Additional Persecution News from China - April 5, 2009 (23 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net) Today's report relates persecution incidents that took place in 18 cities or counties in 6 provinces. Twelve Falun Gong practitioners were subjected to brutal mistreatment during detention, and at least 16 practitioners were arrested.
1. [Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province] Additional Information about the Torture of Ms. Li Yuzhen
On the morning of April 2, 2009, Ms. Li Yuzhen was reported to police when clarifying the truth about Falun Gong at the banks of the Songhua River. Police from the Jiangshang Police Station monitored her. They forced the door open and ransacked her home before arresting her. Ms. Li is being held at the Harbin No. 1 Detention Center.
The National Security Division: 86-451-57684184
Daowai District 610 Office: 86-451-88948229
Jiangshang Police Station: 86-451-88330413
2. [Yingkou City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Li Ying Arrested
Ms. Li Ying from Xiongyue Agriculture School, Bayuquan District, Yingkou City, Liaoning Province was arrested on April 2. She is detained at the Fushun Brainwashing Center.
3. [Huludao City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Wen Zhiming Arrested
On April 3, 2009, policeman Li Changhua and others from the Suizhong County National Security Division forced their way into Mr. Wen Zhiming's home. They arrested him and ransacked his home.
4. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Sun Yubing Arrested
Mr. Sun Yubing was arrested on March 26, 2009 when clarifying the truth. He is detained at the Bayuquan Detention Center.
5. [Qitaihe, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Ma Guizhen Arrested
Ms. Ma Guizhen, over 60 years old, was arrested and is detained at the Daowai District Drug Rehabilitation Forced Labor Camp in Harbin City.
6. [Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Liu Yanhua Tortured at a Drug Rehabilitation Forced Labor Camp
Ms. Liu Yanhua was arrested in July 2008 and detained at the Daowai District Drug Rehabilitation Forced Labor Camp in Harbin City. Her detention term was extended for refusing to perform hard labor, write the so-called reeducation diary and recite the camp regulations.
7. [Huachuan County, Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Shuyu and His Wife Ms. Zheng Guixiang Arrested
Mr. Wang Shuyu and his wife Ms. Zheng Guixiang from Hengtoushan Township, Huachuan County were arrested around 9 p.m. on April 2, 2009. Wang Xunjie, head of the Hengtoushan Township, and his men took the couple to the police station and then escorted them to the county detention center.
Wang Xunjie, Head of the Hengtoushan Township, Huachuan County: 86-13945428733
8. [Weihai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Guo Zhanqin Arrested
Ms. Guo Zhanqin from Weihai City Economic Development District was reported while she was clarifying the truth in front of her booth in Zaobu Village on April 1, 2009. She was arrested and her home ransacked. She is detained at the Economic Development District, Weihai City.
9. [Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Song Zhengyun and Her Daughter Arrested
Ms. Song Zhengyun and her daughter Ms. Xu Chao from Wulibao, Zhucheng City were arrested by police from the Mizhou Road Police Station at around 4 p.m. on April 3, 2009.
10. [Weifang City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhao Jianshe Tortured
Mr. Zhao Jianshe, from Weifang City, has suffered severe beatings and been shocked with electric batons, force-fed, and injected with a drug that damages the central nervous system since his arrest in June 2003. He was deprived of sleep and tied to a bed for a long period of time. He was tortured and forced to undergo brainwashing.
Around the New Year of 2009, his health condition deteriorated rapidly. He was then transferred to an internal hospital of Wuxi Prison and imprisoned in an isolation ward.
11. [Haicheng City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Cheng Lixue and His Wife Yang Xiujie Sentenced
Mr. Cheng Lixue and his wife Ms. Yang Xiujie from Niuzhuang Township, Haicheng City were arrested by police from the Haicheng Police Department and the Niuzhuang Township Police Station before the Beijing Olympic Games. They were sentenced to three years in prison. On March 23, 2009, Mr. Cheng Lixue was escorted to Dalian Prison and Yang Xiujie to Shenyang Prison, Liaoning Province.
12. [Jinan City, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhu Xiaodong Arrested
On March 13, 2009, when practitioner Mr. Zhang Xingwu was put on trial at the Zhongqu District Court in Jinan City, Mr. Zhu Xiaodong was arrested outside the court and his home ransacked.
