Additional Persecution News from China - July 26, 2008 (52 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 32 cities or counties in 11 provinces. In this report, 31 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 58 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Weiyuan County, Sichuan Province] Information on the Arrest of Many Practitioners
Practitioners arrested on July 18 include Mr. Zheng Boliang and his wife from Neijiang City, Sichuan Province and Ms. Mo Qun and Ms. Qiu Guirong from Beimu Town, Sichuan Province. Reportedly, they are currently being unlawfully held in the Brainwashing Center. Ms. Zhou Yu, who disappeared in mid-May, is also held there.
At 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of July 19, four men including Guan Shuigao, the CCP Secretary of Qiaoli Village, Yanling Town in Weiyuan County, Neijiang City in Sichuan Province, broke into the home of 64-year-old Ms. Zhang Zhijun to forcibly arrest her. Ms. Zhang's current whereabouts are unknown.
Approximately around July 19, Mr. Liu Jianping from Weiuan County was unlawfully arrested.
On July 21, about ten police officers from the Yanling Town Police Station of Weiyuan County in Sichuan Province went to the home of Ms. Tan Fengqin, claiming to be repairing the electricity meter, but when Ms. Tan was deceived by them into opening the door, they immediately surrounded Ms. Tan and forcibly took her away.
In addition, practitioners including Ms. Miao Qunxian, Ms. Chang Jingyu and Ms. Yu Huixin have disappeared. 2. [Chongqing City] Practitioners Ms. Zhang Zhen and Mr. Dong Daoquan Taken to Brainwashing Center
On July 19, 2008, police from the Lianshi Police Station in Banan District of Chongqing City used the excuse of the Olympics to arrest practitioners Ms. Zhang Zhen and Mr. Dong Daoquan from the Dajiang Factory of Chongqing City and took them into the brainwashing center.
Chief of the Lianshi Police Station, Ju Ganfu (male): 86-23-66247044 (Office) and 86-13908354599 (Cell) 3. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Ms. Jia Cuilan Arrested by Police from the Sifang District Police Department
At about 6:00 p.m. on July 23, about six people who claimed to be police officers from the Sifang District Police Department forcibly broke into the home of Ms. Jia Cuilan from Nanqu District, Qingdao City and arrested her. The police unlawfully confiscated some private properties and informed her family members not to visit her. They also refused to tell them the location of where Ms. Jia is unlawfully held.
4. [Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Wu Huomei and Ms. Zhang Wei Unlawfully Subjected to Forced Labor
On May 14, 2008, Ms. Wu Huomei from Nanchang City was reported to the police while she was distributing truth-clarification materials in Qingyunpu District. Subsequently, she was arrested by the Qingyunpu District Police Station and unlawfully subjected to one year of forced labor. She is currently being held in the Nanchang City Women's Forced Labor Camp, where she is being mistreated.
On May 10, Ms. Zhang Wei was arrested at her home by the National Safety Police Officers of Nanchang City. Subsequently, she was unlawfully sentenced to one year of forced labor. 5. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Chen Ying Unlawfully Sentenced to One Year and Three Months of Forced Labor at the Beginning of July, 2008 6. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Liu Qunming, Arrested on July 7, Unlawfully Sentenced to Forced Labor; Her Daughter Ms. Liu Hui Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Being Arrested 7. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Gong Huisheng Arrested At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 21, Ms. Gong Huisheng from Faku County of Shenyang City was arrested at her home by local police from the Shiqiao District Police Station. Her home was also ransacked. She is currently being held in the Faku County Detention Center.
Shiqiao District Police Station: 86-24-87122028 8. [Gaomi City, Shandong Province] Mr. Li Deshan Arrested
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on July 9, 2008, about eight police officers from the Gaomi City State Security Division unlawfully broke into and ransacked the home of Mr. Li Deshan and confiscated several Falun Dafa books, truth-clarification materials, a television, and several tools such as pliers and a screwdriver. A computer, a printer, and nearly a full box of printing paper were also confiscated. Mr. Li Deshan was taken to the Furi Police Station on the same day, but he managed to walk out at noon. Later, police from the Furi Police Station deceived him and followed him to his friend's home where police arrested him.
