Additional Persecution News from China - March 18, 2009 (29 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 22 cities or counties in 14 provinces. In this report, 14 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention, and at least 23 practitioners were illegally arrested.
[Nanhai City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Jiang Xiuzhen Arrested on March 12, 2009
[Gaobeidian City, Hebei Province] The Persecution of Several Practitioners - Information dating back to 2000
[Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Chunfang Arrested
[Tonghe County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Cao Shuhua Arrested
[Longkou City, Shandong Province] The Repeated Arrests of Mr. Yu Xiliu
[Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Mr. Wang Jianwen, Mr. Li Huicheng, Ms. Shi Meiling, and Her Son Arrested
[Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Wang Yu Arrested
[Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Yao Guilan Arrested
[Fengcheng City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liang Yuncheng Arrested
[Jiaozuo City, Henan Province] The Persecution of Several Practitioners - Belated Information
[Liaoning Province] The Persecution of Practitioners in Dalian Forced Labor Camp
[Chongqing] Four Practitioners Arrested
[Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Huiping, an Employee of the Kunyang Phosphate Mine, was Arrested and Taken to Kunyang Detention Center on February 25, 2009
[Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Wenying Arrested
[Weifang City, Shandong Province] The Persecution of Ms. Zhang Zhaoping
[Shandong Province] Guards in the Shandong Province Prison's No. 11 Ward Grossly Mistreat Practitioners
[Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Bai Shuqin and Mr. Li Huiyao Sentenced
[Faku County, Liaoning Province] Five Practitioners from Dengshipuzi Town Arrested
[Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Mr. Luan Huawei Arrested
[Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xu Hairong Arrested
[Longkou City, Shandong Province] Mr. Yu Xiliu Arrested
[Zigong City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Hu Minhua Arrested
[Gaomi City, Shandong Province] Ms. Song Fang, Ms. Zhang Cuihua, and Mr. Li Shijie Arrested
[Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Ou Xuejun Arrested
[Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Guo Ren'ai Arrested
[Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
[Jizhou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Qiao Huarong Held in the Hebei Women's Prison
[Shulan City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wang Zhongyuan Arrested
[Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Jihui Facing Sentencing
1. [Nanhai City, Guangdong Province] Ms. Jiang Xiuzhen Arrested on March 12, 2009
2. [Gaobeidian City, Hebei Province] The Persecution of Several Practitioners - Information Dating back to 2000
Personnel from the Fangguan Police Station in Gaobeidian City often persecuted Ms. Pu Xiuhong and Ms. Qi Maoyan.
Ms. Pu Xiuhong and ten other practitioners went to appeal in Beijing on November 20, 2000. They were arrested and taken to Fangguan Police Station. Officers beat them and shocked them with electric batons, then put them in the city detention center for three days. Afterwards, the police transferred them to the Bachang Brainwashing Center and held them there for 20 days. They eventually extorted 10,000 yuan from Ms. Pu's family and released her.
Personnel from the local township police station arrested Ms. Qi Maoyan from Nanxinzhuang Village and put her in the Bachang Brainwashing Center. She was held there 40 days, and they extorted 5,000 yuan from her before releasing her. Policeman Zhang Wenmin arrested Ms. Qi again the morning of May 12, 2001 and again put her in the brainwashing center. She was held for 15 days and 500 yuan was extorted from her. The police ransacked her home the afternoon of May 13, 2003, and again the morning of June 27, 2008.
3. [Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Ms. Chunfang Arrested
Police from Fufeng County, Baoji City, arrested Ms. Chunfang and Ms. Cao Yanhua on March 7, 2009. They are being held in the Shengli Factory Hostel in the county.
Practitioners from Dongguan Village, Duanjia Township in Fufeng County, were arrested on February 15, 2009, and released on March 10, 2009. One older practitioner was sentenced to one year and three months of forced labor, but poor health disqualified him/her for admission and the person was released.
4. [Tonghe County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Cao Shuhua Arrested
Personnel from the Tonghe County Police Department's Domestic Security Division arrested 60-year-old Ms. Cao Shuhua in Xiangyang Street, Tonghe Town, Tonghe County, on March 16, 2009. The police ransacked her home and confiscated several books and about 6,000 yuan in cash.
5. [Longkou City, Shandong Province] The Repeated Arrests of Mr. Yu Xiliu
Personnel from the Xiadingjia Police Station arrested Mr. Yu Xiliu from Yukou Village, Xiadingjia Town, Longkou City, again at the end of February 2009. He is now in the Zhangjiagou Detention Center.
Forty-four-year-old Mr. Yu had already been arrested and sentenced to forced labor and imprisonment several times. His son, Mr. Yu Haojie, was mentally traumatized because of his father's repeated arrests. He is fearful each time he sees a policeman.