13. [Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Wang Haiying Sentenced to Forced Labor
Forty-seven-year-old Ms. Wang Haiying was from Dayujiadong Village, Baizhihe Township, Zhucheng City. She was arrested at home by police from the Zhucheng National Security Division and from the local Baichihe Police Station. Her home was ransacked at the same time. On January 20, 2009, Ms. Wang Haiying was taken to Wangcun Forced Labor Camp.
14. [Yishui County, Shandong Province] Mr. Zhang Xiuqiang Arrested
Mr. Zhang Xiuqiang was reported when distributing truth-clarification materials at Yihe Vila of Yishui County on the afternoon of April 4, 2009. He was arrested by local police and his home ransacked. He is detained at the local police station.
Fu Wei, Deputy Party Secretary of the County Party Committee: 86-539-2229006, 86-138-05396066
Zhang Wen, Head of the Yishui County Police Department: 86-539-2267789, 86-139-05393880
610 Office: 86-539-2251688
15. [Changle County, Shandong Province] Mr. Du Changwen Arrested
On April 1, 2009, Mr. Du Changwen was arrested by police from the Changle Police Department.
16. [Tangshan City, Hebei Province] Mr. Dong Huiqian Sentenced to Forced Labor
Mr. Dong Huiqian, who was arrested on February 21, 2009, was sentenced to two years of forced labor. He is detained at the Hehuakeng Forced Labor Camp, Tangshan City.
17. [Xingtai City, Hebei Province] Mr. Feng Lijun Arrested
Mr. Feng Lijun from Lalucun Township, Jinxian County, Xingtai City was arrested by police from Jinxian Police Department on April 1, 2009.
18. [Tanghai County, Hebei Province] Mr. Li Bingjia Arrested
On April 3, 2009, a dozen or so plainclothes police officers broke into Mr. Li Bingjia's home and took away his Falun Dafa books and personal belongings. They then arrested him.
Li Fuguo, Tanghai County National Security Division: 86-138-32986232
19. [Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Xu Zihong Arrested
Ms. Xu Zihong, 40, worked at the national pharmaceutical factory. She was arrested on March 31, 2009 by officers from the Hongdu Police Station and Xujiafang Police Station.
20. [Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province] Ms. Zhang Zhenru Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Ms. Zhang Zhenru, 59, was from Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province. On August 8, 2008, officers from the Jiangling Police Station and the Jiangling 610 Office arrested Ms. Zhang Zhenru at her sister's home. Ms. Zhang was sentenced to a five-year prison term by the Qingyunpu Court in Nanchang City. She is being held at the Jiangxi Provincial Women's Prison.
Political Commissar Hu of Jiangling Police Station: 86-139-70918966
21. [Yuxi City, Yunan Province] Ms. Chang Ping Sentenced to Three Years of Forced Labor
Ms. Chang Ping was an employee of the Tonghai County Transportation Bureau in Yuxi City. She was sentenced to three years of forced labor for clarifying the truth in 2005. During her time in the forced labor camp, her work unit, in collaboration with the County 610 Office, fired her. Now, the transportation bureau has threatened to sell her house and transfer her residence registry out of the city.
Sun Ruze, Deputy Magistrate of Tonghai County Government: 86-139-87704889, 86-877-3802276
Li Guixiang, former Head of the Transportation Bureau: 86-158-08665499, 86-877-3805409
22. [Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia] Ms. Ye Yonghua Arrested
Ms. Ye Yonghua from the Alukerqin Prefecture, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia was arrested by police officers Yang Zhiqiang, Saina and others on March 31, 2009 when she was distributing truth-clarification materials. The officers also confiscated her computer and printer.
Wei Qingjun, Head of the Alukerqin Banner Police Department: 86-476-7230501
Jiang Songzi: 86-138-04761153
23. [Dandong City, Liaoning Province] Ms. Wang Xiangju and Ms. Cong Lanzhi Arrested
Ms. Wang Xiangju and Ms. Cong Lanzhi were arrested at 11 a.m. on March 30, 2009 at the Hamatang Market by officers from the Jinshan Police Station in Hamatang Township, Dandong City. Ms. Cong Lanzhi was released on the afternoon of April 2, 2009 at the request of her family.