9. [Liaoning Province] Shenyang City Prison Worsen the Persecution of Mr. Liu Xiaoming and Mr. Lu Jinyu
For a long time, the No. 12 Ward of the No. 1 Prison within the Shenyang City Prison has been persecuting unlawfully held practitioners with various torture methods, such as close monitoring them, isolation, locking them in a Small Cell (1), and hindering them from receiving medical treatment. On the morning of July 21, Mr. Liu Xiaoming and Mr. Lu Jinyu refused to work. Police ordered inmates to use ropes to tie up their hands and feet, to use cloth to gag them, and then took them to be held in the Small Cell.
Dong Lunshan (male), chief of the No. 12 Ward: 86-13390117508, 86-24-89296306 (Office) and 86-24-89296307 10. [Suibin County, Heilongjiang Province] Handicapped Mr. Qi Dechang Harassed and His Home Ransacked
Mr. Qi Dechang from Fuxin Township of Suibin County is a handicapped man in a wheelchair. At approximately 2:30 p.m. on July 21, over about ten plainclothes including Guo Jitao (male), the Deputy Director of the Suibin County Police Department, Zhang Zhenqiang (male), from the local 610 Office, and police officers from the Fuxin Township Police Station and the local television station, broke into and ransacked the home of Mr. Qi Dechang. They confiscated a laptop computer, two eBooks, a VCD player, a recorder, a satellite dish receiver, as well as all of the parts for it. In addition, they confiscated all of Mr. Qi Dechang's Falun Dafa books as well as Falun Dafa materials. Two people from the local television station filmed the entire ransacking.
Director of the Suibin County Television Station: 86-468-7863868
Lu Jiansheng (male), director of the police department: 86-468-7863453 11. [Huhhot City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Mr. Liu Guohai Unlawfully Held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Huhhot City
On the afternoon of May 5, 2008, the 610 Office of the Nandi Police Department of Saihan District in Huhhot City and others unlawfully arrested Mr. Liu Guohai, who came to Huhhot to hold a part-time job, at his apartment. Mr. Liu is currently being held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Huhhot City.
Wang Jiawen (male), director of the police department: 86-471-4946899 (Office), 86-471-4944082 (Home), 86-13337109688 (Cell)
Zhang Sheng (male), deputy director: 86-471-4947821 (Office), 86-471-4947378 (Home), 86-13304712153 (Cell) 12. [Huhhot City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region] Mr. Li Guangzhi Unlawfully Sentenced to Four Years of Imprisonment
Mr. Li Guangzhi was unlawfully sentenced to four years of imprisonment by the local court at the end of May this year after he had been unlawfully held in the No. 1 Detention Center for a year. He is currently being held in the No. 2 Prison of Huhhot City. The prison guards are prohibiting his family members from visiting him using the Olympics as an excuse.
13. [Beijing City] Elderly Ms. Lao Zong from Xibali Township of Haidian District Unlawfully Held in the Qinghe Detention Center 14. [Beijing City] Ms. Liu Jingshu Unlawfully Arrested by Police
On July 9, 2008, Ms. Liu Jingshu was unlawfully arrested in her hometown, Shunyi District in Beijing City, by police from the Dongcheng District of Beijing City. Where she is currently being held is unknown. Ms. Liu Jingshu used to be a nurse at the Xiyuan Chinese Traditional Medicine Hospital of Beijing City. She was unlawfully dismissed from the hospital simply because she steadfastly believes in "Truth-Compassion-Tolerance."
15. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Han Zhen Arrested in Yingkou City
On July 19, 2008, Mr. Han Zhen (24 years old), from Shenyang City and works at the Jianye Decoration Company of Xiongyue Town, Bayuquan District of Yingkou City, was arrested by over 20 police officers from the Provincial Police Department, colluding with the local police departments. Mr. Han's whereabouts are unknown.