6. [Baoji City, Shaanxi Province] Mr. Wang Jianwen, Mr. Li Huicheng, Ms. Shi Meiling, and Her Son Arrested
Personnel from the local 610 Office arrested Mr. Wang Jianwen and ransacked his home in Liujia Village, Shigu Town, in the Weibin District, Baoji City, at noon on March 13, 2009. The police then arrested a woman practitioner ,her non-practitioner husband, and their son from their home in Jujia Village, Gaojia Town. The four people's whereabouts are unknown.
After Mr. Li Huicheng from Jujia Village was arrested, personnel from the district 610 Office arrested Ms. Shi Meiling and her son in the same village. Their whereabouts are unknown.
7. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Wang Yu Arrested
Personnel from the Xingou Town Police Station arrested 18-year-old Ms. Wang Yu from the Dongxihu District in Wuhan City at 3:00 p.m. on February 17, 2009. The arrest happened when she distributed Shen Yun Performing Arts DVDs in the Xindongmian Vegetable Market. She was held in the district's No.1 Detention Center for 15 days and then transferred to the Etouwan Brainwashing Center on February 26, 2009.
Personnel from the Dongmian Police Station often harass Ms. Wang's parents. His father decided to live elsewhere.
Xia Zhaojian, Xingou Town Police Station chief: 86-1391643567, 86-27-83091131
Huang Jiantang, 610 Office chief: 86-13507117604, 86-27-83894173 (Home), 86-27-83896941 (Office), 86-27-83210027
8. [Panjin City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Yao Guilan Arrested
Ms. Yao Guilan is retired from the Gaosheng Oil Extraction Factory in Panjin City. She went to her daughter's home in Xinglongtai City, but the police arrested her the afternoon of March 15, 2009.
9. [Fengcheng City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Liang Yuncheng Arrested
Mr. Liang Yuncheng was arrested and taken to Beishan Detention Center in Fengcheng City on March 7, 2009.
Mr. Liang has been on a hunger strike; the police force-fed him and beat him.
Song Zhenhua, Beishan Detention Center chief: 86-415-8668006, 86-415-8126032, 86-13604952687
Jiang Changlian, deputy chief: 86-415-8130987, 86-415-8124683, 86-13841565824
10. [Jiaozuo City, Henan Province] The Persecution of Several Practitioners - Belated Information
Personnel from the Wenquan County 610 Office and from the county police station arrested 30-year-old Mr. Wang Weidong and his 50-year-old brother, Mr. Wang Wusan, in 2001. They are in the Xuchang City No. 3 Forced Labor Camp in Henan Province. Mr. Wang Weidong's wife has to do the farm work and bring up their child along. The family leads a difficult life.
11. [Liaoning Province] The Persecution of Practitioners in Dalian Forced Labor Camp
Sixteen practitioners are currently being held in Dalian City Forced Labor Camp. Three are in the No. 1 Division and 13 in the No. 2 Division. Guards forced practitioners to do heavy labor.
Liu Shouxue, No. 1 Division chief: 86-411-39720791
No. 2 Division: 86-411-39720802
12. [Chongqing] Four Practitioners Arrested
The police arrested four practitioners from Longshui Town, Dazhu County, Chongqing. They are Mr. Liu Shurong, Mr. Zhang Zishu, Mr. Jiang Changwu, and Mr. Shi Dingfu.
Song Wei: 86-23-43737958, 86-13372627113
Tang Junguo: 86-13883982366
13. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Li Huiping, an Employee of the Kunyang Phosphate Mine, Was Arrested and Taken to Kunyang Detention Center on February 25, 2009
14. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Zhang Wenying Arrested
Officials from the Xinzhuang Town Government and personnel from the town police station in Zhaoyuan City arrested Ms. Zhang Wenying from Dongnan Village at 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2009.
They attempted to arrest her in August 2008, but she was not at home. The police ransacked her home and confiscated an MP4 player, a recorder, and truth-clarifying materials.
The police had broken into Ms. Zhang's home and ransacked the place in November 2008.
15. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] The Persecution of Ms. Zhang Zhaoping
Personnel from the Hanting District Police Department and several officers from the Domestic Security Division went to 50-year-old Ms. Zhang Zhaoping's home on December 7, 2008. They broke in and ransacked the place in the absence of Ms. Zhang's family. The police confiscated many Dafa books, a picture of Master, a computer, a VCD player, and 300 yuan in cash. They waited outside Ms. Zhang's home, but failed to arrest her.
Three policemen went to Ms. Zhang's home at 6:00 a.m. on February 28, 2009, but no one was at home. The police went to her home again on March 8, 2009, but no one was at home then, either.
