr. Wang Xincheng and Ms. Xiang Wing Arrested
On the evening of May 1, police arrested Mr. Wang Xincheng and Ms. Xiang Qing. They were distributing Falun Dafa truth clarification materials. Mr. Wang Xincheng escaped on May 2. Ms. Xiang Qing is being detained at Guangshan Detention Center in Henan Province.
19. [Jiaozuo City, Henan Province] Mr. Sang Jinshui Detained
On the evening of March 6, police arrested and detained Mr. Sang Jinshui from Jiaozuo. He was distributing Falun Gong truth clarification materials. He was released on April 3.
20. [Wen County, Henan Province] Police Harasses Ms. Cui Qiuju
Ms. Cui Qiuju went to her parents' home to take care of her sick father. Police from the Xiangyunzhen Police Station of Wen County went to her parents' home to harass her. Her father stopped the police and quarreled with them. By the time Ms. Cui got out of the washroom, her father had died.
21. [Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province] Xunyang Police Persecute Practitioners
At a little past 10 p.m. on April 28, police from the Xunyang Police Department's State Security Brigade and Jinjipo Police Station broke into Mr. Bai Hongjun's. They ransacked his home and confiscated three computers, three printers, three cell phones, 300 yuan, printing paper, and 500 sheets of stickers. They also arrested Mr. Bai Hongjun and Mr. Liu Yizhi.
They then ransacked Mr. Liu Yizhi's home and confiscated a copy of Zhuan Falun. Mr. Bai Hongjun and Mr. Liu Yizhi are now in Jiujiang Detention Center.
22. [ Huhhot City, Inner Mongolia] Mr. Li Guangzhi Sentenced to a Prison Term
Mr. Li Guangzhi was an employee of the Inner Mongolia Hexi Company. On February 16, 2007, while pasting antithetical couplets at home, Mr. Li was reported to the police. The police arrested him and ransacked his home. He was detained in the Huhhot Detention Center for more than a year and then secretly sentenced to a four-year prison term.
23. [Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Wang Qin Arrested
On the afternoon of April 27, police from the Futian Police Section in Shenzhen City broke into Ms. Wang Qin's home and ransacked it. The police confiscated all Falun Dafa books and her computer. Then the police went to Ms. Wang Qin's place of work and arrested her.
24. [Huanggang City, Hubei Province] Senior Practitioner Ms. Hong Arrested
On the afternoon of April 24, police from Tuanfeng County, Huanggang City, broke into Ms. Hong's home and ransacked it. The police confiscated all Falun Dafa books and her picture of Teacher. They arrested Ms. Hong.
25. [Anshun City, Guizhou Province] Additional Information on the Persecution of Ms. Liu Qunying
Practitioner Ms. Liu Qunying from Anshun was arrested and first taken to Zhenning Jail. Then she was taken to the Yang-ai Labor Camp. She was sentenced to a four-year prison term.
26. [Xinjiang Autonomous Region] Ms. Fu Yinzhi Arrested
Practitioner Ms. Fu Yinzhi from Xinjiang, Zhejiang Province, was an employee of the Xinjiang Civil Aviation General Bureau. In late April 2008, Ms. Fu went on a business trip to Zhejiang and distributed Falun Gong truth clarification material at a college. She was videotaped by a residential monitor and local police arrested her that night.
27. [Lincang City, Yunnan Province] Mr. Li Zhen Sentenced to a Six-year Prison Term
Police arrested Mr. Li Zhen, in his 30s, from Fengqing County, Lincang Cit,y when he was clarifying the truth about Falun Gong. He was detained in the Guandu District Detention Center in Kunming City. In April 2008, Mr. Li was sentenced to a six-year prison term. He is detained in the No.1 Jail of Yunnan Province.
Since 1999, Mr. Li Zhen has been sentenced to hard labor for clarifying the truth about Falun Gong. His father passed away because he could not cope with what had happened to his son.
No.1Yunnan Province Prison: 86-871-3811145
28. [Ezhou City, Hubei Province] Ms. Jiaying's Family Destroyed
ractitioner Ms. Zhang Jiaying's family was destroyed due to police persecution. She has been detained for seven years and is due to be released in early June.
29. [Yiyang City, Hunan Province] Mr. Wu Changyun Arrested
At the end of March 2008, staff from Yiyang State Security Bureau and the 610 Office arrested Mr. Wu Changyun, a practitioner from Yiyang City. After being detained for over a month at Yiyang No.2 Detention Center, he was taken to Baimalong Forced Labor Camp for one year of hard labor.
30. [Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Tian Arrested
Ms. Tian, in her 50s, a retired employee from a state run enterprise of Shenzhen, was arrested on April 26 and her home was ransacked.
31. [Qidong County, Hunan Province] Mr. Yan Bin Detained in Shanghai Tilanqiao Jail
On May 24, 2002, staff from the Shanghai Huangpu District Police Station arrested Mr. Yan Bin, a college graduate from Tongji University. He was from Qidong County. On March 12, 2003, the judge from the Shanghai Huangpu District Court sentenced Mr. Yan Bin to a seven-year prison term. He is imprisoned in the Shanghai Tilanqiao Jail.
32. [Linli County, Hunan Province] Ms. Xu Huifang and Ms. Qi Qiuming Detained
On April 26, practitioners Ms. Xu Huifang and Ms. Qi Qiuming from Linli County were secretly arrested in Fenghuoxiang. They are in Jinbaotan Detention Center. Policeman Yang Feng asked for a 10,000-yuan bribe.
33. [Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Gao Feng Arrested
On April 24, police arrested practitioner Mr. Gao Feng arrested at his home.