16. [Xishui County, Hubei Province] Many Practitioners Arrested
In Mid-July, practitioners Mr. Ai Geping and Mr. Nan Jinrong from Daliwang District, Nanliang Township of Xishui County together with practitioner Ms. Yang Shurong from Xichenwan District of Sadian Township were unlawfully arrested by police from the local police station and by the No. 1 Division of the Xishui County Police Department, and taken into the Wuhan Brainwashing Center where they are all being mistreated.
At 12:20 p.m., on July 18, practitioner Ms. Zhang Guixiang from the No. 9 Group of Bayi Village, Yangzi Township of Wanggang Town was making lunch when police from the Wanggang District Police Station and from the No. 1 Division of the Xishui County Police Department broke into her house, pretending to be buyers of vegetable seeds. She was subsequently arrested.
17. [Xiao County, Anhui Province] Mr. Xue Chaoyang, Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Arrest, Recently Arrested in Dangshan County
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on July 22, 2008, Mr. Xue Changyang from Xiao County, who had been forced to leave home to avoid arrest, was doing his part-time job as a guard for the Sulou Village Chemical Fertilizer Factory in Dangshan County when he was unlawfully arrested by over 10 police officers from Su County and Dangshan County. The police confiscated Falun Dafa materials, more than 10 copies of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party, a computer, printer, paper cutter, pots, bowls, a gourd ladle, spoons, clothes, a television, electric fan, electric appliance, and other items. The electric appliance was sold immediately.
At the same time, Mr. Xue's wife, Ms. Sun Yijun, was arrested at the home of Ms. Jiang Ying and Ms. Song Lanyun. Ms. Song Lanyun and her son, who has not yet started to cultivate, were also arrested. Over 10 thousand yuan was extorted from Ms. Song's family members before Ms. Song's son was released home. At present, Mr. Xue Chaoyang, Ms. Sun Yijun, and Ms. Song Lanyun are being unlawfully held in the Dongguan Detention Center in Dangshan County.
18. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Thugs from Xiliu Village Harass a Practitioner
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 24, 2008, police officers including Li Xin (male) from Xiliu Village of Zunhua City went to unlawfully ransack the home of Ms. Zhang Yanhui from Shilipu Village and harass her. They took away two MP3 players, some truth-clarification materials, and a satellite dish receiver. They also unlawfully took pictures of her without her permission. 19. [Xishui County, Hubei Province] Ms. Zhang Guixiang Arrested
On July 20, 2008, a group of police officers broke into the home of Ms. Zhang Guixiang who lives in Wanggang Town of Xishui County and unlawfully arrested her. Prior to this, Ms. Zhang Guixiang had been unlawfully sentenced to five years of imprisonment.
20. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Practitioners Arrested
Around July 8, 2008, Ms. Xiao Ning was followed and later arrested by police while she was clarifying the truth about Falun Dafa in Wangfu District. Reportedly, she was unlawfully sentenced to two years of forced labor. Ms. Lu Qingying was also unlawfully arrested.
21. [Dingzhou City, Hebei Province] Mr. Bian Xijun and Ms. Jia Gaiying Unlawfully Arrested
At 8:00 p.m. on July 21, 2008, the State Security Division, the 610 Office, and the local police station of Dingzhou City unlawfully ransacked the homes of Mr. Bian Xijun, Ms. Jia Gaiying, and Mr. Wu Qingguo without presenting any evidence. Mr. Bian Xijun and Ms. Jia Gaiying were unlawfully arrested while Mr. Wu Qingguo escaped. The current whereabouts of Mr. Bian Xijun and Ms. Jia Gaiying are unknown.
22.[Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhou Xuehua Unlawfully Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
On July 7, 2008, Ms. Zhou Xuehua, in her fifties, from Xisanzhuang Village, Xinhua District, Shijiazhuang City, was unlawfully arrested by the Xinhua District Police Department, which colluded with the Shangcheng Police Station. The police also ransacked Ms. Zhou's home and confiscated Falun Dafa books and truth-clarification materials. Ms. Zhou Xuehua was working in the field when the police forced her family members to call her home. As soon as Ms. Zhou Xuehua stepped into the courtyard of her home, the police arrested her and took her away. Ms. Zhou Xuehua was held in the detention center for over 10 days before she was taken to the Hebei Province Women's Forced Labor Camp, where she is being subjected to one year of forced labor.