16. [Shandong Province] Guards in the Shandong Province Prison's No. 11 Ward Grossly Mistreat Practitioners
Guards in the Shandong Province Prison's No. 11 Ward forced practitioners to write Dafa-defaming articles; otherwise, the practitioners would be put into the tight administration team. Mr. Shao Chengluo's legs were disabled because of abuse and physical torment. He was often deprived of sleep. Mr. Yin Xiangyang was also abused many times. Some practitioners were put into a small compartment.
17. [Jidong County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Bai Shuqin and Mr. Li Huiyao Sentenced
Ms. Bai Shuqin from Jidong County was recently sentenced to one and a half years of forced labor, and Mr. Li Huiyao to two years.
18. [Faku County, Liaoning Province] Five Practitioners from Dengshipuzi Town Arrested
Personnel from the Shuangtaizi Town Police Station in Faku County arrested five practitioners from Dengshipuzi Town in Faku County the night of March 16, 2009. Their whereabouts are unknown.
19. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Mr. Luan Huawei Arrested
Personnel from the Zhaoyuan City 610 Office arrested Mr. Luan Huawei from Luanjiahe Village, Fushan Town, Zhaoyuan City, on March 9, 2009. The police extorted 30,000 yuan from his family before releasing him. They now plan to sentence Mr. Luan.
20. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xu Hairong Arrested
Ms. Xu Hairong from Zhaoyuan City was arrested and put in a law education center [another name for a brainwashing facility] the afternoon of March 16, 2009. Her husband works in another city, and their 3-year-old child is left at home without care.
21. [Longkou City, Shandong Province] Mr. Yu Xiliu Arrested
Personnel from the Longkou City 610 Office and from the Xiadingjia Town Police Station broke into Mr. Yu Xiliu's home, arrested him, and ransacked the place on the morning of February 19, 2009. They forced his child to tell them where the Falun Gong books were. Mr. Yu's wife requested his release, but the police turned her down. Mr. Yu is in the city detention center.
22. [Zigong City, Sichuan Province] Mr. Hu Minhua Arrested
Police arrested 70-year-old Mr. Hu Minhua, an employee of the Dengguan Salt Factory, from his home on March 4, 2009. They ransacked his home and confiscated Falun Gong books and truth-clarifying materials. The police had put him in forced labor camps twice before.
23. [Gaomi City, Shandong Province] Ms. Song Fang, Ms. Zhang Cuihua, and Mr. Li Shijie Arrested
Personnel from the Chaoyang Police Station ransacked 45-year-old Ms. Song Fang's home and put her in a detention center at 7:00 a.m. on February 28, 2009. Her laptop computer was confiscated.
Personnel from the Chaoyang Police Station arrested 69-year-old Ms. Zhang Cuihua and put her in a detention center that same day.
The police also arrested 50-year-old Mr. Li Shijie and confiscated two computers, a printer, and some Falun Gong books.
Lu Qinyi, Gaomi City Police Department chief: 86-13906463377 (Cell), 86-536-2318688 (Home)
Wang Chuanpu, Gaomi City Domestic Security Division chief: 86-13963606738 (Cell), 86-536-2331223 (Home)
24. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Ms. Ou Xuejun Arrested
25. [Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Guo Ren'ai Arrested
Ms. Guo Ren'ai, an employee of the Huanan Forest Bureau, explained the facts about Falun Gong to two students at 10:00 a.m. on March 16, 2009, but the students reported her to police. Officer Song Dianlin from the bureau's police section arrested Ms. Guo and ransacked her home with her house key he found when he body searched her. The police confiscated a picture of Master and three calendar books. Ms. Guo is on a hunger strike in the detention center.
Song Dianlin: 86-13845491558, 86-13555426161, 86-454-6687699
26. [Kunming City, Yunnan Province] Two Practitioners Arrested
Ms. Song Lixia from Kunming City and a practitioner from the Dongjiawan District were arrested for distributing Falun Gong flyers. They are in the Yao'an Detention Center.
27. [Jizhou City, Hebei Province] Ms. Qiao Huarong Held in the Hebei Women's Prison
Ms. Qiao Huarong from Jizhou City was sentenced to four years in prison and might be transferred to the Hebei Province Women's Prison the night of March 16, 2009.
28. [Shulan City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wang Zhongyuan Arrested
Five officers from the Qili Township Police Station and from the Ping'an Police Station arrested Mr. Wang Zhongyuan in the Xiaoshijie Barbershop in Ping'an Town at 6:00 p.m. on March 17, 2009.
Yang Yuejin, Ping'an Police Station: 86-13894290088, 86-432-7964022
Yu Shiyong, deputy chief: 86-13904440125, 86-432-7965777
Gao Yuguang, Ping'an Police Station: 86-13644325444, 86-432-8218591
29. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Li Jihui Facing Sentencing
March 18, 2009