Guo Lianxi (male, in charge in the persecution of Falun Gong), instructor of the Shangcheng Police Station: 86-311-87759766, 86-13785139999
Fan Zhimou (male, actively persecuting Falun Dafa practitioners for a long time), chief of the Political and Security Division of the Xinhua District Police Department: 86-13832111518, 86-311-85188083 23. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Ye Guiyan from Fengbeibu Township of Faku County Arrested by Local Police in Late June 24. [Haixin County, Hebei Province] Elementary School Teacher Mr. Qi Yunping Subjected to Unlawful Trial
Mr. Qi Yunping is a teacher at the Suji Horse Field Elementary School in Haixin County. On July 23, 2008, he was unlawfully arrested. At 9:00 a.m. on July 24, 2008, he was subjected to an unlawful trial.
Haixin County Court: 86-317-6621706
25. [Songyuan City, Jilin Province] Ms. Wang Cunjing, Arrested on June 2, Unlawfully Sentenced to One Year of Forced Labor
26. [Shandong Province] Practitioner Ms. Li Ling, Custodian at the Longkou City Hospital, Arrested on July 21, Currently Held in Zhangjiagou Detention Center.
27. [Lanxi City, Heilongjiang Province] Supplementary Information on Ms. Sun Yuhong and Mr. Shi Shaojun After Their Arrest
The directors of the Lanxi County Police Department, Li Guofeng (male), Wu Lizhong (male), and Zhao Qingxue (male) unlawfully sentenced Ms. Sun Yuhong and Mr. Shi Shaojun to one year of forced labor. On July 23, Ms. Sun Yuhong was taken to the Qiqihar Forced Labor Camp, which refused to accept her. Mr. Shi Shaojun is currently still held in the Lanxi County Detention Center.
Li Guofeng (male), directors of the Lanxi County Police Department: 86-15845551666, 86-15815551666
Wu Lizhong (male): 86-455-6946789
Zhao Qingxue (male): 86-455-8924119, 86-455-5623575 28. [Dalian City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liu Xiyong Arrested and Ms. Wu Jiying Besieged
At 5:30 p.m. on July 23, 2008, Mr. Liu Xiyong from Shihe Village, Shihe Town, Jinzhou District of Dalian City was forcibly arrested by the Shihe Police Station, and his home was unlawfully ransacked. The following day, Mr. Liu was taken to and held in the Sanli Detention Center in Jinzhou District.
On July 23, Ms. Wu Jiying from Beile Town, Jinzhou District of Dalian City was besieged by over ten police officers from the Beile Police Station for two days in the upstairs of her home.
Wu Ming (male), chief of the Beile Police Station: 86-411-87261999
Xu Guangyue (male), deputy chief: 86-411-87260219, 86-411-87137111 (Home), 86-13942080777 (Cell) 29. [Zhaodong City, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Zhao Li and His Aunt Arrested by Daqing City Police
On July 4, 2008, Mr. Zhao Li from Zhaodong City went to visit his aunt in Daqing City, and he was arrested by police officers from the Tieren Police Station in Daqing City. Three members of his aunt's family were unlawfully held for fifteen days before two of them were released. Mr. Zhao Li and his aunt are still being unlawfully held because they refuse to give up their faith in Falun Dafa.
When Mr. Zhao Li was arrested, he was carrying 1,100 yuan, cash and two cell phones. Mr. Zhao Li is currently being held in the Daqing City Detention Center.
30. [Hebei Province] Mr. Luo Zhijian Unlawfully Held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Tangshan City
On July 6, 2008, Mr. Luo Zhijian was arrested by the Chaoyangdao District Police Station. He is currently being unlawfully held in the No. 1 Detention Center of Tangshan City.
31. [Tahe City, Heilongjiang City] Ms. Meng Zhaohong Arrested on the Afternoon of July 22, 2008
32. [Yongji County, Jilin Province] Ms. Cao Jingyun from Sanjiazi Township Recently Arrested 33. [Beipiao City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Xue Shanghong Arrested on the Afternoon of July 23
Security Office of Beipiao City: 86-421-5812610 34. [Nenjiang County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Hu Xiuyun Arrested
At 10:30 p.m. on July 22, 2008, Ms. Hu Xiuyun was arrested on her way home after she distributed truth-clarification materials. She is currently held in the Nenjiang County Detention Center.
35. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liu Zhongcai Arrested on May 24 by Police; His Current Whereabouts Unknown
36. [Heilongjiang Province] Police from the Mishan City No. 3 Police Station Unlawfully Ransack Falun Dafa Practitioners' Homes
At 9:50 a.m. on July 15, 2008, practitioner Mr. Zhang Yutang was working at home when police from the No. 3 Police Station used the excuse of checking on the residence registration in an attempt to deceive Mr. Zhang Yutang into opening his door to arrest him. Mr. Zhang and his wife refused to open the door, so the police failed to arrest him. Eventually, these police officers forcibly confiscated some Falun Dafa books and some goods.
Li Gang (male), police officer at the State Security Division: 86-13946806333
Gao Shitong (male): 86-13836546911
Jiang Rongchun (male), police officer at the No. 3 Police Station: 86-13804682777
37. [Fusong County, Jilin Province] Three Practitioners Including Ms. He Xiuying from Beigang Town Arrested
On the evening of July 21, 2008, police officers from the Fusong County Police Department and from the Beigang Town Police Station arrested practitioners and ransacked the practitioners' homes. Among the arrested practitioners are Ms. He Xiuying, Ms. Zheng Chengxiang, and Mr. Sun Chengdao.
38. [Haogang City, Heilongjiang Province] Police Break into Private Homes; Ms. Di Huibin Escapes
On July 22, many police officers from the Nanshan District Police Department of Haogang City broke into the home of Ms. Di Huibin with cameras in their hands and attempted to harass her. However, Ms. Di Huibin managed to escape.
39. [Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Lu Guilan Arrested on the Morning of July 24, 2008
40. [Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region] Mr. Cui Xiangdong from Beijing City Sentenced to Four Years of Custody by the Urumqi City Court on July 25, 2008
41. [Beijing] Dongcheng District Police Department Arrests Falun Dafa Practitioners Under the Excuse of the Olympics
Approximately on July 12, the Dongcheng District Police Department of Beijing City arrested eight practitioners, who are currently held in the Dongcheng District Detention Center. In recent days, more practitioners are being arrested and taken there.
42. [Shanghai] Ms. Shen Fang Forced to Leave Home to Avoid Arrest
On the morning of July 23, Ms. Shen Fang, living in the Xinde Neighborhood of the Shier Residential Area in Jing'an District of Shanghai City, went to Shanhaiguan Market to grocery shop. There, she met with a fellow elderly practitioner. When this elderly practitioner was giving Ms. Shen Fang a copy of the truth-clarification material, a security guard from the CCP Residential Committee of Xinde Neighborhood, who had been following Ms. Shen Fang, suddenly took it away and attempted to arrest Ms. Shen Fang. Ms. Shen managed to escape, but she has been forced to leave home to avoid arrest. Ms. Shen was unlawfully subjected to forced labor twice before.
CCP Residential Committee of the Xinde Neighborhood: 86-21-62533594 43. [Changyi City, Shandong Province] Ms. Ren Qinghua Arrested
On the morning of July 9, 2008, more than ten police officers from the Buzhuang Town Police Station of Weifang/Changyi City broke into the home of Ms. Ren Qinghua from Dayan Village and ransacked it. They confiscated her television, VCD player, Falun Dafa books, truth-clarification materials, and other items. They attempted but failed to arrest Ms. Ren Qinghua.
On the morning of July 23, police officers from the Buzhuang Town Police Station broke into Ms. Ren Qinghua's home again and arrested her.
44. [Taian City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhai Jinping Arrested
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on July 20, 2008, Ms. Zhai Jinping, a former employee of the Taishan Nursing Home in Taian City, was arrested by over 10 police officers, including Lu Liangxiang (male) from the Security Division of her former workplace. She was then transferred to Jinan City to be subjected to mistreatment.
45. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhao Baoqin Arrested by Police
At approximately 12:00 p.m. on July 9, Ms. Zhao Baoqin from Weifang City was arrested at her home by several police officers from the Hanting District. Police officers confiscated a printer, a laptop computer, a disc burner, and several copies of Falun Dafa books.
46. [Shandong Province] Ms. Lin Shuzhen from the Qilizhuang Village, Xinanlu District of Anqiu City Unlawfully Held in the Zhucheng City Detention Center
Zhang Zengxian (male), chief of the Zhucheng City Detention Center: 86-13863627168 (Cell), 86-536-6063578 (Home) 47. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Dazhong and Ms. Zhang Ping Arrested
Mr. Zhang Daozhong and Ms. Zhang Ping from Dongjinma Village, Xincheng Residential Office, of the Development District of Weifang City were arrested on July 9, 2008.
Zhang Xianfu (male), police officer: 86-13863686387
Xin Lianguo (male), security guard at Dongjinma Village: 86-13953609077 48. [Zunhua City, Hebei Province] Police Officers from the Ziliucun Township Arrest and Extort Practitioners
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on the afternoon of July 23, 2008, more than 20 police officers, including Li Xin (male) from the Xiliucun Township of Zunhua City, broke into and unlawfully ransacked the homes of all the local Falun Dafa practitioners in Puchihe Village. The police officers confiscated Ms. Ge Yanzhi's television receiver, Falun Dafa books, and other items, arrested her, and took her to the police station. Her family members were extorted two thousand yuan. She was released home in the evening of July 23.
Police officers confiscated the television receivers, Falun Dafa books and other items from the homes of Mr. Sun Lin and Ms. Chen Shuqin. They turned the homes of practitioners into a huge mess.
49. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Wang Xiuping's Home Unlawfully Ransacked
At a little past 8:00 p.m. on July 24, 2008, police officers from the Taipinglu Police Station in Fengrun District, Tangshan City went to unlawfully ransack the home of Ms. Wang Xiuping from Zhongdashu Village and confiscated all of her Falun Dafa books, truth-clarification materials, and other items.
50. [Luquan City, Hebei Province] Ms. Gao Zunhong Arrested on the Afternoon of July22 51. [Hengshui City, Hebei Province] Ms. Zhang Xiuling, Ms. Wang Fengqin, Ms. Li Shuhui and Ms. Wang Lihong Arrested
Ms. Zhang Xiuling from Hengshui City of Hebei Province was posting truth-clarification materials on the street when she was arrested by police officers led by Yu Zhenyuan (male) from the State Security Division of the Development District of Hengshui City.
On July 21, 2008, Ms. Wang Fengqin from Hengshui City and another fellow practitioner were arrested by police officers, who also unlawfully ransacked Ms. Wang Fengqin's home. At present these two practitioners are all being held unlawfully in the Detention Center.
Also on July 21, Ms. Li Shuhui was arrested by police officers from the Xinhualu Police Station. The police unlawfully ransacked the home of Ms. Wang Lihong.
52. [Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province] Ms. Xiu Chi Forcibly Taken to the Women's Forced Labor Camp of Hebei Province and Unlawfully Subjected to One Year of Forced Labor
(1) The detainee is locked up in a very small cell individually. The guards handcuff practitioners on their back in a fixed position, in which the practitioners can neither move nor lie down. The small cell is very damp and no sunshine comes in. Detainees have to urinate and defecate in the cell. Only half of a regular meal is served to detainees locked up in a small cell during the daytime. During the night the rats are running around. The stench in the small cell is so bad that it is difficult to breathe.